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Gainesville Native Trent Whittemore Thrives in Gators’ Home Opener, Hopes For More

Trent Whittemore potential breakout year

You Never Forget Where It All Started Just down the road from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville native Trent Whittemore made a name for himself. The local legend recorded the first touchdown catch of his college football career last Saturday just down the street from his house. The 6’4″ 208-pound …

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Kyle Pitts: From Florida to TE1 in the NFL Draft

After a dominant eight catches, 170 yards and four touchdown performance from Kyle Pitts on Saturday’s 51-35 win over Ole Miss, Pitts sealed his argument as the number one TE in the nation. If Pitts maintains his astounding 2020 campaign thus far, he will easily solidify himself as a top-10 …

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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 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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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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NCAA Extends Dead Period for Recruiting

The NCAA announced today that the dead recruiting period will be extended until May 31. In light of the Coronavirus, the NCAA had initially made the recruiting dead period until April 15th after winter and spring college sports had been suspended. Division I, Division II extends their recruiting dead periods: …

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