Florida formally dismisses QB Kitna amid child porn charges
Florida has formally dismissed quarterback Jalen Kitna from the team following his arrest on five child pornography charges that police said included an image of a man having sex with a young girl. Kitna, 19, returned with his parents, retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna and wife Jennifer, to Burleson, Texas. Although Kitna remained enrolled in classes Friday, the University Police Department issued him a trespass warning that bars him from campus for three years, pending the outcome of his court case.news.yahoo.com
Florida and Georgia condemn antisemitic message projected onto TIAA Bank Field exterior after game
Florida and Georgia issued a joint statement on Sunday morning condemning an antisemitic message that was projected onto the exterior of TIAA Bank Field after the Bulldogs’ 42-20 win over the Gators. The statement from the school not only denounced what was projected onto the stadium but “other antisemitic messages” in the city of Jacksonville. Horrible to see that someone projected an anti-Semitic message on to TIAA Bank Field at the end of the sold-out Georgia-Florida game. pic.twitter.com/kBKYUx7hIh — Vic Micolucci WJXT (@WJXTvic) October 30, 2022“We strongly condemn the antisemitic hate speech projected outside TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville after the Florida-Georgia football game Saturday night and the other antisemitic messages that have appeared in Jacksonville," the schools said in a statement. Georgia coach Kirby Smart has been outspoken about having the game played at the teams’ home stadiums going forward.wftv.com
No. 1 Georgia pulls away late, wins 'Cocktail Party' 42-20
Georgia finished with 555 total yards against Florida’s beleaguered defense and was 2-for-3 converting fourth-down plays. Richardson threw for 271 yards and a touchdown for the Gators, who have lost 12 of their last 15 SEC games. The most famous victory came in 1980, when Lindsay Scott hauled in a 93-yard touchdown pass from Buck Belue in the closing minute. Those are the kind of mistakes that could doom Georgia in close games as the toughest part of its schedule awaits. KEY INJURIESGeorgia standout linebacker Nolan Smith spent the second half in street clothes because of a shoulder injury.wftv.com
Florida, USF, South Carolina move home games ahead of Ian
Also, South Florida and East Carolina, which had been slated to play in Tampa on Saturday night, will instead play in Boca Raton. Several other sporting events in the South are expected to be affected by Ian. South Carolina’s home game with South Carolina State has been moved from Saturday to Thursday night due to Ian's track. South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner announced the switch Tuesday. Meanwhile, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning postponed preseason games scheduled to be played at home Wednesday against Carolina and Thursday vs. Nashville.wftv.com
College football scores, games, updates: Florida-Tennessee, Clemson-Wake Forest, Arkansas-Texas A&M and more
It's Week 4 in college football, which means conference play begins for most teams throughout the country. After being sidelined due to a blood clot, Sam Hartman is back at quarterback for the Demon Deacons, who are off to a 3-0 start just like Clemson. Tennessee is off to a 3-0 start in its second season under Josh Heupel. Washington State is off to a 3-0 start, including a road upset over Wisconsin. Through three games, the hype about USC has been justified as Caleb Williams has been tearing up defenses during the Trojans’ 3-0 start.wftv.com
'You can't spell Citrus without U-T!' Steve Spurrier, Peyton Manning and one of history's great insults
They won seven of the first nine SEC championship games, and claimed the 1996 national championship. It was Tennessee’s only loss of the season, but Florida’s victory boxed them out of the national championship conversation. The Gators, meanwhile, stayed undefeated right up until Nebraska rung up 62 points to Florida’s 24 in the national championship game. The road to a repeat national championship was wide open for the Gators … and they promptly drove into a ditch. Manning lost only six games during his entire tenure as Tennessee’s quarterback, but three of those came against Spurrier’s Gators.wftv.com
USF botches late FG, No. 18 Florida gets 31-28 win in Swamp
18 Florida rally to beat South Florida 31-28 on Saturday night. South Florida was a 24 1/2-point underdog and for the 20th time in 24 games under third-year coach Jeff Scott. THE TAKEAWAYSouth Florida: The Bulls fell to 0-3 against Florida, but this one was considerably closer than the previous two. It could be a sign USF is closing the gap on the Gators, who remain the only Sunshine State team that hasn’t lost to South Florida. Florida has been outscored 24-0 by Utah, Kentucky and South Florida in the frame.wftv.com
