Humphries says goodbye to Gator Nation

The denials early last month pretty much fell on deaf ears and for good reason. Florida junior offensive tackle D.J. Humphries denied he was leaving Florida early for the NFL via Twitter and Instagram, but late Sunday night he cleared the air and posted that in fact he is headed out.

As we reported over a month ago, people surrounding D.J. Humphries were saying he was leaving early for the NFL Draft. The Florida junior will be missed a great deal next year, but says in his message on Instagram he will miss his time in Gainesville.

"GATOR NATION: This has been the best 3 years of my life. But now, I feel it's time to move on! I'll always be a gator for LIFE! #FairwellUF,"

Humphries move adds to a huge question mark about depth along the Florida offensive line. The Gators will now return only eight offensive linemen from the 2014 season and just one upper classman (Trip Thurman). A starter for the last two seasons Humphries did miss a lot of playing time in both seasons due to injuries, but always returned to his starting left tackle spot when he did play.

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