Florida Football: Five notable Gators who went undrafted in the NFL Draft

Despite some solid college careers, not every Gator goes on to be drafted
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Ben Hanks Sr.

Seniors from the 1995 team sometimes feel like they get forgotten since they weren't part of Spurrier's initial squad that revitalized the program and graduated one season prior to Florida winning it all, with their final game being Tommy Frazier running all over them in the Fiesta Bowl.

One of the key cogs, though, in the middle of the 1995 defense was linebacker Ben Hanks Sr. In 1994, Hanks racked up 83 tackles with seven pass deflections and three forced fumbles. In 1995, Hanks upped his production to 90 tackles and eight pass deflections.

Hanks was First Team All SEC in 1994 and 1995, but went undrafted in the 1996 NFL Draft.

His time in the NFL was short and he played one season in NFL Europe and with the original XFL.

For those that remember Hanks, if you want to feel old, his son Ben Hanks Jr. is a current four-star prospect the Gators are targeting.