Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 18, 2018

STATS THAT MATTER

Since it’s an open date for 11th-ranked Florida (6-1, 4-1 SEC), it’s a good time to take a look at some of the stats ...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 17, 2018

YOU A FRANKS SKEPTIC? ARE YOU NOW?

Be honest now. How many of you were skeptical when Dan Mullen named Feleipe Franks as his starting q...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 16, 2018

THIS TEAM ISN’T CLOSE TO PEAKING

Think of a college football season as a 12-week grind in which the difference between winning and losi...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 15, 2018

WHAT THE VANDY WIN PROVED

If this had been early September, there is no telling how the Florida Gators would have reacted when faced with an 18-...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

COUNTDOWN TO FIRING DAY: EDITION SIX

This is that time of year when certain Division I college football coaches are going to feel as if there is a blowtorch permanently lodged in the kh...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 11, 2018

VULNERABLE VANDY

In each of their three losses this season, the Vanderbilt Commodores (3-3, 0-2 SEC) have given up more than 200 rushin...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 10, 2018

IMPROVEMENT ON THE O-LINE

Call it the Hevesy Effect. We haven’t seen a drastic change in personnel on the offensive line but Florida...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 9, 2018

AVOIDING COMPLACENCY

After two straight wins over ranked teams, the critical task for the 14th-ranked Florida Gators (5-1, 3-1 SEC) this...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; OCTOBER 8, 2018

THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS

In the course of eight days the Gators whacked then 23rd-ranked Mississippi State on the road in Starkville, ...

Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

COUNTDOWN TO FIRING DAY: EDITION FIVE

Saturday marks the midway point of the college football season and unless some coach gets the hook this weekend we’ll head into the second half sch...

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