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Loucheiz Purifoy is one of six Florida Gators suspended for the team’s opening game on Saturday against Toledo, according to reports. On Wednesday, Gators head coach Will Muschamp said that starting linebacker Antonio Morrison would be the only player suspended for the game. He apparently changed his mind. In addition to Purifoy and Morrison, defensive […]
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No. 10 Florida has suspended five players for the season opener against Toledo.
Coach Will Muschamp said earlier in the week that only linebacker Antonio Morrison, who was arrested twice in a five-week span this summer, was suspended for Saturday's game.
But starting cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, defensive tackle Darious Cummings, wide receiver Latroy Pittman and offensive lineman...
If you are swimming in the flood of football news that bounces around sports fannery these days then you probably saw a report that five Florida Gators were suspended for today’s tilt against Tulsa, a matchup between powerhouse programs (Florida is an admirable powerhouse, Tulsa is an embarrassing one). Well, it turns out that not all of those guys were even suspended. One of them...
If you are a Florida Gators fan, you are probably breathing a sigh of relief your season starts with a practice game vs. Toledo.
The reason: You'll be without six players for the season kickoff due to a rash of suspensions.
Previously suspended starting linebacker Antonio Morrison will be joined by star cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy and 5 backups...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Mack Brown had a career day, Jeff Driskel was efficient and No. 10 Florida opened the season with a 24-6 victory over Toledo on Saturday.
Brown ran 25 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns. Driskel completed 17 of 22 passes for 153 yards and a score. And Florida's defense, which ranked fifth in the country in 2012, looked every bit as good as last year...
The Florida Gators open the season in The Swamp Saturday as they take on the Toledo Rockets. Here are a few things to keep a close eye on throughout the game.
Running back Mack Brown has a big opportunity in Saturday’s season opener. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Play of RB Mack Brown: Starting running back Matt Jones remains out as he continues to work his way back...
Prior to Florida's 24-6 victory over Toledo on Saturday, the Gators suspended four players for the season opener due to an undisclosed violation of team rules. Several local media outlets reported that freshman defensive lineman Jay-nard Bostwick was among the players the Gators suspended for the game. The only problem with this information is the fact that it wasn't true...
The Florida Gators jumped off to a good start on Saturday and seemed to coast in the second half against a team that won nine games and a bowl game in 2012. Mack Brown had a career day, Jeff Driskel was efficient and No. 10 Florida opened the season with a 24-6 victory over Toledo on Saturday.
Will Muschamp went off on several local media outlets for their inaccurate reporting regarding the suspensions of Florida’s players for the season opening game against Toledo on Saturday. On Friday night, the Palm Beach Post, Gator Country, and the Gainesville Sun all reported that Loucheiz Purifoy, Darious Cummings, Latroy Pittman, Quinteze Williams, Antonio Morrison, and […]
Florida junior quarterback Jeff Driskel was efficient and effective in leading his team to a 24-6 victory over Toledo on Saturday. The Gators returning starter was a very solid 17 of 22 passing for 153 yards and a touchdown, while relying on a strong ground game to put the game away for the Gators.
The Florida Gators had somewhat of a typical home opener Saturday. Not too much flash and dash, a few guys out for disciplinary reasons, and points in the game where they just ween't focused. Nevertheless, the season is here, they are 1-0, and have a big matchup a week from now. Here are some photos from the opener against the Toledo Rockets.
It has been a long time coming and the 2013 football season is upon us. The Florida Gators open the season at home in The Swamp against a pretty good and 2012 bowl team in Toledo. The Rockets bring a high flying offense to Gainesville and are looking for an upset. The Gators are looking to get off to a strong start.