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Florida wide receiver Alvin Bailey to transfer

Another Muschamp-era offensive piece is heading out of town.

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Florida wide receiver Alvin Bailey will transfer from the school, as first reported by Scout and since confirmed with Florida by many reports. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Zach Abolverdi reports that Bailey will transfer to FCS Youngstown State.

The move doesn't come as a surprise, much as fellow wide receiver Ryan Sousa leaving Florida wasn't a surprise. Bailey didn't make much of an impact at UF, with his career stats totaling three catches for 49 yards over three seasons with the Gators. Two of those catches and 43 of those yards came against New Mexico State in Florida's blowout opener to the 2015 season, and none came against SEC foes.

Bailey saw the field in just nine other games in 2015, and leaves Florida as another ultimately fizzled offensive player recruited under the Will Muschamp regime. When projecting Florida's offensive depth chart for the 2016 season earlier this year, I slotted in just five players — Cam Dillard, Ahmad Fulwood, Antonio Riles, Jr., David Sharpe, and C.J. Worton — who were part of a Florida recruiting class signed by Muschamp — and Riles, of course, was recruited as a defensive lineman.

In comparison, 11 of the 12 starters listed on defense were Muschamp-era signees, with just five of the 24 spots listed on defense held by players who signed on with Jim McElwain's Gators.