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Florida players huddle at midfield inside the Gators' indoor practice facility.

Where Florida football stands after the AP top-25 rankings were released

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Where Florida stands in the AP rankings

The Gators will open the season as the No. 17-ranked team in the country, according to the Associated Press’ Top-25 poll that was released on Monday. It’s the Gators’ highest preseason ranking in the AP poll since beginning the 2013 season at No. 10, and the second time being ranked to open the season under coach Jim McElwain.

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In Marvel we trust

ESPN, in collaboration with Marvel Comics, released comic book cover illustrations of some of the marquee season-opening college football games for the 2017 season. (Spoiler: The Florida-Michigan cover is one of the best.)

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Awards and honors

Florida defensive linemen CeCe Jefferson and Zabari Juniga were named to the Ted Hendricks Award Watch List on Monday.

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Defensive lineman CeCe Jefferson

Former Florida gymnast Bridget Sloan

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