Despite flashes as a receiver, DeAndre Goolsby's lacking skills as a blocker hurt him.
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There are some definite character and off-the-field concerns for Callaway, but on the field he has the speed to threaten vertically and the burst to produce after the catch.
Florida coach Jim McElwain expressed support for receiver Antonio Callaway but didn't shy away from issuing what he called a significant penalty, saying, "You take something away that really means something to them."
Before chats with Clemson's Dabo Swinney & Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley, Matt Schick, Adam Rittenberg & Jake Trotter discuss the suspensions at Florida, weigh in on intriguing QB battles at places like Michigan, Texas, Miami, Virginia Tech and many more.
Gators face bookending challenges
Florida faces two of its biggest challenges to start and close its 2017 season. But a midseason stretch against LSU, Texas A&M and Georgia will make or break the Gators' season.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
The ESPN Junior 300 was released on Monday with California defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux ranked No. 1 overall. Thibodeaux is uncommitted, but plenty of the other ESPN Jr. 300 prospects have already made their choice, getting a few schools off to a fast start.
California defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux tops the first 2019 rankings. The class is short on QB talent but is setting up to be a big one for the Florida Gators.
Preseason No. 16 Florida will be short-handed when it faces No. 9 Michigan in the season opener at AT&T Stadium.
Florida released contracts for five returning assistant coaches Friday, including Chris Rumph, who got a three-year contract extension and a $100,000 raise, after helping the Gators become a formidable front in 2016.