Florida Rumors & News

  • Florida center T.J. McCoy struck by car in alleged drunk driving hit-and-run

    CBS Sports "Florida center T.J. McCoy was struck by a car in a hit-and-run early Friday morning. An arrest report from the Gainesville Police Department says that McCoy and his girlfriend were on a scooter at 3 a.m. Friday when they were hit by a 2011 Honda Civic. Both McCoy and his girlfriend were thrown..." April 15

  • Ex-Florida tailback Cronkrite transfers to South Florida

    College Football Talk "Transfer decisions are never easy but in the case of tailback Jordan Cronkrite, all it apparently takes is a quick trip down I-75. 247Sports’ Ryan Bartow was first to report that the former Florida running back would be transferring from Gainesville to USF and the tailback later confirmed the..." April 07

  • Florida DE Antonneous Clayton eating 6,000 calories per day to keep weight on

    Larry Brown Sports "Florida defensive end Antonneous Clayton was a five-star recruit and considered one of the best players in the country for the class of 2016, but his freshman season was one to forget. With the help of proper dieting this offseason, Clayton is hoping to change that. Clayton, who received a..." April 03

  • Four-star safety C.J. Smith commits to Florida

    Saturday Down South "The Gators have landed commit No. 3 of the 2018 recruiting cycle from in-state safety C.J. Smith of West Palm Beach. Smith becomes the second defensive back to join Florida’s latest recruiting class, joining cornerback Divaad Wilson. News of Smith’s commitment was broke by Ryan Bartow of..." March 28

  • Florida's Del Rio to undergo surgery on right shoulder

    Tampa Bay Times "Florida Gators quarterback Luke Del Rio will have surgery tomorrow on his right (throwing) shoulder, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday. Del Rio, who began last season as the starter, already had surgery this offseason on his other shoulder. McElwain said the latest procedure is just to clean up..." March 15

  • Florida promotes Chris Rumph to co-defensive coordinator

    Campus Sports "Chris Rumph has done well enough with the Gators defensive line that the program feels he is ready for more responsibility. On Friday, he received word that he will be sharing the duties of the defensive coordinator position for the upcoming season. Rumph will work alongside Randy Shannon who will..." February 11

  • Miramar DB Brian Edwards settles commitment, goes with Gators

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Brian Edwards has had three different favorites in the final month of his recruitment. The most recent one prevailed on Wednesday. The three-star defensive back finally settled on Florida and signed his national letter of intent at Miramar's Signing Day ceremony in the school..." February 01

  • The story behind Brad Stewart's commitment to Florida

    SEC Country "Brad Stewart planned to pick Florida on National Signing Day, but he couldn’t hold it back this weekend. The 4-star cornerback from New Orleans made a spur-of-the-moment commitment to the Gators during his official visit to UF." January 30

  • 4-star DB Elijah Blades decommits from Florida

    Land of 10 "Days after visiting Nebraska, 4-star cornerback Elijah Blades has de-committed from Florida, he announced Wednesday on Twitter. “I would like to reopen my recruitment up and think about what’s the best decision for me,” Blades wrote. After announcing his de-commitment, Blades posted his..." January 26

  • UF QB Luke Del Rio to miss spring practice following shoulder surgery

    Orlando Sentinel "Luke Del Rio opened the 2016 season as the Florida Gators’ quarterback of the future. But injuries derailed Del Rio’s season and now raise the question whether he will start another game for the Gators. Del Rio will miss spring practices following shoulder surgery, the school announced..." January 19

  • Florida’s Jalen ‘Teez’ Tabor to declare for 2017 NFL Draft

    Fanrag Sports "According to an official statement released via the Players’ Tribune on Thursday morning, Florida Gators’ cornerback Jalen “Teez” Tabor has elected to forgo his senior season in order to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. Projected to come off the board in the early stages of the upcoming NFL Draft,..." January 05

  • Florida C Cameron Dillard to graduate, transfer from program

    247 Sports "Florida will have a transfer before national signing day, with starting center Cameron Dillard announcing he will graduate and leave the program. Dillard tweeted the news on Tuesday evening. "With a lot of consideration and prayer I would like to say that I will not be playing my final year..." January 04

