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Treon Harris posts tribute to Will Grier on Twitter

Will Grier had led the Florida Gators to a 6-0 record this season, but unfortunately was suspended for the remainder of the year due to a violation of NCAA rules. He claimed to have taken over-the-counter supplements that contained something against the NCAA rules. It is a huge loss for the Gators. Moving forward into this week’s game against the LSU Tigers, backup quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Florida DL Bullard on Fournette: 'He's nothing that we can't stop'

Apparently Jonathan Bullard isn't impressed by LSU's star running back Leonard Fournette. The Florida defensive lineman had some choice words for the Tigers' running back on Tuesday. Bullard believes his defense will have no problem in stopping Fournette on Saturday in Tiger Stadium. Gators DT Jon Bullard on LSU's Fournette: "He's nothing that we can't stop."— Mark Long (@APMarkLong...
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Florida's Will Grier learns stern lesson in college, tougher than one NFL would teach

We may never know exactly how much Will Grier knew about the banned substance he took that got him suspended for at least the next year, and it's tough to say for sure whether the Florida quarterback's emotional apology at a press conference Monday was a display of genuine remorse or crocodile -- er, Gator -- tears from a 20-year-old who is simply embarrassed he got caught. In either...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Florida Gators Quarterback Tweets Supportive Message For Suspended Teammate

It’s news that is still shocking to members of the Gator Nation. Will Grier, who has started five straight games in helping to lead Florida to a surprising 6-0 start to the 2015 season, will miss the rest of the year (and possibly part of next season) after testing positive for an illegal PED, according to the NCAA. With that news, Treon Harris (who started the season opener against...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida won’t vacate wins prior to Will Grier suspension

The University of Florida football team took a major hit on Monday with the loss of starting quarterback Will Grier, but the program will not have to vacate any victories accumulated so far this season, according to Kevin McGuire at NBC Sports. This is huge news for the Gators, who are currently 6-0 and already bowl eligible mid-way through the season with the NCAA minimum six games...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Grier’s Suspension Spawns The “Gatoroid” Meme

Gatorade, the sports energy drink, has become so commonplace in sports today that often people forget where it was created. Take a look at the name. Gator-ade. Created in the University of Florida in the 60s to ‘aid’ the Gators, it was a success and the rest is history. After news broke on Monday about Florida QB Will Grier’s suspension for testing positive for a PED, the...
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Florida suspends QB Grier for 1 year

The Florida Gators have suspended QB Will Grier for the rest of the season after the player failed a drugs test, head coach Jim McElwain announced. Grier's test - according to McElwain - was for taking an 0ver-the-counter supplement, and will find him out until the seventh game of the 2016 season. Grier said in a press conference: "I took an over-the-counter supplement that had...
Via SEC Football Blog
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Florida Starting QB Will Grier Faces One-Year Suspension For Violating NCAA Banned Substance Policy.

Will Grier. Image via CBS Sports. Florida starting quarterback Will Grier is facing a one-year suspension after reportedly testing positive for a performance enhancing drug.Grier spoke to reporters during Florida head coach Jim McElwain's Monday press conference. He explained that he had taken an over the counter supplement which, which supposedly contained a substance prohibited...

Florida fan predicted Will Grier suspension on message board

The Florida Gators are the No. 8 team in the country heading into Week 7 of the college football season. Unfortunately, they are about to be faced with a very difficult task of replacing their star quarterback. Will Grier has been suspended for the rest of the season due to a violation of NCAA rules. Thomas Goldkamp shared on Twitter that a Gators fan had predicted the suspension...
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Twitter Explodes After Gators’ Quarterback Suspended Following PED Test

The news was shocking for both Florida Gators fans and the world of college football. Will Grier, who led the team to a 6-0 record and a ranking of eight in the polls as one of the surprise teams this season, will miss at least the rest of the 2015 season after being suspended due to a failed drug test. Across social media, the news was met with shock, disappointment, support for...
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Video: Florida Gators to speak on Will Grier’s suspension

The Florida Gators are set to meet with the media for their weekly press conference on Monday afternoon. The press conference — which begins at 2:30 p.m. ET — this week will have more eyes than ever before. Earlier in the afternoon, it was announced that quarterback Will Grier will be suspended for a full calendar year after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. It’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Ohio State Stays Atop AP Poll As Florida Jumps Into Top 10 And Michigan Soars

The Gators are back in the Top 10. With the exception of Oklahoma, which was upset by rival Texas, the top 10 teams in college football’s AP Poll held serve this weekend. TCU, Michigan State, Alabama, and Utah were all tested, but all four endured. Ohio State moved to 6-0, while Clemson, Baylor and LSU rolled.  The new AP Poll came out moments ago and there aren’t many surprises...
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Florida 21 Missouri 3, Instant Analysis: Gators start 6-0 for first time since 2012

