Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Rick and Tom podcast: Crazy college coaching carousel; Winston likely to play

The college football coaching carousel has been crazy so far with the hiring, and then not hiring, of Greg Schiano at Tennessee, Jimbo Fisher rumored to be going to Texas A&M and Dan Mullen being introduced as Florida’s head coach. Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break it all down in their latest podcast.

Plus, Bucs QB Jameis Winston should play this week in Green Bay, assuming he doesn’t feel pain after rehab on Monday. And what does Winston’s presence mean for the Bucs going forward? Listen below:

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Jesuit alum Malik Davis back to 100 percent with Florida Gators

Jesuit alum Malik Davis back to 100 percent with Florida Gators

GAINESVILLE — Florida running back Malik Davis knew something was wrong soon after his right knee landed awkwardly against Georgia.The Jesuit High alumnus had sprained a knee earlier in his career, so he knew what a tweak felt like. This s...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Feleipe Franks: I’m ‘not really worried’ about Florida Gators quarterback competition

Feleipe Franks: I’m ‘not really worried’ about Florida Gators quarterback competition

GAINESVILLE — While Florida fans remain fixated on the quarterback battle, the presumptive frontrunner in the three-way competition said he isn't thinking about whether Dan Mullen will anoint him as the starter."I'm not worried about who h...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Watch: Two Florida Gators walk-ons given scholarships

Watch: Two Florida Gators walk-ons given scholarships

For all that's wrong in college football, here's something that remains right:Walk-ons being awarded scholarships.That's what happened after Monday's practice in Gainesville, when Florida coach Dan Mullen announced that special teams contributors R.J...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox leaving for NCAA post

Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox leaving for NCAA post

Stan Wilcox is leaving his job as Florida State's athletic director to become the NCAA's executive vice president of regulatory affairs.The Athletic's Bruce Feldman first reported the news."Stan is a highly respected, visionary leader in intercollegi...
Published: 08/20/18
Preseason AP Top 25: Bama No. 1, Miami, FSU and UCF all ranked

Preseason AP Top 25: Bama No. 1, Miami, FSU and UCF all ranked

Alabama, as expected, will start the season No. 1 in the country in the preseason AP Top 25 poll.The defending national champions topped the poll, receiving 42 first-place votes. It's the third year in a row the Crimson Tide has opened the year at No...
Published: 08/20/18
Former Tampa Catholic standout Corey Martinez leaving FSU

Former Tampa Catholic standout Corey Martinez leaving FSU

Former Tampa Catholic standout Corey Martinez dropped a mini-bombshell of sorts Monday, announcing via Twitter he is bypassing his final season at FSU.A fifth-year senior offensive lineman, Martinez indicated he is leaving football altogether."As I c...
Published: 08/20/18
Florida State football getting closer to naming starting quarterback, Willie Taggart says

Florida State football getting closer to naming starting quarterback, Willie Taggart says

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State coach Willie Taggart isn't ready to announce who will start at quarterback when the Seminoles open against Virginia Tech in two weeks.But a decision is getting closer."How close? Closer than we were the first da...
Published: 08/19/18
Updated: 08/20/18
DeCalon Brooks ready to make a name for himself at Florida State

DeCalon Brooks ready to make a name for himself at Florida State

TALLAHASSEE — DeCalon Brooks doesn't only want to be known as Derrick Brooks' son.Yes, he plays the same position (linebacker) at the same school (Florida State) where his father won a national title in 1993 before becoming a Bucs legend a...
Published: 08/19/18
Why you should care about FSU-Samford: This ‘DuckTales’ parody song

Why you should care about FSU-Samford: This ‘DuckTales’ parody song

When Samford Hall of Famer Jimbo Fisher left Florida State for Texas A&M, we all needed a reason to care about the Division I-AA Bulldogs' Week 2 trip to Tallahassee.The internet, as usual, has come through with a video that needs a little context.Sa...
Published: 08/17/18
Full disclosure: My preseason AP Top 25 ballot

Full disclosure: My preseason AP Top 25 ballot

We'll find out where Miami, Florida State and the rest of Florida's teams start the season Monday when the AP releases its preseason Top 25 rankings.Until then, here's a sneak peek, in the form of the AP ballot I submitted last week.Clemson starts at...
Published: 08/17/18