Here’s the Gators news you need to know to begin your Tuesday … Continue reading “Daily Three: An update on undrafted Gators, more news to know”
After a long three days, the 2016 NFL Draft is over.
Seven Gators players had their names called, as CB Vernon Hargreaves, S Keanu Neal, DL Jonathan Bullard, ILB Antonio Morrison, WR Demarcus Robinson, RB Kelvin Taylor and DE Alex McCalister were all drafted by NFL teams. It’s the fifth time the Gators have had seven or more players taken in the NFL Draft since 2004. Continue reading “NFL Draft 2016: What are analysts saying about the seven Gators draftees?”
5-foot-10, 207 pounds, RB
Kelvin Taylor was the 36th pick in the 6th round (No. 211 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. Continue reading “Florida’s Kelvin Taylor selected by San Francisco 49ers in 6th round of 2016 NFL Draft”
Most already know that Florida’s defense was talented last season. But how talented?
Just take a look at the 2016 NFL Draft to find the answer to that question.
After Gators cornerback Vernon Hargreaves (11th overall, Tampa Bay) and safety Keanu Neal (17th overall, Atlanta) were drafted in the first round Thursday, defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard became the latest Florida product to be selected. The Chicago Bears drafted Bullard with the 72nd overall pick in the third round Friday. Continue reading “NFL Draft 2016: DL Jonathan Bullard picked by Chicago Bears, what to expect for Gators on Day 3”
It doesn’t bother Jim McElwain.
Even after five Gators players declared early for the draft this offseason, McElwain understands their decision. Even though that number ties the mark (2003, 2010) for the most Florida players to declare early for the NFL Draft in a single season, McElwain isn’t upset. Continue reading “Gators coach Jim McElwain ‘all for’ players leaving school early for NFL Draft”
The NFL combine is over.
How did the Gators do? Eight Florida products were invited to the combine held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Here’s how they did … Continue reading “2016 NFL Draft: How did the Florida Gators do at the NFL combine?”