college football The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time  

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Hailing from "The Swamp" in Gainesville, Florida, The Gators are one of the most celebrated institutions in college football. The Gators have three national championships to their name, as well as eight SEC-titles in the program's 108-year history. The University of Florida has also produced 31 consensus All-Americans and three Heisman Trophy winners.

With 89 First Team All-Americans and 46 NFL first-round draft picks, it is safe to say that the Gators have had some remarkable talent over the years.

So, It's up to you now, Rankers. Who is the best Florida Gator ever? You have your work cut out for you. From Tebow to Collinsworth to Emmitt Smith – Steve Spurrier, Jack Youngblood, and Danny Wuerffel and many more. There is no wrong answer! Upvote your picks for the best University of Florida football players now!
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Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Emmitt Smith Running back

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289 83
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tim Tebow Quarterback

3
170 56
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Percy Harvin Wide receiver

4
146 45
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Steve Spurrier Quarterback

5
110 31
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Fred Taylor Running back

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134 39
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Danny Wuerffel Quarterback

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117 31
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Jack Youngblood Defensive end

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126 37
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Joe Haden Cornerback, Defensive back

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84 36
Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Brandon Spikes Linebacker

10
52 12
Reggie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Reggie Nelson Cornerback, Safety

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72 29
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wilber Marshall Linebacker

12
74 38
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Rex Grossman Quarterback

13
52 20
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Ike Hilliard Wide receiver

14
74 32
Dante Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Dante Fowler Jr.

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69 34
Vernon Hargreaves III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
jack-young added Vernon Hargreaves III Cornerback

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47 22
Jabar Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jabar Gaffney Wide receiver

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52 23
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wes Chandler Wide receiver

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25 4
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JasonAzarpour added Jordan Reed Tight end

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57 34
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cris Collinsworth Quarterback

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27 11
Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Lito Sheppard Cornerback

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36 21
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Reidel Anthony Wide receiver

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29 24
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Shane Mathews Quarterback

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33 19
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Jaquez Green Wide Receiver

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19 12
Keiwan Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Keiwan Ratliff Cornerback, Return specialist, Kickoff returner

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33 28
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
James Jones Wide receiver

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65 67
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Aaron Hernandez Tight end

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29 28
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Nat Moore Wide receiver

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26 29
Mike Gillislee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Mike Gillislee Running back

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16 14
Jarvis Moss is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Jarvis Moss Defensive end

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13 14
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Channing Crowder

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24 24
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Carlos Alvarez Wide receiver

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23 23
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Willie Jackson Wide receiver

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25 26
Chris Doering is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Chris Doering Wide receiver

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34 36
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jeffery Demps Running back

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21 24
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Kerwin Bell Quarterback

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18 22
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Lawrence Wright Safety, Defensive back

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23 28
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Scot Brantley Linebacker

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16 20
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
John Reaves Quarterback

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18 26
Jeremy Mincey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jeremy Mincey Defensive end

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5 14
Earl Everett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Earl Everett Linebacker

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9 16
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Brandon Siler Linebacker

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8 20
Lee McGriff is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Lee McGriff Wide Receiver

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7 19
Tommy Durrance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tommy Durrance Running Back

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14 42
Andre Debose is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Andre Debose