Home / Gator Sports (page 4)

Gator Sports

Gator Legend Steve Spurrier on Book Tour

ep 3, 2015; Charlotte, NC, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier reacts during the second half against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Bank of America Stadium. Gamecocks won 17-13. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

It’s almost impossible to discuss Gator Sports without mentioning Steve Spurrier. The two are synonymous with each other. Steve started his career as a Gator back in 1963 as a quarterback; winning the Heisman Trophy as a senior in the 1966 season. Spurrier started his coaching career in Florida in 1990. The the program has …

Read More »

McElwain and Gators “Setting the Standard”

Nov 14, 2015; Columbia, SC, USA; Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain directs his team against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second half at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Following Friday’s first full-contact team scrimmage, Gator football head coach Jim McElwain says veterans stepped up to the challenge set before them. Instead of sinking into complacency, Coach Mac says Florida’s seasoned starters took the opportunity to help coach their younger counterparts. McElwain also says some inexperienced defensive players got …

Read More »

McElwain’s “Moving Day”

Screen Shot 2016-08-12 at 2.20.05 PM

Following Thursday’s two-a-days, Gator football head coach Jim McElwain says Florida’s practice performance was simply “unacceptable.” Friday, the Gators are focused on moving forward, and they’ll do so by holding a scrimmage. Coach Mac referred to Friday’s practice as a “moving day”, explaining that younger players will have the opportunity to earn their spots …

Read More »