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Jim McElwain leaves CSU to coach Florida

            Jim McElwain will be the head football coach at the University of Florida after an agreement was reached on his $7.5 million buyout in his Colorado State contract. #GatorNation, we are pleased to officially announce our new head coach…Jim McElwain #ItsGreatUF pic.twitter.com/i3lGgY7ROl — GatorZone Football (@GatorZoneFB...
Via Sports-Glory
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida D’s Strip, Scoop And Score Has Gators Up 14-7 On Alabama

Just a few minutes ago, we showed you a clip of Alabama’s Blake Sims and Kenyan Drake hooking up for an 84-yard touchdown completion on the first play of the Crimson Tide’s game against Florida. It looks like the Gators have had no trouble rebounding from the terrible start. After a 28-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Driskel to Valdez Showers evened the score at 7-7, UF took the...
Via College Spun
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators ready to take out frustrations on Eastern Michigan

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators did everything they normally do on game day. They rode the bus together from the team hotel. They participated in Gator Walk. They warmed up as fans started to fill Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. And then: Kaboom! Wham! Splat! As most fans headed for cover, lightning and rain pelted Florida Field. A 2-hour, 48-minute weather delay dampened the season-opening...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators ready to take out frustrations on Eastern Michigan

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators did everything they normally do on game day. They rode the bus together from the team hotel. They participated in Gator Walk. They warmed up as fans started to fill Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. And then: Kaboom! Wham! Splat! As most fans headed for cover, lightning and rain pelted Florida Field. A 2-hour, 48-minute weather delay dampened the season-opening...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators exploring options with Idaho, turn focus to Eastern Michigan

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Electric. That's how Coach Will Muschamp described the atmosphere Saturday night in The Swamp for a game that never materialized, save for that one jolt of a kickoff return. But even that was nothing like the more than 1,100 lightning strikes that cut through the Gainesville night over a six-hour period and both bracketed and spanned Florida's scheduled 2014...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone Made A ‘Florida vs. Idaho Highlights’ Video On YouTube – It’s Just 1 Play

As all Gators fans are aware, Saturday night’s scheduled contest between Florida and Idaho was “terminated” due to terrible weather, and it’s not yet known whether the game will be made up this season. But oddly enough, the teams did get one play in. After a three-hour rain delay, Valdez Showers (how ironic) took the opening kickoff 64 yards to seemingly set his team up with...
Via College Spun
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho-Florida game canceled after lightning, rain

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Idaho-Florida game has been canceled because of unsafe field conditions. No makeup date was scheduled. Florida Field became unplayable after hours of heavy rain. The season opener for both teams started after a nearly three-hour lightning delay - and then stopped after 10 seconds. The latest lightning strike within 8 miles of the stadium sent players back...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning delaying Idaho-Florida game second time

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Idaho-Florida game started after a nearly three-hour weather delay -- and then stopped after 10 seconds. The latest lightning strike within 8 miles of Florida Field sent players back to the locker room just seconds after the opening kickoff. The teams have to wait at least 30 minutes before resuming play. Florida's Valdez Showers electrified the rain...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning delaying Idaho-Florida game second time

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Idaho-Florida game started after a nearly three-hour weather delay -- and then stopped after 10 seconds. The latest lightning strike within 8 miles of Florida Field sent players back to the locker room just seconds after the opening kickoff. The teams have to wait at least 30 minutes before resuming play. Florida's Valdez Showers electrified the rain...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators’ Showers Opens Rain-Delayed Game With Huge Kick Return

Gators' kick return Valdez Showers opened the nearly three hour rain-delayed game with a huge kick return
Via Gamedayr
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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