Gators ready to cross the pond
Alexys Martinez on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:40 pm
The University of Florida marching band is just weeks away from its debut at the Summer Olympics. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with the Director of the Gator Marching Band, Jay Watkins, who says the band is honored to attend this year’s games in London.
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