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
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.
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
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 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
UF defense gets reinforcements in time for Auburn game
Starting linebacker Ventrell Miller missed last weeks game against Towson after injuring his hamstring against Tennessee two weeks ago. Starting safety Donovan Stiner was suspended from the first half of the UT game after getting called for targeting in the second half against Kentucky. Those eight defensive players along with starting wide receiver Freddie Swain, who missed last Saturdays game with an unspecified injury are good to go for Saturdays game. UF coach Dan Mullen announced after Saturdays game that the five injured players who missed against Towson were returning this week. So with all those guys, though, we'll get them some reps this week leading into the game."dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: Perception of Florida can change vs Auburn
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It hasn't been the smoothest of 5-0 starts, but that's where the Gators are heading into the top 10 match-up with Auburn. Should the Gators defeat the Tigers on Saturday, perception will change of Florida. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles (ReadandReaction.com) to discuss the magnitude of this game. Also, the guys hit on the continued offensive line struggles and returning players on defense. 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.
No. 9 Florida searching for offensive identity, balance
9 Florida is still trying to find its offensive identity. Those three matchups likely will determine whether Florida is contending for the conference championship or playing for a top-tier bowl. But he's yet to reach 65 yards rushing in any game, and, frankly, Florida has yet to play a defensive juggernaut. "This is one of the best football teams I have ever seen on film," Ambrose said. THE OTHER FLACCOTwo of the Flacco brothers are playing teams from the Sunshine State this weekend.dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: Towson Game Preview 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - With the big October gauntlet looming, the Gators get a tune up game vs Towson. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Olivia Granaiola, UF student and Read and Reaction contributor, to preview the match-up and the on campus buzz behind Kyle Trask. 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: A different looking 4-0 start
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Gators are a banged-up team right now, but that's not stopping them from progressing and winning games. The Gators have found a way to start 4-0, like many predicted, but it does look a bit different than expected. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles (Read and Reaction) to discuss the different looking start. The pair dive into the change at quarterback, lack of a run game, and injuries mounting up on defense that have headlined the first month of the season. 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.
Alligator was pulled from a pond behind Michigan junior high school
CNNTEMPERANCE, Michigan (CNN) - The teams at Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, Michigan, call themselves the Broncos. They may need to change their name to the Gators after one was found living in a pond behind the school. The school had posted multiple notices urging students and staffers to steer clear of the pond until the alligator was safely removed. The body of water is called the Biology Pond and is used by both junior and senior high school classes for academic study, the school said. "It got loose or somebody let it loose -- one or the other," Indian Park Zoo owner Joe Garverick told WTVG.
MONDAY HUDDLE: What's next for Gators after Franks injury?
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Whats next for Gators after Franks injury? Franks was carted off of the field with a dislocated ankle, which likely is a season-ending injury. While Franks health off of the field is the most important thing, the Gators do need to forge ahead on the field. Backup quarterback Kyle Trask took over and helped the Gators rally for a 29-21 win after they trailed 21-10 when Franks was hurt. Big night for Oviedo running backIt was a record-setting night on Friday for Keonte Coffie, a senior running back for Oviedo High School.
Florida vs. UT-Martin: How to watch, listen, stream
11 Gators started the season with a 24-20 win against the University of Miami in Orlando. UT-Martin started the season with a 42-20 win against Northwestern State on Aug. 29. The Skyhawks play in the Ohio Valley Conference. This is the first time the Skyhawks will play against the Gators. Mike Corey, Rene IngogliaWhich team is favored to win the game?
Gators Breakdown: Florida falls in polls | UT-Martin preview
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida will take the field vs Tennessee-Martin after falling slightly in the Amway Coaches Poll and AP Poll. As a prohibitive favorite, the Gators just need to worry about themselves at this point in time. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles, from Read and Reaction, to discuss the drop in rankings and what they want to see as the Gators battle the Skyhawks. 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: It was one game, and it was a Florida win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Expectations were high heading into Floridas opener vs Miami. To many, those expectations were not met. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Miles, from Read and Reaction, to discuss the criticism coming the Gators way even after a 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: Game Reaction | Florida 24 Miami 20
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It wasnt pretty, but Florida survives a scare from Miami to open the 2019 season. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Will Sammon, from The Athletic, as the two react to the Gators 24-20 victoryFollow @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.
Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20
Feleipe Franks #13 of the Florida Gators tries to avoid the tackle of Amari Carter #5 of the Miami Hurricanes in the first half in the Camping World Kickoff at Camping World Stadium. 8 Florida beat Miami 24-20 Saturday night in the opening game of the college football season. Florida's defense bailed Franks out time and time again, finishing with 10 sacks and 16 tackles for a loss. SPURRIER & MEYERFormer Florida coaches Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer watched the game from a luxury suite alongside Gators athletic director Scott Stricklin. It's the first of two games the Gators play against Football Championship Series teams.