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Pat Dooley’s Final AP Rankings

Our final Associated Press votes had to be in an hour after the end of Monday night’s national title game. I sent mine in as soon as Alabama went past the 50-mark. It was a magnificent performance to a magnificent but trying year. Is this the best team of all …

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Pat Dooley’s Back Nine: December 21

The Back Nine comes at you after a Championship Saturday that included a show we have seen before. I’m looking at you, defense. 10. Now that this wild and crazy college football season is basically over in Gainesville (bowl games are just pretend games made for TV, especially in 2020), …

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Pat Dooley’s Grades: Florida vs. Alabama

Pat Dooley of The Tailgate (weekdays 4-6 p.m. with Jeff Cardozo) brings his legendary grading of the Gators to WRUF.com. This week, Florida vs. Alabama for the SEC Championship.   OFFENSE A- Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough the offense could do in this game. The pressure was on right from the …

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