Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Live blog: Outback Bowl: Michigan vs. South Carolina

Follow our live coverage of the Outback Bowl between Michigan and South Carolina today at noon at Raymond James Stadium. Youíll find updates, analysis, photos and more from Times reporters, columnists and photojournalists Ė all in real time. View it below:

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Willie Taggart inherited a rough offensive line situation that has gotten even worse

Willie Taggart inherited a rough offensive line situation that has gotten even worse

Take your pick of ugly stats or stories about how bad Florida State's offensive line is. Like how only three teams in the nation have allowed more tackles for a loss than FSU (27). Or how one of the most talented running back units in the country ran...
Published: 09/17/18
Gators journal: Volsí 1998 national title squad a sore spot with Mullen

Gators journal: Volsí 1998 national title squad a sore spot with Mullen

The Gators are likely to encounter a little extra wattage Saturday evening inside Neyland Stadium, where Tennessee's 1998 national title team will be honored.It's a nostalgia kick that still makes Dan Mullen wince.The first-year Gators coach was a gr...
Published: 09/17/18
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