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Receiver Solomon Patton shines in rain during Gators' Pro Day

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- He could have been distracted by the rainy weather or wet footballs or slippery turf. Or bummed that more than a dozen family and friends came Monday for his Pro Day workout and planned a sunny cookout after he was done. None of those uncontrollable factors bothered Solomon Patton. He returned to UF on a mission Monday. "I've been waiting on this,"...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida WR Solomon Patton returns home for Senior Bowl

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Before arriving in Charleston, S.C., earlier this month to play in the inaugural Medal of Honor Bowl, Solomon Patton told those closest to him that he was going to try to win the MVP award. Patton figured with a strong performance in the game, maybe Senior Bowl officials would be prompted to send him an invitation. That's the college all-star game Patton...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Solomon Patton returns kickoff 100 yards for touchdown

Solomon Patton opened the second half of the Florida Gators-Mizzou Tigers game with a thrilling 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Via Gamedayr
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Florida WR Solomon Patton Returns Kickoff 100 Yards Against Mizzou

Florida’s offense gained just 61 yards in the first half against Missouri. But if the Gators can get a few more special teams touchdowns, they might escape Columbia with an upset win. Senior wideout Solomon Patton returned the opening kickoff of the second half over 100 yards to bring the Gators to within three of the Tigers – 13-10. Patton wasn’t even touched.
Via College Spun
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida football: Gators coast past Razorbacks for third straight win

The Florida Gators (4-1, 3-0 SEC) overcame a slow start to beat the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3, 0-2) 30-10 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Behind career days from wide receiver Solomon Patton and cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy the Gators were able to turn things around after falling behind 7-0 in the first quarter. Patton finished the game with six catches for a career-high 124...
Via isportsweb.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Solomon Patton electric as Florida takes care of Arkansas

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Solomon Patton turned two short receptions into touchdowns, helping No. 18 Florida beat Arkansas 30-10 Saturday night. The 5-foot-9 senior nicknamed "Solo" was pretty close to being a one-man show in the Swamp. Patton finished with six catches for a career-high 124 yards. He also ran for a first down. But his longest gains went the distance and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators: Reason for optimism

There has been plenty of pessimism surrounding the Florida Gators since the team’s 21-16 loss to the Miami Hurricanes. However, hope is far from lost for this season. In fact, there have been plenty of bright spots through the first two games that provide a reason for optimism as the season progresses. Emergence of Solomon Patton & Quinton Dunbar Senior wide receiver Solomon...
Via isportsweb.com
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

WR Solomon Patton emerging as Gators playmaker

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Prior to his senior season, Gators receiver Solomon Patton was known primarily as a good special-teams player and an option in the run game. Patton quickly found a spot in first-year offensive coordinator Brent Pease's plans a year ago. He was the jet sweep guy. To keep opposing defensive coordinators guessing, Pease dialed up Patton's No. 83 often...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 8 Florida loses WR Solomon Patton for season

No. 8 Florida will be without receiver Solomon Patton for the rest of the season. Patton, a junior from Mobile, Ala., broke his left arm in Saturday's 17-9 loss to rival Georgia. Coach Will Muschamp said Monday that Patton won't play again this year. Patton has just one reception for 17 yards this season. But he has 14 carries for 140 yards and has played an integral role...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Solomon Patton will miss rest of season for UF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 8 Florida will be without receiver Solomon Patton for the rest of the season. Patton, a junior from Mobile, Ala., broke his left arm in Saturday's 17-9 loss to rival Georgia. Coach Will Muschamp said Monday that Patton won't play again this year. Patton has just one reception for 17 yards this season. But he has 14 carries for 140 yards and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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