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Former Gators to Impress NFL Combine Scouts

Scouts from all 32 NFL teams are presently in Indianapolis for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine this week and next. On-field workouts start Friday with running backs, offensive linemen, and special teams as the players look to impress the scouts. So far, players on the offensive side of the ball …

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Former Gator Quarterback is Sentenced in Health Care Fraud Case

Former Gator quarterback and Gainesville resident Shane Matthews has been sentenced to three months in jail for his role in a health care fraud conspiracy case. He was sentenced in a south Florida court last week after pleading guilty to one count of causing a drug to be misbranded. Shane …

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Urban Meyer is Moving on from Last Year’s Season-ending Heartbreak

Ohio State football head coach Urban Meyer joined Sportscene with Steve Russell yesterday afternoon. Meyer discussed his views on the Buckeyes this upcoming season, his relationship with his new assistant coach and even mentions some difficulty he’s encountered with the NFL Draft. Confidence is Key After a devastating loss to …

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Former Gator Brian Johnson Tosses Complete Game Shutout

What does former Florida Gator and current Boston Red Sox pitcher Brian Johnson have in common with Pedro Martinez? After his impressive performance last night, Johnson is the first Red Sox pitcher to toss a complete-game shutout in his first start at Fenway Park since Martinez did so in April …

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Teez Tabor selected by Detroit Lions in Second Round of NFL Draft

Two picks, two Gators for the Detroit Lions. With the 53rd overall pick of the draft, the Lions used their second round slot to take cornerback Teez Tabor. Tabor is the the third Florida defensive back to be taken in the second round after Marcus Maye went to the Jets …

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Former Gators in Super Bowl 51

For 15 straight years, former Gators have made Super Bowl appearances. Last night, three former Gators made their appearance in Super Bowl 51 with the Atlanta Falcons. Keanu Neal, Falcons Safety Brian Poole, Falcons Cornerback Dan Quinn, Atlanta Falcons Head Coach They not only made an impactful appearance in the game …

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Bucs QB Jameis Winston Excited for Season

After holding their first training camp sessions of the year over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers  were resting Tuesday as they gear up to continue camp Wednesday morning in preparation for both the preseason and the regular season. Bucs starting quarterback Jameis Winston says he likes the way the offense is responding …

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