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Former Gators trying to make impact in NBA Summer League

As the NBA offseason frenzy comes to a close, the Summer League is in full swing and features a few former Gators. The Chiozza Train Former All-SEC guard Chris Chiozza has made an impact on the Houston Rockets Summer League team. The Rockets signed the former Gator at the end …

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Former Gator QB Chris Leak Talks Mullen, Gators, and More

Former Gator quarterback Chris Leak joined Sportscene with Steve Russell and Shane Matthews on Tuesday. They discussed a multitude of topics. Some of the items discussed included his relationship with Dan Mullen, who was an assistant on the 2006 national championship team, and the state of the Gators heading into …

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Former Gator Brett Nelson Named Head Coach at Holy Cross

Former Florida Gator guard Brett Nelson was recently named as the head coach at Holy Cross. Nelson averaged 11 points and just over three assists in his four-year career as a Gator. An All-American Nelson played for the Gators from 1999-2003 making an immediate impact his freshman year. He was …

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Alonso Plays to Survive, Wins 2019 Derby Title

Cleveland’s Progressive Field welcomed 36,119 fans to witness nearly three hours of nonstop slugging in what might be the greatest power display in the event’s history. The field of eight power hitters drove a total of 312 home runs out of the park during Monday evening’s showing; making for a …

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Former Gator Pete Alonso Coming Through for the Mets

Former Gator Pete Alonso is proving to be extremely valuable, and only getting better, for the New York Mets. In just three months since being called up, the now all-star nominee is doing things for the New York Mets that no one could have imagined. Last Game In the Mets …

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Former Gator Football Player Tony Joiner Charged With Murdering His Wife

Authorities arrested Tony Joiner, former safety for the Florida Football team, on Saturday. They charged him with the second-degree murder of his wife Heyzel Obando. Joiner was a team captain for the team in 2007 and was a key player for the 2006 National Championship team. Joiner played in 47 …

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Florida Baseball Assistant Coach Brad Weitzel No Longer on Staff

The Florida Gators baseball team will be without one of their most experienced¬†assistant coaches in the dugout for the start of next year. After a tough ending to their disappointing season, 12-year veteran Brad Weitzel will no longer be on the coaching staff. In the 12 years that Weitzel has …

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