| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:28 PM
GAINESVILLE — UF defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. could not hide his emotions in the wake of last weekend's canceled season opener.
Like many athletes these days, Fowler did not even try.
The 266-pound 20-year-old instead grabbed his smartphone...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Eastern Michigan at Florida
Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
TV: 4 p.m., SEC Network
Weather: 87 degrees, 50 percent /thunderstorms
Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/swampthings, @osgators or #gators
Quick slant: The Gators have won 24 straight...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:11 PM
GAINESVILLE — One week into the college football season, the Florida Gators are seven days closer to the SEC season but no closer to answers about their new up-tempo offense.
The first chance to get some was washed away last Saturday night when...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:10 PM
GAINESVILLE — A broken leg cost UF coach Will Muschamp a shot at a major college football scholarship 25 years ago and forced him to go the walk-on route at the University of Georgia.
It's no surprise that Muschamp wants players who are...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:18 PM
GAINESVILLE — UF middle linebacker Mike Taylor said he looks across from himself at practice each day and sees a difference.
To Taylor, the Gators' offensive line looks more sound, more fit, more talented and more single-minded than this time last...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The time has come to stop talking and start playing. Let the sweet sound of a referee's whistle mercifully replace the pound of a judge's gavel.
It's time for wish lists and check lists:
Out-of-the-box Thursday features a not-too-shabby lineup of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Heading into UF's opener against Idaho on Saturday night, Gators fans could not be happier to have new offensive coordinator Kurt Roper.
Roper hopes it stays that way.
Gator Nation has pinned its hopes on Roper's up-tempo spread to lift their team out...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:39 PM
GAINESVILLE — When Jeff Driskel went down with a broken right fibula against Tennessee last season, wide receiver Quinton Dunbar knew it was going to be a long road ahead for Florida's offense.
"It was very tough," he said. "Last year, you get all...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:03 PM
GAINESVILLE — Despite some first-game jitters stirring inside him, UF offensive coordinator Kurt Roper figured he'd rest easy Friday night.
Roper believes his Gators' offense is ready for primetime.
"I sleep pretty good," he said Thursday. "I...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A long-awaited decision is coming soon on the Gators’ backup quarterback job, coach Will Muschamp said Friday.
Once coaches decide among Will Grier, Treon Harris and Skyler Mornhinweg, the winner in what has been a heated competition will...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:42 PM
GAINESVILLE — Last year's 4-8 Florida Gators had the school's fewest wins since 1979's winless season and fewest touchdowns since 1988, previously the last year UF failed to make a bowl game.
An 11-win, 2012 season, much less the halcyon days of...