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

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444 124
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Emmitt Smith Running back

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285 102
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Percy Harvin Wide receiver

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240 87
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Steve Spurrier Quarterback

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187 58
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Fred Taylor Running back

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Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Danny Wuerffel Quarterback

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

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197 58
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Jack Youngblood Defensive end

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

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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 Brandon Spikes Linebacker

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

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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

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Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Rex Grossman Quarterback

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

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

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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.

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

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79 38
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jabar Gaffney Wide receiver

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

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Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Aaron Hernandez Tight end

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Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Lito Sheppard Cornerback

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jeffery Demps Running back

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Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Kerwin Bell Quarterback

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

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John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
John Reaves Quarterback

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

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Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko Quarterback

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

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

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Jeremy Mincey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Jeremy Mincey Defensive end

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Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Brandon Siler Linebacker

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Earl Everett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Earl Everett Linebacker

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

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Tommy Durrance is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tommy Durrance Running Back

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Andre Debose is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Andre Debose