Quarterback Bryce Young and Alabama are No. 1 in the preseason AP Top 25 for the second straight season.
The Crimson Tide’s preseason No. 1 ranking is the seventh in 15 years under coach Nick Saban.
Napier attributes his Louisiana success to recruiting evaluations and detailed player development. Here’s how that will play out at UF.
Times voter Matt Baker is high on Utah, low on Tennessee and has one state team on his ballot.
Do the Seminoles and Hurricanes meet the Power Two’s expansion criteria?


  1. The Florida Gators finally moved into the James W. "Bill" Heavener Football Training Center on Sunday.
  2. Quarterback Bryce Young and Alabama are No. 1 in the preseason AP Top 25 for the second straight season.
  3. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier said his staff's recruiting evaluations and detailed development were major factors in their success at Louisiana.
  4. Tyler Van Dyke and the Miami Hurricanes are the only state team in our writer's preseason Associated Press top 25 rankings.
  5. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has been trying to improve the details and little things in his first season.
  6. American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco, seen here at a previous media day, has concerns and questions about college football's future.
  7. The NCAA on Friday charged Tennessee with 18 recruiting violations involving allegations of illegal cash, gifts and benefits given under fired football coach Jeremy Pruitt.
  8. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has built an army of support staffers in Gainesville.
  9. FSU coach Mike Norvell is entering his pivotal third season with the Seminoles.
  10. Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is embracing his role as the face of the program.
  11. Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett was one of the biggest names Wednesday at SEC media days.
  12. Alabama head coach Nick Saban asked an interesting question Tuesday during SEC media days in Atlanta.
  13. Billy Napier and the Florida Gators aren't predicted to finish in the top three of the division, according to our college football reporter.
  14. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) faces pressure from the Chiefs defense during Super Bowl 55 at Raymond James Stadium on Feb. 7. Super Bowl Sunday annually is the most overhyped day on the sports calendar year, but still draws a massive global audience.
  15. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey addressed reporters Monday during the conference's media days in Atlanta.
  16. LSU coach Brian Kelly went 3-2 against Florida State when he was at Notre Dame. The Seminoles face the Tigers on Labor Day Weekend.
  17. Florida State fans are waiting for the next move in conference realignment.
  18. FSU's Mike Norvell, left, Miami's Mario Cristobal, center, and the Florida Gators' Billy Napier, right, will try to lead a Big Three renaissance. [AP Photo/Phil Sears; AP Photo/Lynne Sladky; LUIS SANTANA | Times]
  19. Florida State, Florida and Miami have all fallen on hard times since the glory days of the Big Three.
  20. Miami's Warren Sapp, left, Florida State's Derrick Brooks, center, and Florida's Danny Wuerffel, right, were among the superstars who played for the Big Three in the state's glory days. [AP Photo/Jeffrey Boan (1995); Times files (1994); Times files (1997)]
  21. Sean Kelley will be the new "Voice of the Gators," replacing Mick Hubert.
  22. Florida offensive coordinator Rob Sale is one of three $1 million assistants for the Gators.
  23. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has not yet made his regular-season debut, but some fans are already melting down.
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