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Tyrie Cleveland

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by reaves2alvarez, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. reaves2alvarez

    reaves2alvarez All American

    Nov 29, 2016
    Greenard, Trask and others have really represented our university well. Tyrie, in today’s Sun, is another. He is one of my favorite players this year and I wish he had a few more footballs come his way but that WR group was so deep. What these guys keep saying about how much they love playing at UF gets me choked up. Trask was never leaving, Greenard’s interview after the FSU game and his love for UF and TG...now Cleveland saying he wishes he had more years at UF. What a culture CDM has built in such a short time. Maybe I’m just a sap but these guys, who I think represent the unseen culture in the locker room, just warm my heart and make me so proud to be a Gator.

    I hope TC has a long career in the NFL. All Gators of course but today I’m thinking about TC because of that article.

    “Wes Chandler was Percy Harvin before Percy Harvin was born.”
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  2. GatorSean

    GatorSean GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Tyrie might be one of those guys who is better in the pros than he was in college.
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  3. upstategator

    upstategator All American

    Nov 1, 2017
    Man I did not even think about him being a senior until later in the season, I remember when he committed. He is another one you can chalk up as a muschamp/mac waste of talent. If he was coming to UF next year he would probably end up being an all American. Kid always played hard and never complained about lack of touches.
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  4. your_perfect_enemy

    your_perfect_enemy GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 7, 2010
    The article said something about he should be remembered for more than only 2 plays, which I agree, but what a couple of plays they were
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  5. nawlinsgator

    nawlinsgator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 11, 2007
    He has similar tools to Demarcus Robinson. Though Robinson was the better route runner. Tyrie may be a bit bigger and stronger. Love that he's been all-Gator for us.
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  6. Baller

    Baller GC Hall of Fame

    Sep 17, 2011
    Lakeland, Florida
    I love Cleveland. I really wanted to see him take it to the house during the FScum game (he was o so close). He will be missed and remembered. The Heave to Cleve will always be with us.

    "The Gators have beaten Tennessee AGAIN" - Mick

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  7. Distant Gator

    Distant Gator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 9, 2007
    Upstate, SC
    Cleveland really stood out to me on the HBO special. He seems like a super-guy and fantastic teammate.
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  8. Nostradamus

    Nostradamus GC Legend

    Sep 18, 2015
    He is an excellent blocker and special teams gunner, which are skills that will help him get to the next level, one would hope.
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  9. nawlinsgator

    nawlinsgator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 11, 2007
    Probably one of my favorite guys on this team. Plays his ass off and never pouts.
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  10. SJB612

    SJB612 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2007
    Most receivers would be lucky to be remembered for two plays like that.
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  11. oneatatime

    oneatatime GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 19, 2007
    He was also our primary kick returner for much of the year, but due to our defense and the rule change, rarely had an opportunity to show that talent.

    It wouldn't surprise me if after the combines, he is our highest draft pick among the wide receiver corp.
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  12. bobbybaker86

    bobbybaker86 GC Hall of Fame

    Sep 4, 2017
    Ill remember him for his block(ing) against USCe this year
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  13. filamg8torfan

    filamg8torfan GC Legend

    Mar 17, 2019
    I think Tyree Cleveland is one of the best ever to wear the gators uniform. Not for his play, stats, or catches, but more for the way he carries himself on or off the field. He's a great ambassador for the football team.
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  14. gator_lyn

    gator_lyn All American

    Oct 28, 2017
    Special WR group. Probably the best and smartest Gator WR group in some time

    Swain and Hammond, so reliable too
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  15. UFish

    UFish GC Legend

    Dec 14, 2010
    I wanted him to score so badly on that kick return. He’s only been in the end zone once this year. Hopefully gets his moment in the bowl game.
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  16. ArcherGator

    ArcherGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    He also always hustled on the punt team and was almost always the first one to down a punt or be in the face of the punt returner. Love that guy's motor.
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  17. Wanne15

    Wanne15 GC Hall of Fame

    Jan 18, 2015
    I remember several when he had his guy beat and a better throw would’ve been a td but sailed just out of reach
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  18. bernie_lomax

    bernie_lomax Senior

    Jan 26, 2016
    Was always such a selfless player, even more impressive when you think about how highly rated he was as a recruit.
    Also comes off as a pretty thoughtful guy on interviews/social media.
    I think he also burned David pollack on Twitter this year.
    Awesome gator.
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  19. obgator

    obgator GC Legend

    Apr 3, 2007
    For those unable to see Nick de la Torre’s tweet, it says:
    #Gators senior Tyrie Cleveland (@Tyrie_1) was named to SEC Football Community Service Team. He’s recognized among 14 players from each team in the conference for their presence in giving back to the community.

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  20. GatorNate96

    GatorNate96 Freshman

    Mar 8, 2014
    He embraced any role in which he could benefit the team. A true teammate.

    Van Jefferson gave an interview after the Miami game, a game in which he was playing Gunner alongside Cleveland, and he badassedly recovered a muffed punt right in front of the returner.

    He said, before the game, Cleveland told him to be ready because he had studied this returner. Both Cleveland and Jefferson were in his face and the returner choked.
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