- Mike DiRocco, ESPN Jacksonville Jaguars reporter
To get ready for the start of spring practice on March 14, GatorNation is doing position-by-position previews, breaking down the depth chart for one position each weekday. Today, we'll analyze the tight ends. Monday will be the offensive line.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's tight ends were supposed to flourish in 2011 in offensive coordinator Charlie Weis' pro-style offense.
Injuries, problems at quarterback and a transfer derailed that plan. Now the position is probably the thinnest on the team heading into spring practice.
Florida is painfully thin at the tight end position heading into this spring, with on- and off-the-field issues leaving junior Jordan Reed the only real option.