  • Gators' CB Quincy Wilson leaves for NFL, Duke Dawson stays for final season

    Orlando Sentinel "The Florida Gators' secondary lost one of its top players Tuesday, but will have his possible replacement back for one more year. Starting cornerback Quincy Wilson confirmed season-long speculation and declared for April's NFL draft during an article with Sports Illustrated. Meanwhile, nickel..." January 04

  • Gardner helps No. 17 Florida rout Iowa in Outback Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- No. 17 Florida has been burned by second-half comebacks on occasion this season, but defensive back Chauncey Gardner decided to take matters into his hands. Gardner, a freshman cornerback, had two interceptions and returned one for a 58-yard touchdown to lead the Gators to a..." January 02

  • UF tailback Jordan Cronkrite transferring

    Orlando Sentinel "UF tailback Jordan Cronkrite is transferring, ending a frustrating sophomore season when he went from a starting role to little role at all with the Gators. Cronkrite's decision, first reported by Ryan Bartow of 247Sports, is of little surprise and reflects the failings of the team's..." December 08

  • No. 1 Alabama wins SEC with rout of Florida

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Alabama won the national championship in 2009, the last time it followed an unbeaten regular season with a victory over Florida in the SEC Championship Game and the Crimson Tide appear poised for a repeat. Alabama, which won national titles in 2011, 2012 and 2015 with one loss, is..." December 03

  • Gators linebacker Jarrad Davis expected to play in SEC Championship

    Tampa Bay Times "Florida Gators coach Jim McElwain said he expects linebacker Jarrad Davis to return from an ankle injury and play in Saturday's SEC Championship. Davis, one of the nation's top linebackers, has missed all of the last three games due to injury. " December 02

  • Florida State wins fourth straight over Florida, 31-13

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jimbo Fisher vs. the state of Florida? Oh, he's good. Real, real good. The seventh-year Florida State head coach, whose rumored future is no longer in doubt after LSU filled its head coaching position earlier in the day Saturday, improved to 17-1 all-time..." November 27

  • Goal-line stand gives No. 23 Florida SEC East crown

    The Sports Xchange "BATON ROUGE, La. -- Forget the fire hose of bad blood spilled in the LSU-Florida rivalry over the last six weeks, the fallout from a critical game being postponed by a hurricane and moved out of The Swamp to Tiger Stadium 600 miles away. Forget all the huffing and puffing in pre-game..." November 19

  • Leonard Fournette shoves Florida assistant during pregame scuffle

    The Big Lead "Florida and LSU were originally scheduled to play in early October, but the game was canceled because of Hurricane Matthew. Both schools had problems with the rescheduling negotiations, but they are finally meeting today after buying out non-conference opponents. Before the game the teams got..." November 19

  • Florida kicker Eddy Pineiro charged with two misdemeanors for allegedly damaging two scooters

    SEC Country "Florida kicker Eddy Pineiro is facing two misdemeanor charges after allegedly doing damage to two scooters. According to a sworn complaint to the University of Florida Police Department, Pineiro did $800 worth of damage to the scooters. He was not arrested. Florida issued a statement on the..." November 17

  • Appleby guides Florida past South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Austin Appleby passed for 201 yards and two touchdowns to help Florida stay atop the SEC East with a 20-7 victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Gainesville, Fla. Appleby completed 17 of 21 passes while starting in place of injured sophomore Luke Del Rio (shoulder)...." November 12

  • Stingy defense powers Arkansas past No. 11 Florida

    The Sports Xchange "FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- After one of its worst defensive games in school history, Arkansas had one of its best Saturday afternoon. The Razorbacks shut down Florida's running game and held the 11th-ranked Gators without an offensive touchdown in a 31-10 victory at Reynolds Razorback..." November 05

  • No. 14 Gators slide past Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- For anyone doubting that the 14th-Florida Gators are good enough to win the SEC, quarterback Luke Del Rio had this say after Saturday's 24-10 win over Georgia. "One hundred percent. I believe it with every bone in my body," Del Rio said. "We are getting better each..." October 29

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