When the Gators rolled into the 2006 season, there were some question marks at certain positions on…
Gonzales Wants Receivers to Emulate the Past
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 don't think it was a group of receivers that was feared," Gonzales started about last year's receiving unit. "I think that is something in the past that they had here. We want it to get back to the point when Florida receivers go onto the football field they are going to be a group of guys that are feared." Such a candid words from a wide receivers coach at the University of Florida conjures up glorious visions of the past where the Gator receivers used to be so feared and so dominating as a unit that they virtually single handedly won games with their fleet wings on the field. In order for...
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