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Blogging live from practice...

GAINESVILLE -- Just walked through the practice gates and what do I see? Major Wright teaching Will Hill how to play safety.

--OL James Wilson appears to be practicing gingerly. Is this guy still hurt?

--Freshmen hit the field first today. The returning players came out about an hour later. Guess who the first returner was to hit the field...at a dead sprint, no less. Miami's own Javy Estopinan.

-Special teams is up first. Field goal block practice time. Chris Rainey is the only offensive player on the field-goal block unit. What's the over/under on the number of field goals Rainey blocks this year?

--Rainey is now a gunner on punt defense. Chris Rainey special teams dynamo.

--Terron Sanders and Troy Epps at first-team tackle positions today.

--On to individual position drill work. From time to time I'll tell you guys what the beat writers who cover Florida are talking about. Today we were wondering aloud when Lorenzo Edwards is going to start at strong-side linebacker. He looks really good. Today, A.J. Jones appears to still be the first-string starting linebacker on the tight end side. Jones had a great offseason, according to UF's strength and conditioning staff.

--Percy Harvin and Riley Cooper were goofing off earlier and playing catch. Both players have great arms.

--Speaking of great arms, punter Chas Henry fills in as a quarterback quite well during defensive drill work. Will we ever see him throw a fake punt?

--Justin Trattou, Carlos Dunlap and Matt Patchan practicing with the defensive tackles. Or at least practicing that technique with the DTs. Slightly interesting.
--Percy not practicing at all now. Just standing alone in his No.1 jersey. Kind of poetic. He hasn't moved in 10 minutes. Safe to say he's under strick rehab orders.

--Receiver Paul Wilson is practicing in a cast.

--Lo Edwards just made a great play during 7-on-7 drills, ranging far to his right to deflect a pass.

--Harvin is walking with a pronounced limp.

--Full-team drills now. Amazing catch by Deonte Thompson over Ahmad Black and Major. (Will Hill would have knocked it away...Just saying.)

--Practice is over.

-jo-

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