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College football shutdown is cause for concern from former Gator Chris Doering

The world is in panic mode. And as such, the college football and sports world are also in panic mode. The NFL has remained relatively calm in the wake of the coronavirus chaos. They have canceled all off-season events besides the NFL Draft, and have mitigated the potential spread of …

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NFL Draft remains on schedule despite GMs’ vote to delay amid coronavirus pandemic

Amidst one of the biggest international crises in recent history, the NFL Draft is still on schedule for April 23-25. That’s according to the league and team owners, anyway. The NFL general manager subcommittee recommended otherwise, and according to reports, it was unanimous. However, the league and team owners ultimately …

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Philip Rivers Wanted the Colts All Along

For the first time in his 16-year career, Philip Rivers was free. With his contract up, the Los Angeles Chargers announced that they would not re-sign their longtime quarterback, allowing Rivers to choose a team different than the one that acquired him in the 2004 NFL Draft. As expected, teams …

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Bridgewater and Panthers agree to three-year deal worth $63 million

Early on Tuesday, the Carolina Panthers gave long-time quarterback Cam Newton permission to request a trade. Later that day, per reports, they signed Teddy Bridgewater, effectively forcing Newton to seek a trade. The Panthers’ relationship with Cam Newton has been strained of late, particularly so last season. Last year, Newton …

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SEC cancels all spring athletic events

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis, the SEC has decided to take preventive action one step further. The SEC has canceled all regular-season conference and non-conference contests for the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic year. This includes all conference championships. ALERT-The @SEC has announced all regular season conference and non-conference competitions …

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Former Gator Great Paves His Way to the CFB Hall of Fame

It’s one thing to be enshrined into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame, but to add the College Football Hall of Fame to your pitch-perfect resume is another. On Wednesday, March 11, former Gator Great Lomas Brown was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Brown attended …

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Fromm goes into NFL Combine looking to improve draft stock

Predicting who will pick Jake Fromm and where they will take him in the 2020 NFL Draft is a difficult task. He’s got clear potential, but many believe he should have stayed at Georgia for a fourth year to improve his draft stock. Last year with Georgia, the third year …

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Former Gators look to shine in Indianapolis

Eight former Gators will be making the trip up to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this week to participate in the NFL combine. Running back Lamichael Perine, wide receivers Tyrie Cleveland, Van Jefferson and Freddie Swain received invites from the offensive side of the ball. On the defensive side, the …

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Luke Kuechly retires from NFL at just 28

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly has been one of, if not, the most dominant middle linebackers in the NFL for the past eight years. But after eight years with the Panthers, the dominant middle linebacker is hanging up his helmet and pads. He announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. Within the …

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