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Chomping at Bits: Florida unranked in latest College Football Playoff rankings

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This should not be surprising.

NCAA Football: Florida at Arkansas Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

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Gators not included in playoff rankings: While Florida is still hanging on in the AP and coaches’ polls, the Gators have exited the College Football Playoff Committee’s rankings. The committee has been noted to value strength of schedule in addition to win/loss records. So when your best win is over Kentucky, that’ll happen. (Jerry Palm, CBS; Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times; Jason Kirk, SB Nation)

Profiles of Antonio Callaway: Callaway discusses the offense’s struggles in one piece and his rejoining the Gators after suspension in the other. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Olympic medalists, and former Gators, Kerron Clement and Christian Taylor named Honorary Mr. Two Bits: The duo will lead the cheer before Saturday’s game against South Carolina. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Florida has big recruiting weekend planned for last home game: The Gators will host four official visitors and several top 2017 targets. Recruits expected include 5-star offensive tackle and Alabama commit Alex Leatherwood, 5-star wide receiver Donovan People-Jones, 4-star offensive tackle and Miami commit Navaughn Donaldson, 4-star athlete and Auburn commit Tray Bishop, and 4-star wide receiver James Robinson. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Also in town this weekend..

Jim McElwain knows fans are upset about the Arkansas loss: And he is okay with you pointing your fingers at him. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

On Will Muschamp’s return to Gainesville: One of the big storylines this week for the Gators is the return of their former coach. Florida seniors on Senior Day in The Swamp will play against the man who recruited them to UF. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Ethan Bauer, Independent Florida Alligator)

Profile of Brian Poole in Atlanta: Poole wasn’t drafted but has been a standout rookie for Dan Quinn’s Falcons. (Andrew Hirsch, Atlanta Falcons)

Florida men’s basketball recruiting: Previewing the early 2017 signing period. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

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