Richardson shines, Burney seals Florida's win vs No. 7 Utah
It seemed like money well spent after the Gators delivered their biggest season-opening victory in more than 50 years. Anthony Richardson ran for three scores in his second career start, including a 2-yard scamper with 1:25 remaining, and Florida upset seventh-ranked Utah 29-26 on Saturday night to get the Napier era off to a rousing start. He really showed up down the stretch, although fifth-year linebacker Amari Burney was the one who sealed the victory for the rebuilding Gators. Richardson took a knee from there, and the Gators rushed the field to revel in their 33rd consecutive victory in home season openers. Utah also settled for two first-half field goals, one from 43 yards and another from 31.wftv.com
Gatorland celebrates Back To School with special kids ticket offer
ORLANDO, Fla. — Just in time for the Labor Day weekend, Gatorland is offering a special ticket pricing for September. With each adult ticket purchased, children aged 3-12 will get free admission. The iconic theme park also announced that it is offering Florida residents a 50% discount off the single-day admission ticket. More information about Gatorland and ticket information can be found here. WATCH: Gatorland’s history a recent clue on ‘Jeopardy!’Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 5 Gatorland hatchlings Every day, more and more gator hatchlings are emerging at Gatorland.wftv.com
Gators, Ghosts and Goblins returns to Gatorland this fall
Gatorland Halloween While many Halloween celebrations are being canceling this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gatorland is welcoming guests for its second annual Gators, Ghosts and Goblins, Spooky Fun For Everyone event. (WFTV.com News Staff)ORLANDO, Fla. — The Alligator Capital of the World will offer up another spooky good time for Halloween. Gatorland announced Monday that the attraction will host its fourth annual Gators, Ghosts and Goblins Halloween event on weekends between Oct. 15-30. READ: Gatorland opening new encounter this summer featuring the world’s largest rodentThere will also be shows, games, candy giveaways and more. WATCH: Gatorland’s history a recent clue on ‘Jeopardy!’More details are expected to be announced in the weeks ahead, Gatorland said.wftv.com
UCLA beats Florida 8-0 in 6 innings to WCWS semifinals
14 Florida 8-0 in six innings Sunday to reach the Women's College World Series semifinals and eliminate the Gators. The teams met in the championship series in 2019, with UCLA winning both games to claim the title. Florida (49-19) won its opener Thursday against Oregon State, but the Gators did not score in a loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday or against UCLA. Florida was the only Southeastern Conference team in the World Series field. A single by Brady in the sixth knocked in two runs and gave UCLA a 6-0 lead.wftv.com
Rare bird: Yellow cardinal spotted on University of Florida campus
Yellow cardinal: A rare yellow cardinal was spotted on the University of Florida campus last month. But this month, a yellow cardinal has soared to the top of the university’s popularity list. >> Read more trending newsThe rare bird, a male Northern cardinal, has been spotted in a wooded area on the Gainesville campus, the Gainesville Sun reported. A yellow cardinal was first spotted in Alabaster, Alabama, in late January 2018 in the backyard of Charlie Stephenson. Experts believe there are only 10 to 15 yellow cardinals in North America, the Sun reported.wftv.com
Florida enters AP women's hoops poll; South Carolina No. 1
Buoyed by that success, the Gators jumped into The Associated Press women's basketball poll at No. The Gamecocks remained the top team in the poll this week and were a unanimous choice from the 30-member national media panel. South Carolina was followed by Stanford, Louisville, Michigan and North Carolina State. Florida wasn't the only team that had a great week. The Gamecocks play their final SEC road game against a ranked team.wftv.com
Previously winless Texas Southern stuns No. 20 Florida 69-54
