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
602 155
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

2
688 196
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

3
377 141
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

4
311 114
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

5
247 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
295 87
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

7
259 69
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

8
269 90
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
146 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
168 72
Brandon Spikes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Linebacker

11
146 59
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

12
165 74
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
120 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
166 78
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
142 87
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

16
107 46
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

17
142 76
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
35 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 44
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

37
14 5
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
9 6
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

41
14 12
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko

Quarterback

42
25 39
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker

43
5 2
Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
23ryanjohnston added Quarterback

44
2 0
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
1 0
Marcus Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Marcus Gilbert Tackle

46
1 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
1 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
Dale Van Sickel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added End

49
26 51
Jeremy Mincey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Defensive end

50
0 0
Earnest Graham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Running back, Fullback