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Lead by example; the only way

The Florida Gators are looking to rebound from a tough season in 2013. Something missing from the 2013 group were leaders. Injuries had a lot to do with that, but there was nobody there to step up when some key components went down. Linebackers Michael Taylor and Antonio Morrison say talking about it won’t get it done. They plan on helping lead the team with their actions.
Via florida.scout.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Three keys to a Florida win over FSU

Time: Saturday at noon. TV:ESPN GAINESVILLE, Fla. --Considering the way the season has gone for Florida, the end sounds about right. The Gators are coming off a 26-20 loss to FCS opponent Georgia Southern, the program's first loss to an FCS foe. They lost more players to injury against the Eagles. They have lost six consecutive games to secure a losing season for the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis impresses with playing time

The loss of Antonio Morrison forced a freshman to step in. Jarrad Davis was already starting to create a role on the Florida defense because of his play on special teams, but the loss of Morrison meant more snaps for Davis at South Carolina. He took advantage of them. The freshman ended the game with five tackles, including a key tackle for loss to get a stop on fourth down.
Via florida.scout.com
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida LB Morrison out for season and QB Murphy questionable against Gamecocks

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the season with a torn cartilage in his right knee according to Gator coach Will Muschamp on Monday. The injury will likely require surgery, causing Morrison to also miss spring practice . The 6′-1″ 230 Lb. sophomore was the leading tackler for the Gators with 56 tackles in eight games. Morrison is the 10th Florida player to suffer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Notebook: Freshman set to start

Jarrad Davis was already starting to earn more playing time on the Florida defense. The loss of Antonio Morrison only expedited it. Michael Taylor will slide over to middle linebacker while Davis will earn his first career start at weak side linebacker on Saturday at South Carolina.
Via florida.scout.com
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida loses LB Morrison to season-ending injury

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the year, becoming the team's 10th player to sustain a season-ending injury. Morrison, who leads the team with 49 tackles, tore meniscus in a knee in Saturday's 34-17 loss to Vanderbilt. Without Morrison, Mike Taylor will move to middle linebacker for Saturday's game at South Carolina and freshman Jarrad Davis will start...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

More bad luck for Gators, Morrison out for season

PHOTO: USA Today Sports After finishing 11-2 in 2012, the Florida Gators were hoping to build on that season and contend for an SEC Championship this year. The Gators started out 4-1 with an early season loss to the Miami Hurricanes being the only hiccup. Since then, the season has come off the rails with a host of injuries that have contributed greatly to four straight losses...
Via Bloguin Best
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Morrison out for the year

The injury bug continues to hurt Florida. The Gators lost sophomore linebacker Antonio Morrison to a torn meniscus against Vanderbilt that will sideline him for the remainder of the season.
Via florida.scout.com
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

More bad luck for Gators, Morrison out for season

PHOTO: USA Today Sports After finishing 11-2 in 2012, the Florida Gators were hoping to build on that season and contend for an SEC Championship this year. The Gators started out 4-1 with an early season loss to the Miami Hurricanes being the only hiccup. Since then, the season has come off the rails with a host of injuries that have contributed greatly to four straight losses...
Via Crystal Ball Run
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators top tackler Antonio Morrison to miss rest of season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators have already lost their starting quarterback, their top defensive lineman and their most experienced running back to season-ending injuries. Add their top tackler to the list. Florida coach Will Muschamp announced Monday that sophomore starting middle linebacker Antonio Morrison, who leads the Gators with 56 tackles, will miss the rest of the season...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Is this eye gouge from Morrison why Todd Gurley threw punch?

This photo shows Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison eye gouging Georgia running back Todd Gurley. Was this why Gurley threw a punch?
Via Gamedayr
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida fan turns yard into football field

It seems that a Florida Gator fan has decorated his backyard with the most glorious thing possible, a football field. It absolutely resembles Florida Field at The Swamp. It appears this was done in preparation for the football season as well as the upcoming Miami Hurricane game that the Florida Gators will play. UF is currently a 3 point and will play in Coral Gables, FL. Antonio...
Via Throw The Flag
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators get 3 starters back for game against Hurricanes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Their absence didn't hurt the Gators in the season opener. Their return won't hurt at Miami. The 10th-ranked Gators face an early season test when they visit the Hurricanes on Saturday in a rivalry that dates back to 1938. Three key starters who missed Florida's 24-6 win over Toledo return for the sold-out game at Sun Life Stadium: running back...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
GATOR RAGE

