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Chomping at Bits: Former Gator Vernell Brown announces return to UF as Director of Player Development

The Gainesville native posted the news on social media.

Florida's Vernell Brown takes off for a touchdown after inte Photo by Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images

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Florida hires former Gator Vernell Brown as Director of Player Development: The former Gator defensive back, and Gainesville High graduate, was recruited by Steve Spurrier. He was a senior in Urban Meyer’s first season with the Gators and was called “the face of Florida football” by his new coach. Florida has yet to officially confirm the hiring. (Talal Emersy, SEC Country; Adam Silverstein, Only Gators)

Breaking down the Gators’ 2018 National Signing Day: By recent UF standards and in comparison to other transitional classes, Dan Mullen’s first group is a good one. (David Wunderlich, Gator Country)

UF swimming headed to SEC Championships: Both the men’s and women’s teams begin competition tomorrow in College Station. (Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)

Wide receiver position preview: The Gators have plenty of pass-catching potential. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Reviewing Florida’s 2018 roster: Running through the additions and departures in each position group. (David Wunderlich, Gator Country)

On Randy Russell and James Robinson’s career-ending heart conditions: Both promising Gator signees received devastating news after their physicals. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

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