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A trio of Gators have been named to the rosters of the inaugural Battle of Florida game set to take place at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton later this month. Wide receiver Deonte Thompson (Belle Glade) and offensive lineman Dan Wenger (Coral Springs) have been named to the South roster while defensive end William Green (Hoover, Ala.) was selected to the North roster.

Demps passes on NFL, pursues track career

GAINESVILLE, Fla. University of Florida two-sport standout Jeff Demps is putting away any NFL aspirations to focus on his track career and a potential spot in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Demps has decided to run for the Gators this spring and then will seek a professional track career rather than one in football. Demps informed Gators track and field head coach Mike Holloway...

No. 19 Georgia 61, Florida 55

Anne Marie Armstrong and Khaalidah Miller scored 19 points apiece to lead No. 19 Georgia to a 61-55 win over Southeastern Conference rival Florida on Thursday night. Georgia (14-3, 3-1) led the last 31 minutes of the game, by as many as 16 points, but weathered a late rally by Florida (11-6, 1-3). Jennifer George led Florida with 15 points and eight rebounds. Deana Allen added...

Gators look for first road win Saturday at SC

Bradley Beal has gotten back to form, and that's a good thing for the Florida Gators. With their star freshman starring again, the No. 19 Gators look for their first road win of the season when they face the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday. The 2011 Gatorade National Player of the Year, Beal scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Florida to a 70-48 victory over...

Gators Make Pease Hiring Official

The Gators made it official Wednesday morning that Brent Pease will be named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Pease has been coaching for 21 years and spent the previous six at Boise State. Eleven of his 21 seasons as a coach have come as an offensive coordinator, also serving in that role at Montana, Northern Arizona, Kentucky and Baylor.

Florida hopes to end road woes at South Carolina

Florida guard Erving Walker knows what's coming. If the 19th-ranked Gators win at South Carolina on Saturday, Walker believes coach Billy Donovan will continue the intense practices he put the team through this week. If the Gators lose, Walker says Donovan will ratchet it up even more. ''We're in a lose-lose situation,'' Walker said Friday. Maybe so. But...

Six ex-Gators to play in post-season all-star games, including QB John Brantley

This might be a light year for Florida in the NFL Draft, but six players who were seniors last season will continue auditioning for pro teams in upcoming all-star games. The Gators’ top two draft prospects, DT Jaye Howard and RB Chris Rainey, will play in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 (3 p.m., NFL Network). That game is at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. QB John Brantley is one...

RECRUITING: Will Muschamp’s first full class of commits is top five nationally

Florida coach Will Muschamp keeps saying recruiting is going great. The three major recruiting websites agree with him. The Gators have 18 players committed for the upcoming signing class, including six that are enrolled and on campus. ranks that group No. 3 in the country (behind Alabama and Texas), has it No. 5 and ESPN places it at No. 4. Florida could get...

It’s not over until the fat quarterback tweets.

It looks like Will Muschamp’s search for the best offensive coordinator in America is over. Brent Pease will be the Florida Gators’ next offensive coordinator, according to multiple media reports. A source confirmed to The Post that Pease accepted the job and his hiring will be announced Wednesday. Pease, from Boise State, will leave one of the country’s best offenses to fix...

Gators to Host Four

With National Signing Day less than three weeks away the Florida Gators are hosting three official visitor's this weekend.

UF's Bradley Beal working way through shooting struggles

Bradley Beal, Florida's talented freshman guard, has struggled shooting in the past five gamesGAINESVILLE – It is perhaps a reflection of the expectations for Florida's Bradley Beal that the past five games have been considered a slump.

No. 19 Florida hopes to end road woes at SC

Florida guard Erving Walker knows what's coming.

Like Tebow, Patriots Sharpened Spread Offense at Florida

A tutorial between the offensive football minds of the Patriots and the Florida Gators in 2005 helped shape the unit led by Tom Brady in New England.

Bradley Beal leads Gators past Georgia

GAINESVILLE -- Florida coach Billy Donovan wanted to see freshman guard Bradley Beal's play and the Gators'...
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