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Welcome to a Thursday edition of Gators News and today the main story focuses on the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, both of whom had a number of their student-athletes named to a prestigious academic All-American team. Otherwise, it is another quiet summer day in the Gator Nation.
Swimming and diving
https://twitter.com/GatorsSwimDv/status/1412804440474718215 The swimming and diving teams got some great news yesterday when the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America named 22 Gators to the 2021 Individual Scholar All-American Team — 13 women and nine men. To qualify for First-Team Scholar All-America, student-athletes must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher and participated in their national championship.
Around the Swamp
Florida's leading defensive back ranks highly in PFF College's top 50 players: He’s expected to be the face of the secondary and one of the leaders for the entire defense in 2021.
Here's where Dan Mullen ranks among SEC coaches: Mullen is considered one of the league’s (and the nation’s) best coaches.
This 5-star wide receiver updates his recruitment after busy June: He used two of his five allotted official visits on the Gators and the Longhorns so far.
Check out this list of top 15 all-time Florida football recruits: Florida seemed to always be in the hunt for the best recruiting class in the country before the coach Dan Mullen and coach Jim McElwain eras.
It's great to be a Florida Gator!
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