Tag Archives: football

Court Limits Damages In UCF Player’s Death

By on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday the parents of University of Central Florida football player, Ereck Plancher, are limited to collecting $200,000 in a lawsuit they filed against UCF Athletics Association, Inc. Plancher collapsed and died in March 2008 after off-season football drills supervised by football coach George O’Leary.

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New Charge For Aaron Hernandez: Witness Intimidation

By on May 12th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 1:59 pm

Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murderer, has been charged with trying to silence a witness against him in a double murder case. The former University of Florida football player is serving a term of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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UF Football Player Arrested After Armed Robbery, Released On $150,000-Bond

By and on April 20th, 2015 | Last updated: April 22, 2015 at 11:08 am

University of Florida football player J.C. Jackson has been released on $150,000-bond. Jackson was arrested Monday after turning himself in for his involvement in an armed robbery.

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NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of Murder, Gets Life

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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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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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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UF Welcomes McElwain At Press Conference Saturday

By on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm

New UF head football coach Jim McElwain introduced himself and talked about his ideas for Gator football Saturday.

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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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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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