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Camp preview: Linebackers

Camp preview: Linebackers

The linebacker position struggled and was mostly unproductive for Florida last season. The Gators don’t lose any heading into the 2014 season, but they have to make more plays for the defense to be better this year.

Before diving into the players, it’s a good idea to clear up how the Gators are using their linebackers. Will Muschamp mentioned in the spring that Florida played between 70-80 percent in the nickel formation, taking one of the three starting linebackers off the field. The coaches haven’t made a public decision about how much they’ll be in the nickel or dime packages this fall, but it’s safe to...

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