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1997 Florida Gators Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (8th of 112) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (East Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Steve Spurrier (10-2)

PS/G: 35.8 (9th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 17.1 (13th of 112)
SRS: 21.07 (3rd of 112) ▪ SOS: 8.90 (4th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Citrus Bowl 21-6 versus Penn State


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Doug Johnson* QB 148 Cmp, 269 Att, 2023 Yds, 21 TD
Noah Brindise QB 40 Cmp, 83 Att, 695 Yds, 6 TD
Jesse Palmer QB 21 Cmp, 38 Att, 291 Yds, 4 TD
Larry Richart QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Rod Frazier* RB 9 Rec, 81 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Fred Taylor* RB 214 Att, 1292 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Ian Alestock RB 7 Att, 10 Yds, 1.4 Avg
Bo Carroll RB 42 Att, 317 Yds, 7.5 Avg
Terry Jackson RB 15 Att, 39 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Eugene McCaslin RB 24 Att, 93 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Jacquez Green* WR 61 Rec, 1024 Yds, 16.8 Avg
Jamie Richardson* WR 27 Rec, 408 Yds, 15.1 Avg
Darrell Jackson WR 4 Rec, 53 Yds, 13.3 Avg
Nafis Karim WR 23 Rec, 281 Yds, 12.2 Avg
Travis McGriff WR 24 Rec, 363 Yds, 15.1 Avg
Ian Skinner WR 1 Rec, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Travis Taylor WR 1 Rec, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Taras Ross* TE 5 Rec, 101 Yds, 20.2 Avg
Dwight Edge TE 1 Rec, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
Erron Kinney TE 12 Rec, 162 Yds, 13.5 Avg
Cheston Blackshear* OL
Mo Collins* OL
Ryan Kalich* OL
Zach Piller* OL
Wyley Ritch* OL
Tim Beauchamp* DL
Ed Chester* DL
Reggie McGrew* DL
Willie Rodgers* DL
Willie Cohens DL
Mike Moten DL
Mike Peterson* LB
Johnny Rutledge* LB
Dwayne Thomas* LB
Jevon Kearse LB
Keith Kelsey LB
Teako Brown* DB
Tony George* DB
Fred Weary* DB
Elijah Williams* DB
Rod Graddy DB