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Monday, September 20, 2021

Harrison Diamond


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Droning Didgeridoo

Peter Levitov plays a didgeridoo, an Aboriginal Australian wind instrument, against the body of Dan Kahn as Kahn relaxes on the Downtown Community Plaza in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon. Levitov said he uses the didgeridoo to bring awareness and balance to the body. He will be playing the didgeridoo at an “Explorations Through Sound” event at the Sacred Earth Center in Gainesville Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.Harrison Diamond, Alligator Staff

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Car strikes moped, rider killed

A police investigator examines the scene of an accident on Southwest 13th Street early Saturday morning after a car struck a moped, killing the driver of the moped and causing a fire. According to Gainesville Police Department Lt. David Rowe, the moped was attempting to cross Southwest 13th Street at Southwest 21st Avenue at approximately 2:45 a.m. and failed to yield to the Mercedes, which was northbound on 13th Street. The moped and its driver, a 20-year-old male, were pulled under the car and dragged approximately 200 feet before the car came to a stop.Harrison Diamond, Alligator Staff

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Timmy 2.0

Former UF quarterback Tim Tebow shows off his improved mechanics and new throwing motion for NFL coaches and scouts at UF’s Pro Scout Day in The Swamp on Wednesday. Tebow and other UF pro prospects, including Joe Haden and Brandon Spikes, worked out for teams.

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Twirlington

Members of the Florida Swing Dancing Club Brian Flatley and Jessie Morgan dance on Turlington Plaza Thursday afternoon. The club’s annual winter formal is tonight from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Unified Training Center. Admission is $5, and the club will offer dance lessons from 8 to 9 p.m.

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Creamy Campaign

Alan Jackson and Leoneisha Williams give free ice cream from a truck to students on Turlington Plaza Tuesday to promote their bids for Black Student Union homecoming prince and princess.

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Jordan Reed

After excelling as a quarterback in high school, Jordan Reed (11) alternated between signal caller and tight end during his first two years at Florida. He completed 57 percent of his passes for 252 yards and three touchdowns his redshirt freshman season.

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Muschamp

After a mediocre finish and a barrage of off-the-field issues, Florida coach Will Muschamp will try to balance promises of proper conduct with the expectations of winning immediately in his first year. 

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Deonte Thompson

Although Florida has an abundance of highly touted recruits, the offense lacks a consistent playmaker. Deonte Thompson (right) was UF’s leading receiver last season but lost his starting job in the spring.

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