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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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While Florida isn't worried about being labeled the favorite in the SEC, the Gators realize it won't hurt to have their leading scorer heat up at the right time.
The 11th-ranked Gators hope Kenny Boynton carries the momentum from his last performance into their conference opener as they try to beat the Bulldogs for the 11th straight time in Gainesville on Wednesday night...
Dixie County (Cross City, FL) cornerback Duke Dawson has made his college choice and it’s very good news for the Florida Gators. On Tuesday, the 2014 recruit committed to the Gators over the Florida State Seminoles after pulling the wardrobe switch. Dawson arrived at his announcement decked out in ‘Noles gear, only to pull off an FSU shirt to reveal a Florida one.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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 [...]
Head coach Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators are sitting on 25 verbal commitments for the class of 2013 and looking for more. The Gators are scheduled to host three official visitors this weekend. Current commitments Keanu Neal and Chris Thompson as well as JuCo defensive tackle Jarran Reed.
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.