August 2, 2010

10 UF predictions for fall camp

With the Florida football team set to begin fall practice Thursday, here are 10 fearless predictions:

Justin Trattou and Duke Lemmens will be UF's opening-day starters at defensive end:
Why: Trattou seems to be a lock for one spot. Lemmens, who ended the spring No.1 at the other end spot, isn't. There are two reasons for that. 1. He has had a decent, but certainly not special, college career; 2. Lots of people think five-star incoming freshman Ronald Powell will take the position from him. Here's why he'll end up with the first string: For starters, Lemmens was a different player in the spring, one who was driven to succeed and played with incredible energy. That's the best way to win over your coaches and teammates. Also, Powell, as good as he might be, probably will need a little time to adjust to the college game.

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