Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Florida Gators

Heisman watch: Who’s on top entering Week 2 of college football?

Heisman watch: Who’s on top entering Week 2 of college football?

Our top five Heisman Trophy candidates entering the second full weekend of college football.5. Purdue WR Rondale Moore: Does he have a shot? Probably not. But breaking the Boilers' all-purpose yardage record in his first game puts him on the list aft...
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Around the state: Beat the (UF) streak, run with the Bulls and more

Around the state: Beat the (UF) streak, run with the Bulls and more

No. 25 Florida will try to extend its winning streak over Kentucky to 32 games Saturday night. The last time the Wildcats won . . .• UF coach Dan Mullen was a 14-year-old freshman on the football team at Trinity High in Manchester, N....
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What makes Florida Gators’ Dan Mullen a quarterback guru?

What makes Florida Gators’ Dan Mullen a quarterback guru?

GAINESVILLE — When the staff that recruited him to Bowling Green left in 2000, Joshua Harris was anxious.He knew nothing about the new regime, and his incoming quarterbacks coach was some 28-year-old graduate assistant.Harris didn't know w...
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Why the jump pass isn’t just a Tim Tebow throwback

Why the jump pass isn’t just a Tim Tebow throwback

GAINESVILLE — When Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks threw a 3-yard jump pass to Tyrie Cleveland in the Gators' rout of Charleston Southern, the flashbacks were obvious."Hello, Tebow," announcer Tom Hart said on the SEC Network's broadcas...
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Who’s the best college football team in the state of Florida?

Who’s the best college football team in the state of Florida?

When compiling my AP Top 25 ballot Tuesday morning, I was stuck with a question that was tougher than I expected:Who's the best team in the state?Two weeks ago, I thought the answer was Miami, easily. The Hurricanes have a great defensive front plus ...
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AP Top 25: Florida Gators in, Florida State falls out

AP Top 25: Florida Gators in, Florida State falls out

The Florida Gators are back in the AP Top 25, and Florida State has fallen out.Those are the two quick local headlines from the latest poll, released Tuesday afternoon. The Seminoles, of course, dropped out of the rankings after Monday night's 21-poi...
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Chauncey Gardner-Johnson on Gators’ streak over Kentucky: ‘It’ll be 32 after Saturday’

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson on Gators’ streak over Kentucky: ‘It’ll be 32 after Saturday’

GAINESVILLE  — Florida defensive backs typically don't lack for confidence. That's certainly the case this week against Kentucky, which has a 31-game losing streak to the Gators."It's 31, right?" defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnso...
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Dan Mullen era begins with Florida Gators’ rout of Charleston Southern

Dan Mullen era begins with Florida Gators’ rout of Charleston Southern

GAINESVILLE — Florida opened the Dan Mullen era Saturday night at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium by doing exactly what it was supposed to do.Destroy a completely overmatched Division I-AA team.So ignore the final score against Charleston Souther...
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Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-Charleston Southern

Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-Charleston Southern

We knew RB Malik Davis would be available for the opener, but it was still impressive to see the Jesuit High alumnus on the field, 10 months after suffering a severe knee injury against Georgia. He was the second running back to touch the ball, after...
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Fennelly: Good step on a long trek for Dan Mullen

Fennelly: Good step on a long trek for Dan Mullen

GAINESVILLE — There's a new visor in town.Saturday night, Dan Mullen raced into the Swamp with his Florida Gators.And they just kept racing.A smashing 53-6 debut win for the new head coach.A new beginning for Florida.You know, again.Mullen, bac...
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