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Gators Jon Halapio, Jaylen Watkins to participate in Senior Bowl



A few days prior to the Gators' season finale against FSU, senior RG Jon Halapio said he hadn't received any inviations to participate in an postseason events, but if and when some came, he'd gladly except.

His first came today.

Halapio said via Twitter that he has been invited to participate in the 2014 Senior Bowl. He will join teammate and CB Jaylen Watkins, who has also accepted an invitation.

"Just accepted the Senior Bowl Invitation! God is Good", Halapio said in his Tweet.

Watkins, 6-0, 181, finished the season third on the Gators' squad with 52 tackles, including two for loss. He also had seven pass breakups.

Halapio, a 6-foot-3, 320 pound St. Petersburg Catholic alum, played in 10 games this season. He missed the first two recovering from a torn pectoral muscle, which he played with the entire season.



[Last modified: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 6:23pm]


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