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Stewart Reese transfers to Florida

For the second consecutive week, Florida is in the news because of a player in the transfer portal. However, this time, it’s good news for Florida. The Gators lost offensive linemen Issiah Walker Jr. last week but were able to replace him with Stewart Reese this week. Former Mississipp State …

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How an AD handles COVID-19

Even without sports to be played, athletic directors around the country are at work. Fall sports remain on the schedule, but there are question marks. Like professional sports, college sports need to assess if fans can come to games. Travel will be a serious consideration as a game might be …

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Florida Football Great Kevin Carter Talks College, NFL Career

Steve Spurrier. Fred Taylor. Danny Wuerffel. Tim Tebow. Urban Meyer…  The list goes on. There have been countless well-known names that have left some sort of legacy in the Florida Gators football program. These names scream leadership, championships and, offensive fireworks. But what about the defense. In addition to great …

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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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Florida’s Trinity Thomas and Jenny Rowland Among SEC Gymnastics Award Winners

2020 SEC Awards Although the 2020 gymnastics season was cut short due to COVID-19, the SEC revealed its conference award winners this week. Florida’s Trinity Thomas and head coach, Jenny Rowland, brought home two awards.  Thomas won Gymnast of the Year, while Rowland earned her second Coach of the Year …

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Lake City Product Laremy Tunsil becomes NFL’s Highest Paid Tackle

From starting his journey as a five-star recruit out of Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, Laremy Tunsil has worked to become one of the NFL’s top offensive tackles. Overcoming Draft Night Tunsil went to Ole Miss after high school and announced his decision to enter the 2016 NFL …

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Former Gators’ Assistant Coach Matt McCall’s Journey Through College Hoops

After starting as a student manager, Matt McCall worked his way up to becoming the Gator basketball assistant coach for head coach Billy Donovan. University of Florida During the 2002-03 season, McCall began his journey as a student manager at the University of Florida. Many years later, the Ocala native …

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NFL Draft: Florida Football Players Heading to NFL

Over 55 million viewers were tuned in nationwide to witness the first virtual NFL Draft in history. The SEC topped other conferences with 63 total players drafted from 13 league teams. Seven of those 63 players are former athletes from the University of Florida. Florida Players Drafted Gator Nation made …

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Joe Burrow ready for NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is one of the few sporting events that has not been canceled and former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is more than ready for it to happen. Burrow’s stats Burrow started his college career at Ohio State and transferred to LSU in 2018. He was redshirted his freshman …

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