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Florida Buck Ronald Powell says the team is coming together. As they prepare to face Ohio State in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, the Gators know they need to come out on top and avoid a losing season. Powell talks about the state of the team, how he's developed as a player, and how important this win really is for Florida.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida will be without starting right tackle Matt Patchan against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl.
Coach Will Muschamp says Patchan injured his upper back during practice and has been ruled out for Monday's game.
Xavier Nixon, who has struggled all season and was eventually benched, likely will move back into the starting lineup against the Buckeyes...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The last time Gators quarterback John Brantley played at EverBank Field a 24-20 loss to Georgia in late October he could barely walk by the end of the game.
Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn isn't happy with the way his defense played at times this season but a quick look at the depth chart has him expecting improvement next season. The Gators filtered in multiple returning players on defense this season while Jaye Howard and William Green are the only contributing players that won't be with the team next year.
Florida currently has perhaps the most talented group of backcourt players in the country. But upon closer examination, Erving Walker is a senior, Michael Rosario and Kenny Boynton are juniors, and freshman Brad Beal is playing like a potential NBA draft early entrant. Florida head coach Billy Donovan has been on the trail of several [...]
Florida Dips Into 2012 For...
the Florida Gators know all too well about being short on kickers due to injury. What a luxury it will be to have one of the best in college football returning and one of the future's best kickers showing up on campus as well. Austin Hardin was the top kicker on Florida's board and he joined FOX Sports next for a quick interview to talk about the UA game and his Florida commitment.
The story of the 1969 season actually starts with the 1968 season, which wasn't a great one for Florida football. The Gators beat Florida State and Miami, but lost to both Auburn and Georgia, the latter a 51-0 embarrassment on the way to finishing 6-3-1 and without a bowl berth.
Throughout that '68 season, however, UF coach Ray Graves knew he had some players on the roster...
No. 6/6 Kentucky women's basketball opens its 31st season of Southeastern Conference basketball when it travels to Gainesville, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 1 to take on the Florida Gators. Game time in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center is 1 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on CSS.
TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Florida Gators
Jan. 2, 1:00 pm ET
EverBank Field (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Line: Florida -1.5
This is why I love bowl games so much. Neither Ohio State nor Florida had the type of season either program is used to, but now that the Buckeyes have hired former Gators coach Urban Meyer to rebuild...
Dec 29, 7:00 PM | Louis Brown Athletic Center
Florida Gators vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Florida when they take on the Scarlet Knights on Thursday in college hoops betting action.
Rutgers will face the 10-2 Gators, who own a 4-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Scarlet...
On Thursday the Gators lost on the road, in double overtime, to Rutgers. So it might be an odd time to consider if they are legitimate national championship contenders, but it's easier to learn about a team when they struggle than when everything is going right. This team isn't as talented as the back-to-back Champions from 2006 and 2007, but what team is? Billy Donovan...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Kenny Boynton's 26 points led No. 10 Florida to a 90-70 victory over Yale on Saturday less than 40
hours after the Gators were upset at Rutgers.
Kenny Boynton's 26 points led No. 10 Florida to a 90-70 victory over Yale on Saturday less than 40 hours after the Gators were upset at Rutgers.
Dec 31, 2:00 PM | Stephen O'Connell Center
Yale Bulldogs vs Florida Gators Odds
The Gators will try to cover the spread at Stephen O'Connell Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Yale Bulldogs in college basketball action.
The Gators bring a 10-3 record (4-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-3 Bulldogs, who are 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors...
Florida's coaching staff has had some changes as well, with a former Wisconsin assistant getting ready to lead the offense against Ohio State.