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Chomping at Bits: Florida’s freshman defensive backs earning playing time

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Jim McElwain noted that all six freshman DBs could play this season.

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Freshman DBs ready to play: Jim McElwain spoke positively about the potential of Marco Wilson, Donovan Stiner, Shawn Davis, C.J. Henderson, Brian Edwards, and Brad Stewart. Wilson is expected to earn a starting job. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Jim McElwain doesn’t want to overhype opener: McElwain and the Gators begin “true prep” on the Wolverines. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Looking at Florida basketball’s 2017-18 schedule: The SEC schedule was released yesterday. This season the Gators will play at least ten games against opponents from the 2017 NCAA Tournament field. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Gator soccer hosts No. 1 Stanford: Florida takes on the Cardinal today at 5:00 p.m.. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Florida volleyball hosting first matches in new O’Dome: The soccer team isn’t the only one hosting a top-ranked team this evening. The No. 12 Gators will face No. 1 Texas tonight at 7:00 p.m., and No. 5 Nebraska on Saturday. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

SEC Country predicts who will start at QB for Michigan: One vote for Feleipe Franks, and two for Luke Del Rio. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Which college football teams are most often overrated in August: Over the past two decades, Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State, and Texas have fallen from their preseason rankings by season’s end more than the nation’s other programs. (Greg Guglielmo, FiveThirtyEight)

UF announces 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame class: The nine member class includes Corey Brewer, Jacquez Green, Al Horford, and Joakim Noah. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

Five Gators land on Senior Bowl watch list: Apparently there is even a watch list for the freaking Senior Bowl. (Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)

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