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Freshmen Fowler and Poole growing up

Last year, it was freshman cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy that broke out during bowl practice and carried it into the 2012 season. This year, there are two other freshmen having strong bowl practices. BUCK linebacker Dante Fowler and cornerback Brian Poole showed their talent during the regular season in practice, but inconsistency kept them from making a big impact. That has changed in recent weeks.

"In the front seven, one that is really kind of coming on and you can see, is Dante Fowler," Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said. "He's playing really at a high level right now. And to me, you can see the momentum, the confidence, the understanding, at a faster rate. "In the back end, one guy that's really caught my attention and I'd say is doing a good job right now is Brian Poole. So... Recommended Stories

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