Posted August 15, 2012 on florida.scout.com
PLAYERS: Shane Matthews
TEAMS: Florida Gators
Shane Matthews made his name legendary among Gators fans in the early part of the nineties. He led his Florida team to the first ever SEC title that the school was allowed to officially recognize, along with a 1990 season where the Gators finished first in the SEC and not allowed to win the title. Matthews now coaches Nease HS in Ponte Vedra and talks about that and his Florida Gators.
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