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Written by solari, September 2, 2007, 0 Comments,
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If a wide receiver on the Gator football team wants to get on the football field, they have to honor a tenet long preached by Coaches Meyer and Gonzales: Blocking!

For a wide receiver, it may be an unsavory part of their role, but the good ones have embraced this concept because they know it helps their offense get going by opening up lanes for ball carriers to fly past their defenders.

Percy Harvin has always been known as an electric playmaker on the field as well as a dynamic receiver, but many may not realize that he’s also fully embraced the concept of blocking down the field.  Take a look at photographer Tim Casey’s series of photos capturing Harvin taking out two defenders simultaneously, giving quarterback Tim Tebow room to fly past them near the sideline during the game.





Just watch for Harvin to appear from the right as he engages Tebow’s pursuers:

Now you can see why the coaches continually stress the importance of wide receiver blocking!  We hope to present an interesting series of photos from each game from here on out, so stay tuned!

Many thanks to Tim Casey for capturing such a great sequence of photos.

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Publisher/Owner -- Back when I was a wee one I had to decide if I wanted to live dangerously and become a computer hacker or start a website devoted to the Gators. I chose the Gators instead of the daily thrill of knowing my next meal might be at Leavenworth. No regrets, however. The Gators have been and will continue to be my addiction. What makes this so much fun is that the more addicted I become to the Florida Gators, the more fun I have doing innovative things to help bring all the Gator news that is news (and some that isn’t) to Gator fans around the world. Andy Warhol said we all have our 15 minutes of fame. Thanks to Gator Country, I’m working on a half hour. Thanks to an understanding daughter that can’t decide if she’s going to be the female version of Einstein, Miss Universe, President of the United States or a princess, I get to spend my days doing what I’ve done since Gus Garcia and I founded Gator Country back in 1996. Has it really been over a decade and a half now?

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If a wide receiver on the Gator football team wants to get on the football field, they have to honor a tenet long preached by Coaches Meyer and Gonzales: Blocking!

For a wide receiver, it may be an unsavory part of their role, but the good ones have embraced this concept because they know it helps their offense get going by opening up lanes for ball carriers to fly past their defenders.

Percy Harvin has always been known as an electric playmaker on the field as well as a dynamic receiver, but many may not realize that he’s also fully embraced the concept of blocking down the field.  Take a look at photographer Tim Casey’s series of photos capturing Harvin taking out two defenders simultaneously, giving quarterback Tim Tebow room to fly past them near the sideline during the game.





Just watch for Harvin to appear from the right as he engages Tebow’s pursuers:

Now you can see why the coaches continually stress the importance of wide receiver blocking!  We hope to present an interesting series of photos from each game from here on out, so stay tuned!

Many thanks to Tim Casey for capturing such a great sequence of photos.

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