No. 1 Georgia, defense dominate Florida in Cocktail Party
Georgia Florida Football Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson (15) is sacked by Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter (88) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — No. 1 Georgia and its top-ranked defense dominated Florida, scoring three touchdowns off turnovers in a 12-play sequence that turned “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” into another lopsided affair in a 34-7 victory Saturday. And Georgia’s defense deserved a toast for making it happen. POLL IMPICATIONSGeorgia will surely retain its spot atop the AP college football poll and probably will begin the season's first College Football Playoff rankings at No. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25.wftv.com
Kentucky rallies past No. 10 Florida 20-13 in SEC showdown
Trevin Wallace returned a blocked field goal 76 yards for the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter, Chris Rodriguez Jr. added a 9-yard scoring run early in the fourth and Kentucky made a final defensive stand to hold off No. 10 Florida 20-13.
Tebow praises QB Richardson's mobility, mechanics, mentality
Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020. So did his arm strength, mobility, mechanics and mentality. But I think he's got a very clean motion as well. … And then I think he's got a mentality of he wants to be great. Run, quarterback run or (deep) shot plays.wftv.com
QB debate continues as No. 13 Florida routs USF 42-20
Florida South Florida Football Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson throws a pass against South Florida during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) (Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. — (AP) — No. Richardson also outplayed Jones in a season-opening rout of Florida Atlantic, rushing for 160 yards on seven carries to key a 21-point victory. Richardson, who rushed for 115 yards on four carries against USF, grabbed his right hamstring after reaching the end zone on his long run. Jones’ second interception set up a USF touchdown. South Florida: Home vs. Florida A&M next Saturday.wftv.com
QB debate continues as No. 13 Florida routs USF 42-20
No. 13 Florida tuned up for the start of Southeastern Conference play with a 42-20 rout of overmatched South Florida that did little to answer the question of whether starter Emory Jones or backup Anthony Richardson is best suited to run the Gators offense.
Jones starts, Richardson shines as No. 13 Florida wins 35-14
Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has no quarterback controversy: Emory Jones is the starter, and Anthony Richardson remains the backup following a 35-14 victory against Florida Atlantic on Saturday night in which one clearly outplayed the other.
Florida QB Trask officially turns pro after record season
(AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida quarterback Kyle Trask made his future plans official Thursday, formally announcing he’s declining an opportunity to return to school and entering the NFL draft. No one thought Trask would stick around following a record-breaking season that included being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. He led the nation in passing yards and TD passes. He broke the previous school record (39) for TD passes (39) set by 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel. Fellow defensive tackle Zachary Carter, meanwhile, announced plans to return to school for his senior season.
Florida Gators have potential for championships in Dan Mullens 3rd year
It also could be Mullen taking over-the-top precaution as the eighth-ranked Gators get ready to begin a championship-or-bust season. We have the potential to go compete for a championship and be a championship team, said Mullen, who is 21-5 in two seasons in Gainesville. Florida won 10 games in Mullens first season and 11 in Year 2. Despite Franks' departure, the Gators still have as much depth at the position as they've had in years. This season, Wilson has All-SEC potential and fellow cornerback Kaiir Elam is considered a rising star after a breakout freshman year.
Discovery of illegal drugs, live gator in Florida man's front seat leads to his arrest
click to enlarge Photo via Hardee County Sheriff's Office/FacebookLast week a Florida man was taken into custody after officers found illegal drugs and a live alligator in his vehicle.According to the Hardee County Sheriffs Office, deputies found "narcotics" on Anthony Richardson after he was pulled over for a traffic stop in the area of State Road 64 and Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs on Thursday, July 4. However, before searching his car, Richardson told the arresting officers that he also had a live baby alligator in the front seat.Officers found the animal in a black bag with its mouth taped shut.Richardson admitted to officers that he did not have a trapping or hunting license, and said that the gator was given to him by a friend. He also told deputies he planned on releasing the gator into a nearby river.After booking Richardson into the Hardee County Jail for multiple drug charges and illegally possessing or capturing an alligator, the deputies say the gator was safely released into Peace River after it was examined by Florida wildlife officials.orlandoweekly.com