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Florida Gators football: Moral Stephens commits

(Photo Credit: 247Sports) Despite a 4-8 finish this year, the Florida Gators and head coach Will Muschamp are proving they can still recruit with the best of them. The Gators capped off a big day in the recruiting department Thursday with the addition of wide receiver Moral Stephens (Perry, Fla./Taylor County). He announced his decision via Twitter. I just committed to the university...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Reed continues to learn TE position

Pain led to gain for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and his new favorite target. Jordan Reed, who was recruited to the University of Florida in 2009 to be Tim Tebow's replacement, has been playing tight end for a little more than two years. You wouldn't be able to tell by watching him when the Redskins line up Sunday against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed: Puzzling Pick Turned Offensive Weapon

During the 2013 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins quietly selected Jordan Reed, Tight End from Florida. Reed has a solid college career at the Gators, putting up good numbers in a quiet offense. Due to an injury in his last year in college, Reed slipped on many team’s draft boards, over-shadowed by the likes of Tyler Eifert and Gavin Escobar.Many questioned the Washing Redskins...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington's Jordan Reed Proving to be Major Draft Steal

Tight ends are becoming more and more crucial to contemporary NFL passing games, with many teams putting two on the field at the same time to create mismatches in coverage.Since they are usually lined outside the tackle or in the slot, tight ends are often covered by linebackers and safeties. So an athletically gifted tight end can more easily get open than his wide receiver counterparts...
Via Football Nation
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The search for a tight end

There wasn’t much to the Florida passing game last year, but when a positive play happened, it was usually tight end Jordan Reed catching the ball. He’ll be starting his professional career with the Washington Redskins this fall, leaving the Gators searching for answers at the position. Despite multiple bodies at the position, the spring didn’t produce any obvious answers.
Via florida.scout.com
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Breakout candidates: Offense

Even with the disappointing 2012 season for the Florida offense, there is still talent on the roster that could experience a breakout season this fall. With the departures of running back Mike Gillislee and tight end Jordan Reed, the Gators need players to step up in fall camp. We’ll take the true freshmen out of the conversation, and here are the most likely candidates for a breakout...
Via florida.scout.com
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Replacement by committee at tight end

The Florida offense is a work in progress still for year two offensive coordinator Brent Pease. One big spot the Gators are going to have to work hard on is the tight end position. Quarterback Jeff Driskel’s ‘go to’ guy Jordan Reed and his All-SEC season of a year ago is off to the NFL. In his place stand a lot of potential and a lot to learn.
Via florida.scout.com
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins sign 3rd-round draft pick Jordan Reed

The Washington Redskins have signed third-round pick Jordan Reed, putting all of their draft selections under contract for the 2013 season. The Redskins announced the deal Friday for the tight end from Florida. Reed led the Gators in receiving last year with 45 catches for 559 yards. The Redskins have now signed all six of their draft picks, led by second-round choice David Amerson...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

What We Know About New Skins Draft Picks Amerson And Reed

The Redskins took a corner in the second round and a tight end in the third, and everything I know about them I learned on the Internet just now. Here it is, handily packaged just for you. No. 51 — David Amerson, CB, NC St. Vitals: 6′1″, 205 lb. junior, 4.46 in the 40 Notables: Led NCAA with 13 INT in 2011. May have led the NCAA in getting burned in 2012, notably by first...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins select TE Reed of Florida in 3rd round

The Washington Redskins have selected tight end Jordan Reed of Florida in the third round of the NFL draft. The Redskins chose Reed with the 85th overall pick Friday night. Reed is 6-foot-2 and weighs 236 pounds. He was recruited as a quarterback by Florida, but he was moved to tight end in 2011. Last year he led the Gators in receiving with 45 catches for 559 yards. The choice...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Top NFL Draft Wide Receiver and Tight End Value Picks

Spring is in the air and that means one thing football fans: The NFL Draft is closing in on us once again from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.  The NFL Draft allows pro football fans across this great nation of ours and across the world to sit back and see how their favorite teams are building for that playoff run in the fall.  Teams are plugging the holes on their rosters...
Via FF Locker Room
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Reed, Jenkins discuss Pro Day

At the tail-end of their last season with the Gators, both tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Jelani Jenkins suffered at the helm of injuries. However, their setbacks didn't sideline the two for this year's Pro Scout Day at UF. Both discussed their performances Tuesday as well as their decisions to hang up their orange and blue jerseys in exchange for a shot at the next level.
Via florida.scout.com
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

CBR's 'Way Too' Early 2013 Top 10: No. 10 Florida Gators

(Although the 2012 season came to an end just days ago, it's never too early to look ahead to 2013 and that's exactly what Crystal Ball Run will do over the coming weeks with our 'Way Too Early' 2013 Top 10. Understand, these rankings are subject to change over the course of the off-season, and as injuries, suspensions and transfers alter college football's best...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

