Found December 30, 2011 on Bloguin Best: Gator Bowl Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Florida Gators Jan. 2, 1:00 pm ET EverBank Field (Jacksonville, Fla.) Website: TV: ESPN2 Line: Florida -1.5 This is why I love bowl games so much. Neither Ohio State nor Florida had the type of season either program is used to, but now that the Buckeyes have hired former Gators coach Urban Meyer to rebuild their brand...well, this game has one huge storyline to follow. No matter what happens in this game, you get the feel that Ohio State is heading in the right direction and Florida is not. Making This All Possible Read more...

Rutgers Scarlet Knights 85 - Florida Gators 83: Upset Drops Gators To 10-3

To keep you guessing, I have posted the recap of Thursday night's game over at Alligator Army. To do the same, the Florida Gators lost in double-overtime to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.Thursday's loss did little to answer questions about how good Florida can be. At times, the Gators looked like their offense would take over and send them to a big victory. At others, the defense...

Gator Bowl SvoNotebook: Buckeyes Healthy Now

Ohio State's defense has had a rough year as injuries and inexperience have led to more struggles than the Buckeyes are used to, but defensive coordinator Jim Heacock said the Buckeyes are close to full health now. In addition, Florida's offense is in flux while Tyler Moeller is the only player left from the 2006 meeting of Gator Bowl participants.

Ohio State RB doesn’t make trip with team to Gator Bowl

Ohio State traveled to Jacksonville on Tuesday for the Jan. 2 Gator Bowl against Florida without running back Rod Smith. According to multiple media reports, Smith is still not with the team three days later. Whether the absence was accidental or a result of, say, violation of team rules, it’s now Smith’s responsibility to find a…

“It’s time to grow up.”

The Gators are hard at work on the practice field in Jacksonville as they prepare to face Ohio State in the Gator Bowl. The last time the Gators had a losing season was 1979, and at 6-6 the Gators’ streak is on the line. The guys on Florida’s defense will definitely have their work cut out for them, especially when it comes to facing Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller.

W. Basketball. Wildcats Open 2012 and SEC Play at Florida

No. 6/6 Kentucky women's basketball opens its 31st season of Southeastern Conference basketball when it travels to Gainesville, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 1 to take on the Florida Gators. Game time in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center is 1 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on CSS.

Matta Impressed With Bench

During Ohio State's 87-54 win over Northwestern, many of the Buckeye starters were plagued with foul trouble. Thanks to impressive bench play, the Buckeyes were able to roll. Check out what Coach Thad Matta has to say about his bench, as well as his thoughts on the new Big Ten/ PAC 12 playing agreement.

Buford On Fire

William Buford had the touch Wednesday night, scoring a season high 28 points against Northwestern. Check out what the Ohio State senior had to say about just letting the game come to him.

OSU two-deep roster vs. Florida in Gator Bowl

The only real change since the Michigan game is that Andrew Sweat has move to the MIKE linebacker slot and Ryan Shazier will start at WILL linebacker, regulating Storm Klein to the bench. OHIO STATE’S TWO-DEEP ROSTER VS. FLORIDA (STARTERS IN BOLD) DEFENSE DE 54 John Simon (6-2, 270,...

Roundball Preview: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 13 Indiana

Second-ranked Ohio State hits the road for the first time in Big Ten play as they travel to Bloomington to take on No. 13 Indiana on New Year’s Eve. Tip-off at Assembly Hall is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on ESPN2. The Hoosiers...

Halapio Likes White’s Style

The Gators are gearing up for their bowl matchup against Ohio State in Jacksonville. Florida is facing some unexpected challenges, especially with the question marks left at offense after Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis left. Running Backs Coach Brian White stepped in as Interim Offensive Coordinator and is also under consideration to keep the permanent OC title.

No. 2 Ohio State beats Northwestern 87-54

William Buford had career-highs of 28 points and five 3-pointers as No. 2 Ohio State showed off its perimeter shooting in an 87-54 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Indiana Hoosiers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Preview

Dec 31, 6:00 PM | Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall Ohio State Buckeyes vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds 13-1TEAM RECORD12-1 Indiana looks to cover the Hoosiers-Buckeyes pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 12-1 mark when they host Ohio State in college basketball action. Indiana will face the 13-1 Buckeyes, who own a 5-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting...

“Not a close-knit team.”

Shorter Omar Hunter:  Tim Tebow leaves and everything goes to pot around here. Filed under: Gators, Gators...

Yale Bulldogs visit Florida Gators in NCAAB hoops battle

Dec 31, 2:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center Yale Bulldogs vs Florida Gators Odds 8-3TEAM RECORD10-3 The Gators will try to cover the spread at Stephen O'Connell Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Yale Bulldogs in college basketball action. The Gators bring a 10-3 record (4-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-3 Bulldogs, who are 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors...

Toughness Improved Through Bowl Prep

After the ugly loss to Florida State in late November, Will Muschamp stepped to the podium with a clear message. The Gators needed to get tougher. The benefit of bowl practice is that Florida didn't immediately have to draw up a game plan or start preparing for an opponent. There were two weeks of practice that the coaching staff designed only for focusing on team improvements.
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