Four years ago at Kendall Soccer Park, Eddy Pineiro did something abnormal.
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On Aug. 5, Will Grier walked into the Touchdown Terrace portion of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium carrying extra weight.
Florida’s secondary is known around the country as one of the best in college football.
Aside from the pressure surrounding a presumed revival of the football program, Florida coach Jim McElwain can’t walk around campus without being constantly reminded of enormous expectations and past success.
As Tim Walton stood at the lectern at the Women’s Club on Jan. 26 for the first time this year to address the media, he said the 2015 Florida softball team had one goal, and it wasn’t to repeat as champions.
The University of Florida athletics department has undergone three head coaching changes in the past six months, forcing athletics director Jeremy Foley to search the country for the latest coaches to lead the Gators.
Kirsti Merritt can’t stop smiling.
When Lauren Haeger arrived at UF, she didn’t expect she’d have the career she has had — a career decorated with conference accolades, school records and the cherry on top – a national championship.
Jim McElwain walked to the lectern inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium’s meeting room on March 10 with big-time expectations for his first set of Spring practices as Florida football’s head coach.
Before he helped lead the Gators to eight Southeastern Conference championships and five NCAA championships and coaching multiple decorated Olympians, UF track and field coach Mike Holloway was learning the ropes of track and field under Lyle Knudson.
Deciding where to attend college is arguably one of the hardest decisions a high school student must face.
In 2015, anything and everything can be crowdfunded — from mission trips, to pet veterinary bills to potato salad.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Greg Sankey just got handed keys to the most luxurious kingdom in college sports. Sankey was announced Friday as the eighth commissioner of the Southeastern Conference in his 13th year of involvement with it — serving as Executive Associate Commissioner and the SEC’s COO. He succeeds two visionaries in college sports. Roy Kramer the longtime commissioner who instituted a conference championship game and helped usher in the framework for the BCS, and Mike Slive who in concert with ESPN created a lucrative television network launched last summer and cleaned a conference dealing with major compliance issues.
Larry Dixon should thank the equipment in his dragster for saving his life.
The smell of burnt rubber.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One game after tying the school record for most receptions in a game and making his imprint as Florida’s go-to receiver, Demarcus Robinson was relatively quiet against Alabama on Saturday.
Dear freshmen, and really anyone reading this: Don’t try this at home.
Florida picked up its eighth verbal commitment for the 2015 recruiting class as defensive tackle Andrew Ivie announced that he was verbally committed to UF on Thursday afternoon. Ivie is the first defensive lineman to commit to the 2015 class.