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Gator Nelson Maldonado shows toughness while battling CWS injuries

Perhaps nobody in Florida’s lineup needed a couple days off more than Nelson Maldonado. The area around third base has dropped the sophomore right fielder the past few days at the College World Series, but no doubt he’ll be in the lineup Friday when the Gators (49-18) take on the winner of the...
Hoops Scoop Jun 21, 2017

From historic draft night, Gators have stood test of time

Where has the time gone? It’s hard to believe close to 10 years ago, on June 28, 2007 to be exact, I was at the Wamu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, reporting on what would become a historic night for both the Gators and college basketball. To that point, no college program had ever had three players selected within the first 10 picks of the NBA draft. But after leading Florida to back-to-back national titles in… Read More » The post From historic draft night, Gators have stood test of time appeared first on Hoops Scoop.

QB transfer Malik Zaire officially joins Gators

Quarterback graduate transfer Malik Zaire officially has joined the Florida Gators, confirming Tuesday what many have expected for weeks. Zaire posted on his Instagram account the following: Official! I couldn’t be happier to be part of something special!!! Time to get to work!!! #Gators The 22-year-old...

UF coaches Mike White, Jim McElwain rewarded with raises, extensions

UF will reward coaches Mike White and Jim McElwain for strong seasons with salary raises, one-year contract extensions and significant performance bonus increases, the school announced Friday. Following the Gators’ surprising Elite Eight run in men’s basketball, White will receive a one-year extension...

Jones 2019 safety Marcus Tillman commits to Gators

When Marcus Tillman was on his way to Gainesville on Wednesday to participate in the Jim McElwain Football Camp with his Orlando Jones High teammates, he had no idea that he would soon be committed to the Florida Gators. Once he was on campus, however, and after having a discussion with McElwain,...
Hoops Scoop Jun 14, 2017

Marshall coach high on UF F Chase Johnson

Marshall coach Dan D’Antoni did his best to try to keep standout West Virginia forward recruit Chase Johnson within his state’s borders. Instead, the 6-foot-8, 205-pound Johnson chose to play at Florida, where he will enroll as an incoming freshman later his month. D’Antoni said Johnson, a Ripley, W. Va., native and three/four-star prospect, has a chance to help the Gators right away. “He’s a face up guy,” Johnson said. “He’s a slasher. He’s surprisingly athletic. What I like about… Read More » The post Marshall coach high on UF F Chase Johnson appeared first on Hoops...

Gators knock out Wake Forest amid soggy conditions, advance to College World Series

The Florida Gators road to Omaha was more like a river during their Gainesville Super Regional matchup with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Gators had to overcome torrential rains and long weather delays totaling nearly 10 hours during three days to oust the Demon Deacons, clinching a trip to...

UAA approves $128.2 million budget for Gators

The cost of running Florida Gators’ athletics continues to rise at a rapid rate. The University Athletic Association approved a $6 million budget increase on Monday, raising the budget for Gators’ sports to $128.2 million in the first year of new athletic director Scott Stricklin. In 2013-14, the...

Gators fall 8-6 to Wake Forest in extra innings, forcing Game 3 in Super Regional

The nation’s top home-running hitting team got the best of the nation’s top closer to force Game 3 of the Gainesville Super Regional. A walk-off, two-run home run by Wake Forest catcher Ben Breazeale off UF relief pitcher Michael Byrne led the Demon Deacons’ to an 8-6 victory in Game 2 of the Gainesville...

UF versus Wake Forest Gainesville Super Regional game suspended, rescheduled

Heavy rains suspended the Florida Gators’ Game 2 matchup with Wake Forest during the Gainesville Super Regional, with the Gators trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning. UF won the opening game in the best-of-three series 2-1 in 11 innings Saturday after a weather delay suspended play nearly...

Gators slip by Wake Forest 2-1 in extra innings

When UF All-American closer Michael Byrne enters a game it has been game over for Gators’ opponents. On Saturday against Wake Forest, Byrne’s appearance began a stunning turn of events during a marathon game that lasted more than seven hours but ended in a 2-1 Gators’ win. Byrne replaced Brady...

Taylor Upshaw, son of former Bucs player, commits to Gators

It hasn't taken Taylor Upshaw long to gain attention from football recruiters nationwide. It didn’t take him long to decide where he will go to college, either. After playing his first ever season of organized football as a junior at Bradenton’s Braden River High last year, Upshaw started pulling...

Gators' track and field team defends national title

The remarkable run of UF track and field coach Mike Holloway’s program continued Friday night, with the Gators defending their national championship. The Gators’ road to their fourth outdoor title in six seasons included four individual championships. But UF needed every point it could muster to...
Hoops Scoop Jun 8, 2017

Florida to face Cincy in NJ

Florida is putting together another challenging non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season. According to Jon Rothstein of FanRag sports, the Gators will face Cincinnati in the Never Forget Games at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 9 in a matchup of likely preseason Top 25 teams. Seton Hall and Virginia Commonwealth also will play in the doubleheader event. Cincinnati returns three starts from a team that finished 30-6 and lost in the Round of 32 to UCLA in… Read More » The post Florida to face Cincy in NJ appeared first on Hoops Scoop.

Gators advance to Super Regional behind freshman Austin Langworthy

The Florida Gators took another step toward making their third consecutive College World Series appearance Monday night. It was not the cakewalk everyone expected for the SEC champions. Top-seeded UF needed an extra day to eliminate pesky No. 3 seed Bethune-Cookman during the Gainesville Regional...

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    Luke Del Rio

    It's official: Former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire will be a Florida Gator: Report

  • Kyle Trask

    Kyle Trask

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  • John Egbunu

    John Egbunu

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    Feleipe Franks

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