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Florida releases ‘NBA Jam’ hype videos to promote 90’s Night Tuesday

The 1990’s was one of the greatest eras of all time as it provided us with “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and of course “NBA Jam.” The Florida Gators are taking full advantage of that video game’s popularity in their recent promo videos. Tuesday, the Gators host Ole Miss and it is 90’s Night where they encourage fans to dress in...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The DeVo dilemma: defense vs. offense

In Monday’s press conference, Florida coach Mike White made it a point to mention the defensive energy and communication junior forward DeVon Walker showed in blanketing Kentucky guard Jamal Murray in a seven-minute, second-half stretch. That begs to question, could White brought in the 6-foot-6 Walker in the first half to try to neutralize the 6-4 Murray after he made his first...

With road stretch looming, Florida needs to win at home

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida's postseason fate probably will be decided on the road. The Gators (15-8, 6-4 Southeastern Conference) play four of their final six regular-season games away from home, a tough stretch that begins next week and includes trips to Georgia, South Carolina and LSU. That daunting slate makes this week's games in the comfy confines of the O'Connell Center...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Slow start dooms Florida in road loss to No. 20 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Jamal Murray scored a career-high 35 points, and No. 20 Kentucky beat Florida 80-61 on Saturday.The Wildcats (17-6, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) ended a rare two-game losing streak while improving to 15-0 at home.Murray also made a career-best eight of Kentucky's season-high 12 3-pointers. He set the tone for the blowout with 20 points in the first half.Tyler...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray leads No. 20 Kentucky to 80-61 win over Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Jamal Murray scored a career-high 35 points, and No. 20 Kentucky beat Florida 80-61 on Saturday. The Wildcats (17-6, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) ended a rare two-game losing streak while improving to 15-0 at home. Murray also made a career-best eight of Kentucky's season-high 12 3-pointers. He set the tone for the blowout with 20 points in the first half...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Florida Basketball Wearing New Orange Uniforms vs. Kentucky

The Florida Gators will be sporting a new look when they tip off at Kentucky today: a new all-orange uniform. UF men’s basketball Twitter account tweeted out a few pictures, giving fans their first look at the bright new threads. Orange you glad we are playing Kentucky today #ThanksNike #OurPairIsInTheMail pic.twitter.com/b3yX1wuMO0 — UF Manager (@UFManager) February 6, 2016...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida Basketball Creates Amazing Promo For ‘1990’s Night’ Game

If you are someone who grew up in the 1990’s, there are several things that define the decade for you. In many cases, one of those things involves three letters and a word: NBA Jam. The two-on-two video game was one that many a children spent hours at a time … maybe even days … playing with such powerhouse teams of the decade as the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets or the Orlando...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Treon Harris Switches From Quarterback To Wide Receiver For Florida

When the 2015 college football season started, Treon Harris was the first man to take a snap at the quarterback position for the Florida Gators. Eventually, he would find himself as the backup until starter Will Grier was suspended for the remainder of the season for a positive PED test from the NCAA. With Harris under center, the Gators would lose four of their final eight games...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators QB Treon Harris to move to wide receiver

I can’t even think of a clever lede for this article because I’m so giddy about the substance of what I’m about to write. Florida quarterback (word used loosely) Treon Harris will be moved to wide receiver this season. The news … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Football: The three biggest recruits from NSD

While Florida football already had a massive January in which they saw a plethora of high profile recruits such as Feliepe Frank, they had an equally impressive February that culminated in an eventful National Signing Day. In total, the Gators were able to pull in an enormous class of 25 recruits on signing day alone. This article will seek to break down the three biggest recruits...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: where do the Gators stand with the class of 2017?

Florida wrapped up their 2016 recruiting class by flipping wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland from Houston. The general consensus is that the Gators pulled in a good, not great class. But recruiting never stops. And so while National Signing Day of 2017 may … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: FSU QB Sean Maguire Trolls Florida With “TBT” Instagram Post Of Breakthrough TD

One of college football’s most heated rivalries lives in the Sunshine State, where the Florida State Seminoles and the Florida Gators fight for bragging rights each and every season.  Recently, those bragging rights have exclusively belonged to FSU, and this past season’s meeting between the two pretty much summed that up. A defensive battle through most of the first half, the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Florida’s 2016 Recruiting Class: National Signing Day Recap

