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POLL: Vote for your all time top Florida Power Forward

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by OklahomaGator, Jul 4, 2018.

Who is your pick for the top all time Florida Power Forward?

  1. Matt Bonner

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Al Horford

    34 vote(s)
    87.2%
  3. David Lee

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Eugene McDowell

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  5. Ronnie Williams

    2 vote(s)
    5.1%
  6. Livingston Chatman *

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Dwayne Davis *

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  8. Erik Murphy *

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Gary Keller *

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Alex Tyus *

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
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  1. OklahomaGator

    OklahomaGator Jedi Administrator Moderator VIP Member

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    Here is the poll to select the top Florida Power Forward. We will probably use this poll to select the #1 and #2 spots and then put up an additional poll with the remaining players to pick spots 3-5. We have added those players which were nominated from the floor.

    *indicates a nominee from the floor that did not finish in the original top 5 in voting
     
  2. GatorMets

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    Toughest one for me. Lee, Horford or Williams!
     
  3. madgator

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    but for as tough as the grouping is......there really is a clear cut guy at the top
     
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  4. ApexNC

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    Somebody voted for Alex Tyus as the best PF ever at UF? Seriously?
     
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  5. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    Double D was always my fav but Awesome Al earned my vote
     
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  6. gatorbogey

    gatorbogey Premium Member

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    I will say:
    We sure need these contests to bridge the summer on these boards until football and fall sports get going! :)
     
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  7. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    First contest on the composite UF Calendar
    8/10/18 SOC at FGCU (Exhibition)
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    First HOME contest on the composite UF Calendar
    8/17/19
    7 PM SOC vs Washington
    Gainesville, FL 7 PM

    Composite Schedule - Florida Gators
     
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  8. hobegator

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    If Eugene McDowell was a PF, who was the center on those early 80's teams?
     
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  9. gatorbogey

    gatorbogey Premium Member

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    I think of Eugene as the center!
     
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  10. GatorLurker

    GatorLurker GC Hall of Fame

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    I would say Horford.

    But David Lee was really good.

    And Ronnie Williams could have been as good.
     
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  11. GatorLurker

    GatorLurker GC Hall of Fame

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    Just because you are a Dunking Machine doesn't make you a center.
     
  12. number1

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    It's a blowout. lol
     
  13. ApexNC

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    But the fact that he played center should
     
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  14. GatorLurker

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    There is that.
     
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  15. jeffphillips21

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    Horford all day long
     
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  16. cincinnatigator

    cincinnatigator Premium Member

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    I played against Alex Tyus in high school. Therefore I voted for him.
     
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  17. GatorLurker

    GatorLurker GC Hall of Fame

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    Power forward is such a weird position. It can be a "stretch" forward like Nowitski or a more conventional power forward like McHale. Or it can be somebody in between. Horford probably covers the totality of the position as well as anyone. If looking for only a stretch 4, Matt Bonner is your man. A post-up 4 in the McHale mode would be Da Meat Hook (beautiful foot work in the post!), but he isn't listed.
     
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  18. hobegator

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    Great point Lurker: From the top list, the Gators have had all types of PFs. It will make the 2-5 positions a real challenge.
     
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