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Odds and Ends: Good Thing Cooper Stayed

Riley Cooper

Before the season Riley Cooper had a choice to make. Should he sign with professional baseball and begin his career immediately, or play his final season of eligibility at Florida first? It's a good thing for the Gators that Cooper decided to stick around, because he's the only receiver producing with any consistency right now.

Riley Cooper's numbers against Arkansas won't wow anyone on the surface -  six catches for 58 yards. The timing of the catches was critical though, as he and Tim Tebow connected three times on what turned out to be the game winning drive. Florida's other wide receivers combined only had three catches on the day.   A MEMORABLE FIRST   Caleb Sturgis had never attempted a possible game winning field... Recommended Stories