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ESPN: How the Florida Gators win out in September

Football season is almost here. With every team starting off with a clean slate, the race to the College Football Playoff is theoretically even at the beginning. That means teams need to get off to a quick start. ESPN.com on Thursday took a look at what each of the Associated Press’ preseason top 25 teams need to do to win out in September. Here’s what the outlet had to say about No. 17 Florida:

“What looked like an opportunity to set a tone on offense instead has turned into a scramble to set the depth chart. Beating Michigan early would be nice, but with seven players suspended, including top offensive weapon Antonio Callaway, it’s equally important to figure out whom Jim McElwain can count on moving forward.”

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More off-the-field trouble

Wide receiver James Robinson and linebacker Ventrell Miller, both freshmen, reportedly were cited for marijuana possession inside their on-campus apartment this week. According to a spokesperson, “Coach ‘Mac’ is aware [of the situation] and it has been dealt with.”

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What they’re saying on Twitter

Offensive lineman David Sharpe:

Can’t Choose Weed over making money

— D.SHARPE (@Sharpe_Theory) August 24, 2017

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