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September 19th, 2014 @ 6:22 am
Friday Five: Gator Rivals

AlbertThe five teams I consider Florida’s biggest rivals, in order:

  1. University of Georgia
  2. Florida State University
  3. University of Tennessee
  4. University of Alabama
  5. Louisiana State University

The Book of Tebow

December 1st, 2013 @ 7:48 am
Incredible Iron Bowl

In FBS history, a missed field goal has only been returned for a touchdown four times. There [had] never been a walk-off field goal return — scoring the winning touchdown on the last play, much less the last play of the biggest game of the year, between teams ranked No. 1 and No. 4, with […]

He decided to do one of those very nice things you sort of hope someone will do when you cover a story about a legless vet missing out on thousands of dollars because he was looking after his octogenarian nana.

September 27th, 2013 @ 8:07 am
Friday Five: Top College Football Twitter Accounts

TwitterHere are my favorite Twitter accounts to follow for news about college football:

Bonus!

April 29th, 2013 @ 7:08 am
It Ought to Be Easier

It’s really hard for me to wrap my head around the idea that Tim might not make it in the NFL. It seems absurd to me. When my alarm rang at six this morning, there was a text waiting for me that read, “Heard Tebow was cut from NPR before ESPN.” My first thought was […]

December 9th, 2012 @ 9:45 am
2012 – 2013 iCal College Bowl Schedule

Update: Visit collegefootballcalendar.net to subscribe to the latest college football bowl schedule! Between December 15th and January 7th there are 35 bowl games. That’s way too many to try to manage in your day planner on your own. You want to have all those games in your personal calendar, don’t you? That way you can […]

April 27th, 2010 @ 6:03 am
Football Feeds

If you’re a football fan with a feed reader, you should be following the following: General Smart Football (rss) Every Day Should Be Saturday (rss) Friends of the Program (rss) Heisman Pundit (rss) ProFootballTalk (rss) Gators TimTeblog (rss) Swamp Things (rss) SB Nation (rss) The Bull Gator (rss) Dooley’s Desk (rss) Rivals.com Gator News (rss) […]

January 7th, 2010 @ 2:51 pm
BCS Citi National Championship Game Preview

Two great snippets from the EDSBS preview of tonight’s game: Weather: Perfect and Valhalla-ish, because it is California, the place that would be perfect if everyone else hadn’t already figured out the same thing and moved there before you did. 68 degrees and clear at the kick as the sun sinks in pink-red glory behind […]

January 2nd, 2010 @ 6:04 am
2010 Sugar Bowl Notes

Most Total Yards – BCS Bowl Games Tim Tebow 533 2010 Sugar Bowl Vince Young 467 2006 Rose Bowl Mark Sanchez 429 2009 Rose Bowl Rohan Davey 427 2002 Sugar Bowl No. 5 Florida humiliated No. 4 Cincinnati 51-24 in a fitting end to the unparalleled career of these Florida seniors. Total domination would be […]

December 6th, 2009 @ 5:56 pm
The Five Worst Losses in Gator Football History

Losing sucks. I was raised to worship the Red Sox and the Patriots and, although this century has been damn good to both of them, losing was my way of life until I got to college. The Red Sox — a lot of kids today might not realize — were the team that was always […]

November 29th, 2009 @ 1:05 am
Florida State @ Florida Post-Game Notes

Tebow Says Farewell With a Flourish New York Times Tebow Leaves Swamp on a High Note scout.com The Game of the Decade is Set Team Speed Kills Tim Tebow Swamp Finale: Near-Perfect TimTeblog Seminoles don’t put up much of a fight rivals.yahoo.com Urban Meyer remains the Most Important Gator St. Petersburg Times What a senior […]

November 28th, 2009 @ 11:29 pm
Generosity of Spirit Separates Tebow

Reprinted from ESPN.com: GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the most impactful player in college football history made his way around the edge of Florida Field for the last time, the poignancy of the moment was etched on thousands of faces.

November 27th, 2009 @ 9:41 pm
Florida State @ Florida

Tomorrow afternoon we will see the last game in The Swamp for Tim Tebow. I can’t imagine what the energy is going to be like in that stadium. That the game is against Florida State makes it even more tremendous. At this point I don’t think I can tell you how many times I’ve seen […]

November 10th, 2009 @ 5:51 pm
2009 – 2010 iCal College Bowl Schedule

Update: Visit collegefootballcalendar.net to subscribe to the latest college football bowl schedule! Yes! This calendar is up-to-date! It now includes all the bowl games, dates and times, teams, locations, and television networks. The teams for the SEC Championship Game have been determined. And it’s really never too early to start thinking about bowl season. (We […]

October 16th, 2009 @ 5:18 am
GatorNotes

Arkansas is too good to be a trap game this year. In the games against Auburn, Texas A&M and Georgia, Arkansas scored in 11 of 12 quarters. They scored 10 points or more in 6 of those 11 quarters. Urban Meyer received so many prank calls from LSU fans that he ditched his cell phone […]

October 12th, 2009 @ 11:48 am
Florida at LSU Post-Game

The Gators (5-0, 3-0) have their first quality win under their belt after going to Baton Rouge and taking care of No. 4-ranked LSU 13-3 in the toughest of environments. Urban Meyer took the route he did in the Florida-Tennessee game by not taking any chances and letting the defense win the thing. Viewers expecting […]

September 30th, 2009 @ 6:54 am
GatorNotes

Former Notre Dame head coach and current ESPN college football analyst Bob Davie was a guest on Mike & Mike in the Morning today talking about the Kentucky game. It was the first time I heard any talking head discussing the absurd ‘should Tebow have been benched prior to the injury’ debate who had actually […]

September 20th, 2009 @ 1:07 am
Tennessee @ Florida Post-Game

The Gators found themselves in a typical, physical SEC battle against a well-prepared Tennessee team. Meyer said all week he thought the game would be a “fourth-quarter dogfight.” Florida fans wanted blood. They got sweat. And nearly tears. If the Vols (1-2, 0-1 SEC) had a serviceable quarterback, they might have defeated the most-hyped team […]