Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Florida Gators

Report: Florida Gators’ Cece Jefferson out four months after shoulder surgery

Report: Florida Gators’ Cece Jefferson out four months after shoulder surgery

Florida Gators defensive lineman Cece Jefferson will be out four months after having surgery on his right shoulder earlier this week, according to a report Wednesday evening from the Gainesville Sun.Jefferson, a 6-foot-1, 242-pound senior, injured th...
Published: 04/18/18
Florida has signed 15 quarterbacks since Tim Tebow. 10 have transferred

Florida has signed 15 quarterbacks since Tim Tebow. 10 have transferred

Tuesday evening's news that quarterback Jake Allen plans to transfer from the Florida Gators isn't a surprise.Allen, a former three-star recruit in 2017, was fourth on the depth chart. The St. Thomas Aquinas product didn't seem to fit new coach ...
Published: 04/18/18
New Orlando football team will welcome Steve Spurrier on Tuesday night

New Orlando football team will welcome Steve Spurrier on Tuesday night

Steve Spurrier will make one of his first appearances in his new role with the Alliance of American Football tomorrow in Orlando.The league will welcome Spurrier as the coach of its Orlando team at an event at Ember (42 W Central Blvd.) at an event f...
Published: 04/16/18
Five takeaways from the Florida Gators’ spring game

Five takeaways from the Florida Gators’ spring game

GAINESVILLE —It took some time, but the offense scored points in bunches, much to the delight of the 53,015 in attendance at Florida's spring game.And the Gators had fun doing it, pulling out all the stops with gadgets and celebrations that bro...
Published: 04/14/18
What to expect from USF, Florida, FSU spring football games

What to expect from USF, Florida, FSU spring football games

At last, the state's college football fans get to watch a furlong or two of their respective team's quarterback derby this weekend.Just be advised: The view likely will be of the back stretch. We expect none of these races to be determined any time s...
Published: 04/13/18
Why former Florida Gators, FSU greats have been fixtures at spring football practices

Why former Florida Gators, FSU greats have been fixtures at spring football practices

When Florida and Florida State host their spring games Saturday, their programs' past will be on display alongside the present.Former UF players will join current ones for the Gator Walk, two hours before the 3 p.m. kickoff. The Seminoles are going r...
Published: 04/11/18
Comparing 2019 quarterback commits at Florida, Florida State

Comparing 2019 quarterback commits at Florida, Florida State

While both Florida and Florida State fans are rightfully focused on their current quarterback battles, both programs picked up recent commitments from recruits who could factor into future competitions.Three-star recruit Jalon Jones orally committed ...
Published: 04/10/18
Steve Spurrier returns to coaching

Steve Spurrier returns to coaching

Orlando, get ready for the Fun 'n' Grizzled.Florida icon Steve Spurrier, who turns 73 later this month, will coach the Orlando franchise in the Alliance of American Football, the upstart spring professional league announced. An eight-team league play...
Updated one month ago
Jordan Scarlett grateful for his second second chance with Florida Gators

Jordan Scarlett grateful for his second second chance with Florida Gators

GAINESVILLE – Florida running back Jordan Scarlett spent almost every day of his lost season in the weight room.He didn't know when, or if, he'd get reinstated from a suspension for his role in a credit card fraud scandal that clouded the Gator...
Updated one month ago
The real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home isn’t so funny

The real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home isn’t so funny

GAINESVILLE — Jim McElwain and his family didn't have to accept the offer that became a punchline.At first, they didn't. They rejected a bid well below the $1.8 million they paid for their Gainesville home in 2015, when McElwain was entering hi...
Updated one month ago