Author Archives: Chris Weathers

Ultimate Tricks & Treats

The Gators continue to represent well as the spring sports season starts to wind down. Tennis, golf, track, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and, ahem… ultimate have all competed for, won, or are currently competing for a national championships this year. Yes, … Continue reading

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I Wanna Get Ya in the Georgia Dome

Those of you who did not give up on Gator basketball a couple years ago have witnessed something special these past two seasons. In 2010, the team returned to the Big Dance after a two year hiatus that dwindled attendance … Continue reading

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Cocks v. Admiral Ackbar

The Rebel forces bring a W3 seed into the tourney, which means they they would probably make it through the first couple rounds of the 3A high school basketball tournament in Mississippi. As it stands, they are 4.5 point favorites … Continue reading

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The First and The Best

Ah, Championship Saturday.  Born of southern persuasion in 1992 on a cold, rainy afternoon at historic (dilapidated) Legion Field near SEC headquarters in Birmingham.  College football had experienced nothing like it:  A Saturday solely devoted to determining a conference champion, … Continue reading

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THE In-State Rivalry

I will probably attract the ire of my fellow columnists and any loyal Gator readers for this, but no game on the college football schedule is as intense year to year than the the Iron Bowl.  Alabama-Auburn is all this … Continue reading

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Happy Appy

Have we ever given an FCS team hope of winning in the Swamp?  Looking over the boards, App State fans are actually excited about this game.  Gator fans seem rather fatalistic and apathetic about today’s game. Let’s hope the team … Continue reading

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Still a Fall Saturday, Y’all

I love the hoops talk this week from fellow contributors, but let’s not lose focus on what has been one of the most dramatic Florida football seasons in recent memory.  Does anyone know what to expect today in Nashville?  After … Continue reading

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I Got You Babe

Irreconcilable Differences.  The Breakup.  Splitsville. After achieving a dreadfully boring 26-26-1 record against the spread through the season thus far, Sam has gone the way of Cher and is no longer with Sonny.  This column is no longer a marriage … Continue reading

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Midseason Malaise?

It’s been a tough week for Gator Nation and Bourbon Meyer.  We’ve posted a few emotional articles defending our team, players, and coach, tweeted out some bad rap battle venom, and licked our wounds from two consecutive losses.  The early … Continue reading

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Boos and Don’ts

This past Saturday night, I listened in horror as the Swamp rained boos upon our beloved Gators through the entire night of football, including the two scoring drives in the 4th quarter.  As dissatisfying as the Gators are to our … Continue reading

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