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Feleipe Franks stands out at open practice: With fellow quarterback Kyle Trask dealing with some sort of hand injury and Florida’s defensive back corps even thinner than usual, Franks was reportedly the standout QB on Saturday, and notably bulled through a defender on a goal-line drill. (Nick De La Torre, Gator Country | Thomas Goldkamp, 247Sports — $ | Thomas Goldkamp, 247Sports | Inside the Gators)
More tidbits from Florida camp: Stunningly, Dan Mullen — who wants to name a starting QB before Florida’s opener — is looking for a QB to fully seize the starting position and improved depth on the offensive line. I know you’re shocked. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)
Florida running “Swampstakes” for cheap tickets: Continued creative efforts to sell seats. (Florida Gators)
Dante Fowler suspended for role in training camp fight: Related future news: Dante Fowler is not gonna continue his NFL career with the Jaguars. (Michael DiRocco, ESPN)
Browns kept Antonio Callaway on field to punish him: Hue Jackson has a weird idea of what “restorative justice” might be — oh, and Callaway maybe got hurt because of this? Hue Jackson is a very successful NFL coach. (ESPN)
Keiwan Ratliff walks, 18 years later: These are always feel-good stories until you think for a moment about how the demands of the job that student-athletes perform as student-athletes gets in the way of them being able to realize the full value of the compensation they get for that job. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)
Florida soccer routs FGCU in preseason clash: A 4-0 win is a nice prelude to a season with a brutal non-conference slate. (Florida Gators)