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What needs to happen for Florida to land SEC Tourney 7 seed

First and foremost, Florida (15-15, 8-9 SEC) can clinch the seventh seed in the SEC Tournament outright with an upset of No. 1 Kentucky on Saturday at Rupp Arena. But considering Kentucky (30-0, 17-0 SEC) is unbeaten in 30 tries and 101-4 at Rupp Arena under John Calipari, the likelihood of that happening is slim to none. So if Florida closes the season with a loss at Rupp, the tiebreaker...

College Baseball Roundup: Harrison Bader Making Gators Greater

Harrison Bader‘s reputation is starting to precede him. The junior outfielder from Bronxville, NY, led the Florida Gators in hitting as a freshman (.312).  He did it again as a sophomore (.337).  And now, he’s off to such a great start that enemy hurlers are starting to learn to stay away from the strike zone. This was illustrated Wednesday night in the lone college battle...
Via Baseball Essential
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Whose Windmill Dunk is Better--Former Florida OL Trenton Brown or Current Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves

Former Florida Gators offensive lineman Trenton Brown posted a video to his Instagram account of him and current Florida defensive back Vernon Hargreaves throwing down some pretty sweet windmill dunks. In the post Brown asked the fans to vote for which they felt was better. Here's the catch--Brown is 6'8" and 355 pounds. Hargreaves is just 5'11" and 194 pounds.So which is better...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Football Players Vernon Hargreaves And Trenton Brown Show Off Dunking Skills

Former Florida offensive lineman and 2015 NFL Draft hopeful Trenton Brown is 6-foot-8, 355 pounds. Current Gator defensive back Vernon Hargreaves is 5-foot-11, 194 pounds. Both can apparently windmill dunk a basketball. Hargreaves posted a spliced video of he and Brown dunking on his Instagram and asked his followers to vote on whose windmill was better.    Who’s Windmill...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Alex Murphy Throws One Down With Authority Against Texas A&M

The Florida Gators are not going to be headed to the Big Dance this season, but there is still the NIT. Not the same of course, but it is a chance to keep playing and win something and that's a lot better than sitting at home and watching everyone else play. So the Gators are doing what they can to get their game on track as the season winds down.Alex Murphy certainly did his best...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Florida Gators Alligator Skin Concept Helmet

Here's a Florida Gators alligator skin concept helmet for your daydreaming pleasure.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Releases Celebratory Video After Billy Donovan’s 500th Career Victory

The Florida Gators’ men’s basketball team won their 14th game of the season Saturday, defeating Tennessee, 66-49. There was a much more important number reached thanks to the victory, though.  500.  The win was Billy Donovan’s 500th of his career, as the Gators’ coach improved his career record to 500-204 after the defeating of the Volunteers.  Florida released a celebratory...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Football Community Reacts To The Death Of Former Gators’ DB Chris Johnson, Who Died At 22

Chris Johnson, a former Florida Gators’ defensive back who played in Gainesville for two seasons before transferring to Duquesne, passed away at the age of 22 Friday night.  The news of the death was shocking to everyone familiar with the defensive back known to many as “Juice.”  Following the news of the passing, numerous members of the Florida football community passed...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Florida Gators DB Chris Johnson Passes Away At 22

Former Florida Gators’ football player Chris Johnson passed away Friday night in Western Pennsylvania. He was 22.  Johnson played at Florida for two seasons before transferring to Duquesne following the 2012 season. The defensive back nicknamed “Juice” by many of his teammates had 55 tackles this past season, the fifth-highest total on his Dukes’ team.  The cause of the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Florida Gave James Franco A Personalized Gators’ Football Jersey

The Florida Gators now have a fan in James Franco.  The actor visited Florida on Wednesday, speaking to hundreds of Gators’ students and faculty at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Franco, 36, gave a sponsored talk that touched on a number of topics, including his book, Palo Alto, his friendship with Seth Rogen and his most-recent movie, The Interview.  Following his talk...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franco Shows Off His Florida Gators Jersey

James Franco shows off his sweet, customized Florida Gators jersey.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Gators Are Bragging On Twitter To The Rest Of The SEC

The Florida Gators are using Twitter to brag about Gainesville's weather compared to the rest of the SEC.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franco Gives The Florida Gators Some Love

James Franco gave the Florida Gators some love on Wednesday night, even snapping a giant selfie with the crowd.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida's Devin Robinson Posterizes Missouri Forward Keanau Post With One-Handed Slam

The Florida Gators have not had the best of seasons this year, but with an overall record of 13-14 heading in to Tuesday night's game against the Missouri Tigers there was still plenty to play for. No team likes to end the season with a winning record and with some tough games coming up against Texas A&M and Kentucky they need to win now if they are going to have a chance of...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou’s ‘Blackout’ Against Florida Is Not Going According To Plan

Mizzou is hosting a "blackout" against the Florida Gators, and it's not going according to plan.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

  Florida will be without second-leading scorer Dorian Finney-Smith for the third consecutive game Tuesday night at Missouri. Coach Billy Donovan says Finney-Smith remains suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Donovan says he will re-evaluate Finney-Smith's status later in the week, before Saturday's home game against Tennessee. Finney-Smith is Florida's most versatile...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators will wear new Nike uniforms for Tennessee game

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida basketball team hasn't strayed from its standard uniform combinations in well over a year. Nike is set to change that. The Gators are one of eight college hoops programs Nike has tabbed to wear its specially crafted Hyper Elite Disruption uniforms for an upcoming rivalry game. Florida will don the sleek and unique look Feb. 28 when the Gators face...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Devin Robinson Dunk Puts Florida Back in the Win Column Again

The Florida Gators have been going through a tough stretch of late losing their last four and the last two by a single point each. Vanderbilt's Riley Chance made a jumper with 43 seconds left to put the Commodores up 47-46, but the Gators were not done yet. Robinson missed a three with seven seconds left, but was wide open next to the basket for Kasey Hill to dish the ball off to...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Stefan Moody’s 3 Gives Ole Miss a Rare Florida Sweep

Ole Miss swept Florida for the first time since 1990 tonight, thanks to the heroics of Stefan Moody: It was…. Moooooody https://t.co/xfgWKz59yF — Troy Machir (@TroyMachir) February 13, 2015 Florida continues to be #TeamBadLuck. Ole Miss moves to 17-7, 8-3 in the SEC to improve their tournament odds. The Gators drop to .500 and seem destined for the NIT.
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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