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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Picks: Thankful for a winning record

Because it is Thanksgiving, I could write one of those cliche Thanksgiving columns about all of the things I am thankful for on this day.

Gators want to send senior teammates out with win over Seminoles

“BP, how many times have you beaten FSU?,” Shannon asked. Powell simply shook his head. He hasn’t, just like every other player in that Florida locker room.

Dooley answers questions about coaching search, Scott Stricklin and FSU

Pat discusses Gator football, coaching search and Scott Stricklin

Del Rio giving up final year of eligibility

Two going to the Senior Bowl

Florida awaiting Kelly’s decision

Florida’s pursuit of Chip Kelly will come down to the coach’s decision between the Gators and UCLA, according to multiple reports. Florida officials, led by athletic director Scott Stricklin, met with Kelly in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Sunday to confirm...

FSU out to continue several streaks vs. Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State and Florida usually have a lot more on the line than bragging rights. Saturday's meeting is a rarity for the Sunshine State series. It's only the second time since the series began in 1958 that both schools...

UF notebook: Not much experience behind Franks

It’s looking more and more like Florida will be without Malik Zaire this week, leaving the Gators with just one scholarship quarterback for Saturday’s game against Florida State, redshirt freshman starter Feleipe Franks. Zaire did not practice again Tuesday...

UF players praise Shannon, staff for holding team together

  The game ball Randy Shannon received in the locker room after Florida’s victory over UAB on Saturday was the players’ version of a thank you card. Thank you for being there, for holding things together in this difficult...

Gators have Lemons emerging in backfield

Speedy true freshman running back Adarius Lemons had a breakout performance in the win over UAB, leading the Gators in rushing with 89 yards on 11 carries. He had two long runs, including a 62-yarder for a TD...

The Back Nine: A question only Kelly can answer

The Back Nine comes at you wondering if anybody is going to track my next plane trip in a couple of weeks. Come on, guys, it would make me feel important. 10. As we enter another week of Chipmania, is...
Jack Del Rio, Reggie Nelson

Gators in the NFL: Nelson, Raiders struggling to get turnovers

Reggie Nelson has yet to force a turnover this season for the Oakland Raiders.
Dooley Noted Podcast

Dooley Noted Podcast: UAB reaction, FSU preview and coaching search

Pat discusses UF's coaching search, the win over UAB and the Gators chances against FSU this week.

Florida QB Franks progressing

Receiver drops hurt production

UF injury update: Zaire still not practicing

Several other Gators day-to-day

Shannon knows about rivalry games against Florida State

When it comes to scouting Florida State, it would be hard to find a more qualified expert than Florida interim head football coach Randy Shannon. Shannon knows the Seminoles as well as anyone else out there. As a player and...

UF running game remains consistent

There have been suspensions, injuries, a mutual parting of ways and position battles galore. But Florida’s 36-7 win over UAB on Saturday featured a full display of one aspect the Gators have consistently improved on weekly: running the football. UF rushed...

Gators ask for fan support vs. FSU

After Saturday’s 36-7 win over UAB, the Florida Gators took the time to thank their fans for showing up and generating a lot of noise and positive energy in The Swamp. The electric atmosphere was not what some were expecting,...

Stricklin, UF officials pay Kelly a visit

Part of the coach search process?

Sunday Blog: Penultimate Week

The Sunday Blog comes at you on a rainy morning in Rainsville. How did the dogs get out? Probably went to get the paper off the driveway. Good Daisy. Good Archie. It's pretty amazing how Eddy Pineiro's season has...

Gators have fun in gaining much-needed win

It was a feel-good day/night for the Gators, and it was badly needed.