GatorNation position breakdown: OLB 

December, 25, 2012
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Editor’s note: Every Tuesday and Thursday through Jan. 31, 2013, GatorNation will break down each position. We’ll look at 2013, of course, but also try and give you a peek beyond next season, too. Today is outside linebacker. We will profile inside linebacker on Thursday.

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[+] EnlargeJelani Jenkins
Kim Klement/US PresswireAfter suffering through an injury-plagued junior year, Jelani Jenkins could be the Gators' defensive leader in 2013.
Two-deep: Redshirt sophomore Neiron Ball is the starter at strongside linebacker and is backed up by junior Darrin Kitchens. Freshman Antonio Morrison is the starter at weakside linebacker and is backed up by redshirt sophomore Michael Taylor. Redshirt junior Jelani Jenkins is the normal starter at weakside linebacker but he recently underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot and will miss the bowl game.

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