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UF lineman Jon Bullard reaps rewards of returning to help boost Gators' defense

GAINESVILLE — UF defensive lineman Jon Bullard is a quiet leader content to let his actions speak for him. Bullard's play has spoken volumes about his talent, determination and selflessness. Playing under a new coaching staff and at tackle rather than end, the senior has enjoyed the breakout season he hoped for when he passed on the NFL to return to Florida. "Being kind of the leader on defense, I take pride in making big plays when we need them," Bullard said. "I'm not going to ask somebody else to make them. … If I'm in the area to make it, then I'm going to make it." Bullard has been a constant in UF's defensive-line rotation...