1:43 AM EDT, Sat September 05, 2015
Florida Times-Union 4 hours ago

Regional previews

REGIONAL PREVIEWS Florida Atlantic at Tulsa, 3:30 p.m.: Teams meet for the second time. FAU won last year 50-21. Owls return senior QB Jaquez Johnson, now a graduate student, who threw 17 TDs and only five INTs last season. First game at Tulsa for new coach Phillip Montgomery, who spent past three seasons as Baylor offensive coordinator. read more
Florida Times-Union 5 hours ago
New Mexico State at Florida preview

New Mexico State at Florida preview

NEW MEXICO STATE AT FLORIDA FLORIDA FIELD, GAINESVILLE, 7:30 P.M. (SEC NETWORK) WHO SHOULD WIN UNDER THE GUN HISTORY LESSON WHO’S NOT PLAYING Garry Smits The Times-Union

UF coach Jim McElwain promises to bring the vertical passing game back to the Gators

GAINESVILLE - UF coach Jim McElwain knows exactly what fans want and how to deliver it to them.

Neal, Ivey downgraded to doubtful for opener

GAINESVILLE -- Florida safety Keanu Neal (leg) and left tackle Martez Ivey (knee scope) have been downgraded to doubtful for Saturday’s season-opener against New Mexico State (7:30 p.m., SEC Network). The two prospective starters haven’t practiced all week. “They’re recovering...

Game day primer: What you need to know entering Florida-New Mexico State matchup

It’s time. The Florida Gators football season is about to begin. Here’s some stuff to get you ready for game day. New Mexico State at Florida, Saturday 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network) Weather: 70 degrees, 20 percent chance of ...
Florida Times-Union Sep 3, 2015

Sun Belt pair embraces underdog role in opener against Gators, 'Noles

The Sun Belt comes calling to help the Sunshine State’s Alpha Dogs launch their 2015 college football seasons. Based on the conference’s past experiences against the University of Florida and Florida State, it might get ugly. But playing the usual role of favored coaches not taking anything for granted, the Gators’ Jim McElwain and the Seminoles’ Jimbo Fisher are wary, at least on the surface, of their opening-game opponents. read more

UF coach Jim McElwain explains 'Perfect Thursday'

GAINESVILLE -- Jim McElwain is a stickler for details. Most successful coaches are. After years learning from John L. Smith and Nick Saban, Florida's first-year coach has developed a specific game-week practice plan, so when McElwain tossed around the phrase...
Tampa Bay Times Sep 3, 2015

Taggart: Bulls must buck adversity

After being taken to the woodshed (vs. McNeese State) and the wire (vs. Western Carolina) in his last two season openers, Bulls coach Willie Taggart would prefer things go a little smoother Saturday against Florida A&M.But he understands some growing pains may surface along the way, especially with new schemes on both sides of …

Video: Previewing college football's opening weekend

Because the college football season is finally, mercifully upon us, Joey Knight and I sat down to preview the opening slate of games: USF-FAMU, Florida State-Texas State and Florida-New Mexico State, plus UCF-FIU and Bethune-Cookman at Miami. Here's our video.
The Ledger Sep 3, 2015

Ridge appears to be contender

There's another Horsfield on the links. Ridge Community freshman Faye Horsfield, the younger sister of former Ridge standout and 2013 Class 3A boys state champion Sam Horsfield, now at the University of Florida, played just her third varsity match on Wednesday, carding a 7-over-par 42 while hampered with cut-down clubs on the front nine of a match against Lake Region at Highlands Reserve in Davenport.

Recruiting roundup: List of recruits attending Gators season opener, more recruiting news

With the regular season about to begin, recruiting usually slows down a little bit. But recruiting never really stops. This week’s recruiting roundup features a list of recruits attending Florida’s opener against New Mexico State and news ...
Florida Times-Union Sep 2, 2015

Florida State's top non-conference hoops games include Florida, JU

Home games against Jacksonville University and Mississippi State and visits to Florida and Iowa are the non-ACC highlights for Florida State’s 2015-2016 basketball schedule, announced on Wednesday. The Dolphins will be FSU’s second game of the season, on Nov. 17 in Tallahassee. The ’Noles open two days earlier against Nicholls State. FSU will play Hofstra, then either South Carolina or DePaul in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam from Nov. 20-23. The ’Noles travel to Iowa City to face the Hawkeyes in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 2. read more

BREAKING: QB Treon Harris to start Saturday's opener

GAINESVILLE -- Florida has finally named a starting quarterback. Sort of. Sophomore Treon Harris, a former star at Booker T. Washington, will start in Saturday's season opener against New Mexico State (7:30 p.m, SEC Network). “It was really close,” UF...
Florida Times-Union Sep 2, 2015
Gators QB Treon Harris to start season opener

Gators QB Treon Harris to start season opener

GAINESVILLE — Florida has named sophomore Treon Harris its starting quarterback for the Gators' opener Saturday against New Mexico State. Coach Jim McElwain made the announcement following practice Wednesday, saying "I wouldn't read that much into. It's a painting in progress." Harris and redshirt freshman Will Grier have been vying for the starting job since spring practice began in March. Both are expected to play Saturday. read more

Gators Player News

  • 1 Martez Ivey

    Martez Ivey

    Neal, Ivey downgraded to doubtful for opener

  • Brandon Powell

    Brandon Powell

  • David Sharpe

    David Sharpe

    Gene Frenette: David Sharpe finally focused on football, and that's a good thing for Gators

  • Jalen Tabor

    Jalen Tabor

    UF's Jalen Tabor determined to build on success, earning starting job with Gators