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Kyle Newell


6' 8"
300 lbs.
Brandon Abbaspour


CAREER: Has played in 41 career games…A walk-on who joined the team prior to fall drills in

2005…2008: Saw time in all 14 games during his senior campaign as Florida clinched its second national championship in three years and its eighth SEC title…A reliable and go-to offensive lineman who contributed on special teams, primarily as a member of the field-goal unit…2007: Played in all 13 games on the extra-point and field-goal teams…2006: Made his 14th-straight appearance of the season on the line in Florida’s victory over Ohio State…Was named as one of the Scout Team Players of the Week following the preparations for Western Carolina and Florida State…Was in the offensive line rotation during the 42-0 shutout of UCF…Made the first appearance of his collegiate career in the Gators’ opener… 2005: Did not see any game action and was a member of the scout team…PREP: Lettered four years at Chamberlain High School in football, three years in basketball and one year in baseball… High school coach was Billy Turner…Named second-team all-county for his performance on the field throughout his senior season…Part of two all-tournament teams for basketball and garnered honorable mention honors for the all-county basketball team his senior season… PERSONAL: Was born on Feb. 4, 1987…His parents are Steve and Leona Newell…Has an older brother, Ryan…MAJOR: Physics.

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