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Tim Paulk passed away

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by spike718, May 12, 2021.

  1. spike718

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    Tim Paulk Death – Obituary : Tim Paulk Has Died

    Not sure if I posted the link correctly but Tim Paulk passed away. He was in the same freshmen class as me...and emmitt...and I loved watching him play LB beside Godfrey Myles (who has also passed) and Fee Bartley.

    peace Tim.
     
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  2. dadx4

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    : (
     
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  3. shelbygt350

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    My favorite player on the defenses he played on. One tough dude. Rest in peace forever Tim.
     
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  4. GratorGator

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    Sad news
     
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  5. SJB612

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    Sucks. Dude was a beast. One of my favorites when I was at UF. Too damn soon.
     
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  6. garettk

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    These types of post are happening way too frequently.

    RIP
     
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  7. UF24ou14

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    That's so sad to hear. I also didn't know that Godfrey Myles had died as well. RIP both of them. They were great Gators. Loved watching them play.
     
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  8. 62gator

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    Great player, he was never the same after getting hurt late in his senior season though. That LB corp was really something.
    R.I.P. Tim.

    Breaking up a hit act at linebacker
     
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  9. gator10

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    Rip timmy, horrible news. He was in my friend’s English class and showed up the first day and the day of the final. The professor would just say,”hey timmy”. Sure was a hell of a player.
     
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  10. kes

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    Tim Paulk was my all time favorite LB. He was a year older than me and man, what a bad dude. I know better have played but he set the bar for me as favorite.
     
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  11. gtr2x

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    Paulk and Myles, 2 great Gators gone too soon. Sad news.
     
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  12. lizardbreath

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    This kind of loss just gets harder to take with every new instance. I hate that such vital men so often die so young. RIP Tim. My deepest sympathies to family and friends.
     
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  13. AgingGator

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    Gators had some great linebackers in the 80’s; Fernando Jackson, Wilber Marshall, Alonzo Johnson, Patrick Miller, Huey Richardson, Jerry Odom, and all of those mentioned above by spike. We had some ferocious defenses in those days.
     
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  14. swampbabe

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    This hasn't been reported by any reputable sources. If you read any of the links they seem to be a bit off, as in written by someone for whom English is not their first language.
     
  15. slightlyskeptic

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    Very sad. Makes me feel even older than I already am.
     
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  16. Gatorhead

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    Hope your right, how can an IRONMAN like Paulk be done??
     
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  18. swampbabe

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    May he Rest In Peace..... Condolences and prayers to his family and friends. A GREAT GATOR, Loved watching him lay the wood to opposing players.
    R.I.P. Mr. Tim Paulk
     
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