I whistle all the airs from that infernal nonsense Pinafore.

November 28th, 2006 @ 7:38 am
I Like Presents

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This is when everyone starts asking me, “So what do you want for Christmas?” Every year my answer is the same. “I don’t really want anything. I need cash. If you have a burning desire to buy me a gift, check out my Amazon wishlist.” To make […]

November 14th, 2006 @ 6:57 pm
Orange and Blue Hue

A few weeks ago I was browsing the latest Gator news at Topix and I stumbled upon Orange and Blue Hue. What a great site! I am seriously impressed by the quality of the writing at this blog. There are several different contributors and each has a unique style. It seems like every day — […]

October 15th, 2006 @ 1:02 am
Humiliation on the Plains

The college football homepage at ESPN reads “Saturday Bloody Saturday”. Then it says, “Auburn beat Florida. The SEC body count is complete. On every given Saturday, someone loses in the Bloody South.” It goes on to state, “In the end, that merciless SEC claimed another victim as Florida became the fourth team ranked No. 2 […]

October 4th, 2006 @ 5:04 pm
Florida Adds Chicago Bears To Schedule

Gainesville is abuzz these days as the 5-0 Florida Gators embark on a huge October. The fifth-ranked Gators will be tested with showdowns throughout the month. Now the slate has gotten even more challenging. Today coach Urban Meyer announced that Florida has added an October 21 matchup with the Chicago Bears to the schedule.

September 9th, 2006 @ 8:13 pm
Saturday Night Quarterback

Akron beat the Wolfpack. Tennessee almost drops one to Air Force. FSU has to rally to beat Troy. Spurrier is held scoreless. Texas’ offense plays like a wounded quail. I don’t even know where to begin. One thing is certain: The best team in the country didn’t take the field this weekend. I know Ohio […]

October 9th, 2005 @ 10:30 pm
Bullet Points

I haven’t written anything meaningful in a while, so why start now? Here’s some quick notes from me, because I know you care. The poll question on ESPN’s college football page is, “Who will win Saturday’s showdown in South Bend?” As of quarter-past eleven Sunday night, 58% of the voters are picking Notre Dame. As […]

October 4th, 2005 @ 12:14 pm
Um! Yah! Yah!

This week’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback includes a delicious link to college football’s funniest fight song. It also includes the best football commentary on the web, and a little bit about that lovable V’Ger, from the first Star Trek movie.

September 26th, 2005 @ 4:08 pm
Picking the National Champion

There’s an excellent excerpt from ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Game on the ESPN site right now. It’s the story of how the BCS was born and the history of the college football polling system. Go read it!

September 13th, 2005 @ 8:22 am
Ref Reassigned

Remember the bad calls in last year’s big game? The Southeastern Conference official who received death threats after a controversial penalty in last year’s Florida-Tennessee game has been removed from Saturday’s rematch, Florida Today reported. Moreau made the personal foul call on Florida receiver Dallas Baker in the closing moments of Tennessee’s 30-28 win in […]

August 20th, 2005 @ 5:14 pm
Go Quahogs! (Part II)

from extendedabstract.com‘s rejected letter to the editor of the UMass Daily Collegian We can immediately think of some great chants for athletic events like “Go Hogs, Go Hogs, Go Hogs.” We could even use our arms while we chant to simulate the closing of the clam shell – much like the Florida Gators do. And […]

June 16th, 2005 @ 8:43 am
Bobby Bowden Syndrome

“Suspended Florida State quarterback Wyatt Sexton was taken to a Tallahassee hospital on Monday evening by local police after causing a disturbance in the street, then identifying himself to police as ‘God’ and the ‘son of God.’ Sexton was not arrested.”

April 18th, 2005 @ 6:11 am
Arrested Development

Two South Carolina football players were arrested early Sunday and charged with simple marijuana possession, raising the total number of Gamecocks arrested since the end of last season to 11.

September 20th, 2004 @ 9:32 am
Blown Call Kills Gators

Head of SEC Officials Admits Timing Mistake in Vols’ Win over Florida The Southeastern Conference’s supervisor of officials said Sunday the crew working the Tennessee-Florida game erred in handling the clock, allowing the Volunteers more time on their final drive, which ended with a game-winning field goal. The mistake occurred when Florida receiver Dallas Baker […]

September 19th, 2004 @ 12:02 pm
Saturday Night Heartbreak

“It was a game of close calls, tipped balls that went for touchdowns, kicks that slid wide of goalposts. But in the end, it came down to one call and one huge mistake for Florida. Saturday night was the first two seasons in microcosm. When you think they’re done, they rally. When you think they’ve […]

September 2nd, 2004 @ 3:23 pm
Gator Game Rescheduled!

Florida Game Rescheduled The University of Florida’s season-opening football game with Middle Tennessee State University has been moved to October 16th due to the potential impact of Hurricane Frances. The game is now scheduled to be played October 16th in Gainesville at Noon. Television plans for the game will be announced at a later date.

May 20th, 2004 @ 8:47 am
Defensive standout again runs afoul of law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida linebacker Channing Crowder was arrested for fighting with police outside a nightclub. Crowder, the Southeastern Conference’s freshman defensive player of the year, was arrested early Sunday along with junior safety Jarvis Herring, police said Monday. According to the police report, Crowder got into an argument outside the club. After police told […]

March 19th, 2004 @ 8:12 am
Gator Steelers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Most analysts have identified the Steelers needs in the upcoming NFL Draft as being at cornerback and offensive tackle, and everyone knows the team always is in the lookout for another pass-rusher to plug into its 3-4, and Coach Bill Cowher got a chance to see what might be available when he […]

March 18th, 2004 @ 9:24 pm
Jesse the Bachelor

The fifth Bachelor edition will also follow the established gradual process of elimination, as Jesse narrows the field of women from twenty-five to fifteen on the season premiere, presenting each of his choices with a single red rose. Jesse then closes the gap to 10, six, four, three, two and, ultimately, the one woman who […]

March 12th, 2004 @ 5:36 pm
Danny Happy

While the free agent stars of the NFL jet across the country, seeking mind-boggling contracts with multimillion-dollar signing bonuses, Danny Wuerffel goes to work each day in one of the worst neighborhoods in America. Wuerffel could not be happier about it.

March 3rd, 2004 @ 6:54 am
ACC Refs Redux

FSU invited University of Florida student Mike Murphy to its annual gambling symposium. Murphy spoke to the group about a friend’s compulsive gambling. But he also opened his speech to FSU student-athletes with a reference to the officiating in last season’s FSU-Florida football game. FSU football players weren’t impressed.