What the Florida basketball team needs is a closer. Maybe Scott Stricklin should hire Mariano Riviera as a consultant to Mike White, because right now the Gators couldn’t close the door of a barn if you spotted them a 150-mph Kansas tornado at their back. Yet another game got away on Saturday as the Gators … Continue reading ‘Here Lie Mike White’s Gators’ – Or Do They?
When the University of Florida football team opens its season next month, Ocala’s Buddy Martin will be there in the press box again, covering the gridiron action like he’s been doing since his college days there more than 50 years ago.
He hasn’t been there for every game or even every season, but during his long career as a journalist and college football observer he estimated that he’s written somewhere between 1.5 million to 2 million words about the Gators. A New York Times bestselling author, five of the eight books he’s written have been about the Gators.