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October 16, 2019 - 8:23 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has a new wave of highly rated recruits to replace departed stars, Kentucky remains the favorite and two programs could be in the NCAA crosshairs. Those are among the storylines for SEC men's basketball media day held Wednesday in Birmingham...
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Virginia Tech grad transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. headed to Florida Gators
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June 27, 2019 - 6:07 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. is transferring to Florida and will be eligible to play immediately. Blackshear announced his decision via Instagram on Wednesday night, choosing the Gators over Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas A&M. His formal...
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Ft. Meyers Police
June 10, 2019 - 7:31 am
(FORT MEYERS) -- A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said. A former safety at Florida under then-Coach Urban Meyer, Joiner was arrested Saturday on a charge of second-degree...
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March 08, 2019 - 4:48 am
CORAL GABLES (AP) — Football seasons at Florida and Miami will start earlier than ever this year. The season-opener between the Gators and Hurricanes has been moved up one week to Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., the schools announced Thursday. It will mark the earliest game date in the history of either program...
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Florida-LSU 2018
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October 07, 2018 - 8:35 am
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Mark Long-AP) — Lucas Krull grew up idolizing Tim Tebow, a left-handed quarterback big enough to play tight end. So imagine how wide-eyed Krull was when Tebow spoke in the locker room before Florida's game against LSU. Krull was even more star-struck when Tebow congratulated him...
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Florida head coach Dan Mullen, left, talks with quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Charleston Southern Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
September 02, 2018 - 12:19 am
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen took a victory lap around Florida Field and then tossed his visor into the stands. If all goes according to Mullen's plan, it could be quite a souvenir someday. Feleipe Franks threw five touchdowns passes in the first half and Florida got the Mullen era off to...
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March 15, 2018 - 8:22 am
DALLAS (AP) — No. 6 seed Florida (20-12) vs. No. 11 seed St. Bonaventure (26-7) First round, East Region; Dallas; Thursday, 9:57 p.m. ET. BOTTOM LINE: The Bonnies won their first NCAA Tournament game in 48 years by beating UCLA in a First Four game Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. Courtney Stockard scored...
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November 26, 2017 - 7:06 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has hired Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen as its next football coach, bringing back the guy who helped turned Tim Tebow into a star. The Gators announced the deal Sunday, after Mullen told his team he was returning to Gainesville. Spurned by Chip Kelly and seemingly...
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October 29, 2017 - 10:19 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Sony Michel slipped through the line untouched, sprinted past several defenders and then spun into the end zone. The rout was on, as Michel put third-ranked Georgia up big early and put Florida away late, scoring on two long runs in a 42-7 drubbing Saturday that might have...
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October 24, 2017 - 6:33 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) - Florida Gators coach Jim McElwain says having a thick skin is part of the deal for college football coaches, but when death threats are leveled at his team's players and the coaches' families, it's a lot harder to take. In his third season at the helm of the Gators, McElwain said...
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