Found September 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Old habits are hard to break. That goes for starting quarterbacks, too. Prior to his first career start on Saturday at Texas A&M, the last time Jeff Driskel took the field knowing the game was his from start to finish was in November 2010. He was a senior at Hagerty High and in his final game a loss to Lakeland in the state playoffs all Driskel did was account for 494 yards of total offense, including 270 yards rushing on 20 carries. Back then, the 6-foot-4, 237-pound Driskel was as big as or bigger than most of the players trying to tackle him. Thats not the case in the rough-and-tumble SEC. Gators coach Will Muschamp will undoubtedly remind Driskel of that fact more than once this week as the Gators travel to Tennessee. In Saturdays 20-17 win over Texas A&M, Driskel was 13-for-16 for 162 yards. He also picked up 56 yards on his six rushing attempts that were not sacks. However, Driskel was sacked eight times by the Aggies and showed a tendency of h...

Gators' Brown is blessed for second chance

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Only a few people among the 87,000-plus at Kyle Field probably even noticed the seemingly insignificant moment on Saturday afternoon. The Gators special-teams unit was about to take the field for a Texas A&M punt in the third quarter. When the Gators broke from their huddle on the sideline, No. 18 sprinted onto the field. That is normally true freshman tight...

Gators without LB Jenkins, CB Riggs at Vols

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No. 18 Florida will be without linebacker Jelani Jenkins and cornerback Cody Riggs at No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday. Jenkins had surgery on his right thumb Monday. He injured it in the first series at Texas A&M and spent much of the game in a cast and sling. Coach Will Muschamp says Antonio Morrison will start in Jenkins' place against the Volunteers...

Florida: Gillislee's groin injury 'should be fine'

Florida's offense is built around running back Mike Gillislee. The senior has 231 yards rushing in two games and four of the team's five touchdowns. So his groin injury could be a significant setback for the 18th-ranked Gators (2-0), who play at No. 23 Tennessee (2-0) on Saturday. Gillislee injured his groin in the first half against Texas A&M and seemed to tweak it...

Poon Of The SEC: Florida Girls Pledging Allegiance

We can’t get enough of college football so it only makes sense that we can’t get enough of the girls that come with it. Week in and week out, the poon at each school is on full display. Girls put on their mini jerseys, Victoria’s Secret Pink sports gear and act like they care about college football. Kicking off our college football poon posts we give you babes Becky Gillispie...

Gators' Gillislee's groin injury should be fine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's offense is built around running back Mike Gillislee. The senior has 231 yards rushing in two games and four of the team's five touchdowns. So his groin injury could be a significant setback for the 18th-ranked Gators (2-0), who play at No. 23 Tennessee (2-0) on Saturday. Gillislee injured his groin in the first half against Texas A&...

Florida fans troll FSU with academics

We all know how awesome FSU has been ranked this season and their schedule has probably two hard games on it (maybe three). They are basically a lock to make it to the BCS National Championship Game. Meanwhile, the Florida Gators continue to struggle. They had a huge win over Texas A&M and FSU smoked Savannah State this weekend. All of this aside, a UF fan created

No. 3 Gators expect five starters back

No. 3 Florida should have five starters back for its biggest game of the season. Coach Will Muschamp said Monday he expects linebacker Jelani Jenkins, defensive end Dominique Easley, center Jon Harrison, guard James Wilson and left tackle Xavier Nixon to play against No. 9 South Carolina on Saturday. They missed all or part of Saturday's 31-17 win at Vanderbilt. ''...

Pease Not Surprised by Gillislee Success

Brent Pease said running back Mike Gillislee practiced on Monday after suffering a groin injury at Texas A&M. Pease wasn’t specific with the number of reps Gillislee took, but the Gators are being careful with his touches this week. The senior has made his mark on the Florida offense through the first two games of the year, and as the Gators prepare for Tennessee, he’s an...

Florida/Tennessee Week Collides With The Life Of A Part-Time Blogger

I love Tennessee week. When the Florida Gators release their football schedule every year, I mentally circle the Tennessee game. The college football season begins two weeks prior, but this is it’s true start. The Gators have gone through a few games already, but week three typically brings the Volunteers while opening the SEC schedule. This season was a little different due to...

Video: Bostic Talks Tennessee

The Florida Gators travel to Knoxville, Tennessee to take on the Volunteers this Saturday and bring with them a seven game winning streak against the conference rivals. That matters little these days as both teams are trying to establish a new identity for their programs and early in the SEC race. Gators' middle linebacker Jon Bostic talks about the game here.

Patton Creating His Role on Offense

It took until his third season on campus to find a role, but Solomon Patton has created a unique fit in the offense this year. The Florida offensive coaches want to use his speed and elusiveness on the edge and have done so with jet sweeps. The coaches have also faked the jet sweeps, making opponents respect Patton’s speed while the Gators continue to run the ball between the tackles.

Morrison Has “Big Opportunity” on Saturday

Jelani Jenkins’ fractured thumb provides an opportunity for Antonio Morrison to take over. The freshman played more than three quarters of the game at Texas A&M after the Jenkins injury happened early, and Morrison showed he was capable of handling the job. After enrolling early and going through spring practice, the Florida coaches knew Morrison would be able to contribute early.

Media Monday: Lots To Talk About

Florida Coach Will Muschamp and a couple of players met with the media Monday and there is no shortage of Gators news following the road victory over Texas A&M. The biggest surprise of the day is Florida buck Ronald Powell has had a big setback in his ACL rehab and will most likely redshirt this year. Cody Jones and Amy Campbell discuss the impact of Powell's injury and more.

Hop's Offensive Game Day Grades - Florida

The Texas Aggie football team opened up the SEC era and the 2012 season with a high profile match-up against the Florida Gators. Aggie Websider's david Sandhop breaks down the offensive performance and grades out each position.

Podcast: Gators and More with Hollywood Bob

The Florida Gators are headed to Knoxville to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. Denny Courson, Keith Kaczorowski, and Bob Redman talk about the upcoming game and how the Gators are looking so far in this young season. The Gators road game this week won't be any easier. Jeff Driskel is growing up and the Gator defense came to play in the second half against the Aggies.
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