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01/19/2019 05:25 PM
KeVaughn Allen, Noah Locke help spur Gators to road win over Georgia

Kevarrius Hayes saw no reason to worry even as Florida was letting another second-half lead fade away.

“Trailing by five, we had a lot of fight in us,” he said. “We understand the game is nowhere near over until the final buzzer. The game of basketball can change quickly.”

KeVaughn Allen scored...

01/19/2019 08:05 AM
UF defensive line coach Sal Sunseri reportedly leaving for Alabama

UF coach Dan Mullen suddenly is looking for a defensive line coach.

Veteran coach Sal Sunseri reportedly is returning to coach at Alabama after one season in Gainesville under Mullen. The move was reported Friday by Gator Country.

Sunseri, 59, has been coaching college and professional football...

01/19/2019 07:55 AM
UF coach Dan Mullen to speak May 16 in Orlando during Gators' speaking tour

Looking to build on the enthusiasm surrounding a 10-win 2018 season, UF coach Dan Mullen will speak to Gators fans 10 times during a four-month span beginning in February.

Mullen will make his way to Orlando May 16 to meet with the Central Florida Gator Club.

Mullen will kick off the annual spring...

01/14/2019 02:10 PM
No solutions in sight for Gators' struggling inside game entering visit to No. 24 Mississippi State

The Florida Gators have a hole in the middle that is growing into a big problem.

The lack of post presence is nothing new for Mike White’s team, but is increasingly exposed when the perimeter game cannot pick up the slack.

Led by power forward Grant Williams, No. 3 Tennessee’s talented inside players...

01/12/2019 08:30 PM
Florida can't keep up with No. 3 Tennessee, Gators fall 78-67 at home

Grant Williams did just about anything he wanted to against Florida.

He even called for — and delivered — one of his more precise passes of the season in crunch time.

Williams scored 20 points and found Admiral Schofield for a clinching 3-pointer in the corner with 41.3 seconds remaining to help...

01/11/2019 06:00 PM
Gators look for momentum boost when they host No. 3 Tennessee

Mike White could not turn away.

As difficult as it was to stomach, the Florida Gators men’s basketball coach kept watching.

Four successive possessions during Wednesday’s night visit to Arkansas ended with three air balls and a turnover. Rather than turn the page, White burned the images in his...

01/09/2019 06:25 PM
Gators add Louisville pass rusher Jonathan Greenard

The Gators’ depleted pass rush vastly improved Wednesday when Louisville’s Jonathan Greenard announced he would transfer to UF for his final season.

Greenard will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer and reunite with defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, who coached at Louisville from...

01/08/2019 12:50 PM
UF coach Mike White pushes to get most out of struggling Gators

The Florida Gators’ two best players, point guard Andrew Nembhard and shooting guard Noah Locke, are also the two of the team’s youngest players.

It’s a good sign for the future.

It also has become a big problem this season for coach Mike White.

“When you’ve got freshmen leading, not a sign of...

01/08/2019 08:05 AM
Gators ranked No. 7 in final AP top 25 poll

The Florida Gators finished the season ranked No. 7 in final AP top 25 poll after beginning 2018 unranked in coach Dan Mullen's first season.

The ranking is the Gators’ highest since they finished No. 3 following the 2009 season.

UF checked in at No. 6 in the final coaches poll.

The only SEC teams...

01/07/2019 11:20 AM
Gators, including nine early enrollees, begin offseason workouts

The Florida Gators began offseason workouts Monday as coach Dan Mullen’s program looks to build on a 10-3 finish.

Nine early enrollees, led by five-star defensive back Chris Steele of Los Angeles, will join the returners from the 2018 team in strength coach Nick Savage’s demanding conditioning...

01/05/2019 07:25 PM
Gators give up last-second dunk, fall to South Carolina in SEC opener

The Florida Gators’ epic second-half collapse during Saturday night’s 71-69 SEC-opening loss to South Carolina culminated with an once-in-a-lifetime play to complete an improbable comeback.

South Carolina forward Chris Silva’s uncontested dunk following a length-of-the-court pass delivered the...

01/05/2019 06:15 PM
Gators rise to No. 11 in the national recruiting rankings, welcome back three key starters

The future of Dan Mullen’s Florida Gators looks even brighter following the past two days.

A week after a dominating win in the Peach Bowl, the Gators rose six spots to No. 11 in the 247Sports national recruiting rankings and also received word some key players would return for their senior seasons.


01/04/2019 05:00 PM
Gators enter SEC play with a clean slate

Back in August, UF coach Mike White envisioned a basketball team built on experience and an explosive offense.

