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01/20/2018 09:59 PM
Persistent UF rallies to knock off Kentucky 66-64

Florida worked through ugly play for much of the night against No. 18 Kentucky, and the persistent Gators eventually made the necessary shots to go ahead before holding on with several big defensive plays.

On both ends of the floor, Jalen Hudson came up big.

Hudson came off the bench to score 17...


01/19/2018 05:00 PM
UF big-play point guard Chris Chiozza ‘a wizard on the court’

The crowd watched the small, skinny kid darting up and down the basketball court, but few onlookers truly saw Chris Chiozza.

Back during his middle school days and long before he arrived at UF, Chiozza could be fully appreciated only by connoisseurs of the game.

Fledgling AAU coach Norton Hurd...


01/17/2018 08:00 PM
KeVaughn Allen's season-high 26 points lead Gators past Arkansas 88-73

KeVaughn Allen snapped his shooting slump and Chris Chiozza survived a scare as the Florida Gators defeated Arkansas 88-73 Wednesday night in the O’Connell Center.

Allen hit his first five shots, including three 3-pointers, as the Gators built to an 18-point lead and never were seriously challenged...


01/17/2018 11:25 AM
UF AD Scott Stricklin named to College Football Playoff selection committee

UF athletic director Scott Stricklin is one of six new members named to the College Football Playoff selection committee in 2018.

Stricklin will replace former Arkansas AD Jeff Long as the SEC representative on the 13-person panel determining the four teams in the playoff.

"Jeff did a wonderful...


01/16/2018 01:40 PM
Gators' center John Egbunu returns to practice for first time in 11 months

UF center John Egbunu returned to practice Monday amid loud applause and a high degree of optimism.

Egbunu remains limited to non-contact drills until doctors determine he has recovered fully from torn ACL in his left knee suffered last Feb. 14 at Auburn.

But the sight of Egbunu on the court was...


01/12/2018 09:45 AM
Gators' 2018 spring game scheduled for 3 p.m. April 14

New UF coach Dan Mullen will return the spring game to its traditional Saturday afternoon spot after two years under the lights in the Swamp.

The Orange and Blue Debut is set for 3 p.m. April 14 and will be the centerpiece of a weekend featuring six other UF sports also competing on campus.

"What...


01/11/2018 03:40 PM
Recent Carol City grad Randy Russell's career at UF ends due to heart condition

Randy Russell was just getting his college football career started with the Florida Gators when he found out it was over.

The Miami Carol City three-star safety, who enrolled a semester early at UF and started spring classes this week, had “an abnormality in [his] cardiac workup” discovered in...


01/11/2018 06:55 PM
UF safety Marcell Harris declares for NFL draft

Despite missing his senior season due to injury, UF safety Marcell Harris is confident enough in his abilities to call it a career and enter the NFL draft.

The former standout at Dr. Phillips High School announced Thursday evening on his Instagram account he would pursue a professional career rather...


01/11/2018 06:45 PM
UF coach Dan Mullen completes Gators' staff with addition of Ron English

New UF coach Dan Mullen has completed his coaching staff and assigned responsibilities to each of his new Gators’ assistants.

The school announced Thursday the addition of Ron English to coach the team’s safeties.

English spent last season with Mullen at Mississippi State and has head coaching...


01/10/2018 08:30 PM
Gators ride red-hot start from Egor Koulechov to sixth straight win, 71-54 over Mississippi State

Injury and illness to UF’s top two players did not slow down the red-hot Gators.

A blistering start from shooting guard Egor Koulechov and a pivotal second-half spurt from point guard Chris Chiozza carried the Gators’ to their sixth straight win - 71-54 Wednesday night at home against Mississippi...


01/06/2018 05:30 PM
Incoming UF freshman Emory Jones ready to compete for starting job with Gators

The new face of Florida football’s teeth were chattering.

Quarterback Emory Jones could see his breath with every word amid gusting winds and temperatures dipping below 40 degrees last Thursday night.

But the 17-year-old from stood firm facing equally uncomfortable questions about his so-so week...


01/09/2018 03:25 PM
UF guard Jalen Hudson thriving in new role coming off Gators' bench

These days, UF coach Mike White turns to his bench with increasing confidence and an unfair advantage.

Waiting there is the Gators’ leading scorer, Jalen Hudson.

A virus in late December forced Hudson to the sideline and left White to tinker with his starting lineup. Hudson’s new role as instant...


01/08/2018 02:05 PM
UF point guard Chris Chiozza sidelined with strep throat

Two days after his game-winning play at Missouri, UF point guard Chris Chiozza is out of the Gators’ lineup with strep throat.

A UF spokesperson said Chiozza will not practice Monday or Tuesday, making him questionable for Wednesday night’s visit from Mississippi State.

Chiozza awoke Monday feeling...


