Posted October 06, 2013 on
The play of junior cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy turned heads across the country on Saturday night. He filled the stat sheet and impacted Florida’s win over Arkansas in different ways, helping in pass coverage, as a blitzer and on specil teams. He was named the Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday.
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The defensive accolades continue to pour in for cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy. The junior had the best game of his career on Saturday against Arkansas by filling the stat sheet in different areas. Purifoy is Florida’s second defensive player to win the award after Dante Fowler earned it for his performance against Tennessee.
This photo of Loucheiz Purifoy in The Swamp will go down as one of the iconic images in Florida football history.
#17 Florida (4-1, 3-0) at #10 LSU (5-1, 2-1)
Saturday, Oct 12th, 3:30 PM EST, CBS
Line: LSU by 7
This rivalry between founding members of the SEC has gone back and forth recently with each team winning six of the last twelve games. Florida has won three of the last five but LSU has won two of the last three. LSU has won three of the last four in Baton Rouge. This has...
The Florida Gators (4-1, 3-0 SEC) overcame a slow start to beat the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3, 0-2) 30-10 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
Behind career days from wide receiver Solomon Patton and cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy the Gators were able to turn things around after falling behind 7-0 in the first quarter.
Patton finished the game with six catches for a career-high 124...
It was panning out to be a great first night game for Florida Gators fans in Gainsville on Saturday. But then a tailgating event came to a screeching hault and almost turned into a disaster.
A banner plane fell out of the sky and crashed at Flavet Field on Florida's campus. Thankfully the car that it reportedly landed on was unoccupied. Ironically, the company who owned the...
Gators Linebacker Michael Taylor sits on the board with 12 tackles and 9 assists in Florida's first four games this season. While the Razorbacks offensive line may be conceived as "dirty" by Florida's Damien Jacobs, Taylor looks forward to the tenacious play on Saturday.
The Florida Gators try to stay unbeaten in conference play on Saturday as they host SEC Western Division foe Arkansas. The Razorbacks come in boasting a solid run game featuring a freshman all-American type running back and a defense that boasts a terrific defensive line and one of the best the Gators will see all year.
The Florida Gators took care of business Saturday in The Swamp taking care of Arkansas to the tune of 30-10. The Gators started in the hole 7-0 before settling down in the second quarter and gaining a lead they would never give up. Here is a pictorial of the events from Saturday.
The Florida Gators started slow but got things going before the end of the first half Saturday in The Swamp. The Gators settled down and rallied to beat Arkansas 30-10 to move to 4-1 on the season.
Florida junior linebacker Michael Taylor weighs in on the team performance as well as his individual performance after the Gators' 30-10 victory over Arkansas.
He’s playing a more physical brand of football since his move to safety. Florida senior Jaylen Watkins is noticeably more aggressive in his play on the field and you can it in his tackling and the way he races to the ball when an offensive guy breaks the line of scrimmage. That aggressiveness got him in a bit of hot water Saturday, but he finished the game strong as did the rest of the defense.
There were multiple times in his career that Solomon Patton could have transferred. He wasn’t getting snaps early in his career and was only used in the offense on jet sweeps and screens. He rarely touched the ball, especially when he got down the field. But he didn’t want to leave Gainesville. Patton worked hard in the offseason and turned himself into a trusted member of the Florida offense.
The Florida Gators are coming off a big victory this past weekend over the Arkansas Razorbacks. With Southeastern Conference play comes official visitors and the Gators are knocking it out of the park with the west coast superstar.
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