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Brown kicked off team

By Mike McCall

Defensive tackle Gary Brown was dismissed from the UF football team on Friday after his arrest last weekend on misdemeanor battery charges. UF spokesman Steve McClain released this statement: "Gary Brown has had a history during his time here of not meeting a set of expectations we have for the student athletes in our football program, and therefore he is no longer part of our program."

This isn't really a huge loss for the Gators. Brown was a five-star recruit last year, but he didn't show a ton of promise early on. Moreover, UF just signed a recruiting class being hailed as one of the best ever, especially on the defensive line, so filling his spot shouldn't be too tough. Florida still has one more scholarship to cut to make the limit of 85, so players should be especially careful not to give the coaches an easy decision like Brown did.

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