The DNA of Gator Champions: Spurrier, Meyer, Donovan …?

“Greatness” does not fall off the back of a grapefruit truck In the pantheon of great coaches who have graced the annals of University of Florida basketball and footbal...

Crashing was Fun for Florida Gators During ‘Super Week’

Just When Hopes Were Flagging, Everything Crashed. It may have been Super Bowl week in Houston, but it was “Super Week” in Gainesville, full of crashes. The good kind of crashes...

Remembering Edwin Pope: He played typewriter keys like Ray Charles played piano

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Ah, the sweet music of those boos to Spurrier

On the same day this week when it was announced that Steve Spurrier had become only the fourth person to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Game as both player and coach he was jeered. ...

One flaw in an otherwise spectacular evening of college football



It was more about the Tigers than the Zebras, but if Alabama had beaten Clemson in Monday Night’s Title Fight we’d have been talking more about the officials’ seeming reluct...

No Kiffin on Raymond James throne Monday: Saban’s banishment shows that Lane and Monte are nothing at all alike

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McElwain answers his critics with bowl win


It was like a playoff win. When you measure the residual fallout from Florida's timely Outback Bowl victory you can easily label is one the one of most important of Jim McElwain’s brief e...

Ezekiel Elliott’s jump one giant leap for the Salvation Army

Just a couple of days after the gleeful leap of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott into the Salvation Army bucket in the end zone at AT&T Stadium, Steve Spurrier was walking into a Gai...

The trauma of unrealistic Gator expectations


"Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” -- Alexander Pope I’ll never forget the day my neighborhood was hit by Hurricane Charley and thinking, for a...

Spurrier: SEC title game eerily similar to ’92

ATLANTA – Perhaps the best Florida fans can hope for is a little déjà vu. If these 2016 Gators can channel the 1992 Florida team in the 25th anniversary of the SEC Championship Game, then a Cust...

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