Since 2007, the city of Gainesville has had it’s own professional sports team, but it’s probably not the type you’d expect. And tonight, this professional team will set a state record in the sport’s lengthy history in Miami, FL. WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman has more.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPRollerDerbyFinal.mp3]
The Florida Gators demolished the Charleston Southern Buccaneers 53-6 in the season opener and Dan Mullen's first appearance as the team's head coach. Feleipe Franks was named the starting quarterback, and threw for 219 yards and five touchdowns.