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
753 212
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

2
659 172
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

3
412 151
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

4
281 76
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

5
280 72
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

6
330 121
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

7
292 94
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

8
317 94
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

9
156 52
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
186 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
181 77
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
20 0
Mike Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Center

13
156 63
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

14
136 46
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JasonAzarpour added Tight end

15
122 49
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

16
158 92
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

17
175 85
Dante Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Dante Fowler Jr.

18
151 82
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

19
102 55
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

20
99 61
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
23 1
Jevon Kearse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added

22
83 49
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

23
70 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
82 43
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

25
68 59
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback