Gators walk-on DL Gary Beemer nominated for Rudy Award
Senior Gary Beemer, a walk-on defensive lineman for the Florida Gators, has been nominated for this year's Rudy Award.
Beemer scored a touchdown after three rushing attempts at the goal line in the Gators' 48-10 victory against the Appalachian State Mountaineers.
Rules allow for each of the 120 FBS schools to nominate a single player and this season saw 55 players nominated.
To vote for Beemer, click here.
Beemer has earned the respect of the Florida coaches for his efforts on the scout team during his career as a Gator and it's nice to see all of his hard work pay off.
He's a great guy and any praise that comes his way is well-deserved.
Here's a clip of Beemer's hilarious post-game interview, courtesy of Antonya English of The St. Petersburg Times.