Found April 20, 2012 on The Bull Gator:
The No. 1/5 Florida Gators baseball team hosts the Georgia Bulldogs in the three-game weekend series starting Friday night in Gainesville. A series between SEC rivals and in this particular case against this particular rival, you know what we have to say…“TO HELL WITH GEORGIA!” And, oh yeah, “Go Gators!” The Facts Opponent: Georgia Bulldogs When: Friday, April 20 – 7:00pm, Saturday, April 21 – 7:00pm, Sunday, April 22 – 3:00pm Where: Gainesville, FL Records: Florida: 29-8 (9-6 SEC), Georgia: 23-15 (7-8 SEC) Rankings: Florida: 1 (USA Today/ESPN); 5 (Baseball America), Georgia: NR Current Streak: Florida: W2, Georgia: L1 The Preview The Gators and Bulldogs meet for the 177th time on Friday night. Florida will be looking for its 101st victory over Georgia and its 92nd at home against the Bulldogs. Now that’s some hard-hitting analysis for you right there. On a timelier note as it relates to the 2012 season, the Gators will be searching for win number 30 on the year. 30 wins is a ...

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Florida's Walker pleads no contest to theft charge

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