1. Florida-Alabama: What Have We Learned Today?

    We learned that Tim Tebow alone is not enough to win. That should scare all of you Gator bashers to death. Because for four years you have been saying "wait until Tebow is gone" and "it'll be back to normal when Tebow is gone...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 262 reads 13 comments

  2. Bobby Bowden, Florida State Should Stay Home on New Year's Day

    To coach Bobby Bowden: Thank you for everything you've done for the game, the state of Florida, Florida State University, and the fans. The game won't be the same without you...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 1,176 reads 38 comments

  3. This Gator is Going to Miss Bobby Bowden

    I'm going to miss Bobby Bowden. Not because he has taken FSU and turned them into a Gator whipping boy. That's not the Bobby I miss. I miss the younger Bobby. I miss the Bobby that used to bring it every week, year after year...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  4. The Biggest Game in Our Lifetime? The 2009 SEC Championship

    We have all heard them. The stories of legends past. The stories of Knute Rockne and the Four Horsemen. We know of Glenn Davis and Doc Blanchard. We have heard the stories of Bud Wilkinson's Sooners...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 2,529 reads 7 comments

  5. The Florida Gator Boys Are Hot Again!

    We interrupt this most important football weekend to bring you the following message. The Gators are at it again. Friday night, the Gators ran their record to 5-0 with a 77-74 win over No. 2 Michigan State in Atlantic City...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 589 reads 10 comments

  6. UCF Should Give O'Leary One More Year, but Expect Results in 2010

    The UCF Knights are going to a bowl game in 2009. It's the third time in the last five years for the Knights and coach George O'Leary to take his team to a post season bowl. Not bad, right. Well, it's not great either...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 793 reads 12 comments

  7. The SEC Is Looking Weak Again in Men's Hoops

    It's basketball season again. Contrary to popular belief, many SEC fans love basketball season. I am one of them. I was a bit miffed last season when the SEC only got three NCAA bids...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 416 reads 14 comments

  8. How To Ruin a Legacy It Took 35 Years To Build

    When Bobby Bowden was hired to be the head football coach at Florida State, I was about 12 years old. In my short lifetime, I didn't recall Florida State doing anything. I don't think they ever beat anybody to speak of...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 777 reads 4 comments

  9. When Do the Tennessee Vols Fans Start To Wake Up?

    Imagine you are the University of Tennessee. You've had a pretty good football program for as long as anyone can remember. Not as good as the fanbase thinks it is, but not bad either. You have a coach who's been pretty successful...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 1,149 reads 48 comments

  10. Why This Florida Fan Will Be Glad When the Gators' 2009 Season Is Over

    I know what you will say: What in the hell are you talking about? But I will be glad when this season is over. It's not been a lot of fun. Maybe if it were your school you'd be enjoying a 10-0 record with a No...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 970 reads 22 comments

  11. Tennessee, You Had This Coming

    Three University of Tennessee freshmen football players are riding in a car full of weed at 2 a.m. They are all out of cash so they come up with the brilliant idea to take a pellet gun, pretend ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 4,182 reads 156 comments

  12. It's Been Three Years Now: What Happened to Urban Meyer Vs. Steve Spurrier?

    This Saturday, the Florida Gators bring their 19-game win streak to Columbia, SC to face the Old Ball Coach. There was a time when this would have worried the Gator faithful; Now? Not so much...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 311 reads 7 comments

  13. Hey Media, Where Were You on This One?

    We were all horrified on Saturday watching Cal's Jahvid Best hurdle through the air and land squarely on his back with such force his helmet popped off like a cork out of a champagne bottle...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 525 reads 22 comments

  14. The 1984 Florida Gators: A Look Back 25 Years Later

    For you young Gator fans out there, believe it or not, we haven’t always had it this good. Growing up in the '70s and early '80s, being a Gators fan was a lot like being a Mississippi State fan is now...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 2,915 reads 15 comments

  15. Did LSU Do the Right Thing by Keeping Les Miles?

    Two years ago, but it seems longer, LSU had just won the SEC with a win over Tennessee in Atlanta. They were awaiting confirmation that they would be heading to the BCS Championship Game in New Orleans...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 289 reads 17 comments

  16. The Hypocrisy Of College Football Fans Is Incredible

    This whole Brandon Spikes episode is sickening. Not just the fact that Spikes did a stupid and potentially dangerous thing to another player, but also the fallout. The commentators, the fans, the haters, all ought to be ashamed of themselves...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 539 reads 48 comments

  17. George's Big Chance on Saturday

    George O'Leary has a perfect opportunity on Saturday to turn down the temperature on his seat.  The Knights will do battle with the nation's number two team, the Texas Longhorns...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 176 reads 2 comments

  18. Alright, This Brandon Spikes Situation Is Getting Ridiculous

    A while ago I actually heard an analyst on ESPN say that what Brandon Spikes did to Washaun Ealey was assault and should be treated as such. Really? He said this was NOT football and it's no different then if it had happened at a movie theatre...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 869 reads 84 comments

  19. Don't Look Now, The Gators Are Back

    The Gators are back. Tebow is back. The passing game is back. The running game is back. The defense is back. It's all back to 2008 form. The defense got huge takeaways which led to points for the second straight week...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 122 reads 5 comments

  20. Where Have You Gone Georgia?

    I'm an old man. I've been a Gator fan all my life. As an old Gator fan, I've seen a lot. The very first game I ever attended was the 1972 Florida-Georgia game. The Gators led 7-3 until a last minute UGA TD snatched defeat from the jaws of victory...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  21. Hey Florida Gators Fans, It's Time to Stop Whining

    Stop Whining Gator Fans The Florida Gators are ranked #1 in the BCS standings. They have won 17 straight games which is a school record. They are the defending BCS National Champions...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 5 years ago 142 reads 0 comments