Trask Force: No. 9 Florida rallies past Kentucky 29-21 in SEC opener

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Uh oh, Wildcats, look who’s apparently ready to go streaking again. A year after ending Florida’s 31-game winning streak in the series with a stunning victory in The Swamp, the Kentucky Wildcats could not make it two...

Dooley: Gators get by on pure grit

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Sometimes heroes are made of grit and moxie, of physical talent and a sharp mind. Sometimes they are made of opportunity. And sometimes they are made of perseverance. All of these apply to Florida’s newest hero today. He...

Final: No. 9 Florida 29, Kentucky 21; Franks out with ankle injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Live updates from Kroger Field for the SEC opener between No. 9 Florida and Kentucky on Saturday night. FIRST QUARTER The Gators' opening drive ends in a Feleipe Franks interception that was returned to the Kentucky 25. Several plays...

Dooley grades the Gators: Key win to season

Offense B First half: Florida’s inability to run the ball certainly isn’t making it easy for Dan Mullen the play-caller. The Gators hit some big plays in the passing game and were again helped by Kentucky forgetting to cover Freddie...

Notebook: Stewart’s return pays early dividends

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Junior Florida safety Brad Stewart, who was suspended for the first two games of the season, was cleared to play and started Saturday night’s game. His presence was felt on UK’s first offensive possession, when he recovered...

Notebook: Grantham fine-tuning UF defense, Mullen says

Florida coach Dan Mullen had some high praise for Todd Grantham when he was asked about the veteran defensive coordinator on Wednesday’s SEC coaches’ teleconference. “He’s probably the top defensive coordinator in all of college football,” Mullen said. “You look...

Dooley Noted: Can the Gators keep it rolling against Kentucky?

Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun sports columnist, talks about the Gators upcoming game against Kentucky, about can the Gators get the running game going, good and bad around college football, an interview with sport columnist John Clay of the Lexington Herald-Leader, and of course Three Things.

Florida’s Davis returns to form Saturday

Malik Davis wasn’t keeping track of the days between touchdowns. Florida’s redshirt sophomore running back simply knew Saturday’s showing was overdue. “I don’t know how long it’s been, but it’s been a very long time,” Davis said. He was quickly informed:...

Dooley: Taking the bad with the good in Florida’s easy win

It figures that on a night when Feleipe Franks put up sick numbers, he wouldn’t be the biggest story of the game. Instead, it was more about the injuries and the way a bunch of freshmen came in to shut...

Gators look to clean up

Most football coaches would like to think their team will show significant improvement from week one to week two in the season. But in the case of Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators, it’s probably going to be difficult...

Andreu’s Analysis: Skyhawks are dead ducks

The biggest question about this game, in my mind, is will the Gators cover that massive 41-point spread against UT Martin?  They will. And here’s how: Take care of the football. The four turnovers against Miami changed the tenor of...

Dooley Noted: Gators ready to get past Week 0

Pat Dooley, The Gainesville Sun sport columnist, talks in this weeks first episode of the Dooley Noted Podcast about the Gators moving forward from week 0, Issues in the SEC, and of course Three Things. Guest interview with Mike Huguenin, of The Athletic.

Grantham focused on cleaning up Gators’ defensive miscues

Missed tackles. Potentially costly penalties down the stretch. An inability to adjust early. While the Gators escaped with a 24-20 victory over Miami in the season opener, Florida’s defensive issues were vast and varied. One could easily attribute the miscues and...

Dooley Noted: Let’s talk about the Florida-Miami game

Gainesville Sun sports columnist Pat Dooley host this edition of the Dooley Noted Podcast. Topics include why the game was so bad, talking about Franks, the Florida defense, this weeks games, and of course Three Things. Pat is joined this week by guest Chris Doering, the former Florida wide receiver and SEC Network talent, to talk about the Florida Miami game.

Dooley At The Half: Gators struggling vs. ‘Canes

Sun sports columnist Pat Dooley takes a look at the first half of the Florida-Miami game: * Florida’s first half was exactly what Miami was hoping for on a steamy night in Orlando. The Gators had two huge turnovers and...

Tonight’s storylines: Florida vs. Miami

NO. 8 FLORIDA VS. MIAMI TV: 7 p.m., ESPN. Radio: 103.7-FM, AM-850. Favorite: Gators by 7. Where: Camping World Stadium, Orlando Series record: Miami leads 29-26. South Florida flavor With seven Florida players from either Miami or Miami Gardens, some former high school...

5 questions with … UF quarterback Feleipe Franks

Florida redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks: Q: How much leeway do you have in the offense to read the defense pre-snap and make a read, audible, etc? A: Coach (Dan) Mullen does a good job giving me the freedom that if...

Dooley: Time for the reveal

The rumor is that Tim Tebow will talk to the Florida Gator football team Saturday before the game. Me, I’d have Billy Donovan. And I’d ask for a specific speech, one even better than Tebow’s pledge. You remember it or have seen...

Standard-bearers: Florida, Miami embrace spotlight as they start season

ORLANDO — The date they have been talking about, pointing toward and preparing for since the start of offseason conditioning in early January is finally here for the Florida Gators. Aug. 24, 2019. For historical purposes, let’s call it GS-Day. GS —...
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Swampcast: Florida vs. Miami

Pat Dooley and Robbie Andreu talk Florida Gators against Miami.