Buddy Martin’s Stocking Stuffers: 1. Why do I keep hearing about Percy Harvin sightings on the Florida campus and suggestions that he has been retained in some capacity as a member of Dan Mullen’s staff? Seems to me Percy’s relationship as a player with Mullen’s trusted offensive assistant Billy Gonzalez was anything but stellar. Things … Continue reading Mercy, Mr. Percy — Can These Rumors Possibly Be True? Dilly Dilly & Merry Merry!
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.