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THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Tuesday morning. Two years after his death, Thomas Wolfe’s marvelous novel “You Can’t Go Home Again” was published, a tale about an author named George Webber who writes a book with references to his hometown. When Webber returns home, he receives … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Monday morning. The defense certainly isn’t anywhere near where coordinator Todd Grantham wants it to be, but Saturday night was a ginormous step in a positive direction for the Florida Gators and coincidentally it had everything to do with the return … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

COUNTDOWN TO FIRING DAY: EDITION THREE Here we are in the fourth week of the season and we still don’t have a coach on the Extinct Species List. That could change as early as today in College Park, Maryland but this has the feeling of one of those start slow and finish fast firing seasons. … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Thursday morning. 1. It was Yogi Berra who coined the phrase, “It ain’t over until it’s over.” Florida football fans found that to be true during the days of Will Muschamp, who was a notorious last minute flipper of players previously … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Wednesday morning: 1. My all-time favorite Florida-Tennessee moment and ball game. It was the hit heard ‘round the world. On that rainy September Saturday in 1995, Peyton Manning and the Tennessee Vols were in the process of neutering the Florida Gators … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Tuesday morning: 1. Although it might be tempting for the Tennessee Vols to spend the game testing Florida’s shorthanded secondary this Saturday evening in Knoxville, you can instead expect UT head coach Jeremy Pruitt to go with a plan to shorten … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 A few thoughts to kickstart your Monday morning: 1. Here are three takeaways from Dan Mullen’s full support of Feleipe Franks as his starting QB: (1) Neither Kyle Trask nor Emory Jones is ready for prime time so Mullen has to go with Franks, who may make mistakes … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

COUNTDOWN TO FIRING DAY 2018: EDITION TWO Here we are three weeks into the 2018 college football season and we’re without a firing. Can you believe it? Is that a sign that there will be fewer firings in 2018 than there were last year? Not on your life. The clock is ticking and buzzards are … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Wednesday evening: 1. Forbes Magazine just released its 25 most valuable college football programs. If you are a fan of the Florida Gators you should be distressed by the findings. Florida ranks tenth nationally in total revenue ($111 million) with profit … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 A few thoughts to kick start your Tuesday evening; 1. Do you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center at 8:46 on the morning of 9/11 in 2001? I remember it like it was yesterday. … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

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