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UF defensive lineman Jordan Smith under police investigation

GAINESVILLE Jordan Smith is involved in a criminal investigation by the Gainesville Police Department, spokesman Officer Ben Tobias confirmed. “We did open a criminal investigation involving Mr. Smith yesterday," he wrote in an email, "that has been forwarded to our...

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Gators' QB competition continues as those involved await for an answer

UF fifth-year senior Malik Zaire cannot remember a time he was not embroiled in a quarterback competition. “This is nothing new to me,” he said on Friday. One thing Zaire learned during four seasons at Notre Dame and two months at UF is the competition can be both good and bad for a team. Zaire...

Tyler Jordan’s versatility gives Gators options up front

UF junior Tyler Jordan has started 10 games at right guard and lined up when needed at center for the Gators. But Jordan’s versatility now is being put to the test. With freshman reserve OT Kadeem Telfort among seven players suspended for the season opener against Michigan, Jordan has lined up...

Brandon Powell, UF receivers look to fill void left by Antonio Callaway

Two seasons ago, senior WR Brandon Powell was supposed to be Antonio Callaway. Now is Powell’s chance. In 2015, Powell was one of three Gators at SEC Media Days. It was a rare invitation for a sophomore, but a sign of Powell’s potential in first-year coach Jim McElwain’s eyes. Instead, Callaway...

UF tailback Jordan Scarlett wants to carry the load for the Gators

UF tailback Jordan Scarlett is all about teamwork, but he’s even more about winning. For the Gators to win more, Scarlett believes he needs to carry the football more. Using a running-back-committee approach last season, UF ranked last in the SEC and better than just 14 teams nationally in rushing...
Hoops Scoop Aug 16, 2017

Barry signs to play in Finland

After not latching on to an NBA team, former Florida forward Canyon Barry will continue his pro basketball career overseas. Barry announced on his Instagram account that he’s signed to play for the Vilpas Vikings in based in Salo, Finland.  The team is one of 11 in the top-level pro league in Finland (called the Korisliiga) and is part of the FIBA Europe Confederation. As a grad transfer from College of Charleston, Barry helped the lead the Gators to their… Read More » The post Barry signs to play in Finland appeared first on Hoops Scoop.

Gators’ starting QB race has no end in sight

Monday, it was Feleipe Franks. Tuesday, it was Luke Del Rio. One day soon, it will be Malik Zaire.Every day, someone different lines up at quarterback with UF’s first-team offense.As the second week of preseason camp nears its conclusion, the Gators’ quarterback race has no end in sight.Left tackle...

Florida's alligator hunt kicks off this evening

Florida’s annual alligator hunt is kicking off at 5 p.m. tonight, as 6,000 permit holders get ready to bag two gators each on public land.The start of the season arrives at a time when alligators seem to be more aggressive than usual. This year, there have been at least 17 reports of people being...

Steve Spurrier addresses UF star WR Antonio Callaway's suspension

On Day 1 of his new job at Sirius XM, Steve Spurrier did not waste anytime sharing his thoughts on Antonio Callaway’s suspension. The Head Ball Coach asked the question on everyone’s minds about Callaway. “People are wondering when he’s going to straighten up,” Spurrier said. “I get the feeling...

McElwain: Gators' have 'unbelievable' scrimmage on Friday

The Florida Gators responded to the troubles of star receiver Antonio Callaway with “an unbelievable scrimmage “ on Friday, coach Jim McElwain said. “Sometimes through some adversity, it’s really interesting how you kind of see your team kind of jell together,” McElwain said. “Some guys really...
Hoops Scoop Aug 14, 2017

With Little off board, what’s next for Gators

Last week, four-star 2018 forward recruit Nassir Little announced his final five schools. Florida wasn’t on the list, which was met by disappointment by some in Gator Nation, considering the time and effort that Florida coach Mike White and his staff went into courting the young star from nearby Orange Park.  Little was in the stands during UF’s 88-66 demolition of Kentucky on Feb. 4 at the new-look O’Dome and took numerous unofficial visits to UF since completing his freshman… Read More » The post With Little off board, what’s next for Gators appeared first on Hoops Scoop.

Jim McElwain says Antonio Callaway, six other suspended Gators are facing real consequences

UF coach Jim McElwain said the Gators quickly suspended star receiver Antonio Callaway and six other players from the season opener, forcing them to suffer consequences. “It’s something, obviously, I’m very disappointed. At the same time, swift action was taken,” McElwain said during a news conference...

UF freshman running backs Lemons, Davis making an immediate impact

UF freshman tailbacks Malik Davis and Adarius Lemons joined a crowded, experienced Gators’ backfield. But neither first-year player has deferred or waited his turn to make a strong impression. “Ahead of where maybe I thought they'd be,” coach Jim McElwain said. “I think both these guys will make...

Gators suspend seven players for season opener

Antonio Callaway runs with the ball during practice on Aug. 10, 2017 at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. GAINESVILLE Florida will be without star receiver and Miami native Antonio Callaway and six other players when it opens the season against Michigan...

UF star receiver Antonio Callaway among seven Gators suspended for Michigan opener

UF star receiver Antonio Callaway is among seven Gators suspended for the team’s high-profile Sept. 2 opener against Michigan for violating team rules. The school announced Sunday that Callaway, the team’s top playmaker, will be joined by offensive linemen Kadeem Telfort and Richerd Desir-Jones,...

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