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Colts sign Loucheiz Purifoy

For much of the offseason, it looked like former Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy would be drafted somewhere in the middle rounds after flashing plenty of athletic ability during his time with the Gators. Then came word that Purifoy had been stopped by police with narcotics in his possession. Purifoy wasn’t arrested because he reportedly agreed to serve as a police informant...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Agree To Terms With Undrafted CB Loucheiz Purifoy

  The Indianapolis Colts announced on Monday that they have agreed to terms with undrafted Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy. Purifoy declared for the draft following his junior season with the Gators, starting 19 games and appearing in 37 games throughout his college career. Purifoy accumulated 102 tackles (69 solo), 12 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, 4.5 tackles for loss, two...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Several talented players went undrafted over off-field issues

At the Scouting Combine, former Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough said his suspension from this year’s Rose Bowl for violating team rules was “not going to affect my draft stock whatsoever.” But it did: Bullough has undeniable NFL talent, but he went undrafted. That’s a common trait among many of the most talented players who weren’t selected in this year’s NFL...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Loucheiz Purifoy's warrant canceled

Former Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy had an arrest warrant on drug charges canceled last week when his attorney agreed to have Purifoy cooperate as an informant for the Gainesville Alachua County Drug Task Force. Purifoy, a prospect for May's NFL draft, was reportedly caught in March by the Alachua County Sheriff's Office on March 19 with marijuana and the synthetic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Gators CB/Police Informant Caught with Bath Salts

Former Florida Gators CB turned police informant Loucheiz Purifoy was busted in a car last month with weed and bath salts according to GatorSports.com: Purifoy was in the driver’s seat of the car, which was a rental Buick from Tennessee, and was holding a marijuana joint, the warrant states. Purifoy was searched and two baggies that were later tested to contain a synthetic drug...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watkins shines at NFL Combine

While former Gators cornerbacks Marcus Roberson and Loucheiz Purifoy garnered attention in draft gurus Todd McShay and Mel Kiper's initial first round mocks, it was Florida's most consistent -- and versatile -- defensive back last season who impressed during the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. Jaylen Watkins, an unheralded three-year starter with experience at safety, cornerback...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Secondary class meets needs

The position of biggest need on the defensive side of the ball wasn’t in doubt. The Gators needed bodies in the secondary. Florida expected to and eventually did lose cornerbacks Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson to the NFL Draft and graduated defensive back Jaylen Watkins. They signed a deep secondary class in 2014 and now have to develop players to see the field immediately.
Via florida.scout.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Recruiting: Cornerback Jalen Tabor Flips from Arizona

If you want to shock the world, one way to do so is to switch your commitment at the last moment when few saw it coming. Five-star cornerback Jalen Tabor may have done just that, switching his commitment from Arizona to Florida with the intent on enrolling early. The initial surprise came less than one week ago when Tabor committed to the Wildcats at the Under Armour All-America...
Via The Bull Gator
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators LB Ronald Powell entering draft

Florida Gators linebacker Ronald Powell will forego his senior season and declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. Powell, the No. 5-rated junior outside linebacker by NFLDraftScout.com, is the Gators' third junior to enter this year's draft, following cornerbacks Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson. Senior defensive tackle Dominique Easley, who tore an ACL and medial meniscus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Roberson to enter NFL Draft

The Florida Gators secondary will have a vastly different look next season. Junior cornerback Marcus Roberson announced he would forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL Draft. Roberson joins fellow cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy as Gators who will leave school early for the pros. Despite a disappointing junior season, in which multiple injuries and a suspension...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida CB Roberson declares for NFL draft

Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft. Roberson, a 6-foot, 195-pound junior from Fort Lauderdale, announced his intentions Friday. He joins defensive tackle Dominique Easley and cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy as Florida players who left school early this season to pursue NFL careers. Gators coach Will Muschamp says it was a pleasure...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida CB Purifoy declares for NFL draft

Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy has declared for the NFL draft, forgoing his final year of eligibility. The school made the announcement Monday, two days after the Gators (4-8) completed their first losing season since 1979. Purifoy joins teammate Dominique Easley, who announced he is turning pro after a season-ending knee injury in September. Purifoy played in 37 games at...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy will declare for the NFL draft

According to ESPN’s Joe Schad,  Florida Loucheiz Purifoy told him that he’ll be declaring for the 2014 NFL draft. Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy just told me he'll enter the next NFL Draft — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) November 30, 2013 Purifoy is one of the top corners in the nation.  I don’t blame him for turning pro after his junior year.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospects To Watch: Week 14

Alabama (#1) vs. Auburn (#4) OLB C.J. Mosley (6’2, 232) No.1 Alabama will roll next into Jordan-Hare Stadium in what could go down as one of the best Iron Bowl’s of all time. The winner of this clash will not only head to the SEC Championship Game, but they will most likely have a good chance of playing in the BCS National Championship Game next January as well. This game features...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Florida State preview

It has historically been a game with big-time implications, but this year’s Florida-Florida State game will have a significantly different flavor. Both teams are headed in completely different directions. Florida State (11-0) will be looking for its first undefeated regular season since 1999, which was the last time the Seminoles won a National Championship. At 4-7, the Florida...
Via isportsweb.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Take the Ha Ha Clinton-Dix or Key and Peele QUIZ HERE!

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is a safety at Alabama. And Ha Ha is Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s real first name — sort of. He goes by Ha Ha even though his first name is actually Ha’Sean. But Ha Ha Clinton-Dix sounds way better than Ha’Sean, so I’m glad that we can make jokes about Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s name. But life isn’t all that funny anymore for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. The NCAA reinstated...
Via The Sports Bank
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Take the Ha Ha Clinton-Dix or Key and Peele QUIZ HERE!

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is a safety at Alabama. And Ha Ha is Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s real first name — sort of. He goes by Ha Ha even though his first name is actually Ha’Sean. But Ha Ha Clinton-Dix sounds way better than Ha’Sean, so I’m glad that we can make jokes about Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s name. But life isn’t all that funny anymore for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. The NCAA reinstated...
Via The Sports Bank
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida football: Tyler Murphy continues to impress

(Photo Credit: Mark Zerof/USA Today Sports) Perhaps overlooked in the Florida Gators win over the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday night, due to big performances from wide receiver Solomon Patton and cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, was the career day from redshirt junior quarterback Tyler Murphy. Making just the second start of his collegiate career, since the season-ending injury to...
Via isportsweb.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators' Loucheiz Purifoy named SEC defensive player of week

Florida junior defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy earned the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor for his performance in the 30-10 win over Arkansas, the league office announced Monday. Purifoy, a Pensacola native, had the best game of his career, highlighted by returning his first career interception for a touchdown that gave Florida a lead that it never relinquished...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Purifoy earns Defensive Player of the Week

The defensive accolades continue to pour in for cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy. The junior had the best game of his career on Saturday against Arkansas by filling the stat sheet in different areas. Purifoy is Florida’s second defensive player to win the award after Dante Fowler earned it for his performance against Tennessee.
Via florida.scout.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Iconic image of Loucheiz Purifoy in The Swamp

This photo of Loucheiz Purifoy in The Swamp will go down as one of the iconic images in Florida football history.
Via Gamedayr
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Purifoy earns defensive honor

The play of junior cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy turned heads across the country on Saturday night. He filled the stat sheet and impacted Florida’s win over Arkansas in different ways, helping in pass coverage, as a blitzer and on specil teams. He was named the Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday.
Via florida.scout.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas fades at No. 18 Florida, loses 30-10

Arkansas isn't built to play from behind. So once the Razorbacks trailed by double digits, their powerful running game became moot and they had little chance against No. 18 Florida. Alex Collins ran for 54 yards, Jonathan Williams added 32 and a score, but Arkansas lost 30-10 against the Gators. It was the ninth consecutive loss in the series. ''Obviously disappointed...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 Florida handles Arkansas 30-10

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 were key to Florida...
Via AP on Fox
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
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