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...
Some observations following Florida’s 66-62 win over Texas A&M:
– Florida coach Billy Donovan brought junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith off the bench for the second straight game. And while Finney-Smith sparked the offense with 10 first-half points, he wasn’t as much of a factor in the second half due to foul trouble. Finney-Smith finished with 12 points, 7 rebounds and...
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...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith scored 12 points before fouling out in the closing minutes, and Florida held on to beat Texas A&M 65-62 Tuesday night despite more free-throw woes.
The Gators (15-15, 8-9 Southeastern Conference) led by 14 with 1:58 to play, but missed 8 of 14 from the charity stripe before Eli Carter and Kasey Hill closed it out.
Carter made a pair...
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Florida guard Michael Frazier II likely will miss his seventh straight game because of a high-ankle sprain.
Coach Billy Donovan says the team's leading scorer hasn't been cleared to even practice heading into Tuesday night's home finale against Texas A&M (20-8, 11-5 Southeastern Conference).
''I don't anticipate him playing tomorrow unless I got some miraculous diagnosis from...
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2 days ago
Here's a Florida Gators alligator skin concept helmet for your daydreaming pleasure.
The Florida Gators celebrated Billy Donovan's 500th win with an awesome video.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Florida junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith has been reinstated onto the Gators’ team, the program announced this afternoon.
Finney-Smith, who is averaging 12.9 points and 5.8 rebounds a game, was suspended by Billy Donovan on Feb. 18 for violating team rules. He missed three games. Florida went 1-2 in those contests, beating Vanderbilt but losing to LSU and Missouri.
James Franco shows off his sweet, customized Florida Gators jersey.
The Florida Gators are using Twitter to brag about Gainesville's weather compared to the rest of the SEC.
James Franco gave the Florida Gators some love on Wednesday night, even snapping a giant selfie with the crowd.
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...
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...
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9 days ago
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...
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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...