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Gators Hope Robinson Can Become A Go-To

Gators_Demarcus_Robinson_2013Following spring practice and summer workouts at UF, Demarcus Robinson has been a highlight of the Gators' preseason camp. During an Aug. 15 open practice, Robinson made a deep one-handed catch against cornerback Marcus Roberson that drew roars from the crowd.

"He's the best I've seen so far in person as a freshman," Roberson said of Robinson.

The Gators hope Robinson can quickly develop into a playmaker in the passing game.

Last year's leading pass catcher tight end Jordan Reed departed for the NFL, and returning wideouts not named Quinton Dunbar combined for only eight catches in 2012.

"That guy's really developed for us," offensive coordinator Brent Pease said. "For a young kid, he's got a lot of talent. He's got great hands."

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