Posted August 13, 2012 on
It's a new season with a new offense for the Florida Gators under Offensive Coordinator Brent Pease. Pease isn't the only coach new to the offense. Bush Hamdan has stepped up as wide receivers coach after Aubrey Hill's sudden resignation. Florida wide receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. talks about it all right here.
BEST OF MAXIM
Will Muschamp has recruiting just about every defensive line prospect in the nation since becoming the head coach of the Florida Gators. There are many reasons, but another one just jumped to the top of the list: injuries.
Defensive linemen Nick Alajajian and Kedric Johnson both suffered knee injuries and will miss significant time. Alajajian fractured his right knee and will watch...
Last week, the Florida Gators lost both defensive back Tre Bell and offensive lineman Roderick Johnson. The two decommitted within a matter of days of one another and one has already found a new home. Then the rumors started. Did the Gators ask one to decommit?
Johnson is no longer a member of Florida’s 2013 recruiting class and one reason leads the way: the resignation of wide...
Shane Matthews made his name legendary among Gators fans in the early part of the nineties. He led his Florida team to the first ever SEC title that the school was allowed to officially recognize, along with a 1990 season where the Gators finished first in the SEC and not allowed to win the title. Matthews now coaches Nease HS in Ponte Vedra and talks about that and his Florida Gators.
There were times in 2011 where Valdez Showers felt in over his head. The complexities of the defense that Will Muschamp and Dan Quinn installed were unlike anything the freshman had seen. Year two is different. Even though two upperclassmen starters block him, Showers is comfortable at safety as he goes into his second season at Florida.
Florida sophomore cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy says there are four guys competing for those two starting corner spots. He says each brings a little something different and they are all out working hard in camp to claim one of the spots. Purifoy talks about the competition, what he brings to the defense, and more, right here.
A Florida Gator picking off Peyton Manning of the Tennessee Volunteers? Impossible! Peyton Manning never beat the Gators and never will ever since he was drafted. Major Wright of the Florida Gators took Manning’s pass and stole it from him. Bonus! MANNING FACE!