CBR's 'Way Too' Early 2013 Top 10: No. 10 Florida Gators

(Although the 2012 season came to an end just days ago, it's never too early to look ahead to 2013 and that's exactly what Crystal Ball Run will do over the coming weeks with our 'Way Too Early' 2013 Top 10. Understand, these rankings are subject to change over the course of the off-season, and as injuries, suspensions and transfers alter college football's best...
Via Bloguin Best
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jelani Jenkins Declares For NFL Draft; LB Becomes Fourth To Leave Florida Gators Early

In a somewhat surprising move, Florida Gators’ redshirt junior linebacker Jelani Jenkins has declared his intention to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Jenkins joins fellow early draft entrants safety Matt Elam, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and tight end Jordan Reed. Though not lacking in potential or talent, Jenkins’ announcement is a bit of a shock because he could be deemed as...
Via The Bull Gator
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed To Forgo Senior Season; Florida Gators Tight End Will Enter NFL Draft

Florida Gators’ tight end Jordan Reed has joined safety Matt Elam and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd in declaring his intentions to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Reed–the Gators’ leading pass catcher in 2012–will forgo his senior season for a chance to play at the next level. Reed led the Gators with 45 catches for 559 yards and 3 touchdowns during his junior season. Despite...
Via The Bull Gator
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

TE Reed latest Florida player to leave

No. 4 Florida is losing at least three underclassmen to the NFL. Tight end Jordan Reed, the team's leading receiver this season, declared for the NFL draft Friday. He joined safety Matt Elam and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd as Florida players skipping their senior season. Reed, a junior from New London, Conn., had 45 receptions for 559 yards and three touchdowns this season...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

TE Reed latest Florida player to leave for NFL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 4 Florida is losing at least three underclassmen to the NFL. Tight end Jordan Reed, the team's leading receiver this season, declared for the NFL draft Friday. He joined safety Matt Elam and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd as Florida players skipping their senior season. Reed, a junior from New London, Conn., had 45 receptions for 559 yards and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed entering NFL Draft

The Gators lost their third player to leave early for the NFL Draft on Friday when tight end Jordan Reed announced he will forgo his senior year to play professionally. The redshirt junior ended the 2012 season as Florida’s leading receiver.
Via florida.scout.com
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators try not to let Bowl loss spoil solid 2012

NEW ORLEANS -- We can go back and forth about the pros and cons of the college football bowl system, but one of the quirks that makes the 35-game holiday football festival so unique is that 35 teams get to end the season on a high. Which means the other 35 go out on a low. And so it was for the 2012 Florida Gators, who five weeks ago bused home from Tallahassee after an 11-1 regular...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Reed closing out strong season

After splitting time at tight end and quarterback during the 2010 season, Jordan Reed moved full time to tight end for the start of the 2011 season. The Gators haven’t featured an elite passing attack in the two seasons with Reed at tight end, but his strong back-to-back seasons have put him in position to leave early for the NFL after the Sugar Bowl. The decision hasn’t been made yet.
Via florida.scout.com
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel says his ankle injury will be fine through Twitter

Jeff Driskel injured his ankle during the Florida Gator – Louisiana-Layfette Rajun Cajun game and Jacoby Brissett was forced to come in who threw the game tying pass to tight end Jordan Reed. The Gators blocked a punt with seconds left in the game for a score by Jelani Jenkins for the go ahead win. It’s frustrating that the Florida Gators are struggling with a team from the Sunbelt...
Via Throw The Flag
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Reed is a constant on offense

Some could go into the tank after a bad play to keep your team from possibly winning the game. Jordan Reed isn’t one of those. The Gators’ junior tight end continues to be a bright spot in an offense that continues to look for answers. Saturday, he came in clutch and was part of two big plays for an offense that didn’t do much all day.
Via florida.scout.com
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Reed's redemption comes at opportune time

GAINESVILLE, Fla. The last time the world saw Gators tight end Jordan Reed catch a pass in the middle of the field and race toward the end zone in the game's final moments, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones knocked the ball loose and Georgia recovered. The play sealed the Bulldogs' win over the then-unbeaten Gators two weeks ago in Jacksonville and left Reed in tears on the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 7 Florida dodges Louisiana-Lafayette

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No. 7 Florida staved off one huge upset and now will be pulling for another. Jelani Jenkins returned a blocked punt 36 yards for a touchdown with 2 seconds remaining, capping the comeback and giving the Gators a 27-20 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. Now, Florida can sit back and root for Auburn to beat Georgia. If the Tigers win, the Gators...
Via Fox Sports South
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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