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Parental Perspective: Perseverance Pays off for Wells
10 days ago by Jake Hitt
While the official box score reads that Rick Wells' first career touchdown as a Florida Gator only covered nine yards, the truth is he traveled much further than that to get into the endzone on Saturday night in the Swamp.
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The Inside Scoop: A behind the scenes look at Nick Evers' Florida official visit
If you have ever actually wondered what goes on during an official visit, this Inside the Gators exclusive takes you behind the scenes of what happens Friday through Sunday on campus during an official visit weekend at the University of Florida.
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Parental Perspective: An in-depth look at Jeremiah Moon's decision to return
8 mo ago by Jake Hitt
Inside the Gators spoke with Gregory Moon, the father of Florida linebacker Jeremiah Moon, for a parental perspective of the decision which led Jeremiah to return to Florida for a sixth season.
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Parental Perspective: Gamble rewarded his mother's bravery
10 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Saturday was a huge day for Florida tight end Kemore Gamble and his family and not just because the redshirt junior caught his first career touchdown. It was the first time his mother, Keiva Rodriguez, put her fear of bridges aside and attended a Florida-Georgia game.
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Parental Perspective: Families have faith in Florida, Mullen
11 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
While there may be a national perception that Dan Mullen doesn’t take health protocols seriously, those whose opinions matter most – the parents of the players – have nothing but positive things to say about the way his program has handled the outbreak.
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Parental Perspective: Dexter’s pick just meant more
11 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
After losing his father in April, freshman defensive tackle Gervon Dexter considered giving up football. On Saturday, he made an interception that he and his family will never forget.
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Parental Perspective: A Reese family reunion years in the making
1 yr ago by Ethan Hughes
When David Reese was about nine-years-old, he asked his mother, Patricia, a question that would prove to be prophetic. He asked her about how she would feel if her three children all went to the same college.
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Parental Perspective: Wilson’s Return to the Top
1 yr ago by Ethan Hughes
The Wilson brothers, from Quincy to Marco, have always been fan favorites. However, what was perceived as a sub par start to the season brought some unfavorable reviews from some Florida fans on message boards and social media. That perception changed after Marco's career game against Tennessee.
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Parental Perspective: Standout performance against Miami brings Greenard full circle
2 yr ago by Samuel Graveline
Suiting up in the Orange & Blue, as a grad-transfer, in the stadium in which his season was cut short the year before, while being one of the standouts in the victory are just several of the many reasons it feels as though Jonathan Greenard's career has come full circle.
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Parental Perspective: From Fan to Walk-on to Scholarship Starter
2 yr ago by Ethan Hughes
Jacob Tilghman was destined to be a Gator football player. He grew up with posters of Emmitt Smith on his walls and a “Welcome to the Swamp” sign above his bedroom door.
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Parental Perspective: It's Deja Vu for Gator players in Super Bowl
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
The Super Bowl is a game unlike any other but the season to get to this point has seen some deja vu for former Gator players Dominque Easley and Dante Fowler Jr.
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Parental Perspective: Ginger Franks saw Feleipe's patience pay off
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
Feleipe Franks jumped up from where he’d dove into the endzone and ran to the edge of the gridiron. As his teammates surrounded him, he sent a heart sign into the crowd. There were just over 74K fans in attendance, but it was a pointed gesture. He knew exactly where his mom was sitting.
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Parental Perspective: Dean back home for the holidays
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
After being pushed into early action due to injury, the season may not have gone as expected for freshman cornerback Trey Dean III, but he has returned to a familiar setting for the holiday season to end the year.
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Parental Perspective: Lamical Perine's mom saw this coming
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
While Florida running back Lamical Perine was on his way to the endzone to complete a 74-yard rushing touchdown, his mother, Sabrina Haywood, was up in the stands reliving a blast from the past.
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Parental Perspective: Senior Day might have been Lewis' best day
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
The day was a rollercoaster of emotions for Lametrius Lewis. It started when it hit her that after five years, her son—tight end C’yontai Lewis—would be concluding his career as a Florida Gator.
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Parental Perspective: Toney makes amends in a big way
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
While many believed that Kadarius Toney's fumbled punt was going to cost Florida a chance at a win on Saturday, his father Dana Toney knew better. In this edition of Parental Perspective he shares his thoughts.
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Parental Perspective: Townsend's physical and feisty fake
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
Clay Townsend, the father of Florida punter Tommy Townsend talks about his reaction during and after the play that saw his son fake a punt and run for a first down to spark the Gators in their come from behind win over Vanderbilt.
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Parental Perspective: A different look at Krull's pass to Franks
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
Jon Krull, the father of Florida tight end Lucas Krull talks about his reaction during and after the play that saw his son throw, and complete, a pass to Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks.
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Parental Perspective: How Donovan Stiner became The Waterboy
2 yr ago by Kassidy Hill
If you didn't see it live, by now you have seen one of the countless replays of what is perhaps the biggest play of the Florida season. You have heard commentators, coaches and players talk about it. Inside the Gators takes the next step, asking Donovan Stiner's family about the big play.
 
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