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No NFL talk from Florida juniors yet

Easley will have a decision to make in January

With four Florida defensive players and tight end Jordan Reed all eyeing a potential early departure for the NFL, it wouldn't be a surprise if it were constantly brought up in the locker room and meetings rooms of the football complex. It's a tough decision for the players to make, but the focus has remained on the Sugar Bowl. It hasn't always been that way in recent years at Florida.

"None," senior defensive tackle Omar Hunter said about NFL talk from the juniors. "Whereas when I was a younger guy, I used to hear it all the time, ‘Oh man, I'm leaving. I don't want to be here anymore. I'm going to go get money.' "This year — not one bit." The reason, according to Hunter, is simple. The upperclassmen take pride in the 11-1 regular season record during 2012, and they're proud...

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