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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Jeremy Foley introduced Michael White as the new head coach of the Gators men’s basketball team on Monday. White had been the head coach at Louisiana Tech since 2011.
University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics.
The University of Florida club baseball team lost to the University of Central Florida Knights during the April 18-19 series in Gainesville, ending the Gators’ season. The UF club baseball team kicked off its alumni weekend on April 17, which included a home run derby pitting current players against club alumni.
Florida Crew had five boats advance to the grand finals at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championship Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A handful of races were cancelled due to weather conditions, but the varsity four and Novice eight boats took home silver and bronze, respectively.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday. He was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of Odin Lloyd.