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Florida Gators Jonathan Bullard locked and loaded for 2015

The Florida Gators defense will look a little different this season with the loss of a good amount of defensive starters and the addition of some fresh faces. Some players like Dante Fowler Jr. will be hard to replace but the Gators coaching staff will have to find the best players for the job. Veteran leadership will be key for the Gators as new players are implemented into a revamped...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler, Jr receives well wishes from Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn

COMMENTARY – There is a fine line between playing football and living life. While it has often been aid that to an athlete in the NFL football is life and lived every breathing moment a player puts on a uniform and runs out onto the field to the thousands of cheering fans each week. Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn may subscribe to this theory and may eat, sleep and live his...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Florida Gator Dante Fowler Jr. tears ACL

The Jacksonville Jaguars always seem to take a hit regarding their top draft selections. From Justin Blackmon to Blaine Gabbert, the team has struggled to find developmental players to make them contenders in the AFC South. Dante Fowler Jr. may not go down the same road but it’s an unfortunate start. The former Florida Gators’ pass rusher Dante Fowler Jr. tore his left ACL today...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Here’s An Early Look At Dante Fowler Jr.’s New Jacksonville Jaguars Jersey

Florida fans have to be excited about Dante Fowler Jr. going third overall to his home-state Jacksonville Jaguars. Fowler Jr. will be wearing No. 56 for the Jags (quarterback Stephen Morris wears No. 6), and posted a picture of his new jersey on Instagram. Remember tha name ❗️ #blessings on blessings A photo posted by Dante Fowler (@6ixxg.o.d) on May 2, 2015 at 8:45am...
Via College Spun
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: 5 Biggest Questions heading into 2015

After a slow start and a week in week out nail biting season, the 2014 campaign came to a screeching hault at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California at the hands of Marcus Mariota and co. Considereing the lack of starting experience and youth, FSU has the talent to reload.The 2015 season could very well mirror the same storylines from 2014. Here are the five biggest questions leading...
Via Football Nation
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: A Scout's Eye View: Top 100 Players on the Board

1. Leonard Williams DL USC2. Todd Gurley RB Georgia3. Marcus Mariota QB Oregon4. Dante Fowler Jr OLB Florida5. Vic Beasley OLB Clemson6. Kevin White WR West Virginia7. Jameis Winston QB Florida State8. DeVante Parker WR Louisville9. Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin10. Shane Ray OLB/DE Missouri11. Malcom Brown DT Texas12. D.J. Humphries OT Florida13. Trae Waynes CB Michigan State14. Randy...
Via Football Nation
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler Jr Goes To Jacksonville Jaguars And Twitter Loves It

The former Florida Gators defensive end is staying in Florida and will continue his football career in Jacksonville.
Via Gamedayr
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

D.J. Humphries Taken No. 24 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Florida offensive tackle D.J. Humphries was taken at No. 24 overall by the Arizona Cardinals in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the second Florida Gator to be taken tonight – after Dante Fowler Jr. Round 1 – Pick 24 @AZCardinals select D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/T7DGOAvWPe — #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015 Humphries, who was ranked as one of...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars select Florida's Fowler with 3rd overall pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have selected Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. with the third overall pick in the NFL draft. The Jaguars entered the draft looking to upgrade their pass rush, especially with veteran end Chris Clemons turning 34 years old later this year. Fowler had 14 1/2 sacks in three seasons at nearby Florida, proving to be one of the most...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars make Dante Fowler Jr their first round pick

Dante Fowler said he would have been shocked of the Jacksonville Jaguars did not make him the third overall pick in the NFL Draft. His wish become prophetic. The Jaguars, needing a speed pass rusher who could play on the line and from the outside linebacker. The Florida Gator said he has dreamed about since he was four years old. “Duval, you got a Gator. Let’s do it,” he said...
Via cover32
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Jaguars Select Dante Fowler Jr. with Third Pick

Former Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. is headed to the Jacksonville Jaguars in what was a no-brainer pick at No. 3 overall. Jacksonville needs the help off the edge, and that is exactly what Fowler brings to the table. It’s also the type of player that defensive-minded head coach Gus Bradley has been seeking since he became the team’s head coach. The 6’3″, 261...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler Jr. Taken No. 3 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Florida outside linebacker / defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. has been taken at No. 3 overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is the first defensive player taken in this year’s draft. Former #Gators DE @dantefowler has been selected third overall in the #NFLDraft by the @Jaguars. #JAXDraft15 pic.twitter.com/iwzi27lYkS — GatorZone Football (@GatorZoneFB) May 1, 2015 Fowler...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Check out the sweet shoes Dante Fowler Jr. wore to the Draft

