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No Gators, Seminoles or Bulls in ESPN’s too-early top 25

No Gators, Seminoles or Bulls in ESPN’s too-early top 25

With spring football over, ESPN updated its too-early top 25 college football rankings.Not pictured: the Gators, Seminoles or Bulls.Miami is the state's top team at No. 8, which seems about right. The Hurricanes are talented — ridiculously...
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What the 2018 NFL draft told us about Dan Mullen, Willie Taggart

What the 2018 NFL draft told us about Dan Mullen, Willie Taggart

While others are already looking ahead to the 2019 NFL draft, let's take a look back at what happened over the weekend, and what it means for the Gators and Seminoles.Specifically, what does this draft (and the ones before it) tell us about new coach...
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NFL draft: FSU and Wharton High product Auden Tate joins the Bengals

NFL draft: FSU and Wharton High product Auden Tate joins the Bengals

Former Wharton High and Florida State receiver Auden Tate's long wait ended in the final four picks of the draft when the Bengals chose him in the seventh round (No. 253 overall).Tate became only the third receiver drafted out of FSU in the last 11 d...
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NFL draft: Florida State’s Josh Sweat goes to the Eagles at No. 130

NFL draft: Florida State’s Josh Sweat goes to the Eagles at No. 130

Former Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat was drafted Saturday by the Eagles in the fourth round (No. 130 overall).This wasn't what Sweat would have envisioned in 2014, when he was the top recruit in the country and already being talked about as ...
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NFL draft: Florida Gators’ Antonio Callaway headed to the Browns

NFL draft: Florida Gators’ Antonio Callaway headed to the Browns

Former Florida Gators receiver Antonio Callaway's wait in the NFL draft is over.The Browns traded up to pick the talented but troubled Miami native in the fourth round (No. 105 overall)."He's as gifted as any wide receiver in this entire class," NFL ...
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NFL draft: FSU’s Derrick Nnadi goes in the third round to the Chiefs

NFL draft: FSU’s Derrick Nnadi goes in the third round to the Chiefs

Former Florida State defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi was drafted in the third round Friday night by the Chiefs (No. 75 overall).He's the second former Seminole defender chosen, after first-round safety Derwin James went to the Chargers on Thursday.Nna...
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NFL draft: Bucs trade makes Duke Dawson a Patriots pick in the second round

NFL draft: Bucs trade makes Duke Dawson a Patriots pick in the second round

Former Florida Gators defensive back Duke Dawson was the first state or local player drafted Friday night on Day 2 of the NFL draft. Dawson was the No. 56 overall pick to the Patriots, who got that selection from a trade with the Bucs.Dawson had 13 p...
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NFL draft: Five state or Tampa Bay players who could go tonight

NFL draft: Five state or Tampa Bay players who could go tonight

Our Greg Auman provided a list of 10 players the Bucs might target tonight in the second round of the NFL draft.But what about from the college/high school level?Here are five names from state colleges or local high schools to watch:Receiver Deon Cai...
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Would you draft ex-Florida Gators receiver Antonio Callaway?

Would you draft ex-Florida Gators receiver Antonio Callaway?

Former Florida Gators receiver Antonio Callaway should have heard his name called last night during the NFL draft's first round.He didn't.He might hear his name called tonight, during the second or third round.He probably won't.Which means one of the...
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NFL draft: Chargers take FSU’s Derwin James with No. 17 pick

NFL draft: Chargers take FSU’s Derwin James with No. 17 pick

Former Florida State safety Derwin James fell farther than expected Thursday in the first night of the NFL draft before being chosen by the Chargers with the No. 17 overall pick.James became the fifth former Seminoles defensive back ever drafted in t...
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