Video: Gators trench play with the pads on

The media got a first glimpse of the 2016 Florida Gators with their pads on Thursday. Fightin' Gators was there to capture what was going on.

A quick look at the 2016 Gators and a unit that stands out as one that worked hard in the off-season is the defensive line. Strength coach Mike Kent said the right things to these guys as they have taken the strength and conditioning program to heart.  

In the video above you will see defensive line coach Chris Rumph working a great deal with freshmen linemen Jachai Polite (99), Antonneous Clayton (90), and Jordan Smith (42). 

Later in the video you see Rumph's boys taking on the offensive line in a half-line running drill. Designed to run on one side of the line of scrimmage, the trench guys mash each other trying to make things happen. 

It was the first day open with pads and we have some of it captured here. 

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