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Gators’ defense returns two interceptions for scores in big win

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You can talk about quarterbacks all you want, and about running backs and about receivers. The strength of the Florida Gators, as everyone knows, is on defense. The Gators, ranked second in the country defensively, flexed its muscles in a 40-14 victory over Missouri Saturday. Florida’s secondary was all over Tigers’ starting quarterback Drew Lock, holding him to four completions in 18 attempts and returning two interceptions to the end zone for scores. Galen Tabor returned one interception 39 yards for a…

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Gators suspend star cornerback Jalen Tabor for opening game

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The University of Florida will enter the 2016 season without the player who may be the Gators’ best. The Gators have suspended cornerback Jalen Tabor, along with tight end C’yontai Lewis, after the two had an altercation at a Florida practice. “Both C’yontai and Jalen will not be involved with the team or practice due to behavior that is not acceptable,” coach Jim McElwain told the Gainesville Sun. “By no means are these bad guys, and yet consequences have been handed…

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This time, Gators’ only player on All-SEC team is defensive back Jalen Tabor

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Perhaps this will strike you as familiar. But the University of Florida finds itself in the same position as a year ago. Last year, the Gators also had only one player on the first-team preseason All-SEC team, a defensive back. Despite that, Florida became one of the early-season surprises in the SEC. This year, Jalen Tabor is the only Gator on the first-team all-SEC team. The Gators on the second team were offensive linemen Martez Ivey and David Sharpe, defensive…

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Can Florida still trust Treon Harris to play quarterback?

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If Treon Harris gained ground without playing, he has lost it. Harris may someday be the Florida Gators’ starting quarterback, but he may have never been further away from the job. It was one thing when Harris sat on the bench against Kentucky. Being suspended – allegedly for drugs – is worse. How can the Gators trust him after this? If he does become the starting quarterback, how is coach Jim Elwain ever going to completely believe there will not…

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