Dooley Noted: Jay Bilas of ESPN joins the podcast.

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Pat Dooley, the sports columnist at The Gainesville Sun, talks with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas in this episode of the Dooley Noted Podcast. Also Pat talks about the Gators football team coming back for workouts, Golf getting ready to start, Kneeling, Social Change, Heisman odds and of course Three Things.

5 reasons UF will field an improved offensive line

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Now that the potentially elite back, Lamical Perine, is gone, getting ready for the NFL season, is there any reason to think the Gators’ running game will be any better in 2020?

SEC football media days to be conducted virtually

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The SEC is in planning with the SEC Network to provide wall-to-wall coverage of the virtual event.

Impact sophomores for Florida football team in 2020

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Using the 247Sports Composite, Florida has accumulated top-15 recruiting classes in each of the last three cycles (2018-20), meaning there is plenty of talent waiting in the wings to fill these voids.

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

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Around July 24, the meetings and walk-throughs can begin. Then 29 days before a team's first game — Aug. 7 if the opener is Sept. 5 — the usual preseason practice period starts.

Gators meeting challenge of COVID-19 in return to campus

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The goal now is to keep UF athletes protected.

UF football team on campus for voluntary workouts

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Monday also marked phase three of the players’ return to campus. The latest group joining the ranks features multiple true freshmen, including linebacker Derek Wingo, defensive tackle Gervon Dexter, defensive back Avery Helm, defensive tackle Jalen Lee, wide receiver Jaquavian Fraziars, defensive end Princely Umanmielen, tight end Jonathan Odom and offensive lineman Gerald Mincey.

Report: 2020 signee Brown headed to JUCO

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The Tampa native initially signed with the Gators in December out of Sebring (Fla.) High as part of Florida’s No. 6-ranked recruiting class.

Former UF standout Reche Caldwell dies at 41 after shooting

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Caldwell was a second-team, All-SEC selection in 2001 when he posted the eighth best total in UF single season history with 1,059 yards. He finished his career with 2,088 receiving yards and 18 touchdown catches, leaving school a year early to enter the NFL draft.

Gators at No. 6 in ESPN’s 2021 football recruiting class rankings

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This ranking is still good for the second-best mark in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), however, trailing only the No. 2 Tennessee Volunteers.

Fact or Fiction: Will Florida’s Trask become a Heisman Trophy finalist?

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Will Tennessee still have a chance to win the SEC East when November begins?

Stricklin: Gators on schedule for fall sports

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A large number of UF football players return to the facility Monday.

A look at some potential leaders for 2020 Gators

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Now that all those leaders are gone, new ones are going to have to emerge and provide similar leadership if the Gators hope to win the SEC East and contend for the College Football Playoff.

Gators given fifth-best odds to win CFP National Championship

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The second “if” for Florida stresses the improvement of John Hevesy’s offensive line.

Trask cover boy on preseason magazines

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Florida fans will find both magazines entertaining and informative -- and very positive for their Gators.

Dooley Noted: A lot to unwrap this week: Guest Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times

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Pat Dooley, the Gainesville Sun sports columnist, talks with this weeks guest Matt Baker, sports writer for the Tampa Bay Times, about the state of college football and how getting back to games may never be the same. Dooley also talks about what going on in the world, Lingard cleared to play, Nembhard transfers, Charlie Strong, the passing of Pat Dye, the MLB and of course Three Things.

Fact or Fiction: This is Grantham’s last season as Florida’s defensive coordinator

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If Florida is ultra-successful, it will be hard to hang on to him for another season.

10 transfers who could be influential in SEC in 2020

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 So, there’s no doubt that transfers are going to have an impact with the Gators in 2020. UF isn’t the only SEC school that likely will benefit from the portal this season.

Fact or Fiction: Will Florida kick off football season Sept. 5?

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Will Florida make the College Football Playoffs this season.

Former 5-star and Gators RB Lingard ruled immediately eligible

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With the question regarding his eligibility now answered, Lingard will look to compete for reps this season in a UF running back unit led by Dameon Pierce and Malik Davis, with Nay’quan Wright and Iverson Clement vying for a role, too.