Florida football: The latest look at the quarterback battle

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An update on the quarterback competition

Florida coach Jim McElwain still has a quarterback competition on his hands as the Gators shift their focus from training camp to preparation for the Sept. 2 season opener against Michigan. All three quarterbacks in contention — Luke Del Rio, Feleipe Franks and Malik Zaire — are still engaged in the competition that extends to its third week, but all three also admit the battle is not contentious.

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In other Florida football news

From the Michigan sideline

Florida’s season opener against Michigan is 12 days away. Here’s are some highlights on the Wolverines from the past week.

Safety first

Florida announced on Friday that the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center is introducing new security measures, including metal detectors at each of its four entrances. An excerpt from the release:

“These metal detectors will be at every gate and used for all events at the O’Connell Center, which includes all Gator home events.

Also, all bags will be checked before going through the metal detectors. There will be new signage and additional staff to help direct fans through the process at each gate.”

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What they’re saying on Twitter

Tight end C’yontai Lewis:

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