Florida Gators Football Legends
Discover the impact that top Florida players have mad in
college and the NFL.
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In Honor of Fergie
The Fergie Ferguson Award is given in the
memory of this former Gator All-American
who was severely wounded while leading
American forces on a World War II D-Day
landing assault.  The award's honor is
bestowed who displays "leadership,
character and courage."
Gator Heisman Trophy
Winners
UF is tied for the SEC lead with 3
players that have captured college
football's top individual award
Year
Player
1966
Steve Spurrier
1996
Danny Wuerffel
2007
Tim Tebow
UF National Championship
Seasons
Among SEC programs, only Alabama
has captured more national
championships than Florida.
Year
Record
Coach
1996
12-1
Steve Spurrier
2006
13-1
Urban Myer
2008
13-1
Urban Myer
Gators Pro Football
Hall of Fame Members
Two UF football legends have been
recognized as NFL legends with their
busts now placed in Canton, OH
Player
Class of
Jack Youngblood
2001
Emmit Smith
2010
Best SEC Football
Programs
See where the Gators rank
among the conference's elite
such as Alabama and LSU
in key categories.
Wuerffel became Florida's second
Heisman winner in 1996.
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Rivalry T-Shirts
Florida Gators impact on
the
NFL Rookie of the
Year Award
Jevon Kearse made a strong
defensive stand when he entered the
NFL in  1999.
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