Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Colleges

Gators lose Malik Davis to broken foot

Gators lose Malik Davis to broken foot

Gators TB Malik Davis has encountered his second major setback in as many seasons.Coach Dan Mullen announced Monday that Davis, Hillsborough County's all-time leading prep rusher, suffered a broken foot in Saturday's 48-10 triumph against Colorado St...
Published: 09/17/18
Matt Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: How far did LSU rise?

Matt Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: How far did LSU rise?

Three big top-25 matchups led to some obvious movement in my AP Top 25 rankings. Ohio State answered every question about how it'd fare without Urban Meyer by beating TCU. The Buckeyes, accordingly, moved up to No. 3 on my ballot.LSU now has two wins...
Published: 09/16/18
Florida Gators beat Colorado State to win Jim McElwainless Bowl

Florida Gators beat Colorado State to win Jim McElwainless Bowl

GAINESVILLE — Florida's early performance against Colorado State on Saturday looked like a fitting tribute to the Jim McElwain era.The defense looked good. The quarterback did not. It wasn't entertaining, and yet the Gators were on track f...
Published: 09/15/18
UF journal: Freddie Swain starting to gain some swagger

UF journal: Freddie Swain starting to gain some swagger

GAINESVILLE — WR Freddie Swain has spent most of his Florida career looking for a home.Through two seasons, the Ocala native had only 16 catches and three touchdowns. He was among the UF receivers who were highly touted in high school but hadn'...
Published: 09/15/18
Matt Bakerís takeaways from Florida-Colorado State

Matt Bakerís takeaways from Florida-Colorado State

Dan Mullen wasn't kidding about his commitment to special teams, and it's clearly working. After two blocked field goals saved four points against Charleston Southern, UF scored two special-teams touchdowns against Colorado State.UF's offense began t...
Published: 09/15/18
Florida State continues to sputter, falls 30-7 to Syracuse

Florida State continues to sputter, falls 30-7 to Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. ó Syracuse took another big step toward putting the woeful recent past in the rearview mirror. Quarterback Tommy DeVito, subbing for injured starter Eric Dungey, scored on a 3-yard run and hit tight end Ravian Pierce with a 3-yard scor...
Published: 09/15/18
No. 21 Miami rolls past upset-minded Toledo 49-24

No. 21 Miami rolls past upset-minded Toledo 49-24

TOLEDO, Ohio ó A few more performances like this, and maybe Malik Rosier will win over those skeptical Miami fans. Rosier threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more, and the No. 21 Hurricanes outlasted upset-minded Toledo 49-24 on Saturday. Rosi...
Published: 09/15/18
Florida Gatorsí Cece Jefferson back from suspension against Colorado State

Florida Gatorsí Cece Jefferson back from suspension against Colorado State

GAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators will get a boost along their struggling lines Saturday.Defensive lineman Cece Jefferson will return to the field after serving a two-game suspension for academics. He won't start.Regardless, the 6-foot-1, 2...
Published: 09/15/18
Florida offers free football tickets to Hurricane Florence evacuees

Florida offers free football tickets to Hurricane Florence evacuees

Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning, bringing life-threatening storm surge and winds up to 90 mph to the Carolinas.While Carolinians evacuate their home states, the University of Florida announced it will offer free football tickets to it...
Published: 09/14/18
Willie Taggart can save himself against Syracuse (again) and more state tidbits

Willie Taggart can save himself against Syracuse (again) and more state tidbits

Willie Taggart saved his career three years ago against Syracuse.Perhaps another game against the Orange will salvage his first season at Florida State.His Seminoles have struggled through a 1-1 start that includes a 21-point blowout loss to Virginia...
Published: 09/14/18