Posted September 19, 2012 on
Head coach Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators are off to a hot start at 3-0 on the season. What makes the feat even more impressive is the last two have wins have come on the road in hostile environments. This Saturday afternoon the Gators return home to the friendly atmosphere of the Swamp. Numerous prospects will be on hand as the Gators host the Wildcats.
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The Florida State Seminole Booster Facebook fan page decided to have some fun with their team being ranked higher than the Florida Gators today. They used the recently released iPhone 5 (that has a longer screen compared to the iPhone 4S) to show how much higher ranked the Florida State Seminoles are than the Florida Gators. In the AP Poll, Florida State is ranked 4th and Florida...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Sophomore Jeff Driskel has heard comparisons to former Gators star Tim Tebow since he was in high school.
They both play quarterback. They are both big and physical for that position. They both came out of high school as top recruits nationally. And they both signed with the Gators.
As Driskel led Florida to a 37-20 win at Tennessee on Saturday, the Tebow comparisons...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. There is a quiet calmness over Lerentee McCray as he stares at the TV screen. McCray is in the Gators locker room about to dress for practice.
On the screen is No. 34 for the Gators. That would be him. As a replay of Floridas 37-20 win over Tennessee three days earlier plays on the TV, ESPN announcers Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge discuss McCrays impact on...
Quarterback Jeff Driskel wasn't even sure he would play in Florida's season opener.
Three weeks later, he has locked down the starting job, been named the Southeastern Conference's offensive player of the week and drawn comparisons to Tim Tebow.
Driskel made significant strides while winning both starts - at Texas A&M and at Tennessee - and showed why the 14th-ranked...
With the season looking hopeful so far with back-to-back road wins to open up their SEC schedule at 2-0, the Florida Gators are ranked 14th in the nation and returning to Gainesville to play the Kentucky Wildcats.The Wildcats' season so far has been a shade of grey.One week they look like a convincing SEC team beating up on the likes of Kent State, and the next they struggle...
Denny Courson and Keith Kaczorowski of the Gators and More show talk Gator football with 'Hollywood' Bob Redman. The Gators surprised a lot of folks with the way they won in Knoxville last week and now there is a new perspective on this team. After two hard road wins, the Gators are back in The Swamp this weekend to take on the Kentucky Wildcats. Listen as we talk about all of that here.
Shortly following the Vols embarrassing 37-20 loss to the Florida Gators, former Tennessee great, Leonard Little, tweeted that there is a formula to winning in the SEC, and it's quite simple... "Run the ball downhill and play good defense. That's it."
While the idea hardly seems novel, it is something more teams need to take to heart... especially...
The Florida Gators are busy helping their issues in recruiting numbers on the offensive line. Thursday they got a commitment from Nebraska transfer Tyler Moore. Moore was a four-star and 15th ranked offensive tackle in Scout.com’s 2011 class. He along with Maryland transfer max Garcia help add some needed help and maturity to a squad that has landed only six linemen in the last three years.
Depth is a key factor molding Florida’s winning foundation this season. Coach Will Muschamp has been preaching a “man down, man up” mentality to his players, making his expectations for the men on the sidelines crystal clear: Be ready to go in at any given time. Due to right tackle Chaz Green’s recent ankle injury, Saturday’s matchup against Tennessee marked Kyle Koehne’s time.
The Gators remain undefeated this season as they prepare to welcome Kentucky Saturday. The Wildcats are coming off an upset loss to Western Kentucky and as Florida defensive lineman Omar Hunter puts it, "they have nothing to lose." Cody Jones and Amy Campbell discuss the upcoming match up and Florida's focus this week.
The Florida defense couldn’t handle injuries in 2011 because the team didn’t have depth. That’s not the case this year. After Jelani Jenkins went down, the Gators were able to plug in freshman Antonio Morrison and not skip a beat. The added depth has also helped the Florida defense to play well in the fourth quarter, where it hasn’t allowed a point in three games this season.
The Florida offense went into fall camp with questions about the playmakers. Through the first three games of the season, the Gators are starting to get some answers. Sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel has continued to improve his play while pass catchers are starting to emerge on the outside. Frankie Hammond and Jordan Reed have emerged as playmakers in the passing game this year.