1. High Noon: Florida and Texas Football Locked in Recruiting Death Match

    Tick....tick.....tick...... It's Marshall Will Kane versus the outlaw Frank Morgan at High Noon.   It's a high stakes poker match. It's crunch time as National Signing Day draws closer. And it's officially nail-biting time...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 975 reads 4 comments

  2. Parade All-American Team: Gators Elam, Floyd, Powell, and Shaw Named

    Four Florida Gator football recruits have been named to Parade Magazine's annual High School All-American Team. They are five-star safety Matt Elam (DB), five-star defensive tackle Sharriff Floyd, ...

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  3. 2010 Senior Bowl: Quarterbacks

    When did the Senior Bowl go from The Pro Bowl Lite status to Tweet-Worthy? This year's game will be played on Saturday January 30, 2010...

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  4. Demar Dorsey: Florida Gator Recruit Now a Florida State Seminole

    Proving once again that chickens (or should I say Gators) simply cannot be counted until they hatch, now "former" Florida Gator four-star defensive back commitment, Demar Dorsey (Lauderdale Lakes, FL), has changed his mind and "de-commited...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 1,746 reads 12 comments

  5. Top Ten Winningest College Football Programs + Some Thoughts

    On November 6, 1869, Rutgers and Princeton played what is commonly held to be the first college football game. Played on the site where the current Rutgers gymnasium sits, Rutgers prevailed 6-4...

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  6. Shariff Floyd: Florida Gator Recruit Is National Player Of The Year

    Shariff Floyd (DT, Philadelphia, PA) has been named the 2009 National High School Player of the Year by the Maxwell Club. The Maxwell Football Club selects a number of award winners each year...

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  7. Leon Orr: Florida Gator Four-Star DT Recruit Ineligible?

    As reported on a number of sites, including Only Gators Get Out Alive, Florida Gator four-star DL recruit Leon Orr (New Port Richey, FL), who's currently enrolled at UF, may have to return to high school...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 1,592 reads 12 comments

  8. Gator Bites: Florida Football Recruiting and News

    So much for the so-called "dead period" of the college football recruiting world. Recent news from Shangri-La South, aka Gainesville, has been anything but. Here are some thoughts: 1...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 1,196 reads 1 comments

  9. Florida Gator Recruiting: News and Notes From Lane Kiffin's Wake

    A couple of quick Lane Kiffin post-mortems: 1. As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, one of Tennessee's top recruits, Tony Jacobs (LB, Atlanta), has apparently changed his mind and may be joining Florida's already top-rated 2010 recruiting class...

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  10. Florida Gators Going Pro: Player Profiles for NFL Draftees

    Today's announcement by Major Wright (Jr. Safety) to forgo his last year, brings the total to five University of Florida players opting to leave school early and enter into the NFL draft. Gator players leaving early (so far) include: Major Wright (Jr...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 2,696 reads 4 comments

  11. Florida Gators Go On Five-Star Recruiting Binge as Powell, Elam, Floyd Commit

    With National Sigining Day coming up on February 3, the collective eyes of college football fans around the country will turn to their team's 2010 prospective players. Gator fans will be no different...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 778 reads 12 comments

  12. Matt Elam: Is 5-Star Gator Recruit The Next Randy Moss?

    I know they don't play the same position; Elam's a safety, but from a " maintenance" standpoint, this kid is making me nervous as visions of those who've gone before him dance in my head...

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  13. Florida—NC State: Chandler Parsons' Miracle Shot Wins It for the Gators

    Thanks to DeaconSports via YouTube for the following video clip from today's 62-61 overtime win in Raleigh against North Carolina State...

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  14. Florida Gator's Lament: What Am I Going To Do Now?

    Picture of Mr. Bama-dude yuking it up makes you sort of sick, doesn't it? You have no idea! There's a famous story about a broadcaster who after calling the last game of his team's season, puts ...

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 560 reads 6 comments

  15. Tim Tebow and the Florida Defense Dominates As Gators Romp In Sugar Bowl

    When Alabama beat us in the SEC Championship Game, another Gator called me with this assessment, "We finally played the game I was afraid we had in us all year." And I agreed with the way he put it...

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  16. Gators-Bearcats: Sugar Bowl 2010 a Big Easy Catharsis

    Both teams have some cleansing to do. The oddsmakers think Florida is 10 points better. The pundits like our chances too. Everything points to a Florida win in the Sugar Bowl against Cincinnati...

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  17. Tiger Woods: AT&T Sponsorship No More

    Following in Accenture's (whatever the heck they "do"), Tag Heuer's ("ridiculously good-looking" watches), Gillete's ("as good/'bad' as a man can get"), and partially Gatorade's (purveyors of ...

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  18. Mike Leach, the James Gang, ESPN, and the Fall of Texas Tech Football

    Sitting with a teaching colleague tonight watching Nebraska take Arizona out back to the proverbial woodshed (gosh, there's a lot of mischief going on in that woodshed!), got us talking about the latest college football coach to make headlines...

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  19. How Urban Meyer's Indecision Will Make Florida Stonger

    For Gator fans, the naming of Steve Addazio to be interim head coach at Florida while Urban Meyer takes a leave of absence is nothing to fret over. In fact, if anything it should reinforce the idea that Meyer plans to be back in charge for the '10 season.

    Larry Snarkville Written by Larry Snarkville about almost 5 years ago 812 reads 13 comments

  20. Sugar Bowl Warm-Up: A Gator's Perspective

    Did anyone say Sugar Bowl 2009? Almost forgot that there's a game to be played. With weeks of self-flagellation behind us (and, unfortunately, still in our midst), the Florida Gators are a few days away from playing in the Sugar Bowl...

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  21. Florida's New Head Football Coach: Thoughts On Some Candidates

    Last time we were in this position, Steve Spurrier had just left us high and dry. To this day, I'll never forgive him. He could have owned Gainesville...

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  22. Florida Coach Urban Meyer Steps Down: "It's" Hit the Fan!

    Gator head football coach Urban Meyer is stepping down. Citing "health and family" issues as the reason, Florida's coach is resigning. The move will take effect after the Gators play Cincinnati in the Sugar Bowl...

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  23. Tiger Woods and The P.G.A Tour: Banking on Forgetfulness

    A month later and still no sign of the world's most recognizable athlete/celebrity. Where is Tiger Woods? Working on "being a better father and husband?" My gut tells me no. He's in hiding, hoping for us to forget...

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  24. The Top Five Golf Tips: New Year's Resolutions for a Successful Season

    On this Christmas Eve day, with snow on the ground up here in New Jersey, I'd like to offer up a little preaching to the choir...

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  25. Florida Gators: Are We the New "U?"

    As a long time Florida Gator fan, I don't like what I'm hearing (and seeing). In an article from orlandosentinel.com entitled, "Florida Gators Fast on the Field and in Their Cars," writer Jeremy ...

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