Dante Fowler Jr. has style. The edge-rusher out of Florida is in Chicago on Thursday for the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He walked the red carpet with his mother -- that's sweet -- before taking a seat and waiting to hear his name called. However, we have to discuss his shoes. Specifically, how awesome they are. Check out these kicks: TMZ Sports says those sweet kicks are...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Donovan James Final Mock Draft

My final thoughts are simply Happy Draft Day thank you for following my journey during this process, here is my final first round mock draft, enjoy! Pick Team Player Pos. School Round 1 1 Tampa Bay  Jameis Winston QB Florida State 2 Tennessee  Marcus Mariota QB Oregon 3 Jacksonville  Amari Cooper WR Alabama 4 Atlanta* Dante Fowler Jr DE/OLB Florida 5 Washington...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015 – The Final Big Board

Bob Scarinci with grades based on a 100 scale, with 96-100 representative of an early first round value, 91-95 representative of a first round value, 86-90 equal to a late first/early second rounder, and 81-85 the equivalent of a 2nd rounder… Player Position School Height Weight Grade Marcus Mariota Quarterback Oregon 6’4 222 99 Amari Cooper Wide Receiver Alabama 6’1 203 98...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: The Washington Redskins have made up their mind on number five pick

We’ll have to wait another few hours for the NFL Draft to begin, but it sounds like the leaks are finally starting to trickle out. Now we’re getting an actual report on a team’s specific plan for their first round choice. According to Dianna Marie Russini of NBC, the Washington Redskins are “planning and hoping” to take Florida’s Dante Fowler with their number five pick...
Via cover32
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Washington Redskins Looking to Trade Down from No. 5 Pick

The Washington Redskins are reportedly looking to trade down from their current No. 5 slot in the NFL draft, according to NFL Media’s Insider Albert Breer. This could result in additional picks for the Redskins, who currently have seven selections to make over the next three days. General manager Scot McCloughan indicated that he would like to try and get that number up to 10 in...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Williams on NFL Draft: “Yeah, I feel like I Should be Taken No. 1″

During an interview after a “Play 60″ event in Chicago on Wednesday, former USC defensive tackle Leonard Williams was asked if Dante Fowler Jr. was the top defensive player in the draft. Williams paid a compliment to the former Florida edge rusher, but refused to indicate that Fowler Jr. was the best defensive player in the draft. I respect his confidence. I feel like every...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons first round possibilities

The Atlanta Falcons are in dire need of a pass rusher to help their young secondary. Luckily for the Falcons this is a great draft for pass rushers with multiple guys who could end up in the top 10. With the recent news of Shane Ray being cited for marijuana possession combined with his toe injury he will probably slide past Atlanta picking at number 8 so let’s take a look at some...
Via EndZoneScore
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the Gators defensive line depth chart

With Will Muschamp and Dante Fowler Jr. gone, will Geoff Collins and Alex McCalister be ready to carry the torch? The Gators' tradition of excellence on the defensive side of the ball is expected to continue no matter who steps onto the field for the defense in Gainesville this season. Gator Country recently took a stab at projecting the two-deep for the Florida defensive line...
Via Fox Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the SEC load up the 2015 NFL Draft?

The NFL Draft is coming, and with it, more SEC glory. We may not have Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota or even Leonard Williams to boast about, but we do have Dante Fowler Jr (Florida), Amari Cooper (Alabama), Todd Gurley (Georgia) and Shane Ray (Missouri). WHAT HAPPENED LAST YEAR? Yes, we get that our No.1 Draft pick from last year - South Carolina monster Jadeveon Clowney hasn...
Via SEC Football Blog
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft odds and prop bets

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas have released a handful of betting odds and prop bets for the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. As you would expect, Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston is an overwhelming favorite to be selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. Marcus Mariota is the favorite to go No. 2 overall, whether it be by the Tennessee...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the Gators

Before the days grow too much longer and hotter, it seems like a good time to have a little fun and rank the Gators — players and by position — coming out of spring football practice. So, here we go: Position rankings Secondary — this is a no-brainer, isn’t it. This group is loaded with talent and depth, led by All-America corner Vernon Hargreaves III. Even with J.C. Jackson...
Via Gatorsports.com - Robbies Playbook
April 27, 2015

Falcons Could Try To Trade Up For Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler?

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution writes that the Falcons will consider trading up to for Florida DE Dante Fowler Jr. in this year’s draft. Ledbetter points out that new Falcons HC Dan Quinn recruited Fowler to Florida, where he coached the defensive end for two seasons. Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff has made a trade in all seven ... The post Falcons Could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Coffee: Draft Week Edition

It’s finally here: draft week. It is Christmas for NFL fans spanning three days long, now debuting in Chicago for the first time in the history of the league. So what can we expect? Here are some thoughts to keep on your radar for the big event… What do the Jets do with the 6th and 37th overall picks? In general manager Mike Maccagnan’s most recent press conference, there were...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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