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Gators Squeeze By ECU To Win The Birmingham Bowl

By on January 4th, 2015 | Last updated: January 4, 2015 at 2:15 pm

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.

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We Crunched The Numbers — Find Out How Muschamp’s Coaching Effectiveness Score Compared

By on December 26th, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 10:37 am

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.”

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Local High Schools Use Technology To Battle Brain Trauma On The Field

By on December 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 1:07 pm

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.

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University of Florida’s QB Treon Harris Cited For Driving Without License

By on December 19th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been charged with second-degree misdemeanor for driving without a valid driver’s license.

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New UF Football Coach Jim McElwain Welcomed at Press Conference

By and on December 6th, 2014 | Last updated: December 6, 2014 at 6:38 pm

New University of Florida head football coach Jim McElwain was welcomed at a press conference Saturday morning. UF President Bernie Machen, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley and McElwain spoke.

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Colorado State’s McElwain Agrees To Be New Florida Football Head Coach

By and on December 4th, 2014 | Last updated: December 4, 2014 at 1:16 pm

ESPN reports Jim McElwain has agreed to be the new head football coach at the University of Florida. A press conference is scheduled for Saturday.

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Pictures: Florida Gators vs. Florida State Seminoles

By on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 10:21 am

The Florida State Seminoles defeated the University of Florida Gators 24-19 at Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  

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Muschamp Gets Win In Last Game At The Swamp

By on November 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: November 22, 2014 at 9:05 pm

After four seasons as the head coach for the Florida Gators, Will Muschamp wins his last game in the Swamp, beating Eastern Kentucky 52-2.

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Florida’s Grass Guy Cutting Through The Competition

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 10:19 am

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida was recently recognized as the collegiate football field of the year by the Sports Turf Management Association. While the field gets the majority of the spotlight, the man in charge of its care and upkeep is as sharp as the lawn mower that he rides.

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In The Loudest Stadiums In America, The Noise Is Deafening — Literally

By on November 19th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 4:24 pm

The University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is ranked one of the loudest in the nation. Will this become a problem for fans and what can be done to protect fans.

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