1:11 AM EDT, Sun October 26, 2014
Florida Times-Union 9 hours ago

Tim Tebow to Gator Nation: 'We are better than booing student-athletes'

Character counts.That's what former Heisman-trophy winning Florida Gators quarterback told Gator Nation on Saturday, a week after the team suffered a Homecoming blowout to SEC rival Missouri made worse when fans at The Swamp booed the team from the stands."Let's show character as fans that we are Gator Nation and we can stand up and we are better than booing our student-athletes," Tebow said Saturday, during the SEC Network's pregame show. Tebow is an analyst for the network.read more
Tampa Bay Times 19 hours ago

Defensive questions persist after Cincy loss

Standing in the bowels of Paul Brown Stadium late Friday night, Willie Taggart called his team's latest defensive collapse "a collective mistake by everyone, players and coaches."For the fifth time in eight games, Taggart had watched an opponent gash his team for at least 300 yards in only a half. On Friday, it was backup QB Munchie …
The Ledger 20 hours ago

UCF Wary of Temple

ORLANDO | Temple could be trouble. If Central Florida doesn't play better, particularly on offense, against the Owls today, the Knights will find themselves totally out of the big bowl picture and hanging on by their fingernails in an effort to defend their American Athletic Conference title. UCF (4-2) is one of two teams, East Carolina being the other, that are unbeaten in AAC play. The Pirates, ranked 18th in one poll and 16th in another, barely squeezed by Connecticut on Thursday to go to 3-0 in the league. And if the Knights want to stay in step, they have to respond by beating Temple...
The Ledger 21 hours ago

Coaches Pick FSC Men to Repeat as SSC Champions

Florida Southern's men's basketball team was picked to win the Sunshine State Conference for the second year in a row, according to the SSC Preseason Poll that was released Thursday. The poll is conducted through each of the nine-member schools' head coaches. A coach cannot vote for his own team. The Mocs, who finished with a 26-5 record and were 12-4 in the SSC last year, received seven first-place votes and 63 points overall. Florida Southern will be going for its third consecutive SSC regular season title this year. Barry received the two remaining first-place votes and totaled 57 points...
Tampa Bay Times Oct 25, 2014

Bearcats-Bulls: Click here for the coverage

The latest USF postmortem, and all its trimmings, have been consolidated right here for your convenience.
The Ledger Oct 24, 2014

Bulls Aim to Build Momentum Tonight

South Florida football coach Willie Taggart said earlier in the week it remains to be seen whether Saturday's come from-behind win at Tulsa could be a game that propels the Bulls to a winning streak. Taggart will get a better idea tonight when the Bulls go after their second win in a row. USF faces Cincinnati at 8 p.m., at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference matchup that will leave the winner in the conference race and the loser facing the prospect of being two games behind league-leader East Carolina. At his previous coaching stops where Taggart was part of a...

Gators lose another recruit

One of the top football recruits in the state of Georgia who had orally committed to Florida has decided to reopen the recruitment process.
The Ledger Oct 23, 2014

Mocs Score 10th Straight Victory in Volleyball

Florida Southern scored a three-set conference victory over Florida Tech (25-18, 25-10, 25-20) on Thursday.

Sorry Gators: Steve Spurrier isn't coming home

Most people have an ex-flame who burns a hole in their heart, in a good way.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 23, 2014

Football report: Defensive trio to return

In terms of personnel, the Bulls will be almost fully equipped to defend Cincinnati's 12th-ranked pass offense (322.8 ypg) Friday at Paul Brown Stadium.CB Johnny Ward (ankle) is the only Bull not expected to play, Coach Willie Taggart said early Thursday afternoon. OLB Reshard Cliett (shoulder), CB Chris Dunkley (shoulder) and S …

Police report details Treon Harris' alleged sexual assault

Treon Harris | Tim Casey/Gatorzone.com GAINESVILLE -- On the same day Treon Harris was named the University of Florida’s starting quarterback, the school released the police report regarding the freshman’s connection to the Oct. 5 alleged sexual assault on campus....
The Ledger Oct 23, 2014

Report Finds Widespread Academic Fraud at UNC

More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a shadow curriculum that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 22, 2014

Football report: Desperately seeking 60 minutes

Much like their mercurial offensive counterparts, who spent the first half at Tulsa in a stupor, the Bulls defense will try to deliver its first complete game in more than a month Friday night at Cincinnati.USF's fronts and zone coverages were gashed for 20 points and 314 total first-half yards at Tulsa, but allowed only 174 yards …

Gators guard Michael Frazier a preseason All SEC first team pick

Florida junior G Michael Frazier II on Wednesday was selected to the preseason All-SEC First Team.

Flroida names Treon Harris as new starting QB

Florida coach Will Muschamp said today that freshman QB Treon Harris will be the starting QB for the Gators' game vs. Georgia game on Nov. 1, replacing fourth-year junior Jeff Driskel.