Ortega Would Love To Strap It On Once More Premium Story

By Franz Beard
GatorCountry.com Managing Editor
Date: May 16, 2006

MIAMI --- Late at night, when the house is dark and he's sound asleep, Ralph Ortega has this recurring dream. He's young again, suited up in his Florida football uniform, and he's leading the Gators out of the tunnel at The Swamp with 90,000 of his closest friends standing on their feet, roaring their approval. When he wakes up, he realizes that it was just a dream and nothing more, but that doesn't stop him from wishing that just once this dream could come true.

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