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
615 175
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

2
533 139
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

3
281 98
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

4
325 126
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

5
221 62
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
263 76
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

7
233 62
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

8
243 81
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
131 39
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
152 64
Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Linebacker

11
128 53
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

12
143 67
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
149 70
Dante Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Dante Fowler Jr.

14
103 36
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
130 80
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

16
99 43
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

17
127 68
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

18
86 48
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

19
83 54
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
69 42
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

21
56 34
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
57 52
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

23
150 135
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tight end

24
65 38
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

25
58 49
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

26
65 61
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
51 47
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
46 43
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

29
44 41
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

30
45 43
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

31
45 43
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

32
50 49
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

33
60 59
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
37 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
33 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 38
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

37
35 46
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

38
28 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
12 8
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko Quarterback

40
25 47
Jeremy Mincey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Defensive end

41
22 37
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

42
5 4
Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Wide receiver

43
4 4
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

44
1 3
Felipe Franks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
JackMcLane added Felipe Franks

45
11 35
Earl Everett is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

46
15 42
Lee McGriff is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Lee McGriff Wide Receiver

47
12 41
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 77
Andre Debose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added