MATT JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- When the end finally arrived, at that moment Matt Jones plunged into the end zone and the officials signaled touchdown, it was 12 minutes shy of midnight.
Jones' score ensured that the first triple-overtime game in Florida football history was one the Gators would want to remember. No extra-point needed.
His 1-yard run capped Florida's four-play, 25-yard...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Matt Jones didn't feel right. He had a fever. He started to vomit over and over. Fatigue set in.
Alarmed at how bad he felt, Jones sought medical attention.
''I felt really weak and couldn't get my strength back,'' Jones said Sunday at UF's Media Day.
Jones discovered he had a viral infection during a trip to the hospital and subsequent...
Florida fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease on Sunday, after just two seasons.
It did not take long for the Florida Gators football team to start making some serious changes.
On the heels of its first losing season since 1979, the Gators fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis on Sunday, just one day after losing 37-7 to arch rival Florida State...
Injuries continue to pile up for the No. 22 Florida Gators as the team announced today that starting running back Matt Jones is out for the season after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus he suffered during Saturday’s 17-6 loss at LSU.
This puts an end to what has been a tough season for the sophomore running back. Expected to step in for the departed Mike Gillislee and be...
No. 22 Florida will be without running back Matt Jones for the remainder of the season.
Coach Will Muschamp says Jones had surgery Monday morning to repair torn meniscus in his left knee.
Jones injured his knee Saturday at LSU.
The sophomore carried 79 times for 339 yards and two touchdowns this season. He missed most of fall practice and the season opener while recovering from...
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October 14, 2013
Running back Matt Jones broke out of a two game slump and dominated the Kentucky Wildcats. (Photo credit: Mark Zerof/USA Today Sports)
The Florida Gators (3-1) defeated the Kentucky Wildcats (1-3) for the 27th straight time Saturday night to the tune of a 24-7 victory in Lexington.
Behind a breakout performance from sophomore running back Matt Jones and another solid performance...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Matt Jones first carry of the season is what the Gators envision the 6-foot-2, 226-pound sophomore running back doing on a regular basis: bulldoze his way past the line of scrimmage, dart through a running lane and pick up 9 yards.
Jones second carry -- no gain -- not so much. As for Jones third carry in Saturdays 21-16 loss at Miami -- a fumble and first of...
The Miami Hurricanes pulled ahead early and never looked back, capitalizing on five Florida turnovers, on the way to knocking off the No. 9 Gators 21-16 Saturday.
Nothing seemed to go right for the Gators from the outset. After receiving the opening kickoff, running back Matt Jones fumbled on the first drive of the game and his first game back from injury. But that was just the beginning...
No. 10 Florida will have running back Matt Jones back against Miami.
Coach Will Muschamp says Jones, who missed the last month while recovering from a viral infection, will play Saturday. The sophomore is listed as the starter on the team's updated depth chart.
Muschamp says the Gators ''feel pretty good about his progress. As we work through the week, we'll be...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gators running back Matt Jones is making progress on his road to recovery from a serious viral infection, according to Gators coach Will Muschamp.
Jones is scheduled for blood work on Monday and Muschamp said that Jones continues to work out and is back up to 223 pounds, only three pounds less than his listed playing weight of 226 pounds.