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FEATURE: From JUCO to Florida, Mark Thompson Has Persevered

Looking back on his two years at Florida, Mark Thompson‘s career did not go as planned. Before ever stepping foot on the field, he declared that he would run for a thousand yards before the team’s bye week. Mark Thompson just 794 short yards away from rushing for 1,000 before the …

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Randy Shannon Talks Offensive Improvements, Injury Update Ahead of FSU Clash

Florida football interim head coach Randy Shannon says going into the FSU game this weekend, his team will have to improve in many areas. Need for Improvement from Receivers After the 36-7 win over UAB, one position group that caught criticism for their play was the receivers. Despite quarterback Feleipe …

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Preview: Despite Rough Football Seasons, Gators and Noles Battle for State Bragging Rights

This year’s meeting between Florida and Florida State in football has a different feeling to it. Figures of years past like Dalvin Cook and Teez Tabor…gone. The hype and build up of a clash between two of the state’s best teams with winning records…gone. What isn’t gone though is how …

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Gators Finally Able to Celebrate a Win as All Three Phases Come Together

It’s been a month and a half since the Gators had last picked up a win. Following a 38-24 win at home over Vanderbilt on September 30, Florida proceeded to 0-5 over the following seven calendar weeks. That disappointing period, which included with the firing of its head coach, was …

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Gator Football Tries To Keep Fighting As Season Winds Down

Forget bowl eligibility. Forget a spot in the college football playoff or a spot in Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game. For Florida interim head coach Randy Shannon and his Gators, its all about finishing the season out strong. “Guys are not thinking about the bowl,” Shannon said. “We cannot …

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Preview: Florida Travels to Missouri in First Game of Post-McElwain Era

For the first time since 2014, Florida will play a football game without Jim McElwain at the helm. That’s also the last time the Gators lost to the Missouri Tigers. Florida (3-4, 3-3 SEC) travels to Columbia to take on Missouri (3-5, 0-4 SEC) with Randy Shannon as its’ interim …

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Gator Football: McElwain Provides Injury Updates

Going into Saturday’s game against Texas A&M, the Gators could be without some notable players, including safety Nick Washington and running back Mark Thompson. Head coach Jim McElwain also said Florida’s leading receiver Tyrie Cleveland is doubtful with a high-ankle sprain. Injuries Adding Up McElwain said Cleveland was adamant about …

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