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Five takeaways from Florida State’s spring football game

Five takeaways from Florida State’s spring football game

TALLAHASSEE – Judging by the crowd for Florida State's spring game on Saturday, Seminoles fans are excited about the dawn of the Willie Taggart era.The official attendance of 53,974 — a new record for a spring game — inclu...
Published: 04/14/18
Five takeaways from the Florida Gators’ spring game

Five takeaways from the Florida Gators’ spring game

GAINESVILLE —It took some time, but the offense scored points in bunches, much to the delight of the 53,015 in attendance at Florida's spring game.And the Gators had fun doing it, pulling out all the stops with gadgets and celebrations that bro...
Published: 04/14/18
FSU quarterback Deondre Francois faces marijuana complaint

FSU quarterback Deondre Francois faces marijuana complaint

Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois agreed to a pre-arrest diversion program after police found 17 grams of a cannabis/tobacco blend in his bedroom Thursday afternoon.The Tallahassee Police Department previously received a report of drug activ...
Published: 04/13/18
What to expect from USF, Florida, FSU spring football games

What to expect from USF, Florida, FSU spring football games

At last, the state's college football fans get to watch a furlong or two of their respective team's quarterback derby this weekend.Just be advised: The view likely will be of the back stretch. We expect none of these races to be determined any time s...
Published: 04/13/18
Why former Florida Gators, FSU greats have been fixtures at spring football practices

Why former Florida Gators, FSU greats have been fixtures at spring football practices

When Florida and Florida State host their spring games Saturday, their programs' past will be on display alongside the present.Former UF players will join current ones for the Gator Walk, two hours before the 3 p.m. kickoff. The Seminoles are going r...
Published: 04/11/18
Comparing 2019 quarterback commits at Florida, Florida State

Comparing 2019 quarterback commits at Florida, Florida State

While both Florida and Florida State fans are rightfully focused on their current quarterback battles, both programs picked up recent commitments from recruits who could factor into future competitions.Three-star recruit Jalon Jones orally committed ...
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FSU’s Willie Taggart: An expected ascension, if a tad early, to his dream job

FSU’s Willie Taggart: An expected ascension, if a tad early, to his dream job

TALLAHASSEE — Never before in Willie Taggart's coaching life did his two-word mantra carry as much urgency as it did on that warm early-October afternoon in 2015.Do Something. Taggart's career at USF, a rung below abysmal to that point, hinged ...
Updated one month ago
Steve Spurrier returns to coaching

Steve Spurrier returns to coaching

Orlando, get ready for the Fun 'n' Grizzled.Florida icon Steve Spurrier, who turns 73 later this month, will coach the Orlando franchise in the Alliance of American Football, the upstart spring professional league announced. An eight-team league play...
Updated one month ago
Jordan Scarlett grateful for his second second chance with Florida Gators

Jordan Scarlett grateful for his second second chance with Florida Gators

GAINESVILLE – Florida running back Jordan Scarlett spent almost every day of his lost season in the weight room.He didn't know when, or if, he'd get reinstated from a suspension for his role in a credit card fraud scandal that clouded the Gator...
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The real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home isn’t so funny

The real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home isn’t so funny

GAINESVILLE — Jim McElwain and his family didn't have to accept the offer that became a punchline.At first, they didn't. They rejected a bid well below the $1.8 million they paid for their Gainesville home in 2015, when McElwain was entering hi...
Updated one month ago