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
565 146
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

2
649 185
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

3
348 135
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

4
291 108
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

5
233 67
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

6
244 64
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

7
279 84
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

8
253 86
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
137 43
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
161 68
Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Linebacker

11
134 57
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

12
153 71
Vernon Hargreaves III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
jack-young added Vernon Hargreaves III Cornerback

13
112 38
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
158 74
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.

15
137 83
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

16
102 45
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

17
136 71
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

18
88 51
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

19
87 58
Jabar Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Wide receiver

20
71 46
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

21
59 36
Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback

22
69 40
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

23
59 55
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

24
156 145
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tight end

25
60 50
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

26
68 63
Mike Gillislee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

27
53 48
Chris Doering is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

28
47 43
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

29
47 44
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

30
45 42
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

31
51 49
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

32
47 45
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

33
61 60
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

34
38 37
Keiwan Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback, Return specialist, Kickoff returner

35
34 36
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added

36
37 41
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

37
36 46
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

38
29 37
Jarvis Moss is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Defensive end

39
7 4
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

40
12 10
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko

Quarterback

41
26 47
Jeremy Mincey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Defensive end

42
23 37
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

43
7 5
Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Wide receiver

44
12 35
Earl Everett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

45
16 43
Lee McGriff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Lee McGriff Wide Receiver

46
1 7
Felipe Franks is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JackMcLane added Felipe Franks

47
13 42
Tommy Durrance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tommy Durrance Running Back

48
31 80
Andre Debose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added