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  • Gators fired up to finally play season opener

    Gators fired up to finally play season opener
    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...
  • A quick look at Gators' matchup with Eastern Michigan

    A quick look at Gators' matchup with Eastern Michigan
    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...
  • Big Ten suffers big letdown, nine other things we learned during college football weekend action

    Big Ten suffers big letdown, nine other things we learned during college football weekend action
      Check out the top 10 things we learned during another packed college football weekend: 1. The Big Ten may have played its way out of the College Football Playoff. The league may be part of the Power 5 conferences, but push for a national title...
  • UF offense eager for next challenge after Gators roll during season opener

    UF offense eager for next challenge after Gators roll during season opener
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Will Muschamp believed the 2014 Gators would be different, even good enough to contend for championships despite the 2013 team's 4-8 finish. On Saturday, the Gators backed up their coach's confidence during the offseason,...
  • UF's Muschamp does not want to jinx QB Driskel's interception-less stretch for Gators

    UF's Muschamp does not want to jinx QB Driskel's interception-less stretch for Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Will Muschamp does not want to talk about it. Similar to a pitcher in the midst of a no-hitter, quarterback Jeff Driskel is on a roll Muschamp does not want to curse. Driskel did not throw an interception in 11-on-11...
  • FSU to face few proven quarterbacks in 2014

    FSU to face few proven quarterbacks in 2014
    FSU did not face many quality quarterbacks last year, a theme that should continue in 2014 for the Seminoles. Last year, FSU faced NFL draftees in Pittsburgh’s Tom Savage (4th round) and Clemson’s Tajh Boyd (6th round) as well as multiyear...
  • College football: Let's judge what happens on the field

    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...
  • UF receivers have high hopes for improvement

    UF receivers have high hopes for improvement
    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...
  • UF's Kurt Roper eager to fire up fans with high-flying offense

    UF's Kurt Roper eager to fire up fans with high-flying offense
    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...
  • UF expects success despite managing just four wins in 2013

    UF expects success despite managing just four wins in 2013
    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...
  • UF evaluation: Keys to the Gators season

    UF evaluation: Keys to the Gators season
    The Florida Gators are eager to compete for a remarkable turn-around and vie for an SEC title. Here's closer look at the 2014 UF team on and off the field: Five players to watch • Jeff Driskel, Quarterback ¿The Buzz: Coach Will Muschamp had...