12:27 AM EDT, Sun October 22, 2017

Gators’ Feleipe Franks among young QBs who need time, patience to develop

During two decades tutoring college quarterbacks, Dan Mullen has developed a No. 1 draft pick, a Heisman Trophy winner and an NFL Rookie of the Year. If Mullen learned one thing coaching Alex Smith at Utah, Tim Tebow at UF and, most recently, Dak Prescott at Mississippi State, it is no two young...

Gators run to NCAA East region final inspired hoops commit Andrew Nembhard

As Andrew Nembhard watched the Florida Gators march through last season’s NCAA Tournament, he was sold on head coach Mike White’s style of basketball. The tenacious defense and up-tempo offense was exactly the style he was looking for in a college basketball team and the Montverde star showed his...

With Gators offers, 2-sport star Brandon Fields closer to dream

When Brandon Fields and Stephen Dix saw Dr. Phillips High running backs coach Riki Smith walk in the locker room on Tuesday with Florida head coach Jim McElwain and receivers coach Kerry Dixon, Fields said they both “started cheezin.” Smith would eventually relay the news to the two 2020 prospects...

UF's Laird Veatch brings a new perspective as Gators overhaul facilities

As UF quarterback Feleipe Franks’ high-flying spiral headed his way, Laird Veatch stood at the edge of the south end zone sensing something special was in the air. “I had this view of the ball and the receiver converging. ‘This might happen, this might happen,’” Veatch recalled thinking. “It was...

UF basketball team checks in at No. 7 in coaches’ poll

UF’s run to the 2017 Elite Eight has ramped up expectations entering coach Mike White’s third season. The Gators checked in at No. 7 in the USA Today coaches’ poll. One of the 32 coaches voting cast a first-place vote for the Gators, who joined No. 1 Duke, No. 2 Michigan and No. 5 Arizona as the...

Gators try to rebound from brutal start to season during bye week

Four days after walking off the field after another loss, the Texas A&M band's fight song reverberating throughout his home stadium, UF linebacker Kylan Johnson was asked to assess the Gators’ season. “It's been kind of a rough ride,” Johnson said. “But I feel like it's only gonna get better from...

UF coach Jim McElwain says Gators are coping with a surprising surge of injuries

Injuries are piling up for the Florida Gators at a rate Jim McElwain said he’s never experienced as a coach. Defensive end Jordan Sherit’s underwent season-ending surgery to his right hip to end the redshirt senior’s college career. McElwain called Sherit’s injury “a bad deal.” No player was performing...

UF DL Sherit out for season

Starting defensive end Jordan Sherit will be out for the season after sustaining a hip injury on Saturday against Texas A&M. Coach Jim McElwain said he had surgery earlier this week. Sherit was finally in the midst of a breakout...

UF folo

The sobering reality of what just happened appeared to overtake Jim McElwain. The third-year Florida coach appeared to choose his words carefully while describing the second heartbreaking loss by the Gators in as many weeks, trying not let his emotions get the best of him. But clearly, there was...

Gator Dre Massey scores special touchdown during UF loss to Texas A&M

Dre Massey extended his right arm. Then, in the early stages of the fourth quarter, he finally found the end zone. “That touchdown meant everything to him,” offensive lineman Martez Ivey said. “That’s a special moment for him right there.” The road has been a long one for Massey, a former junior...

UF offense disappears in second half as Texas A&M rallies for 19-17 win over Gators

Florida debuted new uniforms that were supposed to mimic the alligator's ability to camouflage itself. Unfortunately, it worked too well as the Gators’ offense disappeared in the second half of a critcal game. Kellen Mond accounted for 232 yards and a touchdown and Daniel LaCamera booted four field...

Gators look to avoid back-to-back losses when Texas A&M visits the Swamp

Texas A&M at UF, 7 p.m. Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: ESPN2 Weather: 78 degrees, 10 percent rain chance Online: orlando.com/gators; @osgators on Twitter. Quick slant: The Gators are 13-2 at home under Jim McElwain. UF leads the series 2-1, winning 20-17 in 2012 in College Station during quarterback...

Gators faces Texas A&M in must-win game for both teams

Mired in an up-and-down season, UF coach Jim McElwain and the Gators still see hope, possibility and even another shot at an SEC championship. “Everything is still out in front of us,” McElwain said. The view is supported by the conference standings, but little else, entering Saturday’s visit from...

Veteran Gator Jordan Sherit is a key leader for UF defensive line

Last season, during the third quarter of Florida’s loss to Florida State, Jordan Sherit’s knee gave out. The Gators had two games left on their schedule — an SEC title game against top-ranked Alabama and a bowl game against Iowa — and Sherit couldn’t play in either of them. He had to go through...

UF tight ends look to pitch in, help Gators' offense

UF tight end DeAndre Goolsby finished last season with a flourish and was poised for a big senior year. Instead, Goolsby sat out the Gators’ first game with a leg injury and since has just three catches. This after totaling nine catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns during the final two games...

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