Saturday, September 22, 2018

Florida Gators

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 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
Florida offers free football tickets to Hurricane Florence evacuees

Florida offers free football tickets to Hurricane Florence evacuees

Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning, bringing life-threatening storm surge and winds up to 90 mph to the Carolinas.While Carolinians evacuate their home states, the University of Florida announced it will offer free football tickets to it...
Published: 09/14/18
Jim McElwain is gone, and yet the McElwainless Bowl will go on. Thatís pretty cool

Jim McElwain is gone, and yet the McElwainless Bowl will go on. Thatís 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 Gatorsí Adarius Lemons announced his transfer after Kentucky loss

Why Florida Gatorsí 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 Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: Hello Herm Edwardsí Arizona State?

Matt Bakerís AP Top 25 ballot: Hello Herm Edwardsí 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 Gatorsí win streak over Kentucky ends

31 and done: Florida Gatorsí 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