Florida Gators: Derwin Gray

Hackenberg, Olsen earn UA Game starts

January, 3, 2013
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Black Team offense

Quarterback: Christian Hackenberg (Penn State)

Running back: Alvin Kamara

Receiver: Alvin Bailey (Florida), Robert Foster (Alabama), Damore'ea Stringfellow (Washington)

Tight end: O.J. Howard (Alabama)

Offensive tackle: Darius James (Texas), Denver Kirkland

Offensive guard: Grant Hill (Alabama), Joas Aguilar (Texas A&M)

Center: Hunter Bivin (Notre Dame)

Captains: Kelvin Taylor, Hunter Bivin, Robert Nkemdiche, Ben Boulware

Black Team defense

Defensive end: Robert Nkemdiche, Elijah Daniel

Defensive tackle: Greg Gilgmore (LSU), Kennedy Tulimasealii (Hawaii)

Inside linebacker: Ben Boulware (Clemson)

Outside linebacker: Alex Anzalone (Notre Dame), Matthew Thomas

Safety: Keanu Neal (Florida), Leon McQuay III

Cornerback: Vernon Hargreaves III (Florida), Tarean Folston (Notre Dame)

Black Team special teams

Long snapper: Tyler Kluver (Iowa)

Kicker/punter: Sean Covington (UCLA)

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Derwin Gray changed his weekend plans.

The offensive tackle from Washington (D.C.) Friendship visited Maryland for its game Saturday instead of watching West Virginia beat James Madison 42-12 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The Terrapins lost to Connecticut 24-21.

“I think Maryland played a good game yesterday, they just came up short,” the four-star offensive tackle said. “UConn has a good team this year. Maryland made a good comeback. They just came up a little short. Maryland just wanted it more.”

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After landing only two prospects offensive linemen in their 2012 recruiting class, the Gators have made it top priority for the 2013 cycle.

Though Florida has yet to land an offensive line commit, the Gators have targeted some of the top prospects, not only in Florida but in the entire country.

Florida already has 10 verbal commits, but look for the Gators to add between 5-6 offensive linemen in the class before all is said and done.

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