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Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
LSU freshman tight end Arik Gilbert announced Sunday that he is transferring to Florida.

Gilbert, a former 5-star recruit from Marrieta, Ga., opted out of the season the week after LSU's loss to Alabama and entered the transfer portal on Jan. 5. He started in the first eight games for the Tigers, catching 35 receptions for 368 yards and two touchdowns.

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Shawn7738 months
Transfer portal is just another accommodation for entitled quitters. Suck it up and honor your commitment. Turning young men into babies. I’m ok with the portal for young men who have played three years and are looking to find an opportunity for paying time as a senior but not for disgruntled freshmen.
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tilthatday38 months
Don’t kid yourself. This was a major screw up on LSU’s part. Losing a player of this caliber this early and for no explainable reason? At best embarrassing. At worst, evidence of real and meaningful problems in the program.
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Havoc38 months
I felt like it was a bad move for O to heap so much public praise on the guy before he even played a snap. Feeds into the entitlement syndrome.
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ulmtiger38 months
lol, what a loser!
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B00M38 months
Oh if his body hurt after playing with us just think how it will feel after he is against us. We star this and star that, we need MEN you are all in and don't quit.
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mcpotiger38 months
Frick him. Quitter
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Twenty 4938 months
His body was hurting. In a few months, that is all I will remember about him.
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Jabontik38 months
Good luck to you
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NPComb38 months
1st Alpaca and now this:(
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LSUTheodore38 months
Our DBs are going to light his arse up!
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LSUTheodore38 months
He doesn’t deserve to be a Tiger! No heart!
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warlock197438 months
If he had transferred to Alabama, he would be a 6-star recruit.
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mametoo38 months
Is he immediately eligible?
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VesperiaLSU38 months
Good, we will own his arse for the next three years.
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Deke38 months
Needs to get his head screwed on straight. Good riddance.
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Hotgin38 months
I guess he will see how it is with the shoe on the other foot.....
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SuckFickNaban38 months
I see whatya did there
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Water Mocassin38 months
Flake.
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LSUMFA201638 months
As talented as the kid is I just think LSU is better off without this headcase. We will be fine and plus the team played better without him. Wish him the best except when we play at Death Valley!
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GeauxTigers141038 months
I wonder where he transfers next when Florida loses 4-5 games next season... again.
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GeauxTigers141038 months
I hope he upgrades his announcement site next time to a Dollar General or Walmart.
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HarveyTunnel38 months
Moss was a real tight end. Too bad Arik couldn't cut it.
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