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While Robinson fades, Fulwood factors into mix

GAINESVILLE -- As Florida’s anemic offense desperately seeks any explosive playmaking ability, one of the more interesting developments this season has been the Houdini-act played by freshman wideout Demarcus Robinson. 

A legitimate star during spring and summer training camp, the hotshot recruit has all but disappeared during the regular season.

It’s simple, according to offensive coordinator Brent Pease.

“Demarcus has to be more consistent with what he does,” Pease said.

Robinson has just three catches for 11 yards this season, leaving many confused as to how the freshman could dominate practice -- beating highly-regarded cornerbacks Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Robinson -- yet see minimal live action.

Pease, who said Robinson was "ready to pop” just a month ago, admitted he’s surprised at the freshman's slow start.  

"I mean, I am a little bit because I think he's got up and downs in practice,” he said. “But you can't get them all on the field at once, so it's got to be the two, three or four most consistent guys depending on what you're using. And right now, he's a good kid and he's got a lot of ability, but you've got to continue to compete."

Robinson has actually been leapfrogged on the depth chart by fellow freshman Ahmad Fulwood -- a former four-star prospect from Bishop Kenny.

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Fulwood -- who has moved into the X receiver position -- caught two passes for 22 yards in the loss to Georgia and played a career-high “28-30 snaps.”

“He's going to be a good football player,” coach Will Muschamp said. “He's got to continue to play fast and block well on the perimeter. Did a nice job for us. He's going to be a really good player. … He’s continuing to get more snaps as we move forward.”

Asked about Fulwood’s emergence, Pease said, “Ahmad has just been more consistent. He has been in the flow. By him being more consistent, he’s put in that spot in the X position more when he go to four wides.” 

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Gatr Alum, so the SEC has 3 good teams. That makes a "tough" conference? Arky losing to Rutgers shows they suck. But magically, when Arky plays Ole Piss, that is somehow transformed into a "tough" SEC battle.

Worry more about the burning toxic waste dump that is Gatr Trash football than the ACC. You may, however, not be happy with what you find.

Next year? More of the same with Driskel and Murphy and the loss of several of your best defenders.

Maybe instead of "SEC" you may want to chant "2015" "2015."

It is great, to be, a FloriDUH Gatard."

BWWWHAHAHAHAHAHAH. Muscrap suuuuucks. ROI is in he negative.

Tyler Moore out too? When does this injury thing end?

"Florida loses another starter: OT Tyler Moore out for season after scooter accident, broken arm."

I feel bad for Tyler Moore. I don't feel bad for the maggots like jlo who thought their sh*t didn't stink for far too long.

You are now paying for the sins, and arrogance, of the Urban Liar years. I couldn't be happier and don't think this ends with the end of this season. Next year will be more of the same.

Will watch for all the empty seats at this weekend's game. So much for the Gatr Nation.

A myth, just like the one that says Trailerville is a nicec college town. Yikes.

Top recruits like Demarcus Robinson go to UF and never develop, thanks to Coach Muschamp. Sad but true.

If I was the coach, I'd throw 10 balls a game this guy's way, and Fullwood as well. How the heck can you develop if you never get thrown to? Same can be said about the tight ends. We have the best recruiting classes every year, and nothing to show for it.

Muschamp needs to go. It won't happen this year, but it will happen next year.

I'm not saying he needs to go because of our wins and losses, but because there is no player development.

Posted by: SUICYCO

Could it be because we don't have a good QB that can get them the ball consistently?
He has no problem developing talent
on the defensive side of the ball. But the offense is pathetic and getting worse. Changes need to be made on that side of the squad.

Last I checked there were 6 SEC teams ranked in the BCS. But we all know you losers don't let the facts get in the way! The most hilarious part of your comment is saying we're worrying about the ACC. I'm just responding to you losers who never leave "GATOR" clause. Why don't you take your own advice and stop worrying about the gators ALL THE TIME!!! Maybe you should be more concerned with the fact that your team just got absolutely destroyed and embarrassed. You guys have really short memories!

Or maybe you should be worried about the raging dumpster fire that is gator football, basketball, baseball, did I miss any? Miami beat down the gators and now FSU will put 60 on you at the very least. I do give you guys 2 field goals though.

Wow, you're really commenting on basketball and baseball? You've done absolutely nothing in basketball, and yes you have more championships in baseball, but what are you like 1-12 in the last 13 games against the gators? You're right, FSU may put big numbers up against us, but you know what, we aren't the most overrated team in the history of college football. They should beat us by a lot, and you better hope they beat us by more points then they beat your sorry excuse of a team! Miami beat down the gators? That's definitely the funniest thing you wrote for sure! The delusions are alive and well!

sid and all his multiple personalities is a Moron

JLS, don't know if you'll see this, but, if Tyler Murphy can't get the job done, then throw in Skyler Morninwig (however that's spelled), or whoever is next on the list. Why is it so urgent to redshirt Skyler? When Shane Matthews became QB back around 1990 or so, he was the 5th QB on the depth chart before he took over and became a sensation.

Peace brother.

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