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Ole Miss wide receiver Van Jefferson transferring to Florida: Jefferson would typically have to sit out a year per NCAA transfer rules, but the sanctions the Rebels recently received give Jefferson a legitimate shot at receiving a waiver to be immediately eligible. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun; Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)
CHOMP! CHOMP!— VJ12 (@VanJefferson12) December 19, 2017
Emory Jones’ mother on Florida visit: The mother of the four-star Ohio State quarterback commit notes that the visit was great, and that Dan Mullen and new Florida assistant coach Brian Johnson had actually been the first coaches to offer Jones, back when they were at Mississippi State. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
Early signing period: Looking at the Gators’ positions of need. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)
On the Gators’ recruiting efforts this past weekend: Florida hosted six official visitors. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
I believe one of the many reasons that QBs are hard to consistently evaluate/develop is that they don’t get hit until games. You aren’t forced to make throws in practice with a legit threat of getting planted as you throw. Lots of guys look pretty in shorts with no1 around them.— Luke Del Rio (@Ldelrio12) December 18, 2017
Florida men’s basketball drops out of AP rankings: The Gators have lost four of their last five games. (Gainesville Sun)
New early signing period speeding up coaching searches: The coaching searches at Florida, Florida State, and UCF were likely impacted by this week’s new early signing period. (Edgar Thompson, Shannon Green, and Safid Deen, Orlando Sentinel)
Gators in the NFL: Dante Fowler and Trey Burton contribute in wins. (Kyle Bennett, Gainesville Sun)
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