Florida Gators: CFN College Football Preview 2021

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Florida Gators: CFN College Football Preview 2021

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Florida Gators: CFN College Football Preview 2021


Florida Gators College Football Preview 2021: Top Players

Best Florida Gators Offensive Player

QB Emory Jones, Jr.
The one-time big recruit for the Gators now gets his chance to shine.

He was able to step in from time to time as a more mobile option to Kyle Trask – running for 514 yards and six touchdowns over the last three years – and completed 64% of his passes for 613 yards with seven touchdowns and a pick. The offense is about to take on a whole different look with him taking over.

2. WR Jacob Copeland, Jr.
3. RB Dameon Pierce, Sr.
4. RB Malik Davis, Sr.
5. RB Demarkcus Bowman, Fr.

Best Florida Gators Defensive Player

DE Zachary Carter, Sr.
There are at least six different Gators who could turn out to be the team’s best defender, but it’s Carter who should stand out from the pack after rising up over the last two years.

Part tackle, part end, the 6-4, 277-pound veteran can work just about anywhere on the line. One of the team’s top pass rushers over the last two years, he came up with 9.5 sacks and 14.5 tackles for loss with 63 stops, he’s the leader the front will work around.

2. LB Ventrell Miller, Sr.
3. CB Kaiir Elam, Jr.
4. LB Brenton Cox, Jr.
5. LB Mohamoud Diabate, Jr.

Top Incoming Florida Gators Transfer

RB Demarkcus Bowman, Fr.
Welcome to the guy who might just be the wild card of the 2021 Florida season.

The Gators already have a terrific backfield full of options, talent and experience, and a few defensive tackles coming in might be more important overall, but if Bowman is close to what he was supposed to be coming out of high school, look out.

The 5-10, 190-pounder has breakaway speed, a great burst through the interior and the upside to be a big-time threat on third downs. Now the Florida native who wanted to be closer to home should shine in the rotation.

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