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Some Props for Derek Wingo

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by chemgator, Feb 9, 2020.

  1. chemgator

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    An article about the top recruit for each SEC team, and what they may be capable of.

    SEC College Football Recruiting: Team Rankings, Top Players, Biggest Strengths, What's Missing

    I am surprised that they went with Wingo, when we have a 5-star DT coming in.
     
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  3. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    It makes it even more interesting toi see them rate Wingo so well there....

    We've got one heck of a combination coming on....with Wingo, Dexter and Cox...THREE 5* guys on either the DL or LB....

    Add Shorter and Lingard on the other side....and Mullen did one great job there..(not to mention that he also grabbed a goodly number of "upper- echelon" 4* guys as well.

    The future is looking much brighter for the Gators....Dan Mullen sure isn't kidding when he said that his goal for the Gators is to maintain the Gator Standard, and get back to winning National Championships...very quickly!!

    I don't know about anyone else...but, the way he's turned this program around, and put us back into the National picture again...(very quickly...from 4-7..to 10-3 ..then 11-2, with great top-10 National rankings).....
    I tend to believe exactly what Coach Mulen has to say....

    Great job, Coach!!..and...

    GO GATORS!!
     
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  4. demosthenes

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    On one service. Gervin Dexter was a consensus 5* and almost top ten in the nation.
     
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    I have no doubt we're going to have the nastiest front 7 in all of CFB very quickly. All we need are the S's to improve just a tad and opposing O's won't stand a chance.
     
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    Futures so bright we may need shades... was listening to CI on Dave’s pod the other day and I was encouraged to hear him speak of the overall vibe of the entire campus really once dan took over, not just football but everything. The guy has really done something amazing when u think about how apathetic the situation had gotten under champ and Mac
     
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    Wingo is a winner as well as a leader. He will be another Reese with elite athletic ability. The ‘20 LB’s will have as much speed as any SEC team including Bama and UGA - depending on who’s on the field.
     
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    between last year and this year, our LB group is about to be very talented! Next year when Black comes in too. wooooo
     
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    Props to his mom too for that amazing interview on Inside the Gators.......if I am allowed to say that. If not....oops!
     
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    ESPN went with Dexter FWIW

    7. Florida Gators: DT Gervon Dexter
    Including transfers, Florida added seven defensive linemen to its 2020 class, which says a lot about where the focus was and what the need was. Four of those prospects were ranked in the ESPN 300, and Dexter was the highest ranked among them all. A five-star tackle at 6-foot-6, 280 pounds, Dexter is a disruptive player and could help on the interior or the edge depending on the situation. He had 18 sacks his senior season in high school and is exactly what Florida needs along the defensive line.

    Instant-impact true freshman for each Top 25 team
     
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    I’ve said it before but I’d love to see Dexter earn some playing time at SSDE with Cox on the other end, Campbell on the nose and Carter at the 3. Grantham and Turner have to be salivating with the DL options available. Slaton, Conliffe, Humphreys, Goods, Lee and Brown give the Gators fresh bodies on the inside and Powell and Umanmielen added to the returning DE’s are going to keep fresh legs in front of Wingo and the returning LB’s for all 60 minutes.
     
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    Yes, this front 7 coming up is gonna be bad a$$ for the next few years at least, and possibly even get better if the recruiting keeps going up. This is totally great to see what Coach Dan M and staff are doing.... Hoping it lasts for a long, long time.
    GO GATORS!!!! ALL CHOMP!!!!
     
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  15. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Don't forget about the other up and coming beast...in Diabate!
     
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    With the talent and size of the ‘20 class’ DT’s along with Humphrey and the veterans coming back, I wonder if we’ll see more 4-man fronts this season? If Dexter gets a look at strong side DE with Cox on the other end look out. All of a sudden C Rob has thumpers and flyers at LB. Returning starters at all secondary positions could make this years D more versatile and deeper than last season’s. Three TD’s and a FG could win 11 regular season games - one of which must be UGA.
     
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    Not sure I can link this, but we'll see... It's the story of Wingo's mother and her crazy great recruiting visit that she and her entire family had in Gainesville. At the very end of her story you will understand more about the other schools and their shady recruiting practices.. I think she's talking about that mid-western school that Wingo was originally committed to.

    It's a great read if you have the time.

    The Inside Scoop: A behind the scenes look at Derek Wingo's Florida official visit
     
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    Wingo is more important right off the bat if he can win the job over the veterans Miller & Houston...

    Would be awesome to have a immediate impact freshman player at Mike...like Channing Crowder or Brandon Siler


    The Greatness Of Channing Crowder
    Crowder’s first season at University of Florida during 2003 was very impressive. He led the entire country in tackles as a freshman. He set the record for number of starts by a freshman linebacker in school history with nine starts in 2003.

    He was a team captain in 2004 and ended his second college football season by being named an ESPN All-American and a member of the All SEC First Team.

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    40 days to Gator football! #40 Brandon Siler
    #40 Brandon T. Siler of Daytona Beach, Florida played linebacker under Ron Zook and Urban Meyer from 2004 to 2006. He made an immediate impact his freshman year and was named to the freshman All-SEC team. Brandon continued to excel in his sophomore year under Urban Meyer, especially in fumble recoveries (7). In his junior year his work ethic and on-field leadership were pivotal to the Gators going 13-1 and winning their second national championship. Brandon was named 2nd team All-SEC, and 3rd team All-American, and #1 linebacker named Brandon…until it was Mr. Spike’s turn (see “51 Days Until Gator Football…”).

    He was a 7th round NFL draft pick for the San Diego Chargers in 2007, where he played until 2010. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2011, but suffered an Achilles tendon rupture and retired from football a year later. He ended his career with 180 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 3 recovered fumbles.
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    Pretty soon people gone forget all about that 3rd & Grantham thing once he has the horses to run his game
     
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    And Bogle.... he will be a big factor
     
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