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Peter Alonso’s Collegiate Career Ends with a Dominating CBWS

The Mets second round pick Peter Alonso concluded his Florida Gators collegiate career with a dominating College Baseball World Series performance. Alonso finished the tournament going 16 for 32 with four doubles, five homeruns, 13 RBI and 11 runs scored, while drawing three walks. This dominating performance comes on the back of a breakout sophomore season that saw Alonso produce...
Via MetsMinor.net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four-star 2017 DE Zachary Carter commits to Florida

The Florida Gators football program has added another top talent to the 2017 recruiting class. According to Rivals, four-star Class of 2017 defensive end Zachary Carter has announced his commitment to Jim McElwain’s program. Carter made his commitment to Florida, despite spending nearly a week on a visit with his other finalist, Clemson. While on the Clemson campus, it confirmed...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gators land second commitment of the day with LB Ventrell Miller

What a day for Jim McElwain this is turning out to be. A mere 90 minutes after big time defensive end Zach Carter committed to Florida, consensus four star outside linebacker Ventrell Miller (Lakeland, FL/Kathleen) announced his intentions to join him in … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Prized defensive end Zach Carter commits to Florida

Jim McElwain first full recruiting class is really starting to pick up steam. Florida has landed a commitment from strong side defensive end Zach Carter, from Tampa (Hillsborough). Carter gives the Gators their third commitment in the last two weeks; fellow … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tebow, Winston pay visits to Orlando shooting victim

Since the tragic shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando 10 days ago, an outpouring of support has gone into the community in light of this horrific tragedy. In addition to the actions taken by the people, those in the world of sports have also come together to support the community of Orlando in their time of crisis. Former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow and current Tampa...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida knocked out of College World Series with loss to Texas Tech

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Eric Gutierrez hit a two-run homer, Texas Tech picked up a huge insurance run by way of two errors on the same play in the ninth inning, and the Red Raiders eliminated Florida 3-2 at the College World Series on Tuesday -- a stunning early exit for the No. 1 national seed.The Gators made things interesting in the bottom of the ninth after Peter Alonso's two-run...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Florida falls to Coastal Carolina in CWS opener

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Andrew Beckwith matched his career high with seven strikeouts, Zach Remillard doubled and tripled in runs, and Coastal Carolina upset No. 1 national seed Florida 2-1 on Sunday night in the program's first College World Series game.The Chanticleers of the Big South Conference pulled the stunner against the vaunted Florida pitching staff that sent to the mound two...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State fan trolls Florida, Miami with Father's Day meme

College football in the state of Florida is an interesting beast, with three major programs – Florida State, Florida and Miami – fighting for bragging rights each and every season, though things have been pretty lopsided since Jimbo Fisher took over in Tallahassee.  Over the last six seasons, since 2010, the Seminoles have won 11 of the last 12 games – combined – against...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Gators appear to have pitching to deliver elusive CWS title

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's pitching staff is widely considered the best in the country, potentially in college baseball history.The Gators had five pitchers selected in the top 108 picks of the Major League Baseball draft last week -- plenty of talent and depth to make another deep run in the College World Series and possibly win the program's first national championship...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Foley has to-do list before retiring from Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jeremy Foley's last day at Florida is more than three months away.In his mind, that's plenty of time to get a lot of things accomplished.Foley announced his retirement as athletic director Monday, calling it quits after 25 years in charge of one of the nation's most successful college programs.The 63-year-old Foley talked about his decision publicly Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida AD Foley has 'stuff to do' before retirement

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jeremy Foley's last day at Florida is more than three months away. In his mind, that's plenty of time to get a lot of things accomplished. Foley announced his retirement as athletic director Monday, calling it quits after 25 years in charge of one of the nation's most successful college programs. The 63-year-old Foley talked about his decision publicly Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tim Tebow featured in Ohio State football recruiting graphic

One of the greatest college football stars in recent memory is former Florida Gators quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow. Tebow played in Gainesville under current Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer. The two men continue to hold a strong bond, as was evidenced when Tebow appeared in a recruiting graphic for the Buckeyes while praising Meyer. “The stuff that...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators’ athletic director Jeremy Foley to retire

