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Nembhard backs out of draft, announces transfer from Florida

Nembhard celebrates with teammate

Florida fans accepted the initial departure of point guard Andrew Nembhard. Losing him twice, however, is a sucker punch to the gut. On Saturday, Jeff Goodman reported via Twitter that Nembhard planned to withdraw from the NBA Draft and transfer. He also declared for the draft after his freshman year …

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SEC announces return for athletes

SEC fans have been waiting for an announcement on the return of sports since March 12, when the conference suspended all in-person athletic events. Earlier today, that announcement finally came. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said that universities can open for voluntary activities, starting June 8. “At this time, we are …

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Former Gator Major Wright Releases New Book

From 2007 to 2009, Major Wright roamed the Gators’ secondary as a hard-hitting safety. The Chicago Bears drafted him in 2010, but he is remembered first for his massive hit on a receiver in the 2009 BCS National Championship game. He can make another huge impact with his new book, …

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Former Gator Hoops Assistant Anthony Grant Now Leads Dayton Basketball

Former Gator basketball assistant Anthony Grant joined the Sportscene with Steve Russell Show to discuss his remarkable season as head coach of the Dayton men’s basketball team. Grant’s background Grant was an assistant coach at Florida under Billy Donovan from 1996-2006.  Grant went on to become head coach at Virginia …

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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 men’s basketball lands verbal 2021 commit Kowacie Reeves

After making the final touches to its 2020 roster, the Florida men’s basketball team has begun its work on the 2021 class. Kowacie Reeves, a prospect who Florida has been recruiting since May of 2018, has officially ended his recruitment and verbally committed to the Gators. Kowacie Reeves The top-50 …

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Florida’s Gymnastics Head Coach Jenny Rowland Named National Coach of the Year

Florida Gators Gymnastics Coach Jenny Rowland completed her sweep of postseason coaching awards by being honored WCGA National Coach of the Year.  She was voted on by her fellow collegiate gymnastic coaches. Rowland is the fourth gymnastics coach to receive this reward at the University of Florida. She joins Rhonda …

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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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Far beyond football; Former Gator QB Noah Brindise reminisces on his time with Spurrier

Legendary football coach Steve Spurrier celebrated his 75th year birthday Monday. Born April 20, 1945, the Heisman trophy winner would go on to coach the Gators with tremendous success. As the Head Ball Coach celebrates another year around the sun, the football world is reminiscing on some of his classic …

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Will COVID-19 Put a Halt to the 2020 College Football Season?

Will there be College Football in 2020? Back in March, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic known as COVID-19 forced every sport we know and love to remain suspended. However, due to college football season beginning in the Fall, it remains unknown whether or not the season will be able to kick-off …

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