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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
Running back
2
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
3
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
4
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback
5
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
6
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added
Running back

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Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
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Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
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Maurkice Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added
Guard, Center
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Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added
Linebacker
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Jevon Kearse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Jevon Kearse
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Reggie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Reggie Nelson
Cornerback, Safety
13
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wilber Marshall
Linebacker
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Mike Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added
Center
15
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver
16
Jordan Reed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JasonAzarpour added
Tight end
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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.
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Vernon Hargreaves III is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
jack-young added Vernon Hargreaves III
Cornerback
19
Carlos Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Carlos Dunlap
Defensive end
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Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback
21
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
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Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wes Chandler
Wide receiver
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Jabar Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added
Wide receiver
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Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver
25
Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Lito Sheppard
Cornerback