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After their devastating upset loss to the Louisville Cardinals, 33-23, most of the Florida Gators got off the field as quickly as possible. A few stayed behind to talk to friends on Louisville and family members in the stands, but only one stayed to sing the alma mater.Normally the team sings the alma mater with the band after a win, but Junior linebacker Darrin Kitchens chose sing it on this occasion too. He could be seen holding his helmet high and singing along with the band.Kitchens did not play a snap, according to the game report, making this all the more interesting and inspiring. You would assume a player who didn’t get to play in a loss would feel dejected and want to go home, but Kitchens took the high road, supported his school and relished the moment. Kudos to him; more players should show school pride like this.H/T: Yahoo Sports
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Sometimes a picture is worth a thousands words this one taken at the end of Louisville/Florida Sugar Bowl game speaks a lot.
The lone Florida player is backup linebacker Darrin Kitchens who is the only member of the Florida team to stand during the team's alma mater song.
The song is usually reserved for victories but Kitchens still went over to show his support....
Every time Florida wins, the team stays out on the field to sing the alma mater with the band. On Wednesday night, the Gators suffered a shocking loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl. The players and coaches were understandably disappointed after losing a BCS game that almost everyone assumed they would win, but junior linebacker Darrin Kitchens was in no mood to sulk.
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Many college football teams have a tradition to stand on the field together as the marching band plays the school’s alma mater. I would venture to wager the majority of those teams do so win or lose.
On Wednesday night in New Orleans, just one player remained on the field to hear the alma mater for Florida after the Gators were roughed up by Big East champion Louisville to the...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida tight end Jordan Reed is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft.
Reed announced his decision Friday, joining safety Matt Elam and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd in skipping their senior season.
Reed, a junior from New London, Conn., led the team in receiving this season. He had 45 receptions for 559 yards and three touchdowns. He was a first...
The Gators lost their third player to leave early for the NFL Draft on Friday when tight end Jordan Reed announced he will forgo his senior year to play professionally. The redshirt junior ended the 2012 season as Florida’s leading receiver.
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I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that this Police Officer and Charlie Strong know each other from Strong’s time in Florida, because that was an emphatic hand slap. If you watch closely at the end of the video, you can tell that between the handslap and the smile, this state police officer wanted Louisville to pull off the upset.Video via: Sports Pickle
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The Florida Gators may have lost the game to the Louisville Cardinals last night but Jon Bostic laid out this Louisville player. He swung a closed fisted punch at the Louisville player. This violent act wasn’t enough to overcome the Cards and Charlie Strong. Sportsmanship was lacking is that game. HT @ClutchLikeMJ
So far in the first half of the Allstate Sugar Bowl, Florida coach Will Muschamp must be kicking himself. Back in the early Spring of 2011, the newly crowned emperor of Gator football decided to pass on lifetime Gator fan, Teddy Bridgewater, a rising quarterback prospect out of Miami; instead, Muschamp went with top … Continue reading »
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Thanksgiving has come and gone. It wasn’t even last month at this point. It was days and weeks and months ago. But I’m thankful for something I’d like to add to my list from last year. I’m thankful the Florida Gators only have to face South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney once more. He has to leave after his junior season, right? I present to you the No. 1 overall pick in the...
NEW ORLEANS - The University of Louisville upset the 3rd-ranked Florida Gators in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night. The Cardinals received outstanding play from both sides of the ball and led throughout. Teddy Bridgewater, who threw for 266 yards and 2 touchdowns, was named Most Outstanding Player.
The Florida Gators got more than they could handle Tuesday night when the Louisville Cardinals brought it to them on both sides of the ball. Former Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong saw his Louisville team win decisively against a team that kept hurting themselves as well. Here is a pictorial of the game.