Will Muschamp unloads on the media

Will Muschamp went off on several local media outlets for their inaccurate reporting regarding the suspensions of Florida’s players for the season opening game against Toledo on Saturday. On Friday night, the Palm Beach Post, Gator Country, and the Gainesville Sun all reported that Loucheiz Purifoy, Darious Cummings, Latroy Pittman, Quinteze Williams, Antonio Morrison, and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Mack Brown dominates in Florida Gators easy win over Toledo

Coming into 2013, the Florida Gators tapped running back Matt Jones as their go-to guy. A viral infection has sidelined Jones who is set to play against Miami on September 7.   In the meantime, Mack Brown has made a statement that he can also carry the load. Please click here to read this story. The post Video: Mack Brown dominates in Florida Gators easy win over Toledo appeared...
Via Players View
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators suspend 5 for opener, including CB Purifoy

No. 10 Florida has suspended five players for the season opener against Toledo. Coach Will Muschamp said earlier in the week that only linebacker Antonio Morrison, who was arrested twice in a five-week span this summer, was suspended for Saturday's game. But starting cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, defensive tackle Darious Cummings, wide receiver Latroy Pittman and offensive lineman...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI: U of Florida Has Six Suspended for Opener

((ht: palmbeachpost.com)) If you are a Florida Gators fan, you are probably breathing a sigh of relief your season starts with a practice game vs. Toledo. The reason: You'll be without six players for the season kickoff due to a rash of suspensions. Previously suspended starting linebacker Antonio Morrison will be joined by star cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy and 5 backups...
Via Online Sports Guys
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy reportedly suspended for failed drug test

Loucheiz Purifoy is one of six Florida Gators suspended for the team’s opening game on Saturday against Toledo, according to reports. On Wednesday, Gators head coach Will Muschamp said that starting linebacker Antonio Morrison would be the only player suspended for the game. He apparently changed his mind. In addition to Purifoy and Morrison, defensive […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Morrison apologizes for 'trouble'

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison apologized Wednesday for "getting in trouble the past few weeks," but declined to discuss details of his two arrests or what he had to do as punishment. Morrison is suspended for Saturday's season opener against Toledo. Coach Will Muschamp initially suspended the starting middle linebacker for at least two games, but reduced it to...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Morrison apologizes for 'getting into trouble'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison apologized for "getting in trouble," but declined to discuss details about his two arrests or his punishment. Morrison is suspended for Saturday's season opener against Toledo. Coach Will Muschamp initially suspended the starting middle linebacker for at least two games, but reduced the discipline to one...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Morrison apologizes for arrests

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison said he was remorseful when meeting with reporters on Wednesday for the first time since he was arrested twice over the summer. Head coach Will Muschamp announced on Monday that his two-game suspension was reduced to one game, but Morrison refused to speak about any specifics that have happened in recent months.
Via florida.scout.com
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators lose Chaz Green for 2013, reduce Antonio Morrison suspension

On the same day Florida announced the reduction in linebacker Antonio Morrison's suspension, the Gators lose starting tackle Chaz Green for the year.
Via Gamedayr
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida's Jones to return vs. Miami

The Florida Gators plan to have starting running back Matt Jones and middle linebacker Antonio Morrison back in the lineup when they visit Miami next week. Jones, hit with a viral infection in July, is nearing full strength, according to Florida coach Will Muschamp. Jones has been ruled out for Saturday's opener against Toledo, but should be cleared soon. As a freshman last...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida's Jones, Morrison hope to return at Miami

The Florida Gators plan to have starting running back Matt Jones and middle linebacker Antonio Morrison back in the lineup when they visit Miami next week. Jones, hit with a viral infection in July, is nearing full strength, according to Florida coach Will Muschamp. Jones has been ruled out for Saturday's opener against Toledo, but should be cleared soon. As a freshman last...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UF expects Matt Jones, Antonio Morrison to play vs. Miami

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Gators plan to have starting running back Matt Jones and middle linebacker Antonio Morrison back in the lineup when they visit Miami next week. Jones, hit with a viral infection in July, is nearing full strength, according to Florida coach Will Muschamp. Jones has been ruled out for Saturday's opener against Toledo, but should be cleared...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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