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Chomping at Bits: Gators hopeful that quarterback troubles will soon be a thing of the past

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Florida’s recent history at the quarterback position has been tumultuous.

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Gators hopeful that quarterback troubles are over: Florida’s quarterback position has been largely unstable since Tim Tebow left, culminating in the transfers of Florida’s last six QB starters. Luke Del Rio is confident that both he and Austin Appleby are capable of providing consistent quarterback play for the Gators. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Luke Del Rio on Florida’s quarterback struggles:

Profile on Joseph Putu: Putu, the Gators’ last arrival from the 2016 class, is expected to contribute in the secondary this season. Putu is a former war refugee who left Ghana for the U.S. with his father and siblings when he was seven years old. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Johnny Townsend hopes to start Townsend brother punting legacy: Townsend’s younger brother Tommy is now with the Gators after spending a year redshirting at Tennessee. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

SEC Network predicts 2016 Florida season: The analysts picked all of the Gators’ games and had them going 8-4, with losses to Tennessee, LSU, Georgia and Arkansas. But they did have Florida getting a win over Florida State. (Nick Cole, SEC Country; Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports)

3-star Miami CB Shawn Davis to commit on Friday: The cornerback’s finalists include Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Miami, and Tennessee, but he is expected to pick between Florida and Miami. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

SEC Country picks best BBQ restaurants in each SEC town: They picked Adam’s Rib Co. for Gainesville. How do y’all feel about that? (Alec Shirkey, SEC Country)

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