Texas Southern Florida Basketball Texas Southern forward Joirdon Karl Nicholas (5) celebrates with forward Brison Gresham (44) and guard PJ Henry (3) after playing against Florida during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey) (Matt Stamey)GAINESVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — Previously winless Texas Southern stunned No. 20 Florida 69-54 on Monday night behind PJ Henry’s 16 points and Joirdon Karl Nicholas’ perfect shooting performance. Texas Southern became the first Southwestern Athletic Conference team to beat a ranked SEC program in The Associated Press poll era dating to 1936, ESPN Stats & Info said. The Tigers were coming off a 27-point loss at Louisiana Tech and catching a Florida team trying to rebound from its first loss. Texas Southern is led by former LSU coach Johnny Jones, who evened his record against White at 2-2.wftv.com
UCF Knights to face Florida Gators at Gasparilla Bowl in Tampa
UCF Knights to face Florida Gators at Gasparilla Bowl in Tampa File photo of Raymond James Stadium during Super Bowl LV in February. TAMPA, Fla. — The stage is set for a matchup between the Florida Gators and UCF Knights on the football field. For the first time ever, the two schools are going to go head-to-head, in a bowl game. On the Knights side, this will be the first bowl game with Gus Malzahn in charge and a chance to beat an SEC school in a bowl game for the third time. Napier is taking over a team that had to beat Florida State last week to get to a bowl game.wftv.com
University of Florida fires Dan Mullen as football coach
Report: Dan Mullen fired: Dan Mullen has led the University of Florida football team to a 34-15 record in nearly four seasons. (James Gilbert/Getty Images)GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida football coach Dan Mullen was fired on Sunday, a day after the Gators lost for the sixth time in nine games, the school announced. The University of Florida has parted ways with Head Coach Dan Mullen. However, the team needs to defeat state rival Florida State on Saturday to avoid a losing season. “The Florida football program is going to be here for a long time.wftv.com
Florida fires coach Dan Mullen, completing stunning fall
Florida hosts rival Florida State (5-6) on Saturday, with the winner becoming bowl eligible. That and being surrounded by Florida’s fertile recruiting pool should make the Sunshine State’s best college football job even more attractive. The 49-year-old Mullen made $7.6 million this year, up from $6.07 million in 2020, and had been under contract through 2026. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Florida fires coach Dan Mullen, completing stunning fall
Florida fired coach Dan Mullen on Sunday, a day after his sixth loss in nine games, two months after the Gators went toe to toe with defending national champion Alabama and a year after they had a chance to make the College Football Playoff. Mullen's stunning downfall and not-so-surprising departure ends a tumultuous two seasons that included mounting losses, numerous public relation missteps, NCAA sanctions and a victory against lower-division Samford that didn't seem like much for Gators fans to celebrate. Mullen finished 34-15 over four seasons at Florida that included a trip to the Southeastern Conference championship game last year and three New Year's Six bowls.news.yahoo.com
Florida beats rival FSU 71-55 to end 7-game skid in series
20 Florida State 71-55 on Sunday to end a seven-game losing streak in the series. Florida (2-0) won its first game against its biggest in-state rival since 2013 and took a huge step forward in coach Mike White’s seventh season. The last meeting was marred by Florida forward Keyontae Johnson’s collapse on the court in Tallahassee. POLL IMPLICATIONSFlorida State might fall out of the next AP college basketball poll, which gets released Monday. ___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
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
Maluma’s ‘Papi Juancho’ tour brought a blend of reggaeton and pop to the Amway Center
Maluma’s ‘Papi Juancho’ tour brought a blend of reggaeton and pop to the Amway Center20 Orlando area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to explore this fallThis Florida home comes with a bloody Halloween mural in one of the bedroomsGatorland’s ‘Gators, Ghosts & Goblins’ brings Halloween to the best Orlando attractionEx-Magic player Victor Oladipo’s Orlando home (complete with massive sneaker closet) just soldCrummy Gummy’s portraits showcase Orlando’s LGBTQ art kidsphotos.orlandoweekly.com
Kentucky rallies past No. 10 Florida 20-13 in SEC showdown
Florida Kentucky Football Kentucky wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson (1) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Fans stormed the field as Kentucky beat Florida at home for the first time since 1986 and took a big step toward challenging Georgia in the East. Kentucky made a strong case for joining the rankings for the first time since its memorable 2018 season. THE TAKEAWAYFlorida: The Gators moved the ball with Jones and Anthony Richardson but couldn’t finish other than their first TD. Christmann’s 51 yard field goal provided an edge, but the block and interception dug a hole they couldn’t climb from.wftv.com
