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Billy Donovan Memories Stretch All Across UF Athletic Department

The playing floor at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center will have a new name come Saturday night, as the Gators will unveil “Billy Donovan Court” at halftime to honor their former legendary men’s coach. Donovan spent 19 years as the head man of the Florida basketball program before departing for …

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Coming Soon: Billy Donovan Court

Billy Donovan, 19-year head coach of the Gator Men’s Basketball team, will be honored Saturday night when the University of Florida basketball court gets a new name. The floor of Exatech Arena will be known as “Billy Donovan Court” as of tomorrow night. The dedication will take place when the …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Court to be Named After Billy Donovan

The Gators Men’s Basketball team announced that Florida’s basketball court will be named after former head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan’s Florida History Donovan was hired to be Florida’s men’s basketball coach in March of 1996. Over the next 19 seasons, he led the Gators to a 467-185 record during his …

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Feleipe Franks Announces He’s Leaving Florida

Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks is leaving Gainesville. The former starting quarterback announced on Instagram he is leaving the Florida football program. Franks was sidelined for most of the season with an ankle injury that he suffered in the Gators’ win over Kentucky back in September. With his departure from …

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Foley to Be Enshrined in Florida Sports Hall of Fame

From interning at the box office in 1976 to being Athletic Director of the University of Florida, Jeremy Foley’s career was nothing short of incredible. Tuesday, November 15, at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre in Tampa, Foley will be enshrined into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class …

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Jeremy Foley’s First Few Days of Retirement

There’s no denying that Jeremy Foley’s exit was anything but easy. The former athletic director was scheduled to leave the Gators on Oct.1, but when unplanned circumstances occurred, he decided to stay another month, as if leaving wouldn’t be hard enough. Monday Nov.1 marked the day that the new AD took over and Foley’s retirement officially went into effect.  However, …

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Scott Stricklin Starting First Day as UF AD

Scott Stricklin is now just one day away from officially starting his tenure in what he called the best job in college athletics. Big Shoes to Fill With much of the (well-deserved) attention on Monday being Jeremy Foley’s last day as the University of Florida’s Athletic Director, just as important …

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Jeremy Foley Officially Retires from AD Duties

Outgoing AD Jeremy Foley has some parting words of thanks for you, #GatorNation. #ThankYouJeremy #GoGators pic.twitter.com/C1I46neDrJ — Florida Gators (@FloridaGators) October 31, 2016 This weekend saw not only a glorious Gator win over the Bulldogs in Jacksonville, but it was also the 25th and last time that Jeremy Foley would oversee the rivalry …

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Florida-LSU Football Game Date Moved; Florida AD Jeremy Foley Discusses Plan

When the Florida Gators and LSU Tigers play, it is known as one of the greatest rivalries in the SEC. This year’s UF-LSU football game was originally slated for October 8th; however Hurricane Matthew had other plans. The SEC announced the game would be “potentially re-scheduled” due to precautions the University …

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Florida – LSU Game Moved to Baton Rouge on Nov. 19th

According to a release from the SEC, the postponed Florida-LSU football game that was to take place Saturday, Oct. 8 in Gainesville has now been moved to Nov. 19 and will be played at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The game was postponed Saturday because of Hurricane Matthew. “It was …

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