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Black Ends Gator Career with a Bang

Ahmad Black

There was a time in Urban Meyer's coaching career where he would have overlooked Ahmad Black as a recruit. The reports of Black being too short and too slow are well documented. Meyer used to look past those players, too. However, his decision to recruit Black helped the head coach end his career with a victory Saturday at the Outback Bowl.

It would have been tough to script a better ending. The Florida defense looked like it was going to crumble late in the game like it had other points during the season. With a six-point lead, Penn State got the ball with 3:04 remaining in the game. The Nittany Lions went 54 yards in six plays, using whatever facet of the offense they wanted to move the ball. That's when Ahmad Black did what he's...

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