Gator News And World Report (07/02/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, July 2, 2004. ACD's Huertas commits to UF; Don't fear the factors in these team rankings; Split decision; Country Day guard picks UF; Dan Cross and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

ACD's Huertas commits to UF
Puerto Rican native is first of two possible signees from city.

Country Day guard picks UF
David Huertas, from Arlington Country Day in Jacksonville, verbally commits to the '05 class.

Donovan gets first '05 commitment
Two days after traveling to Pinellas County to tell Gator fans about his plans for the 2004 season, Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan picked up his first oral commitment for 2005.

Jacksonville guard chooses Gators
David Huertas of Jacksonville Arlington Country Day High gave the University of Florida men's basketball team a verbal commitment on Thursday, becoming the first recruit for the 2005-06 season.

Florida Gator Football

Don't fear the factors in these team rankings
It was about a year ago that I ranked the SEC's football programs, which was good for my e-mail basket. From Oxford to Knoxville, fans were quick to question the credibility of my criteria, comparing it to the BCS.

Split decision
When he first embarked on this 54-year journey that would lead to the College Football Hall of Fame, Doug Dickey was a lost Gator, and very nearly became a forgotten one.

Florida Gator Dan Cross

CROSS GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY:
As a kid growing up in Carbondale, Dan Cross would have given anything to play basketball.

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