Found August 29, 2012 on The Bull Gator:
The Florida Gators coaches are hoping for big things from wide receiver Andre Debose in 2012. In order for him to get there, he’ll need to find consistency to his play and be able to keep himself on the field. Debose has been labeled a star-in-waiting since before he committed to Florida. He was dubbed the next Percy Harvin, an unfair comparison for anyone but the first Percy Harvin. Debose has had his moments – he’s a great kick returner and a deep threat at wide receiver – but overall, he has yet to live up to the enormous hype put on him when he came to Gainesville. 2012 needs to be a breakout season for not only Debose, but the entire Gators’ offense. The coaching staff loves what it has in Debose, but wants to see him perform consistently. While he had the occasional big play, he only caught seven balls in eight SEC games. There was a time when Florida’s leading receivers caught seven passes in each conference game, not all of them combined. While the staff may not expect him t...

This Florida Gator fan got a back tattoo that looks like a feminine body part

We all make mistakes in life and this Florida Gator themed back tattoo will probably be one of them. It’s meant to look like Gator scales bursting through the skin but instead it kind of looks like a certain feminine part that I’d prefer not to mention by name. I’m sure you guys (and girls) can figure this one out on your own. The idea of getting Gator scales actually seems...

Gators out to show strength in season opener

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators coach Will Muschamp walked off Florida Field briskly that night in late November. His first Florida-Florida State game as the Gators' head coach turned into one of the more puzzling games of his career. The Gators limited FSU to 95 yards of total offense in the kind of defensive performance that rarely ends in a loss, much less a 14-point loss. But...

Florida Gators Will Play Freshmen Early And Often During 2012 Football Season

The Florida Gators will play a number of true freshmen during the 2012 football season and that trend will start during Saturday’s opener against Bowling Green. It’s not surprising* as it’s become quite the frequent occurrence not only at Florida, but around the nation. Among those expected to contribute and even see time in the first game are running back Matt Jones, wide...

2012 SEC Football Reviews: Florida Gators

2011 Record: 7-6 (3-5 in SEC) Head Coach: Will Muschamp OFF. COORDINATOR: Brent Pease DEF. COORDINATOR: Dan Quinn Last Bowl Game: 2011 Gator Bowl: beat Ohio State 24-17 Returning Starters: (Offense: 7; Defense: 10) Key Offensive Returnees: RB Mike Gillislee (328 yds rush, 5.86 ypc), WR Andre Debose (16 rec, 27 ypr), TE Jordan Reed (28 rec) Key Defensive Returnees...

Ronald Powell Stays On Track To Return To Florida Gators In October

Florida Gators Buck linebacker Ronald Powell was on track to take a major leap forward in 2012. The junior had shown flashes in the past, but was said to have been a workout warrior during the offseason. Powell appeared determined to live up to the enormous hype that came with being the nation’s top high school prospect a few years ago and people had taken notice. Then he tore...

Omarius Hines Hoping For Big Final Season

Omarius Hines hasn’t had the career he dreamed of. Since committing to the Florida Gators, things haven’t turned out exactly as expected. Sure, Hines was on the roster in 2008 when the Gators brought home their third national championship, but he spent the season redshirting. Since then, he was moved from wide receiver to tight end, where he is currently listed despite the fact...

Florida Gators Set Depth Chart For First Game Of 2012 Football Season

Be afraid Bowling Green. Fear the two-headed quarterback monster that is coming your way. Or go about your day in a regular fashion because not you, us, or even the Florida Gators seem to know what will work heading into the 2012 season. On Monday, the Gators released their depth chart for that first game against the Falcons and it doesn’t answer many questions. We’re not surprised...

SEC tweaks rules to enhance in-game experience

I know going to actual sporting events is something that ranks somewhere behind watching Gossip Girl reruns and hatewatching Skip Bayless while pretending he doesn’t exist for a lot of internet sports fans, but in the SEC, which led the nation in football attendance in 2011, going to games is paramount.  Even though SEC games [...]

Florida OC: 2-QB rotation probably a 1-week deal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- One will start, both will play. And when the season opener is over, No. 23 Florida probably will decide between the two. Offensive coordinator Brent Pease said Tuesday he's not sure the team's two-quarterback system is viable beyond Saturday's game against Bowling Green, meaning the Gators likely will choose between Jacoby Brissett and Jeff...

2014 Basketball Recruiting: Florida Gators Host Shooting Guard Grayson Allen

BASKETBALL!!! ON THE DAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL BEGINS!!! Yes, but I promise I’ll keep it short and then return you to your regularly scheduled programming (of which there is plenty). 2014 shooting guard Grayson Allen unofficially visited the Florida Gators this past weekend. The Jacksonville, FL (Providence) guard took a quick look at Florida and came away impressed. He met with head...

Will Muschamp Says Florida Gators Will Rotate Quarterbacks By Quarter In Season Opener

There will be a starting quarterback on Saturday when the Florida Gators host the Bowling Green Falcons in the 2012 season opener for both teams. That QB won’t see the field during the second quarter though. Will Muschamp has said that whichever quarterback starts the game will play the entire first quarter. The one that doesn’t start will get to show his stuff during the second...

De’Ante Saunders Out Florida Gators First 2 Games

Rumors have circulated for quite some time that Florida Gators safety De’Ante Saunders could be suspended for the first two games of the 2012 season. We have now learned that Saunders will indeed miss Florida’s contests against Bowling Green and Texas A&M*, but suspension hasn’t been given as a reason. Saunders would have missed Saturday’s season opener regardless due...

Video: Talkin' Pass Rush and Starting Strong is there every step of the way covering your Florida Gators. A few players talked to the media today including Lerentee McCray, the starting BUCK on Saturday who will be asked to supply plenty of pass rush. Fightin' Gators Cody Jones and Brianne Wigley talk about the upcoming game and just what this team needs to do in this brief video segment.

Video: The QB Plan

The Florida quarterback situation is a bit of an awkward one. In the Gator season-opener this weekend, each quarterback will play one quarter and the staff will reevaluate at half. Florida Offensive Coordinator Brent Pease and both quarterbacks, Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett, spoke to the media today. Cody Jones and Amy Campbell discuss it here.

Predicting The 2012 SEC Football Season Game By Game (If Each Team Played 1,200 Games)

I guess it’s not that weird, but it is different. We here at The Bull Gator started this last season and figured we might as well continue. (We’re still not sure where our inspiration came from, but we’ve seen similar things done elsewhere, so thanks to anyone that may be doing something like this.) This is our way of predicting the 2012 SEC football season. It’s more than...
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