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Chomping at Bits: Jim McElwain gives updates on Florida’s latest scrimmage, injuries, and position battles

McElwain wants to focus on sorting out the rotations at wide receiver and defensive line.

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Jim McElwain discusses Florida’s latest scrimmage, standout players, injuries, and position battles: McElwain signaled out Lamical Perine, Vosean Joseph, Jabari Zuniga, and Dre Massey in his comments. McElwain expressed disappointment in the offense having three turnovers during Friday’s scrimmage but praised the running game. He also noted that Jordan Cronkrite was “banged up” and will not return until Thursday, as should C.J. Worton, who has a foot injury. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald)

Adarius Lemons reportedly still committed to UF: Lemons tweeted his decommitment Monday, but has reportedly spoken to Florida coaches and reaffirmed his commitment. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Former walk-on WR Case Harrison leaving Florida: Harrison missed preseason camp after undergoing hernia surgery. He says that he will be looking to transfer once he graduates in December after reportedly finding out that he is no longer on scholarship. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Profiles on Eddy Pineiro: Jim McElwain has been working on pressure kicking situations with Pineiro during field goal attempts by having the whole team yell at him and by having water thrown in his face. Former Gator, and current Philadelphia Eagle, Caleb Sturgis has trained with Pineiro and formed a relationship with him. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

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

2016 Gator Football Preseason Special to air: The special will air today at 6:00 p.m. on FOX Sports Sun and air several additional times before the Gators’ opener next weekend. (Additional times are listed in the article) (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

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