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The Battle of Florida game played Saturday night in Boca Raton at FAU Stadium featured three former Gators, Deonte Thompson (Belle Glade) Dan Wenger (Coral Springs) and William Green (Hoover, Ala.). Wenger and Thompson played for the South team while Green participated for the North squad. Bobby Bowden's North team blew out Howard Schnellenberger's South squad in the inaugural all-star game, 51-3.

Former Gator Janoris Jenkins headed to Senior Bowl

North Alabama CB Janoris Jenkins looking to impress NFL scouts at Senior BowlGAINESVILLE — Former Florida CB Janoris Jenkins has accepted an invite to the Senior Bowl, giving a chance to audition in front of NFL scouts in Mobile, Ala.

Leon Orr gets deferred prosecution for drug charges

Florida DT Leon Orr agreed to deferred prosecution for a pair of misdemeanor drug charges, according to Alachua County Court records. Orr was arrested Jan. 10 and charged with possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana and possession of drug-related equipment. The Tampa Bay Times reported that his deferred prosecution agreement includes a choice between paying a $150 fine or serving...

Fightin'Gator Recruiting Vibes: January 21

Signing Day is less that two weeks away and the Florida Gators are set to finish strong. What we hear changes daily sometimes and so we are trying to bring you these updates twice a week now. Step inside to the message boards at and see what our field recruiting reporters think is the latest on the recruiting board for the Gators.

DE Bryan Cox Jr. is a Gator

The Florida Gators received good news on Saturday when St. Thomas Aquinas defensive end Bryan Cox gave his verbal pledge to Will Muschamp while on his official visit. Cox is the 19th commitment for Florida in the 2012 class, a class that is currently ranked fifth in the nation and climbing.

Florida DT Leon Orr gets deferred prosecution for marijuana charge

GAINESVILLE – Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr has accepted deferred prosecution for two misdemeanor marijuana charges he faced this month.

Bryan Cox, Jr. Newest Gator Commit

When your father is all-Pro NFL linebacker and current NFL coach, your name alone will bring about college interest. However, only one school could bring the protege to their school and today, the Florida Gators obtained his commitment. Bryan Cox, … Continue reading →

BASKETBALL: Gators up to No. 14 in Associated Press poll

A decisive win LSU pushed Florida to No. 14 in the Associated Press poll. The Gators also rank No. 13 in the latest coaches’ poll. Florida (15-4) has been ranked all year and been as high as No. 7. The Gators have won three straight heading into Thursday’s game at Ole Miss (7 p.m., ESPN2). They host No. 18 Mississippi State on Saturday.

Gators Use Balanced Effort to Pick Up 16th Straight Home Victory

Statistically, they're the deadliest three-point shooting team in the Southeastern Conference and one of the best at bombing the long ball in the country. The Florida Gators, though, have struggled from the arc since SEC play commenced four games ago and did again Saturday at the O'Connell. For the third time in those four conference outings, only one of every three three...

No. 17 Gators Beat LSU

Balanced scoring helped No. 17 Florida offset another poor shooting performance from 3-point range. Erik Murphy scored 15 points, one of five players in double figures, and the Gators beat LSU 76-64 Saturday night and extended their home winning streak to 16.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Drops Match to Florida

Baylor's fifth-ranked men's tennis team lost to the eighth-ranked Florida Gators, 6-1, on a windy Sunday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University.

Murphy helps balanced Florida roll by LSU

Erik Murphy scored 15 points and Florida (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) beat LSU 76-64 Saturday night to extend its home win streak to 16 games.

It Begins; Lane is First for 2013

With National Signing Day 2012 less than two weeks away, the Florida Gators are wasting little time turning their attention to the class of 2013. Head coach Will Muschamp has received his first verbal commitment for next year's class from the top of the board at running back. Winter Haven’s Adam Lane all power packed 5-8, 210 pounds of him, has decided to be a Gator.

Kenny Boynton's streak of games with a 3-pointer ends at 34

Florida coach Billy Donovan joked after the game that he was concerned about getting Kenny Boynton another 3-point shot. Like his junior guard, Donovan was unaware that Boynton’s streak of games with a 3-pointer was coming to an end.

Battle of Florida a Final College Stage for Thompson and Others to Shine On

A quick scan of the rosters yields plenty of familiar names to those in the Sunshine State who follow college football closely. There's former South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia, Florida State running back Jermaine Thomas, USF receiver A.J. Love, Kentucky linebacker Ronnie Sneed and Gators receiver Deonte Thompson.

Gators beat LSU 76-64 to extend home streak to 16

Erik Murphy scored 15 points and No. 17 Florida beat LSU 76-64 Saturday night to extend its home win streak to 16 games.
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