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Herndon earns scholarship

Herndon played six games on special teams in 2012

The Gators rallied around head coach Will Muschamp following Tuesday's practice expecting the normal post-practice instructions, but the script changed. It was a special day for Muschamp, as the former walk-on at Georgia got to hand out scholarships to two Florida walk-ons. Even when the topic was brought up, sophomore Mark Herndon never expected what was about to happen.

The first announcement was that the Florida coaches elected to give walk-on Tim Clark a scholarship for the third straight season. It wasn't much of a surprise to the team when the redshirt senior, now in grad school at Florida, was given the scholarship. "But I have another one," Mark Herndon recalled Muschamp saying after Tuesday's practice. There were a few options running through the minds...

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