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Tuesday August 13, 2013 Driskel's background, Taylor's HOF weekend, Floyd's good news, more tidbits

Updated: 12:42pm, August 13


Former Gators RB Fred Taylor one of newest members to Florida Sports Hall of Fame.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gators held a morning practice and will hit the field again this afternoon for their second two-a-day session of camp.

As they take a break, let’s catch up on some fresh links from around the Internet discussing the current Gators and past ones:

--‘Great Respect’ runs in family for Gators junior quarterback Jeff Driskel writes Antonya English of Tampa Bay Times.

--Tailback a concern for Gators with Matt Jones still sidelined writes Robbie Andreu of The Gainesville Sun.

--Gators coach Will Muschamp continues to search for pieces of the puzzle on offense writes Edgar Thompson of The Orlando Sentinel.

--Florida ranked seventh in merchandise royalties last year writes Darren Rovell of ESPN.com.

--Former Gators DT Sharrif Floyd received good news Monday that his knee has no major damage writes USA Today’s tom Pelissero.

--Former Gators RB Fred Taylor was inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday.

--Want to smell like an Alabama man or Florida woman? Now you can with SEC fragrances available from Masik Collegiate Fragrances. Al.com with the details.

--SI.com takes a look at games you can’t miss in 2013 and Florida at Miami in Week 2 on list.

--UF compliance director Jamie McCloskey talks to CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler about how UF dealt with Tebowmania.

--Gators buck linebacker Ronald Powell is using Vikings running back Adrian Peterson as inspiration coming off two major knee surgeries writes Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com’s GatorNation.

--The SEC will have guaranteed bowl spots for at least 10 of its 14 members beginning in 2014 writes Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com.

--Yahoo! columnist Pat Forde writes about how former Gators coach Urban Meyer has sped up Ohio State’s pace to catch SEC.

--Cornerbacks Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson lead way for corner-rich Gators defense writes Jason Lieser of The Palm Beach Post.

--Former Gators LB Jon Bostic impresses the Bears as a rookie writes Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com.

--Florida fans who watched Caleb Sturgis won’t be surprised that he kicked a 58-yard field on his birthday

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