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A Shining Week for Chris Hetland

Gator walk-on kicker Chris Hetland had a great Thanksgiving weekend by any measure. Leading the SEC in field goal percentage, he went two for three against archrival FSU in The Swamp, playing a large role in a monumental victory over the Seminoles. Earlier in the week, Hetland also received very pleasant news from Coach Meyer – a much deserved scholarship for his senior season next year.

Chris Hetland, who hails from Leesburg, Georgia, was in an unusual situation where his tutition at the University of Florida is three to four times higher than for most because he is an out-of-state student.The scholarship will alleviate some heavy financial concerns and he's earned every bit of it by making 12 out of 14 field goals so far on the season, leading the...

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