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… Read more »
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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.
CLEMSON — Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden questioned the rape allegation by former Colorado kicker Katie Hnida, defended the character of Colorado coach Gary Barnett and acknowledged college football’s “black eye” from recent recruiting scandals on Monday. Bowden made his comments in an interview with reporters Monday at Clemson University before giving at… Read more »
Florida fans can grumble about game-day traffic, the heat and the price of a hot dog at The Swamp, but they probably can’t complain too much about the price of their ticket. For the second consecutive season, UF, one of the Southeastern Conference’s most successful programs on the field, will have the lowest season ticket… Read more »
A short list of groups who should be upset with the ACC officiating crew from the Nov. 29, 2003 University of Florida / Florida State University game: Florida fans USC fans Kansas State fans ABC CBS the BCS cabal the AP voters fans of college football If the refs – Samples, Childress, Roden, Jackson, Foley,… Read more »
Florida defensive end Steven Harris pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery Wednesday and is eligible to play this week against Tennessee.
Mike Price was fired by Alabama without coaching a single game because of behavior including a night at a topless bar — another embarrassment for a once-proud football team. Reports emerged during the week that Price spent hundreds of dollars at a topless bar and, the next morning, a woman ordered about $1,000 of room… Read more »
A son of Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden pleaded guilty Tuesday to swindling millions from investors — including his father. Steve Bowden admitted conspiring with former Alabama quarterback Brian Burgdorf in a scheme that prosecutors say defrauded investors of $10 million. The scam involved selling unregistered securities through The Millennium Fund, which billed itself… Read more »
ATHENS, Ga. — Five University of Georgia football players were suspended for two games Tuesday after they and a basketball player were charged with misdemeanor drug possession. Football players Tim Jennings, Bryan McClendon, DeMario Minter, Mario Raley and Randall Swoopes, and basketball player Wayne Arnold — all freshmen — were booked and later released from… Read more »
Gator recruiting hit full stride on Jan. 5, when Chris Leak, the Charlotte Independence quarterback who many consider to be the nation’s top recruit, used halftime of a nationally televised high school all-star game to “invite the best players in the country to join me at Florida and win a national championship.”