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Florida Football: State Of The Program
Florida fans experienced what I call a “reversion to the mean” in 2010 where their annual expectations of performance were brought back down to reality. During an insane run with Urban Meyer for four seasons (2006-2009), the Gators had an overall record of 61-7. Seven losses in four years. The run included winning the SEC East 3 times, the SEC twice, and the National Championship twice. Then came 2010.
Published May 23, 2011 - 5:31am
Gators Look Dominant Up Front Defensively
The Florida Gators close out spring looking much improved up front defensively, compared to recent years. Florida has not been the same along the defensive line since former defensive coordinator Greg Mattison left for the Baltimore Ravens after the 2008 season. Dan McCarney has been the defensive line coach for …
Published April 12, 2011 - 6:05am
Last Year’s Five-Stars: How’d They Do In 2010?
Recruiting is an inexact science. While the major recruiting services like Rivals and Scout do their best to rank the high school athletes, there are lots of variables that can impact the correlation between a “star ranking” and the on-field performance of the athlete. In some cases, some of the …
Published January 20, 2011 - 6:07am
Florida Looking Good For The Future Defensively
The Florida Gators might be down on the field this year, but they are looking very bright for the future. Last year, they got what could be the greatest defensive linemen haul ever in one class. This year, they are on some of the top linebackers that could set them …
Published November 8, 2010 - 6:00am
Florida Wins In Knoxville 31-17
University of Florida beat Tennessee for the sixth consecutive year, and for the first time in school history they have won three in a row in Knoxville. Florida Offense: Most around the country expected this Florida offense to be one of the best in the SEC. Florida was expected to …
Published September 19, 2010 - 3:06pm
Five Things You Need To Know: Florida vs South Florida
The University of Florida takes on South Florida Saturday at The Swamp. Florida is looking to rebound after a sloppy victory in week one. The Gator offense will be the focal point and another bad performance will cause them to fall further in the rankings. Here are five things you …
Published September 9, 2010 - 11:00am
Florida Update: Freshman Five-Stars & Injuries
The internet has been a buzz this week with the rumors regarded heralded freshman five-star (part of the problem is that we keep referring to these guys as five-stars) defensive linemen Ronald Powell and Dominique Easley were unhappy with the way they were being treated, were skipping practice and threatening …
Published August 27, 2010 - 2:21pm
2010 Florida Football: Former Recruits In The Game
Jon Cooper analyzes the players that will be on the football field for the Florida Gators in 2010 based on their recruiting classes. Florida has landed a number of top recruits since 2008 and they will now get their playing time.
Published August 20, 2010 - 10:46am
Preseason Notes For Florida Gators Football
Preseason football practice is underway for the Florida Gators. Chris Low of ESPN provides some analysis of what to watch at this point of the season for the Gators.
Published August 9, 2010 - 6:23pm
Florida Wins The SEC If….
The Florida Gators enter the 2010 ranked in the top 10 nationally and favorites to win the East, but can they win the SEC? Florida lost an abundance of talent last year due to the NFL draft (9 players were drafted, more than any other school) and will face stiffer …
Published July 22, 2010 - 5:00am