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After finishing 11-2 in 2012, the Florida Gators were hoping to build on that season and contend for an SEC Championship this year. The Gators started out 4-1 with an early season loss to the Miami Hurricanes being the only hiccup. Since then, the season has come off the rails with a host of injuries that have contributed greatly to four straight losses.
In his press conference on Monday, Will Muschamp announced that his leading tackler LB Antonio Morrison (27 solo tackles, 56 total tackles) is out for the season with a torn meniscus. Morrison is the tenth Gators player (yes, you read that right...tenth!) that the team has lost for the season.
The Gators can't seem to catch a break and it could end up costing Muschamp his job (which I have previously speculated on). Last week in the loss to Vanderbilt, the fans turned on Muschamp and the team. Athletic Director Jeremy Foley is said to be supporting Muschamp, and to Muschamp's credit he...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators have already lost their starting quarterback, their top defensive lineman and their most experienced running back to season-ending injuries.
Add their top tackler to the list.
Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that sophomore starting middle linebacker Antonio Morrison, who leads the Gators with 56 tackles, will miss the rest of the season...
Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the year, becoming the team's 10th player to sustain a season-ending injury.
Morrison, who leads the team with 49 tackles, tore meniscus in a knee in Saturday's 34-17 loss to Vanderbilt.
Without Morrison, Mike Taylor will move to middle linebacker for Saturday's game at South Carolina and freshman Jarrad Davis will start...
What if Will Muschamp oversaw the daily operations of a gator-shoe business?
OK, let's back up one step: What if you were the president of a large supplier to U.S. retail industries and one of your big businesses were gator shoes?
The executive who formerly oversaw this business retired, having had his fill of the job's high demands and higher stress and believing the business...
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The Florida Gators football team (4-5, 3-4 SEC) suffered its fourth straight loss, 34-17 at the hands of the Vanderbilt Commodores (5-4, 2-4 SEC) on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Florida’s season has now reached a new low. The loss snapped Florida’s 22-game winning streak against Vanderbilt and it was the Commodores first win in Gainesville since...
After Saturday's sparsely attended 34-17 home loss to Vanderbilt -- the first home loss to the Commodores since 1945 -- the Florida Gators find themselves in need of an upset over South Carolina this Saturday or vs. Florida State on Nov. 30 just to become bowl eligible.
UF's 4-5 start represents a remarkable plummet from last year's 11-2 finish and Sugar Bowl berth....
It’s been a disappointing year in Gainesville, as Florida’s 34-17 loss to Vanderbilt likely means the Gators will be home for the bowl...
If you think that things couldn't have gotten a lot worse for the Florida Gators football program, then they did. They got a lot worse. They got Put-Will-Muschamp-On-The-Freaking-Hotseat Worse. That'll happen when you lose at home to Vanderbilt for the first time since two years after the Second World War ended (that's 1947 folks!). Elsewhere in the SEC, Alabama got a...
With Florida's historical loss to Vanderbilt, the Gators are looking for any kind of light at the end of the tunnel. During that search, what the team has is each other. Senior offensive guard Jon Halapio said following the game that they will play the rest of the year for each other and gives you a little more insight into what he and the team is thinking in this short segment...
It's officially basketball season in Gainesville. For the fans who haven't gotten into the mood quite yet, this 2013-14 Florida Gators hype video should do the trick.
Is Florida Gators football coach Will Muschamp on the proverbial hot seat? Some members of Gator Nation are already calling for him to be fired.
Florida quarterback Tyler Murphy is reportedly a game-time decision for the Gators' game against South Carolina this Saturday.
The Gators are now recruiting Ocala Vanguard tight end Elkanah Dillon.
Billy Donovan understood the situation in his postgame interview on Florida's radio broadcast. The Gators didn’t have a full roster because of three suspended players, and multiple players on the court are still battling nagging injuries. The positives were still easy to spot, as No. 11 Florida showed improvement from its season opener while falling to No. 20 Wisconsin 59-53.
If losing to Vanderbilt on Homecoming in your own backyard was not enough to stir the faithful of Gator Nation, having a losing record with bowl eligibility an issues and facing South Carolina this week in Columbia could make Florida head coach Will Muschamp feel like there is a bullseye on his chest.And if that does not make his heart race a beat or two, playing against Steve Spurrier...
Florida will make the trek to Madison to take on Wisconsin Tuesday night, but they’ll make the trip with a short roster. The Gators will have eight scholarship players available to face the Badgers, but even among those, there are multiple injuries. Eli Carter, Michael Frazier and Will Yeguete are all playing through injuries early this season.