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"Doering's Got a Touchdown"
It they were to write a song about how Chris Doering's Florida football career began, they might entitle it, "Somewhere, Under the Rainbow." All-State in football, basketball and baseball coming out of high school at P.K. Yonge in Gainesville, Doering was there when there were no scholarship offers for the tall, skinny kid who grew up dreaming that he would be the next Cris Collinsworth or Tyrone Young at the University of Florida, something that the passage of time allows him to call "a blessing in disguise." In the spring of 1991 there was no internet with its bevy of scouting services offering all the latest on anyone that even remotely resembled a college football prospect. That the Gators weren't recruiting him probably factored into why there were no scholarship offers forthcoming. "Other schools, I think, figured that if Florida is not recruiting him and he's in their back yard then he must not be worth us spending any of our time recruiting him," Doering said. "It doesn't...
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