Posted October 23, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Erik Murphy
TEAMS: Florida Gators
The Florida men's basketball team starts off its season with a bang on November 9th when they take on Georgetown. Florida freshman Braxton Ogbueze and senior Erik Murphy both talk about the upcoming season and the work they've been doing in practice right here.

No. 3 Florida has shot to clinch SEC East

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Getting to Atlanta for the Southeastern Conference championship game is the goal for every team in the Southeastern Conference. Florida has accomplished it more often than anyone else. Maybe that's why the third-ranked Gators are taking such a ho-hum approach to Saturday's all-important game against No. 12 Georgia. A more likely scenario, though, is...

Did You See This Creepy Florida Gators Fan On Saturday?

If not, WERE you this creepy Florida Gators fan from Saturday? This is why people drink alcohol before football games instead of smoking pot. It’s always why people go on antidepressants. via... [[ Read More ]]

Florida Gators Fan Gives a Spooky Stare

Video: He's creeping me out!!

SEC Football Roundup: Winners and Losers from Week 8

The Winners:No. 2 Florida Gators (7-0)The Gators routed South Carolina 44-11 in The Swamp.  The Gator defense didn’t allow a touchdown all game but the game ball goes to Jeff Driskel, despite his 93 yards passing on 16 attempts.Driskel became the first player since 200 to pass for 4 touchdowns with under 100 yards passing which means 1 of every 4 attempts ended up in the end zone...

Special teams continue to step up for Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators could make a coaching-clinic film to highlight the importance of special teams. All they would need to use are their last three games. As the Gators surged up the polls in recent weeks, their special teams often led the way. In the victory over LSU, punter Kyle Christy continually flipped the field on the Tigers in the first half to emerge as one of...


The Florida Gators and quarterback Jeff Driskel take on the Georgia Bulldogs in the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party (WLOCP) this weekend. The winner of this game clinches the SEC East and secures a trip to Atlanta for the SEC Championship. Will the #FNB (Florida Never Breaks) stay true? Will the Florida Gators OVERCOME THE ADVERSITY? Florida States starting running back...

Gators ignoring the statistics

The numbers aren’t pretty, but everyone in the Florida football offices knows that. The offense hasn’t been an elite group in the country. The Gators are focusing on possessing the ball and being smart. In that design, the defense has helped Florida start the season with a 7-0 record. The numbers aren’t the most important, but Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease sees areas to improve.

Basketball reviews weekend scrimmage

The Gators went through a team scrimmage on Sunday after a long week of practice. Florida coach Billy Donovan wanted to see the effort with his team already tired from the week. He was happy with what he saw. The team’s performance wasn’t flawless and had plenty of room to grow, but the effort was where Donovan wanted to be. The Gators have room to improve with the first exhibition...

Quinn Notebook: Jenkins welcomed back

On Saturday, Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins played his first full game since the season opener. A broken thumb and a hamstring injury have slowed his season, but the redshirt junior is now back on the field and at full strength. The Gators were able to develop depth at the linebacker position as younger players stepped up. Jenkins’ return was a big boost for Florida defense.

Video: Purifoy likes 'violators'

Turnovers has been a consistent point of emphasis for the Gators for quite some time now, but Saturday against South Carolina, Florida truly reaped the benefits of all that work and focus. Sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy forced two fumbles in the game, but he knew exactly what he was looking for: violators.

Dillard and Dawson talk UF Official

The Florida Gators had numerous top prospects visit this past weekend as they hosted Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. Marcell Harris, Cameron Dillard and David Dawson all took official visits to the University of Florida for this national showdown. Dillard and Dawson talked about the visit.
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