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  • Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox

    USA Today "Feleipe Franks was as surprised as anyone when the Boston Red Sox selected him the 31st round of the MLB Draft (947th overall) early last month. The Florida Gators quarterback found out the week before that the organization had some interest in him, but it’s not like..." July 16

  • Former Florida LB Rayshad Jackson headed to UNLV

    College Football Talk "Former Florida linebacker Rayshad Jackson will graduate transfer to UNLV, the player has announced. “I would like to announce that I am finishing my last year of eligibility as a grad transfer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas,” he wrote in an iPhone note..." June 24

  • Former Florida Gators Safety Tony Joiner Arrested for Allegedly Murdering Wife

    The Big Lead "On Saturday, former Florida Gators safety Tony Joiner was arrested and charged with the murder of his wife, Heyzel Obando, in 2016. Although declared as a homicide just months after the murder, the case had gone cold for three years before authorities charged Joiner on..." June 09

  • Red Sox select Florida QB Feleipe Franks in 2019 MLB Draft

    Sportsnaut "The Boston Red Sox made some news during the latter parts of the 2019 MLB Draft on Wednesday by selecting Florida Gators starting quarterback Feleipe Franks in the 31st round. This is not a typo. Franks, who has not played baseball since high school, will be the Gators’ starting..." June 05

  • Change of plans: Chris Steele likely to land at USC, not Oregon

    247 Sports "While we are still waiting for the official word from the player himself, all indications as of Wednesday afternoon are that Chris Steele is going to enroll at USC — ending a winding journey that saw the four-star freshman transfer from Florida and then commit to Oregon within a..." June 05

  • Pitt adds LB Kylan Johnson as a graduate transfer

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pitt has made another late addition to its football roster for the coming season.  The Panthers announced Wednesday that linebacker Kylan Johnson will join them as a graduate transfer from Florida. With a telecommunications degree in hand, he’ll be immediately eligible to..." May 22

  • Accused of sexual assault, ex-Florida QB Jalon Jones transfers to FCS

    College Football Talk "As he looks to repair his image amidst disturbing allegations, Jalon Jones will do so at a lower level of football. According to 247Sports.com, Jones has moved on to the FCS level and will continue his collegiate playing career at Jackson State.  The move comes a little..." May 22

  • Ex-Florida freshman quarterback accused of sexual assault transferring to Jackson State

    CBS Sports "Former Florida quarterback Jalon Jones has transferred to Jackson State, 247Sports reported Tuesday. Jones entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal shortly after spring practice on the heels of sexual battery allegations. The Gainesville Sun reported earlier this month that Jones..." May 21

  • Florida freshman CB Chris Steele, a former top 50 prospect, will transfer from Gators

    CBS Sports "Florida's top signee from its most recent recruiting class is bailing on the Gators after just five months on campus. Four-star cornerback Chris Steele, the No. 42 overall player in the Class of 2019 and prized prospect of head coach Dan Mullen, has entered the NCAA transfer portal and..." May 09

  • Florida's Brian Edwards arrested after incident with girlfriend

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida Gators defensive back Brian Edwards is in custody after Gainesville police arrested him Monday night and charged him with first-degree misdemeanor battery. Edwards remains in Alachua County Jail Tuesday. He was accused of grabbing his longtime girlfriend by her neck as she..." May 08

  • Florida QB Jalon Jones accused of sexual battery

    Tampa Bay Times "Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery last month, according to a police report obtained by the Tampa Bay Times. A UF student told authorities that Jones sexually assaulted her in the early morning of April 6. She declined to press criminal charges. " May 02

  • Florida freshman QB Jalon Jones enters NCAA transfer portal after enrolling early, report says

    CBS Sports "Florida quarterback Jalon Jones signed with Florida and enrolled in January 2019 in the hopes of competing for the starting job after Feleipe Franks moves on. It turns out that his stay in Gainesville lasted all of 15 practices, as Matt Zenitz of AL.com reported Tuesday that Jones has..." May 01

  • New Madden 20 career mode will include 10 college teams

    The Score "The latest edition of the Madden NFL series will give fans the option to play as their favorite college football quarterback. A new career mode called "Face of the Franchise: QB1" will allow gamers to create their own quarterback and follow them from the College Football..." April 26

  • Todd Grantham gets contract extension with heftier buyout clause

    247 Sports "Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham turned down an offer to become Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator late Wednesday night, informing coach Dan Mullen he plans to stay in Gainesville at least another year. He's got hefty financial incentive to do..." February 16

  • Four-star DE Khris Bogle flips from Alabama to Florida

    CBS Sports "National Signing Day is off and running, and we already have a major flip before 9 a.m. ET. Khris Bogle, a four-star defensive end from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has flipped to Florida from Alabama. Bogle had only been committed to the Crimson Tide for about..." February 06