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Quarterback Justin Fields goes through drills at The Opening finals.

Florida football targets competing at The Opening finals

Welcome to another installment of Good Morning, Gators, SEC Country’s daily morning column covering Florida athletics with beat writer Jordan McPherson. Here’s a look at what you might have missed over the weekend.

Updates from The Opening

Some of the top college football recruits in the country — including a share of Florida targets — have been competing at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., as part of The Opening finals. Here are the highlights relating to the Gators from our Zach Abolverdi:

The latest in our Next Generation series

Ryan Young continues our Next Generation series with a look at freshman defensive lineman Elijah Conliffe, a superhero fan who turns into ‘Elijah Prime’ when he steps onto the football field.

More on the Florida football front

Florida baseball roundup

Team USA Swimming

Florida senior Caeleb Dressel (50 fly, 100 fly, 100 free, 50 free, 4×100 free relay and 4×200 free relay) and alumna Elizabeth Beisel (400 IM) will represent the United States at the 2017 world swimming championships. The USA’s full roster can be found here.

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What they’re saying on Twitter

Wide receiver Daquon Green:

Oakland Raiders offensive lineman David Sharpe:

Wide receiver Dre Massey:

Golfer Billy Horschel:

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