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
603 155
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

2
690 196
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

3
378 142
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

4
311 115
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

5
248 71
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
260 69
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

7
296 88
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

8
270 90
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
147 46
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
169 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
167 74
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
146 60
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

13
122 42
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
167 79
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
108 46
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

16
143 88
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

17
142 77
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

18
93 53
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

19
92 59
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
75 47
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

21
62 37
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
72 41
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

23
63 56
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

24
162 157
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tight end

25
71 66
Mike Gillislee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

26
62 53
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

27
56 49
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
52 46
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

29
50 44
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

30
48 43
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

31
65 61
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

32
49 46
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

33
52 53
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

34
40 40
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
36 40
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added

36
39 45
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

37
15 6
Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Wide receiver

38
31 39
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
37 49
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

40
6 3
Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
23ryanjohnston added Quarterback

41
9 7
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

42
14 13
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko

Quarterback

43
25 40
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

44
3 1
Maurkice Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Guard, Center

45
2 0
Dale Van Sickel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added End

46
2 0
Jevon Kearse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added

47
2 0
Mike Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Center

48
1 0
Carlos Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Defensive end

49
1 0
Earnest Graham is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Running back, Fullback

50
1 0
Marcus Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Marcus Gilbert Tackle