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Updated: 10/05/2013 10:30:05AM

Burton shining again in Gainesville

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SUN PHOTO BY ROB SMITH

University of Florida senior Trey Burton (VHS class of 2009) leads the Gators in receptions (20) and is second on the team in receiving yards (226).

SUN PHOTO BY ROB SMITH

University of Florida senior Trey Burton (VHS class of 2009) leads the Gators in receptions (20) and is second on the team in receiving yards (226).

By ROB SMITH

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Things were going along just fine for Trey Burton on Dec. 8, 2010. A true freshman at the University of Florida, Burton’s transition from Venice High’s star quarterback to the Swiss army knife of running backs was complete, as the wide-eyed 18-year-old finished his debut season leading the Gators in rushing touchdowns (11) while also contributing on special teams.

On Dec. 9, 2010, Urban Meyer’s resignation set off a two-year tailspin that nearly rendered Burton a one-year wonder.

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