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Andreu’s Answers: Franks, Del Rio swap hero roles in Gators’ win

From hero one Saturday to benched the next. That’s how quickly things changed for Franks.

Swampcast: A lot of disappointment in Kentucky

Pat Dooley and Robbie Andreu review Florida's win over Kentucky.
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Gators rally to defeat Wildcats, extend win streak to 31 games

Just when it appeared an almost certainty that Kentucky would snap its 30-game losing streak to Florida, the Gators came back from the dead with a 14-point fourth quarter to stun the Wildcats 28-27 before a sellout crowd of 61,000 at Kroger Stadium on Saturday night.

Business trip for Gators, Wildcats seek end to 30-game losing streak

For those in and around the Kentucky football program, it has become an obsession. The Streak.

Andreu’s Blog: Gators will get it done

Picking Kentucky over Florida has been a popular pick around the country. And, when you think about it, it does make sense. The Wildcats are 3-0, coming off a big road win at South Carolina and will be...
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Swampcast: Dooley and Andreu talk Kentucky

Pat and Robbie talk about the upcoming game against Kentucky.

Andreu’s Answers: Gators come up clutch

Before every game, veteran college football beat writer Robbie Andreu comes up with five pertinent questions and answers them after the game. Here’s Week Two: 1. Will the Gators come out flat or energized coming off the hurricane and last...

Andreu’s Blog: The 0-2 Gators?

It seems unfathomable, but it could very easily happen. Losing the Northern Colorado game could turn out to be big. It took away a sure win for the Gators -- and an opportunity to restore some confidence coming...
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Swampcast: Don’t expect a crowd for UF’s home opener

Pat and Robbie preview Florida's game — now at noon — against Northern Colorado.

Andreu’s Answers: Projected team strength can’t block

ARLINGTON, Texas — Before every game, veteran college football writer Robbie Andreu comes up with five pertinent questions and then answers them after the game. Here’s Week 1: 1. The obvious question, of course, is who starts at quarterback for...

Final: Michigan 33, Florida 17

ARLINGTON, Texas —No. 11 Michigan was again too much for outmanned Florida in a 33-17 win Saturday. No. 17 Florida opened the 2017 regular season the same way it ended the 2016 regular season, not getting much of anything on...

Andreu’s analysis: Gators will be distracted

Jim McElwain surprised the media boys (and girls) with his news after Wednesday’s practice that Feleipe Franks had won the quarterback battle and will start Saturday’s game against Michigan. We all thought Mac was going to hold off...
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Swampcast: The biggest question is not QB, but linebacker

Robbie Andreu and Pat Dooley present their first Swampcast heading into the 2017 season.

McElwain success story

Whether Malik Zaire starts, comes off the bench or doesn’t play at all, he’s going to go down as a Jim McElwain success story at Florida. He hasn’t taken a snap in a game yet, but Zaire has already turned...

Should have been Gators

There’s not doubt Will Muschamp had great success as a recruiter when he was at Florida, especially on the defensive side of the ball. But he also had some great misses. Some from prospects who grew up as Gator...
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Swampcast: Day 1 of SEC Media Days

Sun sportswriters Pat Dooley and Robbie Andreu sum up Day of of SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama.

The new roster

After poring over the new Florida roster that was released  Monday, some observations: The true freshmen who were not early enrollees have been assigned numbers: Brad Stewart (2), Marco Wilson (3), C.J. Henderson (5), Brian Edwards (6), Jake Allen...

Workout wild man

I recently interviewed two Florida football players on separate occasions and ended the question-and-answer sessions asking each player who the biggest workout warrior has been in the weight room this offseason. Neither hesitated. “Taven Bryan,” wide receiver Josh...

Gators beware of this guy

Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway being cited for possession of marijuana this past weekend has raised a huge red flag over the football program. A dire warning flag, in this case. And it has little to do with the...

Lessons in leadership

I attended the football team’s scooter safety awareness seminar earlier this week and found it enlightening on two fronts. One, I did not realize how many players ride scooters and how few actually wear helmets. Almost all of them ride...