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

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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Florida AD Scott Stricklin is Awarded AD of the Year

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Florida Gator Athletic Director Scott Stricklin was awarded AD of the Year at the virtual Sports Business Award Show held Wednesday night. https://twitter.com/FloridaGators/status/1311452838917279750?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1311452838917279750%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.si.com%2Fcollege%2Fflorida%2Ffootball%2Fflorida-gators-scott-striklin-athletic-director-of-year-2020 He was recognized for his accomplishments spanning from March 1st, 2019 through February 28th, 2020. He was up against four other finalists for the title, including Texas …

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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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Centralized Conference Realignment

How many different ways has it been said that this year has been a dumpster fire? For college athletics, the chaos of 2020 has unearthed deep cracks in a system of dysfunctional leadership divided by geography, politics, and mixed messaging. A single multi-billion dollar business in which a multitude of …

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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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