97 Days to Gators Kickoff: #97 Punter Jon Gould

Sunday marks 97 days until the Florida Gators kickoff against the Michigan Wolverines in Dallas, Texas and we’re going to count down the days with the Florida roster until that game. Number 97 for the Florida Gators is occupied by walk-on punter Jon Gould.

Jon Gould joined the Gator football program during the 2015 season and promptly redshirted. A product of Howard High School in Elkridge, MD, Gould and didn’t play organized football util his junior year at Howard. During his senior season, Gould was named All-County and Honorable Mention All-State.

A Zaching Against Cancer Foundation scholarship recipient, he was awarded the scholarship after overcoming Hodgkin’s Lymphoma as a 10-year old and undergoing a year of chemotherapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

High School Highlights…

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Gould hasn’t appeared yet for the Gators, but is ready to go if needed. An Animal Science major, he volunteers two days a week at the University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital and he plans to become a veterinarian upon graduation. He earned SEC Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 season.

SEC NETWORK video take on Gould...

 

 


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