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Driskel Needs to Become Super Sophomore or Else…

Back in the Gators heyday, ESPN’s College GameDay came calling three or four times a year. The anticipation for Herbstreit, Fowler and Corso pulsed through campus by Friday afternoon. The crowds gathered overnight and definitely by first light for a … Continue reading

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Confusing Times for College Football: A Guidebook

What kind of a world is this where a Lane Kiffin-coached team is the #1 team in the country and the popular pick to take home the BCS title? Of course the same geniuses predicting confetti for Kiffycakes and his … Continue reading

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Playoffs? We’re Talking Playoffs? No Chance

Chris Petersen is right. The BCS absolutely needs to be blown up. We share his disgust and outrage. College football claims to have the most important regular season in all of sports. Every game counts or so goes the mantra. … Continue reading

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Is this Hell? Is this 1979? Gators Worst Season Ever… for now

I became a Florida fan in 1991. I lived in South Florida my first 17 years and was inundated with Miami and Florida State coverage throughout the 1980s. I wasn’t a fan of either program but the Gators weren’t on … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Decision a Stab in the Back to Gators

About the same time the Urban Meyer to Ohio State rumors started on Saturday, many of Meyer’s former players were in a 15-0 hole to Division 1-AA Furman. The Gators were being embarrassed in the Swamp in a game they … Continue reading

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BourbonMeyer to Blame for Florida’s Collapse?

The facts are pretty simple for the 2011 Florida football season. This is a mediocre team. Penalties and turnovers are rampant. There are very few playmakers on either side of the ball. Entire position groups are barren (offensive line, receivers). … Continue reading

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What Can’t Gators Fans Complain About This Year?

I lived in Gainesville for seven Homecomings and I think I drank approximately 511 beers during those seven weekends. Of course calling them weekends isn’t accurate. Homecoming began on Wednesday night and morphed into four straight days of debauchery. We … Continue reading

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Gators Almost at Rock Bottom

My thoughts on the state of the Florida football program: That sums it up. I tweeted (@shawn_kopelakis) out Saturday this is what rock bottom feels like. Heath Cline (@heathradio) corrected me that rock bottom would be missing a bowl game. … Continue reading

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Bye Will Provide Good Measurement for Gators, Muschamp

I was glad to see the Worldwide Leader, the Twitterverse and most of American society were subdued in their reaction to Tim Tebow’s first start of the 2011 season. I expected Skip Bayless’s head to explode and Merrill Hoge to … Continue reading

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Can the Gators Find Salvation?

It is a new era in Gainesville. To update the numbers from last week, the Gators are now 8-8 in their last 16 games. During that stretch, they are 0-7 against teams ranked in the top 25. They’ve been outscored … Continue reading

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