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2017 Spring Football Primer: Early Enrollees and Position Breakdowns

-Photo by Jordan McPherson Take a deep breath, everyone. You can finally say it. Football is back. The Gators open spring practice on Tuesday with the first of 15 practices that will culminate with the Orange & Blue Spring Game...

Gator Feleipe Franks’ former coach confident QB will win over UF fans

GAINESVILLE — Scott Klees is quick to admit he is biased about his former quarterback, Feleipe Franks. Klees knows some Florida Gators’ fans probably are, too, after Franks’ 2016 spring game. Klees, who coached Franks for four seasons at Wakulla High School in Crawfordville, believes the 19-year-old...

Florida Gators Baseball Week in Review: Week 2

Photo By Jordan McPherson Welcome to the second installment of the Florida Gators Baseball Week In Review. Every Monday, I will take a look back at the Gators’ performances, pull out some highlight performances and give a preview for what...
Hoops Scoop Feb 25, 2017

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 76-66 loss at Kentucky

Some observations following UF’s 76-66 loss to Kentucky at Rupp Arena: — Florida hoisted some ill-advised shots on Saturday at Kentucky. Kasey Hill and Devin Robinson went a combined 5 of 23, with some wild drives. For as well at KeVaughn Allen played offensively, even he took some rushed, off-balance shots down the stretch when Florida was trying to make it a two-possession game. — The backup center-by-committee experiment of Schuyler Rimmer and Keith Stone netted zero points and one… Read More » The post Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 76-66 loss at Kentucky appeared first...
Orlando Sentinel Feb 24, 2017
Thank goodness Gators didn't hire shady Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze

Thank goodness Gators didn't hire shady Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze

 Running off at the typewriter. … The three best personnel decisions of Jeremy Foley’s long and illustrious career as Florida Gators Athletics Director: (1) Hiring Billy Donovan. (2) Hiring Urban Meyer.  (3) Not hiring Hugh Freeze. There was an immense clamoring in Gator Nation for Foley, the recently...

Florida Gators chase rare sweep of Kentucky Wildcats

GAINESVILLE — The last time Florida coach Mike White was in Rupp Arena, UF found itself losing 42-18 to Kentucky with just under six minutes remaining. In the first half. “It wasn’t a great experience,” White said on Friday. But after the Gators’ 88-66 home win against the Wildcats on Feb. 4, it’s...

Highlights from Jim McElwain's pre-spring news conference

GAINESVILLE - With the Florida Gators open spring football practice next week, coach Jim McElwain met with reporters today to address a number of topics. Some of the highlights:
Hoops Scoop Feb 21, 2017

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-66 win over South Carolina

Some observations following Florida’s 81-66 win over South Carolina at the O’Connell Center — For the second straight game, Florida was able to win the battle of the boards without starting center John Egbunu. The Gators outrebounded the Gamecocks 34-30, though South Carolina had the slight edge on second-chance points (8-6). It was a collective effort, led by seven rebounds from sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen. Center Kevarrius Hayes and forward Devin Robinson had six rebounds apiece. — Redshirt freshman forward… Read More » The post Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-66...

UF tops South Carolina for Gators’ ninth consecutive win

GAINESVILLE — With 20 seconds remaining in the first half, no one stood in front of KeVaughn Allen. He rose up and hung in the air, alone, and caught the pass from Chris Chiozza. He slammed the ball into the net. He landed on both feet. And as he jogged back down the court to end the half and the...

New UF AD Scott Stricklin leads Gators into future one tweet at a time

Scott Stricklin arrives from a morning meeting just in a time for the next one. Another whirlwind day is underway for UF’s new athletics director, who now heads one of the monoliths in college athletics. But first, Stricklin has important business to address. One of his teenager daughters has sent...

Gators still reeling from loss of center, working to build confidence

Wearing a black baseball cap and an even bleaker expression, UF basketball coach Mike White spent part of his Monday afternoon lamenting the past week. He discussed Florida’s injuries, including the one to starting center John Egbunu, who is out for the season with a torn ACL. He discussed the...

By the numbers: A breakdown of the men's basketball team's eight-game win streak

The No. 13 Florida Gators are riding an eight-game win streak heading into their Tuesday home matchup against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Since the win streak began on Jan. 25 some three weeks ago, the Gators (22-5, 12-2 SEC) have...

Florida Gators Baseball Week in Review: Week 1

Photos by Jordan McPherson Welcome to the first installment of the Florida Gators Baseball Week In Review. Every Monday, I will take a look back at the Gators’ performances, pull out some highlight performances and give a preview for what...

Florida Gators battling injury bug entering pivotal SEC basketball week

It's weird to say, given Florida's eight-game winning streak, but this pivotal week of men's basketball comes at an unfortunate time for the Gators.
Hoops Scoop Feb 18, 2017

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 57-52 win over Mississippi State

Some observations following UF’s 57-52 win at Mississippi State on Saturday. — Florida junior forward Devin Robinson didn’t score against Mississippi State, going 0 of 6 from the field. But credit the 6-foot-8 Robinson for impacting the game with 10 rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal. It’s a sign of Robinson’s continued maturity that he didn’t mope and still played hard with shots not falling for him. — Florida had made such strides in ball movement, but a 5… Read More » The post Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 57-52 win over Mississippi State appeared first on...

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    Feleipe Franks

    Gator Feleipe Franks’ former coach confident QB will win over UF fans

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    John Egbunu

    Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 81-66 win over South Carolina

  • Chris Chiozza

    Chris Chiozza

    UF tops South Carolina for Gators’ ninth consecutive win

  • Kasey Hill

    Kasey Hill

    Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 76-66 loss at Kentucky

  • Devin Robinson

    Devin Robinson

    Kentucky Killed Devin Robinson for the Second Time

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