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Offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier talks with quarterback Malik Zaire during practice.

Florida football: Quarterback battle continues in Week 2 of fall camp

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Quarterback battle continues

The Florida Gators are heading into Week 2 of fall camp, and all eyes are still focused on the quarterback battle between Malik Zaire, Feleipe Franks and Luke Del Rio. Coach Jim McElwain said he plans to rotate all three with the first-team offense to give each an opportunity to prove he can lead the team. Florida players gave their first impressions on Zaire, the Notre Dame transfer who could be Florida’s first left-handed starting QB since Tim Tebow.

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Dameon Pierce commits

Florida continued its strong recruiting push when running back Dameon Pierce committed on Sunday. Pierce is the No. 9 ranked running back in the Class of 2018, according to the 247Sports composite. His commitment gives Florida 17 players in its 2018 class, which now ranks No. 7 in the nation.

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