Emory Jones comes up big, No. 11 Gators rout Tennessee again
11 Florida to a 38-14 victory over Tennessee on Saturday night and extending nearly two decades of dominance in the series. Jones ran for 43 yards on Florida’s next drive and capped it with a 9-yard TD pass to Rick Wells. Jones completed 21 of 27 passes for 209 yards on the night and ran 15 times, with a long of 49 yards. He became Florida's first QB to top 200 yards passing and 100 yards rushing since Tim Tebow in 2009 against Florida State. Tennessee came into the game allowing just 54.3 yards rushing a game.wftv.com
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-to-super Super Powers show cracks
Those four teams have combined for 20 College Football Playoff appearances and fans, at least those of other teams, have been lamenting the same old same old and bracing for another round of it in 2021. Related, Michigan and Michigan State are a combined 6-0 with nothing but lopsided victories. 15 Virginia Tech losing at West Virginia and Michigan State taking it to No. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at https://APpodcast.com___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Young holds up, No. 1 Alabama holds off No. 11 Florida 31-29
APTOPIX Alabama Florida Football Alabama running back Jase McClellan runs past Florida cornerback Avery Helm, left, and linebacker Jeremiah Moon, right, to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) (John Raoux)GAINESVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — Bryce Young’s first collegiate road start was a rousing success, a three-touchdown performance that helped top-ranked Alabama hold off No. 11 Florida 31-29 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Saturday. 1-ranked teams at Florida Field. Florida seemingly got a break when Alabama (3-0, 1-0) was flagged for a false start on fourth-and-goal at the 1. That gave the Gators a chance to tie, and play-caller Mullen and quarterback Emory Jones directed a masterful drive.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
Florida gives Mullen 3-year extension, $1.5M raise annually
Mullen Contract Extension Football FILE - Florida head coach Dan Mullen walks on the field before the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Virginia in Miami Gardens, Fla., in this Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, file photo. Florida football coach Dan Mullen received a three-year contract extension worth an additional $1.5 million annually following a disappointing season that closed with a three-game losing streak and included several public relations missteps and NCAA sanctions. Mullen has made Florida a championship contender annually, although last year's quest was far from smooth. The violations landed Florida on NCAA probation for the first time in 30 years, and Mullen was handed a show cause penalty. Florida also released contracts for three new assistants: quarterbacks coach Garrick McGee, safeties coach Wesley McGriff and cornerbacks coach Jules Montinar.wftv.com
Florida star basketball player Keyontae Johnson hospitalized after collapsing on court
Florida standout forward Keyontae Johnson, the Southeastern Conference's preseason player of the year, collapsed coming out of a timeout against rival Florida State and needed emergency medical attention. Johnson had just dunked in transition before he fell to the floor as the team broke its huddle. Florida State pulled away from there and led 45-35 at halftime, outscoring the Gators 42-24 after Johnson's collapse. Johnson, a 6-foot-5 junior from Norfolk, Virginia, averaged a team-high 14 points last season to go along with 7.1 rebounds. Like most of his teammates, Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 during the summer.cbsnews.com
Police: Port Orange gator meat theft suspect busted by tattoos, Gators plate, wife
Hand tattoos, a Gators license plate and the suspects wife help police catch a serial seafood thief. A Port Orange man driving a car with a Gators specialty license plate broke into a seafood store to steal gator tail meat, police said. James Ellison, 30, already suspected in other burglaries, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with two counts of armed burglary by Port Orange police. Port Orange police were able to quickly identify Ellison based on information gathered by Volusia deputies when they arrested the Port Orange man for a boat burglary in April. Port Orange police saw the same hand tattoo and the specialty license plate in the seafood stores video surveillance, a Port Orange report states.news-journalonline.com
