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Is it too soon to assume that Luke Del Rio will be the starter?: Jim McElwain thinks it might be too early on in camp to be surmising that Del Rio has won the job. McElwain also indicated that he would be fine with the season opening without a starter being named. He also expressed concern with the offensive line and receiver positions. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Ryan Young, SEC Country; Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports) Andreu notes that he has heard that Austin Appleby had a great summer and is seriously threatening Del Rio for the starting job.
Profile of wide receiver Brandon Powell, who is healthy and ready for the 2016 season: Powell's slot position was held down by junior college transfer Dre Massey in the spring, who only had praise for his teammate. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
"I respect BP a lot for the way he handled me coming in. I'm fighting for his job, but he knows we're only as good as the next man up. He taught me a lot and wasn't selfish." - Dre Massey on Brandon Powell
Defensive line hopes to prove that its one of the best: With the departure of Jonathan Bullard and Alex McCalister, the line feels they are being undervalued and hopes to surprise their doubters. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)
Ryan Lochte and Connor Dwyer win gold with 4x200 free relay team: Dwyer swam the first leg for Team USA while Lochte swam the third. (Florida Gators)
Gators Olympics (@GatorsOlympics) August 10, 2016
4-star offensive tackle, and Miami commit, Navaughn Donaldson to take official visit to Florida: Donaldson attended Florida's Friday Night Lights. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
Tim Tebow's high school baseball coach discusses his foray into professional baseball: He says he tried to talk him into playing football and baseball at Florida. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)
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