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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Sunday Blog, status heading into bye week

The Sunday Blog comes at you after a late night and really excited about a bye week coming at the right time for the Gators and for yours truly. 1 -- So, which fan base do you think is more...

UF defense struggled in second half

Aggies make plays in second half

Punting to Kirk proves costly in Gator loss

Special teams blunders a key to defeat.

Kicked aside: Gators downed again at The Swamp

These were the kind of games the Florida Gators used to somehow find a way to win. They were even doing it earlier this season.

Dooley: Gators not quite good enough

As soon as the ball nestled into the arms of Texas A&M defender Tyrel Dodson, a tremendous roar went up from the corner of the end zone where Aggie fans were enjoying their first trip to The Swamp. It was...

Andreu’s Answers: Good Gators start ends with poor finish

Before every game, veteran Sun college football beat writer Robbie Andreu comes up with five pertinent questions and then answers them after the game. Here’s Week Six: 1. The Gators put an emphasis on starting fast throughout the week in...

Dooley Grades The Gators: Worst start in 14 years

Offense D- First half: The running backs really ran hard and allowed Florida to rush for 141 yards. But it appeared the Gators were scared to death to throw. Franks’ interception in the end zone was just dummy. Second half: The...

Notebook: Taylor pick snaps UF streak without a takeaway

Florida had an underclassmen step up to end its three-game streak without a takeaway. Florida sophomore safety Jeawon Taylor ended UF’s string of three straight games without a defensive turnover when he picked off Texas A&M freshman quarterback Kellen Mond...

Final: Texas A&M 19, Florida 17

Texas A&M defeated Florida 19-17 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the Gators' second consecutive loss at home. First quarter Eddy Pineiro with a 29-yard field goal at 7:47 to give the Gators the early 3-0 lead. The score capped...

Aggies at Gators: Tonight’s storylines

By staff writer Robbie Andreu and correspondent Graham Hall Who: Texas A&M (4-2, 2-1 SEC) vs. Florida (3-2, 3-1) When: 7 p.m. Where: Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: ESPN2 Radio: 103.7-FM, AM-850 Line: UF is favored by 3 Swamp Green Saturday When the...

5 Questions with UF defensive end Jordan Sherit

Florida senior defensive end Q: Have you started thinking about how little time you have left here? A: Yeah. It kind of clicked, it didn’t really click until last week really. Coach (Chris) Rumph said something after practice just talking about...

Florida in control of its SEC East fate

As ridiculous and ludicrous as it sounds, the Florida Gators actually still control their own fate in the SEC’s Eastern Division race. Win out and go to Atlanta.

Swampcast: Breaking down Florida vs. Texas A&M

Pat Dooley and Robbie Andreu talk about the upcoming game against Texas A&M, new uniforms, the offense and coaching.

Dooley: Being passive no way to play football

It seems like a long time ago. What was it, July? Kevin Sumlin’s team lost a game by one point at UCLA and everyone from a trustee to the team’s doggie mascot wanted him gone.

Gators not making excuses, looking to step up, Swain says

Gators wide receiver Freddie Swain wasn’t looking to admit the offense struggled against LSU without its top two deep threats. But after Florida couldn’t create any explosive plays downfield, resulting in just 108 passing yards on 10 completions for...

Andreu Analysis: Dreary night in The Swamp

I went against my gut last week and picked Florida to beat LSU. I won’t do that again. Here’s what my gut is telling me this week: Saturday night’s game against Texas A&M is going to play out...

Gators seek more production from tight ends

The tight end has been a staple of the Florida offense for close to 30 years. From Kirk Kirkpatrick to Ben Troupe to the late Aaron Hernandez to Jordan Reed, the Gators have found creative ways to get the ball...

The Picks: SEC needs strong push on back end of schedule

Let me get this straight (which isn’t easy for someone who did as poorly as I did last week with The Picks). The SEC was down last year, because it was Alabama and the 13 schlubs, right?

McElwain: UF’s alternate uniform fits right demographic

The new Nike alternate uniforms the Gators will be wearing Saturday night are getting mixed reviews on social media. But among the coaches and players, it’s unanimous — they like the look. UF coach Jim McElwain said the fans may not...
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Video: Dooley fields questions ahead of Texas A&M game

Pat Dooley talks on Facebook Live about this week's game against Texas A&M.