Florida resident discovers 7-foot alligator in garage
A 7-foot-long alligator found its way into a Florida resident's garage yesterday.One local resident on Hobblebrush Drive in North Port had a seven-footer trying to catch a ride this afternoon, says the North Port Police Department in a Facebook post According to police, the confused gator was safely removed from the garage and crept back into a nearby canal.Gators finding their way into people's homes isn't that uncommon in Florida. Last May, a 11-foot alligator smashed its way through a window into a Clearwater resident's kitchen. Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida. Unlike many newspapers, ours is free and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlandos true free pressorlandoweekly.com
Next Level: Montverde Academy grads enjoying success on national level
This weeks Next Level looks at the contributions of former Montverde Academy basketball standouts Andrew Nembhard, Filip Petrusev and Michael DevoeWith the 17th annual Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament set to begin Thursday, this weeks Next Level will offer updates on three former Montverde Academy basketball standouts who have gone on to make significant contributions for their college teams. At Montverde Academy, Nembhard helped the Eagles win the 2018 mythical national championship with a 76-58 win against Fort Lauderdale University School in the Geico High School Nationals. In his two years at the school, Montverde Academy had a 63-6 record, including a 36-1 mark in 2017-18. Michael Devoe, Georgia TechMichael Devoe will always be remembered in Montverde Academy basketball lore. Devoe played only one season at Montverde Academy after transferring from Orlando Oak Ridge.dailycommercial.com
How Gators should handle improving Seminoles
Just a few weeks ago, Florida State looked like a sure win on the Florida schedule, maybe even a comfortable blowout for the Gators in The Swamp. Whats not known is whether the Gators start fast because they havent for most of the season. The longer the Seminoles stay in the game, the harder its going to be to vanquish them. If the number rises much above that, the Gators are going to have a hard time getting off the field and preventing the Seminoles from putting up enough points to pull the upset. When the protection isnt there and it certainly wont be at times Trask needs to take care of the football.dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: Vandy win was a glimpse into the future
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Saturdays win over Vanderbilt offered plenty of playing time for a few young Gators. Mohamoud Diabate, Ethan White, and Kaiir Elam headlined a glimpse into the future for Florida. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles (ReadandReaction.com) as they look at the performance of some Gators that will be counted on in the years to come. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Gators Breakdown: Game Review | Florida 56 Vanderbilt 0
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Gators get back in the win column with a dominating performance over the Vanderbilt Commodores. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Sammon (The Athletic) to break down the shutout victory. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Gators Breakdown: Vanderbilt Game Preview 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Gators must put last week's loss to Georgia behind them as Vanderbilt comes to Gainesville. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Chad Bishop (Senior Editor of Vanderbilt Athletic Communications, vucommodores.com) to preview the Commodores. David also gives his keys to the game and score prediction. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.
Gators Breakdown: Florida has to move on from Georgia loss
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - For the second season in the row, the Dan Mullen led Gators will be coming off a disappointing loss to Georgia. Last year, the Gators didnt respond the week after and ended up losing to Missouri. This year, the Gators character will be tested in how they respond versus Vanderbilt on Saturday. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles (ReadandReaction.com) to take a look at what the Gators still have to play for this season. The two also discuss Wills latest article What lessons can Florida learn from the loss to Georgia?Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.
