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Chomping at Bits: Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin named to College Football Playoff selection committee

The Gators’ AD takes over as the SEC representative.

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Scott Stricklin named to College Football Playoff selection committee: Florida’s athletic director is one of six new members and replaces Arkansas AD Jeff Long as the SEC’s representative on the committee. Stricklin was appointed for a three-year term. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

KeVaughn Allen comes up big for Gators: The junior scored 28 points in Florida’s win over Arkansas. (Ryan Young, SEC Country; Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun; Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

2019 S/LB Marcus Tillman decommits from Florida: The three-star prospect, who had committed to the Gators back in June, reopened his recruitment. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

The top 100 games of the 2017 college football season: The Gators appear on the 41-70 portion of the list, at No. 63 with their one-point win over Kentucky. (Florida is not on the 71-100 list). (Bill Connelly, SB Nation)

Florida heavily recruiting the state of Georgia: Several Peach State prospects received visits from the Gators’ coaching staff this week. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

How Florida’s new 3-4 defensive scheme affects linebacker needs: Will the Gators have the numbers needed at linebacker and defensive end in 2018? (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Gator softball voted preseason SEC favorite: The three-time defending regular season league champs received 11 first-place votes in the annual preseason coaches’ poll. (Herb Brooks, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

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