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THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, JUNE 18, 2019 GATORS ARE STILL IN IT FOR KERRY BLACKSHEAR JR. Prior to what you might have read from some other sources, Virginia Tech grad transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. (6-10, 252) still has the Florida Gators on his radar. Prominently. The rumor that caught legs and seemed to run away … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, JUNE 14, 2019 CBSSPORTS.COM RANKS THE SEC COACHES 1. Nick Saban, Alabama 2. Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M 3. Kirby Smart, Georgia 4. Dan Mullen, Florida 5. Gus Malzahn, Auburn 6. Ed Orgeron, LSU 7. Will Muschamp, South Carolina 8. Mark Stoops, Kentucky 9. Joe Moorhead, Mississippi State 10. Barry Odom, Missouri … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, JUNE 13, 2019 THE NCAA HAMMER ABOUT TO DROP There are a lot of tight sphincters today at the highest levels of college basketball after the NCAA told CBSSports.com Wednesday that at least six Division I men’s basketball programs will be receiving a notice of allegations sometime this summer, all the … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, JUNE 7, 2019 UF MAKES SENSE FOR KERRY BLACKSHEAR Kerry Blackshear Jr., the most coveted graduate transfer in all of college basketball, visited Florida Thursday. While Florida isn’t the only suitor for Blackshear, who decided to give it the old college try one more year only at a different school than … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, MAY 27, 2019 GATORS SHOULD HEAR GOOD NEWS FROM NCAA AT NOON Unless a lot of experts miss their enlightened guesses, Florida’s streak of NCAA Baseball Tournament appearances will expand to 12 when the full field of 64 teams is announced at noon today on ESPNU. With a strength of schedule … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, MAY 23, 2019 RAYSHAD JACKSON TRANSFERRING OUT Rayshad Jackson might not have blossomed into a star this fall, but as the third leading tackler among Florida’s returning linebackers, he was expected to be a valuable, experienced contributor to one of the nation’s best defenses. In the grind of an SEC season, … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, MAY 21, 2019 THE LIST FOR TUESDAY Who’s got the best college football program in the country? Here is my top 20 list. 1. Alabama: Bama has it all – the best coach, incredible facilities, five championships since 2008 and tons of money to spend. Best of all for Bama fans, … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY, MAY 14, 2019 NO TIME FOR PANIC; THE END IS NOT NEAR Okay, losing Chris Steele to the NCAA transfer portal after spending a semester on the University of Florida campus hurt. And it wasn’t pleasant to have those decommitments from the 2020 recruiting class or that stud linebacker Diwun Black … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: MAY 13, 2019 Where do the Florida Gators rate when it comes to facilities in the SEC? Who has the best athletic complexes? Here are the rankings in the SEC top to bottom. (1) ARKANSAS: The genius of the late Frank Broyles is that he was able to get billionaires who … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: MAY 10, 2019 STEELE IS GONE, TIME TO MOVE ON Recruits come and recruits go, but when you lose the most highly regarded signee from your freshman class before he’s ever played a game it’s painful. Losing Chris Steele isn’t the end of the world for Dan Mullen and the Florida … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

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