The final chapter of the former ticket boy’s story has still yet to be written. But the chapter where he oversees the nation’s most overall dominant athletic program is over. Jeremy Foley is set to retire in October, bringing an abrupt … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida AD Jeremy Foley to retire in October

The Florida Gators have had a great run of success for the last two decades with Athletic Director Jeremy Foley in charge, but now it is time they start looking for their next great leader. The longtime administrator announced his retirement Monday morning. Foley, who has been with the Florida athletic department for the last 40 years, 25 of which he spent as athletic director, announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators bounce back with shutout of FSU to even Super Regionals

Now, for the big one. Facing elimination at the hands of their bitter rivals, the top ranked Gators responded with a 5-0 shutout win over FSU. That notched the best of three series at one game apiece, and sets up … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier honored to have Swamp field named after him

Steve Spurrier is an SEC legend and his time at the University of Florida might be the most memorable. On Thursday, Florida announced that it will rename Florida Field to Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in honor of its Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and national championship coach. Just a few days later, Spurrier released a statement expressing his gratitude...
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Down, but not out: Gators drop game one to FSU

Something about top ranked Gator bat and ball teams hosting Super Regionals against their archrivals seems to affect them like the venom of a particularly nasty snake. And while the Gators remain two wins away from a return to Omaha, … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Kanell trolls Florida about new field name

The University of Florida announced Thursday that it has renamed the football field in honor of former head coach Steve Spurrier, news that made perfect sense to anybody and everybody that follows college football. Although, while the news makes sense, people are questioning UF’s decision to keep “Florida Field” as part of the title, making the name quite the mouthful to say...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida football renames field after Steve Spurrier

Steve Spurrier is a pretty well-known name in the city of Gainesville as he played and coached the Florida Gators. The team is now giving back to the Head Ball Coach as they will rename their field after the Heisman Trophy winner and national champion coach. On Thursday, Robbie Andreu of The Gainesville Sun confirmed that the Gators will rename their stadium Steve Spurrier Field...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida is renaming its field after Steve Spurrier

Florida’s football facility is officially named Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field – at least for now. Thursday, the school will reportedly announce that the name of the field will be changing in honor of former player and coach Steve Spurrier. Spurrier, who won the Heisman Trophy at quarterback for the program back in 1966, later coached the team from 1990-2001. He coached...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Equipment Posts Cool Video Showing Off Old-School Gator Helmets

Florida football has one of the cooler helmets in all of college football, but the look hasn’t been consistent throughout the years. The Gators have rocked a few different lids, and today the team’s equipment staff posted a cool video of many of the old-school helmets the team has worn through its history. Working on our old school Gator helmets. Don’t make them like they...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida Gators Softball Player Steals Home While Pitcher Isn't Looking

Stealing home is one of the hardest feats to accomplish in sports. The catcher is literally right there, and all he or she has to do is alert the pitcher for the ball. Stealing home requires incredible speed and courage. But Florida Gators senior Kelsey Stewart made stealing home look as easy as apple pie in the fourth inning of the Gainesville Regional final on Sunday against...
Via Stack
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Florida softball player scores from second on walk

Twitter There are few things I enjoy more than a heads up play in sports.  Florida Gators second basewoman Kelsey Stewart pulled off a very heads-up play against Central Florida during the NCAA Softball Regionals Sunday afternoon.  Gators outfielder Kirsti Merritt drew a bases-loaded walk with Stewart the base runner on second. Coyly, Stewart jogged toward third and acted as...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida K nails 64-yard field goal easily

Florida’s struggles in the kicking game have been a painful realization as of late, but that could all come to an end this season with the addition of kicker Eddy Pineiro. Rated as the No. 1 kicker in the 2016 recruiting class, the Gators landed a good one.  On Tuesday, Pineiro showed off his leg, posting this video to Twitter of him putting a 64-yarder through the uprights...
Via College Spun
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Will Grier, father pushed for guaranteed starting job after suspension

Battle lines were drawn in Gainesville between former Florida quarterback Will Grier and Gators head coach Jim McElwain. Grier wanted a guarantee he would return as Florida’s starter once his suspension was up. There would be no guarantees from Florida’s staff though, and that forced Grier to pursue other opportunities. “(Grier and his father) wanted guarantees. The father...
Via The Comeback
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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