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Chomping at Bits: Florida punter Johnny Townsend earns midseason All-American honors

The Gator specialist made three first team lists.

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Johnny Townsend makes several midseason All-American lists: Florida’s punter is averaging 48.5 yards per punt, and appears as a first team AP selection (Gainesville Sun), a first team CBS Sports selection (Blake Alderman, 247 Sports), and a Sporting News selection (Bill Bender, Sporting News). Townsend had a career long 67-yard punt against Texas A&M on Saturday.

Gators using screens at practice: Florida football is using Lyyve Coach, two LED screens out at practice to serve as video-replay boards. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

A look inside the numbers: A bye week reflection on this season’s offensive and defensive stats. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Florida visits more targets on Tuesday: Several offensive linemen were on the schedule. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Atlanta Falcons sign Joey Ivie to practice squad: The former Gator defensive lineman was drafted by Dallas in the seventh round but did not earn a roster spot. Ivie joins former UF defensive coordinator and Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, and former Gators Keanu Neal and Brian Poole in Atlanta. (Kyle Bennett, Gainesville Sun)

KeVaughn Allen named to Jerry West preseason watch list: The junior is one of 20 players named to the watch list for Divison I’s top shooting guards. (Andrew Kovar, Florida Gators)

2018 UF lacrosse schedule released: In their ninth season, Florida has 17 regular season games scheduled, including ten home games. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

Predicting Florida’s defensive signing class: A mock of what the Gators’ 2018 class could look like on that side of the ball. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Tomorrow’s Gator soccer match moved to Embry-Riddle: In light of Richard Spencer speaking on UF’s campus, Florida will move their contest with Kentucky to Daytona Beach. (Morgan McMullen, Independent Florida Alligator)

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