Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Florida Gators

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 Jordan Scarlett.

Given the enthusiasm I've sensed from fans about the start of the Dan Mullen era, it was a little surprising to see so many empty seats for his debut. Chalk that up to the nationwide trend of declining attendance and an atrocious opponent. Consider this a reminder to schedule more big-name non-conference games on campus.

One tangible effect of the new redshirt rule (allowing players to appear in four games without burning it): Players like early enrollee Emory Jones got to see action. Jones looked like a freshman, fumbling his first drop back.

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Florida Gators’ Feleipe Franks didn’t see the signal, so he chose the game winner himself

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Published: 11/12/18
Matt Baker’s AP Top 25 ballot: Little movement high, but Cincinnati enters

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Published: 11/11/18
Feleipe Franks silences critics in Florida Gators’ 35-31 comeback win over South Carolina

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Published: 11/10/18
Updated: 11/11/18
Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-South Carolina

Matt Baker’s takeaways from Florida-South Carolina

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Published: 11/10/18
UF journal: ‘Sleepwalking’ defense continues to cede points

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Published: 11/10/18
Heisman watch: Welcome back, Will Grier

Heisman watch: Welcome back, Will Grier

Two Alabama players are worthy of discussion for the most prestigious award in college football
Published: 11/09/18
What’s up with Florida Gators, FSU quarterbacks and more college football nuggets

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Whatever you do, don't ask former Gators coach Will Muschamp about UF's quarterback situation
Published: 11/09/18
Florida Gators’ Kyle Trask reportedly out for the year with broken foot

Florida Gators’ Kyle Trask reportedly out for the year with broken foot

Wednesday's news makes it more likely that Feleipe Franks will start Saturday against South Carolina.
Published: 11/07/18
Updated: 11/08/18
We asked. You answered. Why college football attendance is down

We asked. You answered. Why college football attendance is down

The Florida Gators had their lowest home crowd since 1990. FSU is on pace for its worst attendance since '92.
Published: 11/07/18
Feleipe Franks? Kyle Trask? No announcement from Florida Gators yet

Feleipe Franks? Kyle Trask? No announcement from Florida Gators yet

And there probably won't be one until Saturday against South Carolina
Published: 11/07/18