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Diwun Black MVP State 9A Basketball Championship

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by reptilenation, Mar 10, 2019.

  1. biggynugs

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    Was that RFN?
     
  2. bullgator15

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  3. biggynugs

    biggynugs All American

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    Who’s 11?
     
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  4. kryptonite

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    Muschamp will take offense to this. He most certainly had a UF offer. At Defensive End of course.
     
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  5. Distant Gator

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    This was Spurrier's number. It was one of 2 retired numbers we had when SOS came in 1990.
    Spurrier unretired it and then awarded it to some outstanding players.
    Ben Hanks was one- not sure of the others.

    IMO this is a great idea of Strange and I wish Mullen would adopt it- make our #11 like LSU's #18.
    That would be cool.
     
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  6. StrangeGator

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    A series of players who had to travel difficult paths to get to UF. Hanks was the first. Don't remember the others at this moment.
     
  7. biggynugs

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    I didn’t know all that, that’s a pretty cool story.
     
  8. jhbyrd

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    Just click on your thread on the Swampgas topic threads page. Then click on "thread tools" to edit the title.

    FYI great scoop.
     
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  9. homer

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    Reggie Nelson and Major Wright?

    I don’t think either had number 11 though?
     
  10. Zepgator

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    We probably need him on the basketball team.
     
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  11. og8trz

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    I can’t remember their names, but didn’t we have two football signees on a Gainesville High state champ under SOS?

    I think one was a DT, Ian Something, who played in the NFL for the Bears & the other was a CB, maybe Vernell Brown?
     
  12. og8trz

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    I talked to a retired HS BB coach & he said he is better off playing football exclusively
     
  13. SJB612

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    Ian Scott. That was his name, but don't know if he was a state champ or not.
     
  14. og8trz

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    Thanks for helping my eroding memory. I thought they won state, but could be wrong
     
  15. og8trz

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    They did win in 5A in 1999
     
  16. og8trz

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    Was Vernell Brown the PG on that team?
     
  17. StrangeGator

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    Willie Jackson was an excellent hoops player, even played one season at UF.
     
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  18. tilly

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    Tha you Mike? :D
     
  19. Zepgator

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    No doubt, I was saying that facetiously.
     
  20. FearNoSpear

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    Thad Bullard and O.J. Small were the other 2 after Hanks.