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Seeking their first SEC win, the Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs hosted the Florida Gators Thursday night at the Hump. The contest proved to be a difficult one as Mississippi State fell short 61-55.
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As the Florida Gators’ recruiting class continues to grow and gain notoriety, so does the statu8re of the class in terms of its ranking. What we have come to learn is that most of the prospects in the class are taking a lot of pride in their own recruiting class and that includes receiver Marqui Hawkins. Hawkins will officially visit later this month and is ready to be a Gator.
Florida Gators backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is transferring out.
Coach Will Muschamp said that Brissett “expressed an interest in transferring and getting a fresh start.”
Brissett started only 3 games in his two seasons with the Gators and lost the quarterback competition this season with Jeff Driskel.
Brissett has 455 yards and 3 touchdowns with 4 interceptions in his...
A young Florida roster has become even younger. The Gators were expecting senior outfielder Tyler Thompson to return and take the reigns as the center fielder, but he decided that he wouldn’t play out his final year of eligibility. Thompson elected to leave the Gators for personal reasons.
BATON ROUGE, La. The phrase is one Billy Donovan uses often, both with his players behind the scenes and when describing his Florida Gators at their very best.He talks about playing the right way.The words are open for interpretation, unless you play for the guy. By now, the Gators know exactly what Donovan means.Getting the ball to the open man, junior point guard Scottie Wilbekin...
With the final release of the Scout300 player rankings Florida finds itself with a pretty full class and still in pursuit of quite a few big time players within the Scout300. The Gators currently stand with 10 prospects residing in the Scout300, a list of the top 300 players in the country and they are still on at least that many to fill out the class which stands at 25 commitments.
The Florida Gators have eight early enrollees on hand for the spring semester including two junior college transfers. Most of them will be expected to make an early impact on a roster that has some questions heading into the fall. The early start can only help the newcomers and that includes under Armour All-American running back Kelvin Taylor who should see plenty of playing time as a freshman.
(Although the 2012 season came to an end just days ago, it's never too early to look ahead to 2013 and that's exactly what Crystal Ball Run will do over the coming weeks with our 'Way Too Early' 2013 Top 10. Understand, these rankings are subject to change over the course of the off-season, and as injuries, suspensions and transfers alter college football's best...
Chris Rainey, former Gator running back and now former Pittsburgh Steeler, was released from Alachua County jail today after a brief court hearing. The Alachua County Court System has released the video (h/t GatorSports.com). As you will hear in the … Continue reading →
News broke almost a week ago that Florida Gator quarterback Jacoby Brissett would transfer, and West Virginia could likely be his next destination. That speculation is becoming closer to reality, as EersAuthority can confirm the signal caller plans to visit Morgantown this weekend. Brissett, 6-foot-4, 230 pounds has reportedly narrowed his list of schools down to two [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida probably will have a few more games like this -- even in the Southeastern Conference.Mike Rosario scored 19 points, Erik Murphy added 11 despite playing with a broken rib and the No. 11 Gators opened league play with a 77-44 victory over short-handed Georgia on Wednesday night.
Coach: Billy Donovan (16 seasons at Florida 386-158) Overall 421-178, 18 years
2011-12: Record 26-11 overall, 10-6 in SEC (Tie/2nd)
Starters Returning (3) Kenny Boynton, Patric Young, Erik Murphy
Preseason Tournament: Global Sports
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Georgetown, vs. Marquette, vs. Wisconsin, at Arizona, vs. Kansas State, at Florida State
Transfer Out: Walter Pitchford...
Erik Murphy has done it multiple times this season. When Florida head coach Billy Donovan lists him as questionable for a game, the senior forward puts together a strong performance. He did it again on Wednesday. Murphy was listed as doubtful on Monday with fractured ribs, but he fought through the pain to give the Gators 11 points while opening conference play with a 77-44 win over Georgia.
Casey Prather found out on Wednesday morning that he would be starting Florida’s Southeastern Conference opener. Fractured ribs for Erik Murphy and knee tendonitis for Will Yeguete pushed Prather into the starting lineup, and he saw it coming after Tuesday’s practice ended with both still hobbled. Prather scored the first six points of the game, sparking the Gators to take an 11-0 lead.