Found September 12, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
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 end Kent Taylors number but Taylor didnt make the trip to College Station. Instead, it was the long-awaited return of fifth-year junior cornerback Jeremy Brown. Brown changed from his usual No. 8 to 18 because teammate Trey Burton, No. 8 on offense, was also on the punt-block team. After everything Brown has gone through, he would have gone shirtless if it meant playing time. I just felt tremendously blessed to be with this opportunity, to go through so much and still have the opportunity to be able to come back and be around these guys and contribute in any way I can, Brown said Tuesday. I feel blesse...

Driskel needs to avoid sacks and big hits

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

A 32 pound cat predicts the Florida – Tennessee game

The Florida Gators take on the Tennessee Volunteers this Saturday in Neyland Stadium. We figured we would have to find a way to predict the outcome of the game and the answer was simple; have a 32 lb cat run towards the Florida or Tennessee logo with food on it. I thought it would be a slow process. I was wrong… Rupert, the 32 pound cat, had his life saved by a local veterinarian...

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.

Quinn Eyes Tennessee Offense

The Gators will get their first crack at a traditional offense this weekend as they head to Knoxville. After facing quick pass offenses in the first two weeks, Tennessee will provide the first chance for the Florida defensive line to create a pass rush. The Tennessee wide receivers present problems for any secondary in the country, but the Gators know they also must stop the run.
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