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Chomping at Bits: Florida recruiting targets competing in Under Armour All-American Game

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Several recruits discussed the Gators yesterday.

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Florida targets in Under Armour All-American Game: The Gators are pursuing several players that will be competing in this weekend’s game. Several prospects spoke during media sessions for the game yesterday. (Luke Stampini, 247 Sports; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

4-star Florida WR commit Daquon Green discusses Gators: Green feels he has an opportunity to shine during this weekend’s game. He also noted that he is trying to get fellow 4-star WR James Robinson to commit to the Gators. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun; Luke Stampini, 247 Sports)

4-star WR prospect James Robinson on UF: Robinson’s family loves the Gators. He said that Florida was his favorite school when pressed by a reporter but did note that the Gators’ on-and-off recruitment of him, and pursuit of other receivers, is having an effect on his recruitment. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

4-star LB recruit Levi Jones has interest in Florida: Jones, whose father was coached by Randy Shannon, also has interest in several other teams, including FSU and Texas A&M. Jones spoke highly of his relationship with Shannon. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

4-star CB C.J. Henderson names Gators in top three: Henderson named Alabama, Florida, and Miami as his finalists. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

4-star OT Tony Gray on Florida: Gray says that he knows where he is going to school but isn’t announcing his commitment yet. He will officially visit Florida the weekend of January 20. (Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

Austin Appleby’s last ride: The Gators’ quarterback will play his final collegiate game in the Outback Bowl. It will also be Appleby’s first and last appearance in a bowl game. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Profiles of Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz: Ferentz is in season number 18 with the Hawkeyes and is tied with Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops as the longest-tenured coach at the FBS level. (Ryan Young, SEC Country; Martin Fennelly, Tampa Bay Times)

A look at the third bowl meeting between Florida and Iowa: An Outback Bowl win in Urban Meyer’s first season at the helm. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Profile of Iowa QB C.J. Beathard: Beathard is playing his final game for the Hawkeyes. (Luke Meredith, Gainesville Sun)

Florida women’s basketball to play home opener tonight: The Gators get their first game in the new O’Dome. Ronni Williams will be honored in a pregame ceremony for her 1,000th career point. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

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