01/06/2018 04:15 PM
Incoming UF kicker Evan McPherson embraces challenge of replacing All-American Eddy Piñeiro

Incoming UF kicker Evan McPherson is no YouTube sensation like predecessor Eddy Piñeiro, who once posted video an 81-yard field goal from practice.

McPherson has never kicked in an SEC stadium, where Piñeiro missed just three field goals in 30 tries with the Gators.

McPherson knows the big shoes...


01/06/2018 02:25 PM
Chris Chiozza seals Gators' win in final seconds at Missouri

Chris Chiozza’s flair for the dramatic carried the day once again for the Gators.

Another last-second shot by UF’s senior point guard led the Gators to another big win on national TV.

Chiozza’s steal and breakaway layup during the final seconds of a 77-75 win at Missouri capped UF’s fifth straight...


01/05/2018 05:23 PM
Martez Ivey returns, Gators hire new assistant

Offensive tackle Martez Ivey will return for his senior season rather than leave for the NFL draft.

The Apopka native announced his decision Thursday night on Twitter, writing, “It's only right to finish what I started with my brothers. 1 more year. Go gators”

The 6-foot-5, 315-pound Ivey appeared...


01/05/2018 06:45 PM
Gators look to keep momentum going at Missouri

UF coach Mike White entered the season with a set lineup and proven game plan.

But a change in philosophy with White’s wardrobe has coincided with a much-needed makeover for his Gators.

Since White’s decision not to discard his sports jacket during the opening minutes of UF’s SEC opener against...


01/04/2018 09:15 PM
Gators' DB signee Trey Dean shines during Under Armour All-American Game

Defensive back Trey Dean planned to leave Thursday’s Under Armour All-America game for Gainesville to begin his career with the Florida Gators.

Dean will enroll early and begin classes Monday.

Before turning the page on his high school career, Dean showed he is ready for the college game. His size,...


01/03/2018 12:40 PM
Dan Mullen adds Greg Knox, Sal Sunseri to Gators' staff

Dan Mullen continued to fill out his staff by hiring Greg Knox and Sal Sunseri — two veteran coaches with extensive SEC experience.

Knox coached the past nine seasons under Mullen at Mississippi State and stepped in as interim coach to lead the Bulldogs to a win against Louisville during last Saturday’s...


01/02/2018 10:24 PM
Egor Koulechov, Florida cruise past No. 11 Texas A&M 83-66 

After No. 11 Texas A&M lost its second straight game on Tuesday night to Florida while playing without three starters coach Billy Kennedy had a message for upcoming opponents.

"People better beat us now while we've got guys injured and making mistakes," he said. "Because I really believe we're...


12/29/2017 06:05 PM
Struggling Gators seek fresh start as they open SEC play

Mike White needed a break.

When he returned from the holidays, the Florida Gators coach had received the perfect gift.

Following an lackluster stretch of basketball in the weeks leading up to Christmas, the Gators returned a refreshed, refocused team just in time for the start of the SEC season.

...

12/26/2017 12:10 PM
Florida Gators top UCF Knights – on Orange license plates, anyway

When it comes to specialty license plates, Orange County is still Gator country.

Tax Collector Scott Randolph on Tuesday released the list of the 10 most popular of the 135 Florida specialty plates available in the county. Universities, animals, and military branches take up the most slots.

But...


12/20/2017 06:25 PM
UF coach Dan Mullen signs Gators QB of the future in Emory Jones

Urban Meyer had him, Nick Saban wanted him and Willie Taggert nearly got him.

But Dan Mullen ended up signing Emory Jones Wednesday to give the Florida Gators their quarterback of the future and a new coaching staff a big win on the recruiting trail against some of the best in the business.

“Those...


12/20/2017 07:25 AM
Gators add QB Emory Jones to bolster UF coach Dan Mullen's 2018 class

Dan Mullen has found his quarterback.

UF’s new head coach hopes Georgia high school star Emory Jones can be the answer to the biggest question facing the Gators.

The 6-foot-3, 196-pound Jones chose UF over Florida State and Ohio State on Wednesday, rewarding Mullen for a relationship that began...


12/20/2017 06:50 AM
UF kicker Eddy Pineiro leaves early for the NFL draft

Two record-setting seasons at UF was enough for Eddy Piñeiro to know it was time to move on.

Piñeiro announced Tuesday night he would leaving the Gators a season early to enter the NFL draft.

Piñeiro, a redshirt junior, should be among the top kickers available after leading the nation with a 94.499.4-percent...




2018 Football Schedule

9/1 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN TBD
9/08 KENTUCKY TBD
9/15 COLORADO ST. TBD
9/22 @ TENNESSEE TBD
9/29 @ MISS STATE TBD
10/06 LSU TBD
10/13 @ VANDERBILT TBD
10/27 GEORGIA (JAX) TBD
11/3 MISSOURI TBD
11/10 S.CAROLINA TBD
11/17 IDAHO TBD
11/24 @ FLORIDA STATE TBD
12/1 SECC Game TBD
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