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What Malik Zaire needs to know about grad transfer life

Assuming Malik Zaire arrives in Gainesville today as expected to begin the process of officially joining the Florida Gators, he'll probably be struck by all of the logistical hurdles that come with being a graduate transfer.

"It's just like you're a freshman again," is how one former grad transfer quarterback put it.

I spoke to that passer, Ben Mauk, in 2015 as another ex-Notre Dame quarterback (Everett Golson) was adjusting to his new school, Florida State.

With the topic timely again at another state powerhouse, it's worth revisiting that story. Even the final line applies to Zaire. Click here to read the piece from our archives on all of the little challenges that come with being a graduate transfer.

Malik Zaire could get some advice from Everett Golson, who made a similar grad transfer move from Notre Dame to Florida State.

LOREN ELLIOTT | Times

Malik Zaire could get some advice from Everett Golson, who made a similar grad transfer move from Notre Dame to Florida State.

[Last modified: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 1:41pm]

    

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