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They Said It: Florida's behemoth JUCO-tackle

Trenton Brown is buried a bit on Florida's depth chart, but he’s impossible to miss.

(Courtesy of Florida/247Sports)

At 6-foot-8, 363 pounds, the junior college transfer from Georgia Military College is the tallest player to suit up for the Gators since walk-on offensive lineman Kyle Newell (6’8”, 300) in 2008, only Brown outweighs Newell by a good 60+ pounds.

The JUCO-transfer struggled mightily in his first open practice on Thursday, but for much of training camp we've heard nothing but positive reviews of Brown's play. 

Earlier this week, Brown’s teammates had plenty to say about Florida’s mammoth offensive tackle. 

Check it out...

C Jon Harrison

-- “Golly, I feel like a child next to him. Really I do. He’s a big boy, big joker.”

-- “First time I saw him, I’m like that’s a big man, he can be monster as long as he puts his mind to it.”

DE Dante Fowler Jr.

-- “It is scary. I never want Trenton to fall on me. If he does, I’m pretty sure my body will be imprinted in the grass. I don’t want that to happen.”

-- “He has a nasty streak, but you don’t want that nasty streak to come out I’ll tell you that.”

-- “Trenton Brown is the biggest person I ever saw in my life. …When you see that big body around you, you don’t know what to do. Next thing you know you run into him, and that’s not a good thing to do.”

LT D.J. Humphries

-- He's like a comedian. We love him. Coach says he doesn't talk a lot, but he always talks around us. It's not much you can coach about 6'9". He's just massive.”

-- “I dont know if you guys ever watch the show "Phineas and Ferb?" The brother Phineas never says anything, but when he does it's usually like detailed and hilarious. When Trent says something it's always like, 'OHHH.' He's always just chill and you usually just get a 'yes' or 'no' out of him for the most part, but when he says something you're like, 'Wow.' He just said that.”

-- "My plates are usually bigger because we're on a different path right now." – (said laughing)

RG Tyler Moore

-- It took us all back. We all felt like we were in third grade again, looking up at a high schooler.”

-- “I’m not used to looking up at guys. I’m used to looking at guys or looking down. I haven’t looked up at somebody in a while.”

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