Florida Rumors & News

  • Florida suspends 7 players — including star WR Antonio Callaway — for season opener against Michigan

    Land of 10 "Seven Florida football players will miss the 2017 season opener against Michigan because of suspensions, the Gators announced Sunday. James Houston, Kadeem Telfort, Keivonnis Davis, Antonio Callaway, Jordan Smith, Richerd Desir-Jones, and Ventrell Miller were all suspended for “violating team..." August 13

  • Louisiana WR Ja'Marr Chase commits to Gators

    Orlando Sentinel "The Florida Gators, a day after receiving a commitment from the No. 2-ranked quarterback in the country, added more offensive firepower to the 2018 recruiting class with a pledge from Ja’Marr Chase. Chase, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound pass catcher out of Metairie (La.) Archbishop Rummel High, will..." July 24

  • 5-Star QB Prospect Matt Corral Commits to Florida over Alabama, Georgia

    Bleacher Report "Prized quarterback prospect Matt Corral announced Saturday he's planning to play college football at the University of Florida. He previously decommitted from USC. 247Sports' Tom Loy confirmed the coveted 2018 recruit's choice of the Gators. "The way they are with, not only the recruits but..." July 23

  • Florida starting safety Marcell Harris out for the season

    CBS Sports "Florida has made a strong case to be considered "DBU" over the last decade, but bad news hit the defensive backfield Thursday morning. The school announced that starting safety Marcell Harris will miss the season after suffering a torn right Achilles tendon. He suffered the injury Wednesday..." July 20

  • Gators WR Antonio Callaway reaches plea deal following May drug incident

    Orlando Sentinel "UF star receiver Antonio Callaway’s May 13 citation for marijuana finally has been resolved. On Monday, Callaway pled no contest to possession of paraphernalia and was fined $301, according to Alachua State Attorney Bill Cervone. Cervone told the Orlando Sentinel that Callaway’s agreement is..." July 17

  • U.S. government investigating Florida for handling of Callaway's Title IX case

    Tampa Bay Times "The University of Florida is under federal Title IX investigation for its handling of a December 2015 sexual assault accusation against star receiver Antonio Callaway, the complainant's attorney confirmed. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is looking into a complaint..." July 02

  • Former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire officially transferring to Florida

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Malik Zaire is headed to the Sunshine State. The former Notre Dame quarterback on Saturday confirmed his decision to transfer to Florida as a graduate transfer. "You just want to be able to be a part of something special," Zaire told 247Sports of playing for Florida in the SEC. "You're..." June 04

  • SEC amends graduate transfer rule, clearing the path for Malik Zaire to Florida

    CBS Sports "The road is clear for former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida, should he so choose. And it's widely expected that he will. On Friday, at the conclusion of this year's SEC spring meetings in Destin, Florida, the conference amended its graduate transfer rule that would..." June 02

  • Report: Notre Dame QB transfer Malik Zaire has chosen Florida

    Saturday Down South "It’s been talked about for nearly all off-season, but it appears that Notre Dame graduate transfer QB Malik Zaire has chosen the Gators over the Longhorns. Alex Wilcox, of WNDU-TV in South Bend, is reporting that Zaire has been telling people he’s chosen Florida, but that he’s just waiting on..." May 28

  • Florida Gators star Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession

    Tampa Bay Times "Florida Gators receiver Antonio Callaway has been cited for marijuana possession, according to Alachua County court records. The Gainesville Police Department stopped him and Kendrick Williams early Saturday morning for a seatbelt violation. Police smelled marijuana and found about 7 grams in..." May 18

  • 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