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Joey Ivie making a push for playing time



Gators DL Joey Ivie's decision to enroll early at Florida and participate in spring drills may pay off this season.

Ivie, the Dade City Pasco alum who was impressive in several drills during Thursday night's open practice, is making a push for playing time and improving daily, coach Will Muschamp said Friday.

“He’s done a nice job," Muschamp said. "His improvement from spring to right now is night and day. We moved him inside purposely in the spring. He needed to learn how to play blocks, strike blocks in a situation where he’s got to play fast and physical. We moved him to end which is still inside but it slows the game down a little bit. Very pleased with his ability to strike and play blocks. Very pleased with where he is.”


[Last modified: Friday, August 16, 2013 3:09pm]


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