The Top-5 Gator Defensive Linemen of All-Time

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Nov 15, 2014; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators defensive lineman Dante Fowler Jr. (6) against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the second quarter at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Gators have done a great job at producing talent on the defensive line.

In the past three NFL drafts, a Gator defensive lineman has been taken in the first round.

In the 2015 NFL Draft, Dante Fowler Jr. became the highest selected defensive end out of Florida when the Jacksonville Jaguars took him third overall.

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With a history so rich in defensive linemen, it was not hard for me to find names for this list. So take a quick look at the best of the rest below and join me as we look back at some of the best Gator defensive linemen to ever chomp down on opposing quarterbacks.

Honorable Mention: David Galloway (1978-1981), Kevin Carter (1991-1994), Jermaine Cunningham (2006-2009), Justin Trattou (2007-2010), Dominique Easley (2010-2013), Dante Fowler Jr. (2012-2014)

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