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Teez Tabor tweets about suspension: Tabor says that he accepts his punishment and that he didn’t realize that he could get suspended for a scuffle. His mother also weighed in on Twitter by stating that Tabor was defending himself. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
Among Tabor’s tweets:
Scuffles happen in football all the time , just didn't kno you could get suspended for it lol— Teez Tabor (@_31Flavorz) August 17, 2016
I accept my punishment— Teez Tabor (@_31Flavorz) August 17, 2016
Dear father god thank you— Teez Tabor (@_31Flavorz) August 17, 2016
He has a way of humbling us all— Teez Tabor (@_31Flavorz) August 17, 2016
Florida bookends the state with “The Swamp is Back” billboards: UF placed one above Interstate 10 in Pensacola and another along I-95 in downtown Miami. Both are 48 feet long and 14 feet high. Another will be placed outside of Gainesville in early September. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)
Profile of Mark Thompson: The 6-foot-2 237-pound junior college transfer running back has high hopes for his first season with the Gators. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)
Kicking experts weigh in on Eddy Pineiro: Pineiro’s trainers talk about his kicking ability and lack of experience, and a former Pro Bowl kicker who now holds kicking camps was also asked his opinion. A lot of the focus seems to be on whether Pineiro could be “one and done” and enter the NFL Draft after a single year of kicking experience.. which I guess is something that people were seriously considering? (Alex Martin Smith, SEC Country)
4-star New Jersey DT Fred Hansard to announce decision soon: Hansard, the No. 10 rated defensive tackle in the country, has already shot a commitment video but is waiting for the production team to get it ready. His finalists are Florida, Rutgers and Tennessee. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
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