Things have not gone accordingly to plan. Instead, the Gators have relied primarily on defense and leaned more heavily than expected on a trio of first-year freshmen.

The Gators (8-4)...

01/03/2019 01:35 PM
Gators podcast: Peach Bowl review and looking ahead to the offseason - Season 2, Episode 26
We look back on the win over Michigan in the Peach Bowl and look ahead to the expectations of the next eight months.

01/02/2019 07:00 PM
UF RB Jordan Scarlett, LB Vosean Joseph leave Gators early for NFL

The Florida Gators’ exodus to the NFL continued Wednesday, with tailback Jordan Scarlett and linebacker Vosean Joseph leaving for the 2019 draft.

Five players from the coach Dan Mullen’s first Gators team now have declared early entry for the draft, leaving some key holes to fill as UF enters the...

12/31/2018 01:50 PM
UF sack leader Jachai Polite leaving early for NFL

The Florida Gators will bring in New Year’s Day with sacks leader Jachai Polite no longer on the team.

Polite announced on Twitter Monday he is leaving early for NFL, not surprising for a 21-year-old projected to be a first-round draft pick in the 2019 NFL draft.

Polite finished 2018 with 11 sacks...

12/31/2018 12:15 PM
UF legend Tim Tebow expects Gators to contend for SEC titles soon under direction of Dan Mullen

Tim Tebow’s record-setting performance in the 2010 Sugar Bowl was his final game as the Florida Gators’ quarterback.

Nearly 10 years later, Tebow will be back in New Orleans Tuesday for the 2019 game in a capacity he is known for as much as his athletic ability.

The 31-year-old Gator legend will...

12/29/2018 07:00 PM
Three things we learned from Gators' 41-15 win against Michigan in Peach Bowl

Check out three things we learned from the Gators' 41-15 win over Michigan in Saturday’s Peach Bowl.

1. Would anyone want to face the Florida Gators right now?

Coach Dan Mullen’s team is as hot as any team in the nation.

The Gators have won four games in a row, the past three by at least 25 points....

12/29/2018 05:05 PM
Gators smash Michigan in Peach Bowl, cap Dan Mullen’s elite debut season

As the confetti fell and flashbulbs pulsated at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Florida senior pass rusher CeCe Jefferson wished he was coming back for more.

The 23-year-old’s final game with the Gators showed him what he would be missing. It also left Jefferson to wonder what might have been if coach Dan...

12/28/2018 01:55 PM
UF coach Dan Mullen pushes right buttons to get Gators to the Peach Bowl

The minute the Florida Gators’ four-win season ended in November 2017, Chauncey Gardner-Johnson was finished with football for awhile.

Not once did he even bother to tune into one of 38 bowls or three playoff games — an exercise in restraint for a 20-year-old male in possession of a remote control.


12/27/2018 02:15 PM
UF WR Van Jefferson, Michigan QB Shea Patterson reunite in Chick-fil-A Bowl

Florida receiver Van Jefferson and Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson were teammates at Ole Miss, and nearly again in Ann Arbor.

This week, two close friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

“When they announced that we were playing in the bowl game, he called...

12/27/2018 03:05 PM
UF freshman DB Amari Burney poised for a key role in 2019

UF defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson will play his final game for the Gators during Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Gardner-Johnson will be missed following a junior season that led him to leave school early for the NFL draft.

Asked who stood out most on the Gators’ talented defense, Michigan...

12/26/2018 06:30 PM
UF pass rusher Jachai Polite undecided on NFL future, return to Gators

UF pass rusher Jachai Polite could be playing his final game for the Gators during Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Michigan.

Many expect Polite is ready to bolt for the NFL as quickly as he has turned the corner on so many helpless blockers all season.

But the 21-year-old junior said...

12/26/2018 04:00 PM
Eustis, UF baseball star Brady Singer's Christmas gift to parents is a home run on social media

Former Eustis High and University of Florida baseball star Brady Singer, the nation’s top college player this year and a first-round pick of the Kansas City Royals in June, proved on Christmas that sometimes there is crying in baseball.

His mother, Jacquelyn Singer, fought off tears as she read...

12/25/2018 10:30 AM
UF first-year QB Emory Jones patiently awaits his opportunity with Gators

First-year freshman quarterback Emory Jones will back up Feleipe Franks during Saturday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

There’s a good chance it will not be the last time.

A quarterback competition looms this spring between Jones and Franks. But unseating Franks, a redshirt sophomore who has started...

2019 Football Schedule

8/31 Miami (Orl) TBD
9/07 UT Martin TBD
9/28 Towson TBD
10/12 @LSU TBD
10/19 @ SO CAR TBD
11/30 FSU TBD

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