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Chomping at Bits: Jim McElwain hopes to name Florida’s starting quarterback after this week

McElwain would like a starter named after Friday’s scrimmage.

NCAA Football: Florida Spring Game Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

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Quarterback race should be decided by the end of this week: Hey, remember last week when it was too early to be presuming that the quarterback competition might be over soon? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Jim McElwain would like the starter to be named after this Friday’s scrimmage, since the Gators will then turn their attention to game prep. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Jim McElwain describes Thursday practice as “unacceptable”: And threatened to bench the players with unfocused attitudes. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

UF officially responds to Antonio Callaway’s case: Their response noted that they could not address “rumors, media reports or misleading statements from attorneys” and that the university was barred from discussing specific student disciplinary cases due to confidentiality laws. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Q&A with Dre Massey: The junior college transfer receiver used to play quarterback in high school. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

NFL preseason rosters are full of former Gators: 62 players who appeared in games for Florida were on NFL rosters at the start of training camps. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Triple jumpers Will Claye and Christian Taylor again competing with Olympic medal hopes: Claye won silver and Taylor won gold at the 2012 Olympics and they have been the first and second finishers at four of the last six annual U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships. The former Gators will jump today in qualifying and jump in Wednesday’s final, should they advance. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

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