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Brotherhood Bond Unites Jalen Tabor, Quincy Wilson In Florida Secondary

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Florida’s leaders in the secondary, Jalen Tabor and Quincy Wilson, have formed a brotherhood bond that helps both continually improve their games.


The secondary has long been a strength for Florida, with Joe Haden, Vernon Hargreaves III, and Keanu Neal helping keep the tradition of the affectionately titled (and oft-debated) “DBU” going strong. Now, with Jalen Tabor and Quincy Wilson roaming the field for the Gators, Florida has a combination that is as good as any in the country. The two players continually help each other improve through competition and friendship.

“I see him every day,” Tabor said of Wilson. “So just how much he cares about the game and just his physical stature. To be around 6-foot-1, around 215, running a 4.4, it’s hard to do nowadays. Just how big he is, how fast he is, how strong he is, and how he can just use his physical tools to kind of take you out of the game is just tremendous.”

Florida has continually shut down opponents in the air this season, ranking No. 3 in the nation by allowing a mere 158 yards passing yards per game. Competing against Tabor has continually made Wilson a better player.

“It’s definitely critical in our situation,” Wilson said. “Every day, going against — competing against Jalen in practice for playing time and stuff like that has really made us be the best because we had to come out and put together game-like practices every day.”

Tabor, who has four interceptions on the year to Wilson’s three picks, says the friendship has blossomed into a brotherhood between the two future NFL draft picks.

“It’s kind of like little brother, big brother type of thing, where growing up, you don’t want your brother to be better than you,” Tabor said. “You want to be better than your brother. And just that competition every day for three years since we’ve been here.”

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