Will Levenson

Will Levenson is a Journalism and Sports Media major at UF. He produces daily shows for WRUF, including "Sport Scene with Steve Russell," "Harp on Sports," and "The Tailgate." In addition, Will provides weekly sports updates for WUFT News and radio Sportscenters for WRUF radio. Will has been a writer at ESPN Gainesville since September 2019.

Former Number 1 Overall Pick Alex Smith Retires

The 2020 Comeback Player of the Year and 16-year NFL veteran Alex Smith has hung up the cleats. Drafted first overall by the San Francisco 49ers in 2005, Smith has made an immeasurable impact both on and off the field. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alex …

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New York Jets Set for Historic Draft

Ten total draft picks. The second overall pick. Two first round picks. Two third round picks. Two fourth round picks. Two sixth round picks. The New York Jets are set up to completely turn around their franchise two weeks from now. The Jets have already overhauled their front office and …

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Jets Trade Sam Darnold to Panthers

It’s been an eventful off-season in the NFL. Just as it appeared the news was slowing down, another big trade breaks. The New York Jets agreed to trade starting quarterback Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth round pick in 2021, and second and fourth round picks in …

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UCLA Faces Michigan in Elite Eight

From the First Four to the Final Four. That could be the headline shortly after midnight tonight if UCLA upsets Michigan. The 11-seed Bruins would be just the second team in NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament history to advance to the Final Four after playing in the First Four. But first, …

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NFL Announces Plans for In-Person Draft

The 2014 blockbuster film Draft Day said it best, “football was invented 20 miles down the road in Canton, Ohio. This is a football town. It’s in our DNA.” That was Cleveland sports radio host Tony Rizzo talking in the movie. Cleveland, Ohio: Home of the Browns. Home of football. …

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NFL Free Agency is Off and Running

It was an active first day of NFL Free Agency Monday and it has continued on Tuesday. It didn’t take long for things to get rolling as numerous players were signed shortly after the legal tampering period opened. Quite a few teams have made headlines early on, but none more …

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Gators Mann, Castleton Awarded SEC Honors

The Southeastern Conference has announced it’s first and second-team honors for the 2021 season. Gators sophomore guard Tre Mann was named to the first-team and junior center Colin Castleton was listed second-team. The conference also unveiled it’s All-Freshman and All-Defensive lists, although no Gators were honored. All-@SEC Honors for @tre2mann3 …

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Derek Jeter Talks Marlins’ Future

Since taking over as CEO for the Miami Marlins in August 2017, former Yankee great Derek Jeter has brought a winning culture to the franchise. Upon entering the franchise, Jeter was forced to completely reboot an organization that was left in shambles from the previous regime. Building Toward a Bright …

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