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Malik Zaire is in the running for the Florida Gators' starting quarterback job

Florida football: Quarterback competition steals the show at Gators’ media day

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 on Wednesday.

Florida’s quarterbacks stole the media day show

The Florida Gators held their annual football media day on Wednesday to signal the start of fall camp. As expected, the quarterback competition stole the show. There was Notre Dame graduate transfer Malik Zaire, who spoke to the media for the first time. And then there was redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks, the frontrunner for the job at the end of spring who will have to compete all over again. The Gators open camp with a pair of split practices on Thursday afternoon.

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An SEC Country exclusive

Four-star wide receiver Jacob Copeland — the No. 9 ranked receiver in the Class of 2018 and — revealed his college choice in an exclusive SEC Country video. Check it out here.

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