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Florida Steamrolls Iowa, Ends Season on High Note

With impressive performances on both sides of the ball, the Florida football team (9-4) handed Iowa (8-5) a 30-3 beatdown in The Outback Bowl on Monday in Tampa. The Gators ended their season on a high note, which was absolutely necessary for second-year head coach Jim McElwain as he heads into the …

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Scarlett Ready for Hawkeyes

At the beginning of Florida’s 2016 season, Jordan Scarlett was one of five tailbacks contending for playing time in the backfield. Along with Scarlett – Mark Thompson, Mark Herndon, Jordan Cronkrite, and Lamical Perine all had opportunities to showcase their talents this fall. Now, as Florida (8-4) prepares for their …

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Appleby Looking Forward to Outback Bowl

Amid rumors that head coach Jim McElwain would burn Feliepe Frank’s or Kyle Trask’s freshman redshirt, Florida’s starting quarterback Austin Appleby says his process never changed. According to Appleby, he’s been preparing to start every day following the 54-16 loss to top ranked Alabama in the SEC Championship. And now for the …

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Tabor Focused on Finishing Season “The Right Way”

When asked if some of Florida’s defenders had been snubbed from postseason accolades, Gator All-American cornerback Teez Tabor agreed, citing “politics” as his reasoning. Defensively, Florida has been stellar this year, finishing sixth overall and sporting the third-best pass defense in the country. It’s no surprise that one of Florida’s most …

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Alabama Rolls Over Florida in SEC Championship

In the final SEC Championship from the Georgia Dome, the Florida Gators (8-4) fell 54-16 against the nation’s undisputed top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide (13-0). According to Florida head coach Jim McElwain, the Gators didn’t have a chance after giving up four turnovers, but he also said this is the best team …

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Florida Football Dominated in Road Loss to FSU

In a disappointing performance from Doak Campbell Stadium, Florida (8-3) dropped a 31-13 nonconference game to in-state rival Florida State  (9-3) on Saturday night in Tallahassee. FSU extends its streak over Florida to four straight wins following the dominant outing. The Gators had a dismal offensive perfomance, going 0-for-12 on third down conversions …

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Gator Football Bounces Back in Win Over South Carolina

The Florida Gators (7-2) are still alive in the chase for the SEC East, spoiling former Gator coach Will Muschamp’s return to The Swamp in a 20-7 win over South Carolina (5-5) on Saturday in Gainesville. Florida head coach Jim McElwain gave the Gamecocks credit, saying that South Carolina fought …

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Gator Football Struggles in Loss to Arkansas

With a chance to all but clinch the SEC East and stay alive in the College Football Playoff, the Florida football team instead went into Razorback Stadium Saturday and fell hard to the Arkansas Razorbacks 31-10.  The win improves Arkansas to 6-3 overall while the Gators fall to 6-2 on the season. …

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