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Gonzales Wants Receivers to Emulate the Past

Dallas Baker

In my time of following the Gators it was Ricky Nattiel, Ray McDonald, Stacey Simmons, Ernie Mills, Willie Jackson, and Jack Jackson. It was Chris Doering and the quartet of Ike Hilliard, Reidel Anthony, and Jacquez Green, and Travis McGriff. It was Travis Taylor and Darrel Jackson. All of these were big time players making big time plays for the University of Florida over the last 20 years.

I know I have missed some, but you get the point. Wide Receivers Coach Billy Gonzales wants more like that. What many don't realize is that in his stable of wide receivers, six of them are former US Army All-Americans. Half of them were on the 2005 edition of the Gator football team and didn't live up to expectations. The past is something that Gonzales is going to use to shape the future. "I...

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