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
639 168
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Running back

2
728 208
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

3
401 149
Percy Harvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

4
271 74
Fred Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

5
275 71
Jack Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Defensive end

6
325 119
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

7
310 93
Joe Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Cornerback, Defensive back

8
284 94
Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

9
153 50
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
180 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
177 76
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
152 62
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

13
129 44
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
117 48
Ike Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

15
171 82
Dante Fowler Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Dante Fowler Jr.

16
151 91
Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

17
147 80
Cris Collinsworth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

18
97 53
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

19
97 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
81 47
Reidel Anthony is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

21
12 0
Mike Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Center

22
66 37
Lito Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback

23
77 42
Jacquez Green is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide Receiver

24
18 1
Maurkice Pouncey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Guard, Center

25
67 57
Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

26
16 1
Jevon Kearse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added

27
171 164
Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Tight end

28
73 67
Mike Gillislee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

29
60 49
Chris Doering is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

30
56 46
Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

31
62 54
James Jones is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

32
52 44
Willie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

33
50 43
Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Safety, Defensive back

34
67 61
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
WilliamThomasDoro added Running back

35
50 46
Carlos Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver

36
53 53
Nat Moore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
mkeith.peel added Wide receiver

37
41 40
Keiwan Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Cornerback, Return specialist, Kickoff returner

38
38 40
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added

39
20 7
Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Wide receiver

40
41 45
John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Quarterback

41
31 39
Jarvis Moss is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Defensive end

42
38 49
Scot Brantley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Linebacker

43
8 1
Carlos Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Defensive end

44
5 0
Earnest Graham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Running back, Fullback

45
16 13
Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
QuestSF added Bob Hewko

Quarterback

46
9 7
Will Hill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
RollTide19 added Safety, Defensive back

47
3 0
Max Starks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Tackle

48
3 0
Marcus Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Marcus Gilbert Tackle

49
3 0
Ben Troupe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Heather Hamlin added Tight end

50
25 41
Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time
Manuel Deleon added Linebacker