Three years ago the Gator linebacking corps was struggling to find itself after losing a ton of talent off the 2006 national champs. Now the Florida Gators are loaded at linebacker and only All-American candidate Brandon Spikes can be absolutely certain of his spot in the starting lineup.
April 15, 2009
Florida linebacker Dustin Doe is in a battle for the job he once had. The junior linebacker started all of last season and the start to the 2008 season, but an ankle injury and a hernia operation has slid him back to the two-spot. Ryan Stamper has taken Doe's place, but Doe's still fighting to get back his starting role.
November 15, 2008
Florida junior linebacker Dustin Doe only had one tackle in the Gators 49-10 beating of rival Georgia on Saturday, but Doe made his presence felt in other ways besides bringing down the ball carrier. Doe had two pass breakups and a critical interception of Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford on the night. He talked about that here in this audio segment following the game.
November 2, 2008
Florida's weak side linebacker Dustin Doe said this year's Gator defense will be better in part because the players are more coachable. Doe said last year guys would get mad when they would be criticized but this year they're saying, "Yes, Sir" and trying to learn.
August 8, 2008
The Gator defense has a simple philosophy. No matter where you are, no matter what you're doing – run to the ball. On Saturday night, sophomore linebacker Dustin Doe was just running to the ball when he scooped up a fumble and took it back 18 yards for a touchdown.
September 16, 2007
The Gator Special Teams have been extraordinary in most aspects this season. The unit is hard hitting and tenacious. A big part of coverage teams for the Gators is linebacker Dustin Doe who took a little time out for a one on one interview with Gator Country.
January 7, 2007
We have heard it ever since Coach Urban Meyer became Florida's coach, how he looks at character first, long before he counts the stars after a prospect's name. The Florida Gators just signed the top recruiting class in the nation according to Scout.com so talent is obviously abundant. According to Coach Meyer, there is an abundance of character in this class, too.
February 14, 2006
Dustin "Duke" Doe was already sold on the University of Florida long before he made his official visit to Gainesville this weekend. A couple of days spent on campus only confirmed that he made the right choice back in the summer when he made his commitment to Coach Urban Meyer. By the time he headed home, he was even more fired up than ever before about being a Gator.
January 22, 2006