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With the season looking hopeful so far with back-to-back road wins to open up their SEC schedule at 2-0, the Florida Gators are ranked 14th in the nation and returning to Gainesville to play the Kentucky Wildcats.The Wildcats' season so far has been a shade of grey.One week they look like a convincing SEC team beating up on the likes of Kent State, and the next they struggle to keep up with Western Kentucky, ultimately losing in overtime on a successful two-point conversion. Florida has been challenged for their perfect 3-0 record, with none of their wins coming without a little sweat.The Gators put up a fight on opening day against Bowling Green before coming out of that Saturday with a 27-14 victory, and they trailed at halftime in both of their conference games before coming back to ultimately get the W against the likes of Texas A&M (20-17) and Tennessee (37-20).Florida is looking good in the second half of these games, outscoring their opponents 50-13 so far this year.L...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. There is a quiet calmness over Lerentee McCray as he stares at the TV screen. McCray is in the Gators locker room about to dress for practice.
On the screen is No. 34 for the Gators. That would be him. As a replay of Floridas 37-20 win over Tennessee three days earlier plays on the TV, ESPN announcers Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge discuss McCrays impact on...
We’ve seen a plethora of super fans receive tattoo of their favorite team, sometimes we even see a crazy haircut, or even some crazy team-designed automobile, but this super fan has certainly raised the bar. Nicholas Weber, a die-hard Kentucky Wildcats fan was in an accident last year when he lost his left eye; [...]
Quarterback Jeff Driskel wasn't even sure he would play in Florida's season opener.
Three weeks later, he has locked down the starting job, been named the Southeastern Conference's offensive player of the week and drawn comparisons to Tim Tebow.
Driskel made significant strides while winning both starts - at Texas A&M and at Tennessee - and showed why the 14th-ranked...
Both sides are doing their best not to think about the 25-game winning streak Florida has over Kentucky heading into this weekend. The Gators have won the last four matchups by at least 34 points and haven’t been threatened by the Wildcats since 2007. As Kentucky heads to Gainesville this weekend for another chance at ending the streak, no one involved in the streak wants to acknowledge it.
Shortly following the Vols embarrassing 37-20 loss to the Florida Gators, former Tennessee great, Leonard Little, tweeted that there is a formula to winning in the SEC, and it's quite simple... "Run the ball downhill and play good defense. That's it."
While the idea hardly seems novel, it is something more teams need to take to heart... especially...
Denny Courson and Keith Kaczorowski of the Gators and More show talk Gator football with 'Hollywood' Bob Redman. The Gators surprised a lot of folks with the way they won in Knoxville last week and now there is a new perspective on this team. After two hard road wins, the Gators are back in The Swamp this weekend to take on the Kentucky Wildcats. Listen as we talk about all of that here.
The Florida Gators are busy helping their issues in recruiting numbers on the offensive line. Thursday they got a commitment from Nebraska transfer Tyler Moore. Moore was a four-star and 15th ranked offensive tackle in Scout.com’s 2011 class. He along with Maryland transfer max Garcia help add some needed help and maturity to a squad that has landed only six linemen in the last three years.
Kentucky’s chance to repeat almost went down the drain last night . Nerlens Noel is the top incoming freshman in the country, and last night he was showing off his talents to a group of Kentucky fans.
Noel and his teammates were playing in an on campus pick-up game. During this event Noel went up for a two handed dunk but he was rejected be the rim but the worst part...
Kentucky coach John Calipari was among first to show in Chicago when five-star junior center Jahlil Okafor was able to play in open gym.
Through the Gators' first three wins, it has become clear that this is a different team than last season. Florida defensive lineman Omar Hunter says his team has put in work on and off the field to become more mature football players. Get the latest from Hunter right here.
<College basketball is to the University of Kentucky as peanut butter is to jelly. UK fans love their Wildcats, and the school's annual Big Blue Madness event is certainly testament of that. Hundreds of fans pitch makeshift tents and camp out in an effort to score tickets to the glorified first day of practice, which isn't until Oct. 12.As a way of showing their appreciation...
The Gators remain undefeated this season as they prepare to welcome Kentucky Saturday. The Wildcats are coming off an upset loss to Western Kentucky and as Florida defensive lineman Omar Hunter puts it, "they have nothing to lose." Cody Jones and Amy Campbell discuss the upcoming match up and Florida's focus this week.
The Florida defense couldn’t handle injuries in 2011 because the team didn’t have depth. That’s not the case this year. After Jelani Jenkins went down, the Gators were able to plug in freshman Antonio Morrison and not skip a beat. The added depth has also helped the Florida defense to play well in the fourth quarter, where it hasn’t allowed a point in three games this season.
(Photo by Britney McIntosh | UK Athletics)
The locker room at the University of Kentucky’s famed Rupp Arena is undergoing construction, and what better way to spruce up one of college basketball’s iconic cathedrals then to have a portion of the floor from the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans—the same floor where UK won it’s eighth National Championship this past year—installed...
The Florida offense went into fall camp with questions about the playmakers. Through the first three games of the season, the Gators are starting to get some answers. Sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskel has continued to improve his play while pass catchers are starting to emerge on the outside. Frankie Hammond and Jordan Reed have emerged as playmakers in the passing game this year.