Just two days after NFL quarterback Peyton Manning signed with the Denver Broncos, the speculation about what will happen to one of Florida’s favorite athletes has begun. Everyone wants to know what will happen to this past season’s Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow whose legendary status at UF remains high. Today, Tebow and Gator Fans, along with Jacksonville Jaguar fans found out. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alex deArmas sampled the mood on the UF campus.
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The LSU Tigers defeated the Gators 79-61, making this the team’s second straight loss. The Tigers had three players who scored in double-digits. Florida is now 3-2 in SEC play, and 10-8 overall.
With a 75-55 blowout victory over the Auburn Tigers, the Gators move to 3-0 in SEC play, and now have an overall record of 10-6. Dorian Finney-Smith lead the charge against the Tigers, scoring a team-high 14 points.
The Birmingham Bowl was no easy victory for the Florida Gators, as they battled Eastern Carolina down to the final minutes of the game, winning by a score of 28-20.
Former Florida Gators football coach Will Muschamp’s “coach effectiveness score” landed him close to the bottom in a comparison with other Southeastern Conference teams and with all four-year coaches in the other five “power conferences.”
Between 1.6 and 3.8 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are diagnosed each year in the United States, most of which are concussions. Football is the leading cause of TBIs according to the CDC. Some area high schools are using technology to help battle brain trauma on the field.