Thursday, September 20, 2018

Florida Gators

Jim McElwain is gone, and yet the McElwainless Bowl will go on. That’s pretty cool

Jim McElwain is gone, and yet the McElwainless Bowl will go on. That’s pretty cool

GAINESVILLE — When Florida's game against Colorado State kicks off Saturday, Jim McElwain will be coaching receivers for No. 19 Michigan, about to enter the second quarter against visiting SMU.And yet, his impact will be felt 1,000 mi...
Published: 09/13/18
Why Florida Gators’ Adarius Lemons announced his transfer after Kentucky loss

Why Florida Gators’ Adarius Lemons announced his transfer after Kentucky loss

Running back Adarius Lemons got national attention Saturday night when he announced his intention to leave Florida 34 minutes after the Gators' 27-16 home loss to Kentucky. His departure piled onto the aftermath of the end of UF's 31-game winning str...
Published: 09/12/18
More dark days ahead for Gators, Seminoles?

More dark days ahead for Gators, Seminoles?

GAINESVILLE — If misery loves company, then at least the Gators and Seminoles have each other.The Sunshine State schadenfreude might have been the only positive Monday as Florida and Florida State started to move on from the duds that had ...
Published: 09/10/18
Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Hello Herm Edwards’ Arizona State?

Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Hello Herm Edwards’ Arizona State?

There wasn't much change at the top of my AP Top 25 ballot this week, but there was plenty of movement at the bottom.First, the top. Georgia jumped Clemson for No. 2 in my rankings thanks to a convincing win at a South Carolina team I had ranked ...
Published: 09/09/18
31 and done: Florida Gators’ win streak over Kentucky ends

31 and done: Florida Gators’ win streak over Kentucky ends

GAINESVILLE — First-year Florida coach Dan Mullen knew the winning streak over Kentucky would eventually end.The streak spanned 31 years, six U.S. presidents, seven UF coaches and 11,620 days. It survived changes in quarterbacks, schemes a...
Published: 09/08/18
Updated: 09/09/18
Florida Gators running back Adarius Lemons announces intent to transfer

Florida Gators running back Adarius Lemons announces intent to transfer

Florida Gators running back Adarius Lemons intends to transfer from the program, the Clearwater native announced shortly after Saturday's 27-16 loss to Kentucky.pic.twitter.com/H3ePopTRnw— Adarius Zabri Lemons 32 (@adariuslemons) September...
Published: 09/09/18
Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-Kentucky

Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-Kentucky

I don't know if Kentucky RB Benny Snell is the best in the SEC (as he claims), but he's really, really good. He rushed for 85 yards on eight carries in the first half, and it felt like more than that.Give CB C.J. Henderson credit for stepping up in a...
Published: 09/08/18
Cece Jefferson still suspended for Florida Gators against Kentucky

Cece Jefferson still suspended for Florida Gators against Kentucky

GAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators will again be without defensive lineman Cece Jefferson.The 6-foot-1, 252-pound senior remains suspended for academic reasons, UF announced before tonight's SEC opener against Kentucky.The other six players suspe...
Published: 09/08/18
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...
Published: 09/07/18
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....
Published: 09/07/18