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Chomping at Bits: Florida DE Jachai Polite named second team AP All-American

Another accolade for the Gators’ defensive star.

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Jachai Polite named second team All-American: Polite is the first Gators defensive end to garner at least second team AP All-America honors since Alex Brown in 2001. (Gainesville Sun)

Early signing period nears: This year, the early signingperiod runs December 19-21, with the majority of the action likely taking place on Wednesday the 19th. (Luke Stampini, 247Sports)

Gator notes: Links and thoughts on the potential for Florida to play UCF, UF men’s basketball’s loss to Michigan State, Florida volleyball’s season, and Dan Mullen’s thoughts on the Peach Bowl. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Two draft eligible Wolverines decide to play against Florida: Michigan players Shea Patterson (QB) and Chase Winovich (DE) will suit up against the Gators. (Andrew Olson, Saturday Down South)

Shane Matthews’ son commits to Gators: Luke Matthews will be a preferred walk-on signal caller. (Adam Silverstein, Only Gators)

Recruit’s father puts on Florida uniform: During a recruiting visit, four-star DE Lloyd Summerall’s father donned the full get-up with his son (Jordan James, 247Sports) - seemingly after being dared by Dan Mullen to do so. (Will Sammon, The Athletic ($))