Posted February 21, 2013 on
Florida head coach Kevin O’Sullivan was optimistic about his team’s defense this season. He liked the athleticism and range that the Gators could put on the field. It hasn’t played out that way during the first week of the season. Through five games, Florida has made 15 errors. The Gators made six errors on Wednesday night in an 8-7 midweek loss to Georgia Southern in 12 innings.

University of Florida Gators mascot and cheerleaders do the Harlem Shake, taped and live (Video)

As we continue our week of Harlem Shake tribute videos, the fine folks over at the University of Florida have their own version to make you laugh. The first one is a taped piece with the Gators locker room which shows their mascot and cheerleading/band members getting down: The second one is a live version of the Harlem Shake done at the Florida/Kentucky game on Feb. 12:

VU WBB: Vanderbilt 68, Florida 57

Tiffany Clarke led all scorers with 26 points, and Jasmine Lister added 16 to lead Vanderbilt to a 68-57 over the Florida Gators in Gainesville on Thursday night. Clarke was also Vanderbilt's leading rebounder with seven boards, and Lister led the team in assists with four. Whitney D. shares these photos from the game.

Florida Gators basketball player arrested after failing to appear in court

A member of the Florida Gators basketball team was arrested Wednesday morning after he failed to appear in court for diving without a valid driver's license.Damontre Harris, who is sitting out this season due to NCAA transfer rules after transferring from South Carolina, was slated to appear in court for arraignment last August, which stemmed from a citation issued by campus...

Florida showcases power, speed at UCF

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Gators were ready to prove the weekend was a fluke. Despite winning the series over Duke this weekend, Florida players and coaches felt like they didn’t play their best baseball. No. 15 Florida showed some of what it could do on Tuesday night, using its speed on the bases, electric arms out of the bullpen and timely power at the plate to secure a 5-3 win over UCF.

UF basketball player Damontre Harris arrested

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida basketball player Damontre Harris, a junior who is sitting out this season under NCAA transfer rules, has been charged with failing to appear at an arraignment. Harris, a 6-foot-10 forward who transferred from South Carolina after last season, was arrested early Wednesday after getting pulled over for a traffic violation. Gainesville Police spokesman...

Are Gators contenders or pretenders?

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- What, exactly, should we make of these Florida Gators? After a game in which they held the lead for the first 37 minutes and 9 seconds, after being up 13 points with less than 11 minutes left, the fifth-ranked Gators dropped their second SEC contest in as many weeks on Tuesday night. And it wasn't the way you want your top-tier team to lose. The Gators missed...

Gators fade late at Missouri

Tuesday had a familiar feeling to it. The Gators held a 13-point lead halfway through the second half, but they weren’t able to close the game out on the road at Missouri. No. 5 Florida struggled from the free throw line, turned the ball over and saw defensive lapses down the stretch, allowing the Tigers to get back in the game and eventually secure a 63-60 win over the Gators.

Keanu Neal Ready for the Opportunity

The Florida Gators reeled in one of the top secondary groups in the country in the 2013 class. Under Armour All-American Keanu Neal was an early commitment for the Gators and a guy that absolutely sees the great opportunity ahead of him at Florida with the departure of both safeties to the NFL.

Florida Gators Arrest Update: Charges Dropped Against Louchiez Purifoy

After his run-in with the law over two weeks ago, Florida Gators cornerback Louchiez Purifoy’s criminal stretch is no more, as the Gainesville state attorney’s office has decided to drop its case against Purifoy, due to lack of evidence. Purifoy, a fan-favorite for many, was arrested for allegedly being present in a car containing marijuana. Before the case was dropped, Purifoy...

Florida Gators decommit Tavonte Valentine has sights set on another SEC school

The LSU Tigers are hot on the trail for Tavonte Valentine, an elite 2014 recruit and former Florida Gators commit.

Florida Gators get bit by bad habits against Missouri Tigers

The Florida Gators (21-4) met their demise again on the road, this time against the Missouri Tigers (19-7).

Yeguete could return during regular season

After Florida’s disappointing loss at Missouri on Tuesday, head coach Billy Donovan did have some encouraging news to announce on Thursday afternoon. The Gators could get junior forward Will Yeguete (knee) back sooner than expected. He’s already going through light running during his rehab and could even return for the final three games of the regular season.
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