Gators look to heal, mentally and physically, in open week
GAINESVILLE For one week, Florida can breathe a sigh of relief. 7 Gators (7-1, 4-1 SEC) have risen from the near bottom to the near top in the toughest conference in NCAA Division I football. And that's where we want to be, that's where we expect to be at Florida, Mullen said. However, while Greenard and Zuniga should be cleared for contact, its unclear if either will be fully healthy heading into next week's game against Georgia. We've got a bye week, a chance to hopefully get some guys healthy.dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: Gators are where they want to be
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Youre heading into November in control of your own destiny and whats going to happen. Thats where we want to be and where were expected to be at Florida. We have a bye week and a chance to hopefully get some guys healthy, is what Dan Mullen had to say about Floridas position after defeating South Carolina and improving to a 7-1 record. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles (ReadandReaction.com) to discuss where the Gators are at heading into the bye week, areas the Gators are excelling and where they need to improve. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Gators Breakdown: Game Review | Florida 38 S.Carolina 27
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -On a soggy Saturday in Columbia, SC, Kyle Trask overcomes a slow start as the Gators rebound for a 38-27 win over South Carolina. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Sammon (The Athletic) to break down Trasks performance, Jacob Copelands big day, and the defenses run stopping issues. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Florida vs. South Carolina: How to watch, stream, listen
Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina will host the University of Florida on Saturday at noon on Saturday. The Gators look to bounce back of Florida lost their first game of the season this past Saturday against LSU. Florida is 6-1 on the year and 3-1 in the conference.USC is 3-3 on the year and 2-2 in the conference. South Carolina is coming off the team's biggest win of the year after beating No. The last time the teams played against each other, the Gators won 35-31.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Is it too early for 0-16 talk with Dolphins?
Head coach Brian Flores of the Miami Dolphins celebrates with Daniel Kilgore #67 during the game against the Washington Redskins. The 0-16 watchThere still are 11 games left, but it might be time to start fully gauging if the Dolphins could really go winless this season. After all, if the Dolphins couldnt beat the previously winless Redskins at home, who can they beat? Down the road, a game at the Giants and a home contest against the Bengals, the leagues other winless team, might offer the best chances to avoid an 0-16 season. Win those two games, and the Gators will be favored in their last three regular-season games against Vanderbilt, Missouri and Florida State.
No. 7 Florida embraces underdog role against No. 5 LSU
GAINESVILLE Florida has never been this significant of an underdog during Dan Mullen's tenure. LSU, behind quarterback Joe Burrow, leads the nation in scoring, averaging 54.6 points a game. If we walked in and it said Florida 14, LSU 0, I would definitely use that. Florida defensive end Jabari Zuniga is scheduled to return after missing the last three games with a sprained left ankle. "Florida has run the ball on us the last two years very, very well," Orgeron said.dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: LSU Game Preview 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - There's always high drama when Florida and LSU get together and this one has the added value of being a top-10 matchup. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by former LSU QB, Josh Booty (Bleav in LSU Podcast), and Brody Miller (The Athletic) to preview the LSU Tigers. LSU is the toughest test so far for the Gators, but the same can be said for Florida being LSU's toughest as well. Get a great look at the high-flying LSU offense and a Tigers defense that is getting healthy on this episode of Gators Breakdown. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Florida vs. LSU: How to watch, stream, listen
- The Florida Gators will play a top 10 team for the second week in a row at 8 p.m. Saturday. Florida now has to go into Baton Rouge against No. The last time Florida played LSU was on Oct. 6, 2018. This was the year the Gators won the SEC championship and the national title. ESPN's premier pregame show, "College GameDay" will be in Baton Rouge on Saturday.
Auburn, Florida showcase 'big-boy ball' in top-10 matchup
GAINESVILLE Florida defensive tackle Kyree Campbell has been counting down to this game for weeks, maybe even months. It's the first top-10 matchup at Florida Field since the Gators thumped South Carolina 44-11 in October 2012. It's the first top-10 matchup featuring two undefeated teams since Florida edged LSU 14-6 that same season. "He played a lot of different teams, but he hasn't played in the Swamp," Florida defensive back Trey Dean said. "This is probably one of the best ones in 15 years I've been in this league," Florida offensive line coach John Hevesy said.dailycommercial.com