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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1
642 168
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

2
731 208
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

3
272 74
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

4
401 150
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

5
276 71
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

6
326 119
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

7
312 93
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

8
285 94
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
153 51
Reggie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback, Safety

10
181 73
Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Linebacker

11
178 76
Vernon Hargreaves III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
jack-young added Vernon Hargreaves III Cornerback

12
154 62
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

13
129 45
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JasonAzarpour added Tight end

14
118 48
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

15
152 91
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

16
171 83
Dante Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Dante Fowler Jr.

17
148 81
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

18
99 53
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

19
14 0
Mike Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Center

20
97 60
Jabar Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Wide receiver

21
81 48
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

22
20 1
Maurkice Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Guard, Center

23
66 38
Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback

24
79 42
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

25
67 58
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

26
17 1
Jevon Kearse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added

27
172 165
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tight end

28
73 68
Mike Gillislee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

29
60 50
Chris Doering is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

30
56 47
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

31
62 55
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

32
52 45
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

33
50 44
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

34
67 62
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

35
51 47
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

36
54 54
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

37
41 41
Keiwan Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback, Return specialist, Kickoff returner

38
38 41
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added

39
41 46
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

40
20 8
Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Wide receiver

41
31 40
Jarvis Moss is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Defensive end

42
38 50
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

43
9 2
Carlos Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Defensive end

44
5 1
Earnest Graham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Running back, Fullback

45
16 14
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko

Quarterback

46
4 1
Marcus Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Marcus Gilbert Tackle

47
4 1
Ben Troupe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Tight end

48
9 8
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

49
3 1
Max Starks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Tackle

50
25 42
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker