Posted April 18, 2012 on
North Alabama cornerback Janoris Jenkins was dismissed from the University of Florida football program after three arrests: two possession of marijuana charges and another stemming from a bar fight. However, Jenkins was emphatic in denying a report that he allegedly kept using marijuana after enrolling at North Alabama where he was subject to a zero-tolerance policy.

Janoris Jenkins denies smoking marijuana at North Alabama after getting booted by Florida

Janoris Jenkins is considered to be one of the top cornerback prospects in the draft, but his troubled past concerns teams. Jenkins was a freshman All-American at Florida in 2008, but he was kicked off the team by coach Will Muschamp last April. His rap sheet at Florida included three arrests, failed drug tests, and he also has four children with three women. A report last week...

Florida’s Need For A Go-To Wide Receiver May End With Latroy Pittman

Freshman wide receiver Latroy Pittman did what so many other newcomers do these days; he graduated from high school early and enrolled early at Florida. Behind committing to the Gators in the first place, that may have been the best decision Pittman has made. Thought to be in serious contention for playing time at both wide receiver and defensive back, Pittman may be inline for something...

Piling on Alabama’s Janoris Jenkins

I’ve had enough of the piling on Alabama CB Janoris Jenkins. Enough. ENOUGH! This is one of the worst parts of the draft–where the lives of young people barely old enough to drink are dissected by the media and used by NFL team staffs to lower draft values. This year Jenkins has been a fruitful target. We’ve heard about Jenkins’ children by different mothers, the dismissal...

Gators No. 5 In Baseball America Top 25; Florida Rises 2 Spots

Fresh off of a 3-1 week with a win over the nation’s No. 1 team, the Florida Gators rejoined the top five of the Baseball America Top 25. Up two spots from No. 7, the Gators come in at No. 5 this week. Florida is joined in the top five by instate rival Florida State (who the Gators swept this season), future conference rival Texas A&M, and current SEC members Kentucky and LSU...

Billy Donovan To Coach Under-18 Team At 2012 FIBA Americas Championship

Florida Gators men’s basketball head coach Billy Donovan has been named the head coach of the United States Under-18 team that will participate in the 2012 FIBA Americas Championship. Donovan will be joined by one of his former assistants – VCU’s Shaka Smart – and Gonzaga’s Mark Few on the staff. Donovan is excited about the opportunity to represent the United States in...

Gators Brian Johnson Named SEC Player Of The Week

Being a good pitcher and being reliable at the plate has its advantages. For the Florida Gators Brian Johnson, it meant being named SEC Player of the Week. Johnson was a key member of a Florida squad that beat No. 1 Florida State and took two of three from conference rival Tennessee. Johnson had a great all-around week, both batting and on the mound. He went 8-for-17 and led the...

Baseball Recap: Florida 8 – Georgia Southern 2; Brian Johnson Leads Gators To Win

Designated hitter Brian Johnson powered the No. 1/5 Florida Gators to a victory on Tuesday night. The reigning SEC Player of the Week drove in five runs to lead the Gators to an 8-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles. Johnson matched a career high with the five RBI and may have just put himself in a position to contend for back-to-back SEC honors. He went 2-for-5 on the night while...

Will Muschamp, The 2012 Football Season, And A Broken Program

I recently had a chance to sit down with Sam Scott of The Ineligible Receiver and do one of my favorite things – talk about the Florida Gators football program. (By sit down, I of course mean send a series of emails back and forth.) Sam and I discussed a number of things, but mostly looked ahead to the 2012 season. He asked me about the recent revelation that Urban Meyer broke...

Ivie Excited About Trip to Florida

For now, Dade City (Fla.) Pasco defensive tackle Joey Ivie is approaching his recruitment with an open mind. However, the 6-foot-3, 250-pound lineman admits that a scholarship offer from his childhood favorite, the Florida Gators, would change everything. Since he hasn’t been to Gainesville in a long time, Ivie is excited about getting a chance to visit the university in the near future.

Baseball Preview: Florida Gators Vs. Georgia Southern Eagles – April 17, 2012

The Florida Gators made some upward movements in the rankings this week by reclaiming the No. 1 spot in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches’ Poll and returning to the top five at No. 5 in the Baseball America Top 25. (Sorry for all the fives.) Before taking on SEC rival Georgia in a three-game series starting Friday, the Gators host the Georgia Southern Eagles on Tuesday night. The Facts...

Will Yeguete Recovering From Injury; Gators Forward Eyes 2012-13 Season

As a sophomore during the 2011-12 Florida Gators men’s basketball season, Will Yeguete contributed more than anyone ever could have imagined. Coming off of a freshman season in which he averaged 7.1 minutes per game, Yeguete was expected to see more time on the court, but just how much was anyone’s guess. What the Gators got was their hardest worker from the opening tip to the...

From the Muck to Millions

The say you can take the player out of the Muck, but you can't take the muck out of the player. Janoris Jenkins and Dwight Bentley are former teammates at Pahokee HS in Florida in an area that is a hotbed for premium football talent. In a couple of weeks, both should be donning NFL hats and heading off to live their dreams of making money playing the game they love.

Florida's Walker pleads no contest to theft charge

Former Florida guard Erving Walker has pleaded no contest to a petty theft charge of stealing a $3 taco. Judge Walter M. Green withheld adjudication Thursday and fined Walker $301. If Walker pays the fine by Sept. 27, his record will be cleared. The state agreed to drop one count of resisting arrest without violence. Walker, who just completed his senior season and ranks first...

In Focus: Nick Washington

Nick Washington is a four-star safety out of Jacksonville, Fla. and he is committed to the Florida Gators. Get a better look at the future Gator here.
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