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Chomping at Bits: Gator great Kerron Clement wins Olympic gold in 400-meter hurdles

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A former Gator earned his much desired first individual Olympic gold medal.

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Gator great hurdler Kerron Clement wins gold: Clement won gold in the 400-meter hurdles yesterday. It was his first individual Olympic gold. (Pat Graham, Gainesville Sun; Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Get to know Luke Del Rio: Del Rio was named the starter for the Gators’ opener yesterday. He will be Florida’s seventh starting quarterback since 2012. The six previous starters (Jeff Driskel, Jacoby Brissett, Tyler Murphy, Skyler Mornhinweg, Treon Harris, and Will Grier) all transferred. (Ryan Young, SEC Country; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times)

Notes and video clips from Thursday’s practice: A portion of practice was open to the media. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Florida OL working on improving: The line knows they need to improve their play and communication to help the offense. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Mark Herndon making the most of his role with the Gators: The senior running back, and former walk-on, says that he currently has his best chance to play under Jim McElwain because “he really likes me right now.” (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Florida has easiest home schedule in SEC: According to SEC Country, which notes that LSU is the only team that had a winning record last year scheduled to visit The Swamp. Of course the Gators will play Tennessee, Florida State, and Georgia away from home. (Randy Capps, SEC Country)

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