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Vernon Hargreaves (not that one) raves about Florida Gators talent



Tampa Bay is familiar with Vernon Hargreaves - not the Bucs rookie and former Gators star, but his father, a former USF assistant.

Hargreaves is now preparing to face Florida as Arkansas' linebackers coach, and he obviously has some knowledge of the Gators' personnel. That led him Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema to share this comment from Hargreaves on the SEC's teleconference: "Coach, my son's a pretty good player, but they've got four more behind him just like him."

The younger Hargreaves obviously was good. That's why the former Wharton High star became an All-American at UF and a first-round NFL draft pick. But his dad is right. Jalen Tabor outplayed Hargreaves last year...and Quincy Wilson is outplaying Tabor this year.

Arkansas could challenge the Gators' secondary this week. The Razorbacks' passing offense is ranked third in the SEC, and it's second in the league in efficiency.

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 1:45pm]


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