How about those Florida Gators??? 6-0 for the first time since 2012, bowl eligible in October, and combined with Georgia losing to Tennessee earlier today, and not only are they in complete control of the SEC East, but they have some … Continue reading →
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Video: Florida Defensive Back Jalen Tabor Scores Ridiculous Pick-6 vs. Missouri

Florida’s defense is pretty, pretty good.  The Gators (5-0) are currently leading Missouri, 21-3, thanks, in part, to the following play from defensive back Jalen Tabor.  Tabor picked off Tigers’ quarterback Drew Lock and took the interception to the house.  Decent play.
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Florida Gators Football Preview: Game Six vs. Missouri

The Florida Gators play their hit the road this weekend to visit the Missouri Tigers, whom they have not beaten since 2012. Mizzou looks to be in a slight rebuild mode this season, but has a stout defense that has, and will, continue to keep them in games. Gator fans would do well to remember that Missouri has beaten Florida by a combined 78-30 score in both 2013 and 2014. Let...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida releases amazing hype video for Mizzou game

The Florida Gators have a shot at going 6-0 when they take on Missouri in Columbia tomorrow, and this contest just reeks of a trap game after two epic wins against Tennessee and Ole Miss in Gainesville. Thus, in order to keep fans and players alike focused on the game, the program released the following video: Well then, chomp chomp, Gators fans! Missouri may be 4-1 on the year...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida vs. Missouri, 10 predictions

The Gators have the opportunity to start a season 6-0 for the first time since 2012. In order to do so, they’ll need to pick up a big road win against Missouri, who’s been quite unpleasant to deal with in recent … Continue reading →
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ESPN’s FPI Predicts Florida To Win The SEC

After last week’s surprising 38-10 win over No. 3 Ole Miss, Florida, under new head coach Jim McElwain, is the talk of the Southeastern Conference. It turns out that, at least according to ESPN’s FPI, the Gators might be in pretty good shape to continue to make noise this year. ESPN’s FPI currently has Florida with a 24.1% chance to win the league. The Gators are now considered...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida, Miami to battle in Orlando in 2019

In-state rivals Florida and Miami are reportedly close to signing a deal to play in Orlando's Citrus Bowl in 2019, according to the Orlando Sentinel. The Gators and Hurricanes would faceoff for the first time since 2013 when Miami pulled out a 21-16 victory. Miami leads the all-time series 29-26, winning seven of the past eight games. Both programs competed annually until 1987, when...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Running Back Recruit De-commits From Florida

It has been a good start to the football season for the Florida Gators. In what some thought would be another rebuilding year for the team under new coach Jim McElwain, Florida sits at 5-0 after blowing out then third ranked Ole Miss this past weekend. Florida has also had some of the nation’s top football recruits putting the program at the top or near the top of their lists....
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida DB Hilariously Dances With Police Officer After Beating Ole Miss

Florida quickly jumped on Ole Miss this past weekend and never really took its foot off the gas. The Gators tallied 25 first-half points on their way to the 38-10 upset, and held the Rebels to their lowest total of the season.  There was reason to celebrate, but it wasn’t just the football team dancing on the sidelines after the win. Alachua County Sheriffs joined in as well,...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Wearing All-Orange Uniforms For Second Time This Year

Back in early September, Florida, for the first time since 1989, brought back its all-orange jerseys against East Carolina. Apparently, it won’t be another 26 years before they wear them again. Saturday morning, Florida announced that it will be bringing the look back for the second time this season today against Ole Miss. Check it out: We’re doing it again. #MISSvsUF pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Culture shift at Florida evident, ahead of schedule

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect “That was a lot of fun!” – Jim McElwain after Florida outlasted Tennessee. Indeed, coach, it was fun. Changing a culture typically takes time in any business. At Florida, “time” really isn’t a luxury, it’s more a line from the Hootie and the Blowfish song of that title “time … why you punish me?” After a rousing dispensing...
Via The Student Section
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee screwed by referee at end of loss to Florida (Video)

Tennessee blew a 27-14 fourth quarter lead against Florida at The Swamp on Saturday and lost 28-27 after they narrowly missed a 55-yard field goal as time expired. The referees didn’t exactly help out their efforts at the end. The Gators scored on consecutive drives, including a 63-yard TD on a 4th-and-14 play to take the lead on the Vols. Tennessee then tried to operate a two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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