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CHRIS LEAK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gators notes: Kurt Roper impressed by work of Chris Leak

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- At the start of his press conference Tuesday, Gators offensive coordinator Kurt Roper engaged in small talk with a few veteran UF beat writers who covered the Gators during Roper's stint at Ole Miss from 1999-2004. The Rebels defeated Florida in back-to-back seasons in '02 and '03, the second win a 20-17 victory at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Eli Manning...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Gators QB Leak seeks to make an impact as UF's receivers coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- As Florida's coaching staff scattered in recent weeks for a final opportunity to relax and vacation before fall camp starts, there were days when the new guy had the office nearly to himself. It wasn't unusual to see Chris Leak anchored behind his desk flipping through notebooks or other materials related to his new job. The former Gators quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators: Chris Leak is Ready for his Newest Challenge

Before I jump in, I’d like to briefly introduce myself to those who may not know me. Hi, I’m Neil. I’m the creator and founder of In All Kinds Of Weather, which is a Florida Gators blog that focuses on Florida football, basketball, baseball and recruiting. Before that, I wrote for SB Nation’s Florida blog, Alligator Army, and before that, for Bleacher Report. It’s fair...
Via Standing O Sports
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators: Examining the Wide Receiver Talent

The Florida Gators are going to find out how quickly Chris Leak adapts to being a position coach. Now that Joker Phillips is out and the former Gators quarterback is in as the new receivers coach, can the former national champion take what he learned on the fly and apply it to his current unit of receivers. The Gators haven’t had a true playmaker on offensive like that since Percy...
Via Football Nation
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 Florida Commit Tre Jackson Tweets Support For Chris Leak: “Man Knows What He’s Doing”

The abrupt resignation from Florida wide receivers coach Joker Phillips came as a shock to the college football world, but not everyone associated with the Gators program is totally concerned about things. Wide receiver/cornerback Tre Jackson is still a few years away from heading to Gainesville, he’s a member of the class of 2016, but he has a lot of confidence in the coaching...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Florida WR coach Joker Phillips resigns

Report: Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday that receivers coach Joker Phillips has resigned from the position. Phillips said in a released statement, “I’m thankful for the opportunity that the University of Florida and Will Muschamp provided to me and my family, but at this time I have decided to step down from my position on the UF coaching staff for personal...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips resigns, Chris Leak to coach Gators' receivers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gators head coach Will Muschamp announced the resignation of receivers coach Joker Phillips on Wednesday. In the wake of Phillips' departure, former Gators quarterback Chris Leak will take over as receivers coach. Leak returned to UF in May 2013 and moves from his role as an offensive graduate assistant. Phillips joined the Gators in December 2012 after spending...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former QB Leak rejoining Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Gators coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that former Florida quarterback Chris Leak is returning to UF. Leak is joining the program as a quality control assistant who will work with the defensive staff in breaking down film and other office tasks. Muschamp said Leak is interested in pursuing a coaching career. The MVP of the 2007 BCS National Championship...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Leak To Host College Football Radio Show On Sirius XM

Former Florida Gators quarterback has signed on for a second job. In addition to playing that football thing in the AFL, Leak will now co-host College Sports Coast-To-Coast on Sirius XM. Leak will appear with co-host Chris Childers from 7:00-10:00pm on multiple nights during the week. The show can be heard on College Sports Nation which is available on Sirius XM 91. It’s unclear...
Via The Bull Gator
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Leak Signs With AFL’s Orlando Predators

Former Florida Gators quarterback Chris Leak is back in the AFL after signing with the Orlando Predators. Leak began the season with the Jacksonville Sharks, but was released earlier in April. He could find himself as the starting quarterback for the Predators as early as Saturday. Leak started a game earlier this season with Jacksonville and performed admirably. He was replaced...
Via The Bull Gator
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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