Randy Shannon earned Florida’s DC job in Outback Bowl win

TAMPA, Fla. — There’s no need to delay what should be inevitable. Florida needs to hire Randy Shannon as its defensive coordinator after the job he did in Monday’s 30-3 over Iowa in the Outback Bowl. Shannon served as the interim coordinator replacing Geoff Collins, who left the team in December to become the head coach at Temple. McElwain has yet to say when he will name...
Via SEC Country
January 03, 2017

Florida NT Joey Ivie closing one chapter of career right where everything began

TAMPA, Fla. — Florida nose tackle Joey Ivie was born in a hospital not far from Raymond James Stadium and was raised about 45 minutes up the road in Dade City. This finale against Iowa in the Outback Bowl on Monday would be big to him no matter where it took place, as the senior is closing one memorable chapter while also hoping to make sure the next one in his football career...
Via SEC Country
December 31, 2016

Florida players support interim defensive coordinator Randy Shannon for full-time job

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — All the Florida players know at this point regarding the Gators’ defensive coordinator job is that assistant coach Randy Shannon will fill that role through the bowl game. They wouldn’t be surprised, though, if he kept the position full-time. “I think everyone’s kind of leaning on Shannon. Like everyone kind of expects that he’ll be the guy,” senior...
Via SEC Country
December 16, 2016

Watch: Jim McElwain, Florida players discuss offensively inept loss to Florida State

The regular season ended on a sour note. Florida’s Jim McElwain and several Gators spoke to the media yesterday after the game. Here’s what they had to say about the Gators’ disappointing loss to rival FSU. Jim McElwain Austin Appleby Joey Ivie Marcell Harris
Via Alligator Army
November 27, 2016

Florida’s Joey Ivie gets fans going with bold statement about Alabama game

Alabama completed an undefeated regular season by beating in-state rival Auburn 30-12 on Saturday. Its next opponent is Florida in next Saturday’s SEC championship game, and there’s at least one player who is touting the fact that the Gators can win the game. Gators defensive lineman Joey Ivie told reporters that “We’re the type of team that can beat Alabama.” To be fair...
Via SEC Country
November 27, 2016

CeCe Jefferson ready to help beat-up Florida defensive line

With injuries to defensive linemen Joey Ivie and Jonathan Bullard, true freshman CeCe Jefferson may be thrust into an integral role as the Florida Gators finish up the remaining portion of its regular season schedule. Ivie will be sidelined for a few weeks with what was deemed as a surgical procedure on one of his legs. Bullard -- who's arguably been Florida's best player throughout...
Via FOX Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida DL Ivie finds common ground with grieving family

Knowing what it's like to feel the loss of a loved one, Florida defensive lineman Joey Ivie can empathize with the Knapp family. 12-year old Gavin Knapp tragically passed away in an ATV accident. Although based in Denham Springs, La. (squarely in LSU country), Knapp and his family are avid supporters of the Florida football program. In fact, Knapp one day wanted to play for the...
Via FOX Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Defensive lineman Ivie playing in memory of his sister

Florida defensive lineman Joey Ivie is playing for more than just an SEC title in 2015.In an article written by Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times, Ivie's determination for this upcoming year is galvanized by the memory of his late sister, Jordan. She tragically passed away this past April due to complications from a car crash. Ivie's Twitter page beautifully commemorates his fallen...
Via FOX Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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