Found January 11, 2013 on Our Two Bits:
PLAYERS: Chris Rainey
TEAMS: Florida Gators
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 As you will hear in the … Continue reading →

Jacoby Brissett has several choices in transfer decision

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Release Chris Rainey After The Former Florida Star’s Arrest

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released running back Chris Rainey, only hours after his recent arrest. The former Florida Gators’ star was arrested on a simple battery account earlier on Thursday. Witnesses saw Rainey pull his girlfriend from a vehicle and then slap her. She ran away, but Rainey chased her to retrieve his cell phone. Upon catching up with her, both were knocked...

Steelers cut Chris Rainey after being arrested in Florida on battery charge

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released running back Chris Rainey only hours after his arrest in Florida for allegedly slapping his girlfriend (Credit: AP Photo) On Tuesday, we told you about Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain being arrested in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama. Today, we have news of another NFL player who has been arrested. According to the Associated Press...

Florida Transfer To Visit WVU

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 [...]

Hawkins Loving This Recruiting Class

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.

Gators head to LSU looking to bring back a win

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...

Florida Still In Pursuit of Scout300 Stars

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.

Early Impact: Kelvin Taylor

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.

MSU Fouls Lead To Florida Victory

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.

Gators win first SEC road game

No. 11 Florida and LSU fought through a sloppy first half before the Gators took a nine-point lead at halftime. After that, it was all Florida. Without senior guard Mike Rosario (sprained ankle) and Casey Prather spraining his ankle during the first half, the Gators took control of the second half. Kenny Boynton led Florida with 20 points while Will Yeguete added 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Prather proves worthy of start

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.
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