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Status of three WRs unclear for opener: Antonio Callaway, Tyrie Cleveland, and Rick Wells have been with the team but Jim McElwain has not yet announced whether any of the three will play during the Gators’ season opener next weekend. Callaway did tweet a picture of himself with the caption “Sept3rd” with a zipped lip emoji, but I don’t know how much I would read into a tweet. (Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times; Jordan McPherson, Independent Florida Alligator)
Teez Tabor and C’yontai Lewis return to team: The two were back at practice yesterday. Both remain suspended for next week’s opener. Also noted is that C.J. Worton has a high ankle sprain and that there is no timetable for his return. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; ESPN)
Jeremy Foley discusses retirement plans: Foley and Steve Spurrier were guests on the first episode of “Gator Talk” for the 2016 season. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)
Audio of last night’s “Gator Talk” episode featuring Foley and Spurrier:
Profiles of Dre Massey: The junior college transfer wide receiver has been drawing praise from Florida players and coaches for his versatility and play-making ability. Massey, who is from South Carolina, also has familiarity with Steve Spurrier, as he was once recruited by him, but had to attend a junior college because of academics. (Patrick Pinak, Independent Florida Alligator; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
Gorjok Gak enrolls at UF: The freshman center arrived on campus for the fall semester. He was ruled ineligible to play this season by the NCAA but will begin working with the team. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)
Jim McElwain gave members of the press ice cream sandwiches at yesterday’s presser:
There is actual college football tonight, y’all. Hawaii and Cal play in Australia today. That game will air at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time on ESPN.
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