Florida football’s 2016 recruiting class ranked only sixth in the SEC, but don’t be fooled. The Gators reeled in some serious talent.  Florida’s haul was still the 13th-best in the country, which should tell you just how well the SEC recruits as a conference. Nine of the Gators’ 25 signees were four-star recruits, while eight of them were ranked in the top-10 at their position...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Former Florida Star Takes Shot At Rival FSU With Throwback Signing Day Memory

With National Signing Day in the rearview mirror, it will be several years until we truly know which college had the best class based on performance on the field. While the Florida State Seminoles were declared to have the top classes by ESPN, one former star of the Florida Gators is taking a shot at his rivals while remembering his Signing Day moment. Dante Fowler, now a member...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas’ Bret Bielema clarifies apparent shot at Florida, Ole Miss

Today is National Signing Day in college football, in case for whatever reason you were unaware. Those who pay attention to this day know to expect the unexpected, and tempers can sometimes flare out of nowhere base don the decisions a number of high school football players are making regarding their futures. Recruiting is serious business, and sometimes the burn of losing a player...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida beats Arkansas 87-83, winning 9 of last 10 in series

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Dorian Finney-Smith scored 22 points, Chris Chiozza added 17 and Florida beat Arkansas 87-83 Wednesday night for its fifth win in the last six games. The Gators (15-7, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) also continued their recent dominance in the series, beating the Razorbacks (11-11, 4-5) for the ninth time in the last 10 games and extending their home-winning...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida signs heavy at skill positions to revamp offense

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida added some much-needed talent to its anemic offense on national signing day. After scoring just two offensive touchdowns - one on a Hail Mary and the other on a trick play - in their final three games last season and finishing 112th in the country in total offense, the Gators went heavy at the skill positions. Florida signed two quarterbacks, two...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators 2016 National Signing Day wrap-up: recapping a day of gains and losses

Florida began the day with a consensus top ten recruiting class, and they’ll probably end with one, too. But that’s not to say the class didn’t endure a roller coaster ride on Signing Day. Brian Burns’ commitment to FSU was the Gators’ … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Get Offensive, Defensive Line Help Early With Signing Day Commitments

For the Florida Gators, most of their national signing day class was known well before Wednesday, but there could still be some surprises in store. One spot there won’t be many surprises will be on the defensive line, a position where head coach Jim McElwain is looking to reload in the all-important SEC. Another spot of need for the Gators is at offensive line, where Florida put...
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow performs on Lip Sync Battle

Tim Tebow has proven adept at succeeding outside of a football field, with a successful career in the SEC network as football analyst. The former NFL QB has turned down repeated requests to appear on Dancing With The Stars, but it seems he has no problem lip syncing. He appeared on a recent episode of Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, a popular show where big celebrities come on and mouth...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators’ 2016 National Signing Day announcement schedule

National Signing Day is fast approaching, which of course means that literally hundreds of kids will be making their final decisions on where they will play college football. But since this is a Gators blog, we’re only going to focus on … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Gators look to close on top targets, finish with a top five class

Jim McElwain’s first full recruiting class is shaping up to be a good one. The next few days will determine if it’s a great one. The Gators hosted several big time recruits (official visits) this past Friday/Saturday in the last weekend … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators DB Jalen Tabor apologizes for controversial tweet

Florida Gators defensive back Jalen Tabor took to Twitter to apologize for a since-deleted tweet in which he referenced the $527.4 million that the SEC made in revenue in 2014-15 and called college football modern day slavery. Went to far with the slavery thing and I apologize , can't let my emotions get to me . But y'all get the message — Jalen Tabor (@_31Flavorz) January 20...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Tabor admits he 'went foo far with slavery ,' stands by message

Florida defensive back Jalen Tabor made some shocking comments following USA Today’s report that the SEC posted $527.4 million in revenue after its first full season with the SEC Network.  That is a massive figure, and Tabor has the right to his own opinion, but there was probably a better way to go about it – and making the comparison to slavery was ill-advised.  Not long...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida DB Jalen Tabor calls college football 'modern slavery' after SEC revenue reports

By Dustin Tackett Florida defensive back Jalen Tabor had some interesting comments following Tuesday’s USA Today report that the SEC posted revenue of $527.4 million during the first year of the SEC Network. College football players getting paid has become even more of a hot topic as of late, and figures like this may raise questions. The number is staggering, to say the...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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