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Gators lead Florida schools with 7 draft picks

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The NFL Draft concluded on Saturday. From the top pick of California’s Jared Goff by the Rams, to Southern Mississippi’s Kalan Reed by Tennessee, 253 players were chosen over the three days. The final selection is traditionally crowned “Mr. Irrelevant.” The draft is a time where schools other than traditional football powers send along top quality professional talent. Harvard, Minnesota, Indiana, William & Mary and many others have high draft choices or multiple players heading to the pro ranks. This…

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U of L’s Lamar Jackson rocks Music City Bowl

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Probably not many football fans have heard of Lamar Jackson outside of Louisville, Ky., with the exception of Boynton Beach, Fla. After his performance in the Music City Bowl on Wednesday, he will certainly be remembered in the history books. Jackson helped the Louisville Cardinals beat the Texas A&M Aggies 27-21 with his right arm and both of his feet. He passed for 227 yards and two touchdowns while running for 226 more and another two scores. Jackson is only…

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Jared Goff shoots down Air Force in Armed Forces Bowl

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Those tuning in to the Armed Forces Bowl on Tuesday saw a quarterback who will soon be playing his football on Sundays. Jared Goff, the second-highest rated quarterback in the 2016 NFL draft had one last game to play for the California Golden Bears before preparing to play football for a living. Goff threw for 467 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Bears to a 55-36 victory over the Air Force Falcons. California finished 8-5 and the Falcons concluded…

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Week 6 College Football by the numbers

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Saturday brought out several top performances in college football. Here are just a few. 1,022 – Rushing yards piled up this season by LSU’s Leonard Fournette. The Heisman Trophy hopeful added 159 on Saturday against South Carolina in the Tigers’ 45-24 win over South Carolina. He faces his stiffest challenge on Saturday when Florida comes to town. 405—Passing yards piled up by Miami’s Brad Kaaya in the Hurricanes’ narrow 29-24 loss on the road to Number 12 Florida State. Kaaya…

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