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Chomping at Bits: Luke Del Rio, Austin Appleby competing for Florida’s starting QB job

The two have both drawn praise from their teammates and coaches.

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Luke Del Rio and Austin Appleby competing for starting job: Players see Appleby as more of a run threat and note that Del Rio is more comfortable in the offense after having been in the system for a year. Jim McElwain hopes to name a starter after Friday’s scrimmage. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country; Ian Cohen, Independent Florida Alligator)

Martez Ivey ready to help o-line: Ivey and Florida’s young offensive line struggled often last year. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Jawaan Taylor impressing during preseason camp: Coaches and teammates have noticed the freshman offensive lineman’s effort and energy. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Notes from fall camp: Teez Tabor is sharing his experience with Tyrie Cleveland, Luke Del Rio is praising the young WRs, Brett Heggie went back to practice after popping his finger out of place, and Tyler Jordan is getting reps at center and tackle in addition to right guard. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Jake McGee signs with Oakland Raiders: McGee originally signed with Carolina but was waived in May. (Connor Smolensky, SEC Country; Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports)

Will Claye proposes to girlfriend after winning silver medal: Claye’s longtime girlfriend, hurdler Queen Harrison, said yes. (Pat Graham, Gainesville Sun)

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