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Chomping at Bits: 2018 kicker Evan McPherson flips to Gators

We got a damn kicker.

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Gators land commitment of kicker Evan McPherson: McPherson has elected to follow Dan Mullen to Florida, flipping from Mississippi State. McPherson is the No. 2 rated kicker in the 2018 class, and brings the number of recruits in the Gators’ 2018 class back up to 14. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Dan Mullen announces hiring of Brian Johnson: Johnson spent last season as Houston’s offensive coordinator, but served as quarterbacks coach at Mississippi State under Mullen for three years before that. (Dustin Ciraco, Florida Gators)

Florida volleyball earns first trip to Final Four since 2003: The Gators move on after a five set victory over USC. Florida will face Stanford on Thursday. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

First year coaches often scramble to fill classes: New coaches hit the recruiting trail behind the eight ball, but that disadvantage will be greater this year with the new early signing period being only days away. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Florida QB commit Matt Corral hosting Mullen today; visiting UF this weekend: Corral is expected to be in Gainesville for the final days of the contact period. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Three Gators named to Freshman All-SEC team: The future looks bright for Florida RB Malik Davis, and DBs Marco Wilson and CJ Henderson.(Gainesville Sun)

Dre Massey will return next season: Massey noted that he was coming back on Twitter. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Antonio Callaway elects to enter NFL Draft: The junior, who missed 2017 with a suspension, has reportedly retained an agent and will enter the draft this spring. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

UF women’s basketball defeat Marshall: The Gators took a 74-69 home win over the Herd. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)

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