Gator News And World Report (09/06/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, September 5, 2004. Gators planning to pick up the pace; Gators' coach Zook opts to give it a rest; Zook plays waiting game; The fast and furious; Herring agrees to deferred prosecution; UNC makes Florida pay, 3-0; Kellgren lifts UF; Big rivalry winning streaks; Wuerffel Has Faith In Book and more...

Florida Gator Football

Gators planning to pick up the pace
It was a bit confusing when Florida coach Ron Zook said the change in offensive coordinators would only result in a minimal change in the Gators' offense, but at least now there is a way to quantify the change.

Gators' coach Zook opts to give it a rest
As decision to move MTSU game sinks in, players get time off.

Game over
Dallas Baker's four TDs vault the Gators over the Blue Raiders ... in a video game. Hey, we couldn't wait for the real thing either.

Zook plays waiting game
He should have been eating breakfast at the Holiday Inn West on Saturday morning instead of his home.

The fast and furious
Just by looking across the line of scrimmage, Florida offensive lineman Lance Butler could tell how well the offense was working last season.

Herring agrees to deferred prosecution
Florida safety Jarvis Herring, facing a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest without violence, has signed a deferred prosecution agreement with the State Attorney's Office that will close his case if he meets the terms of the agreement.

Big rivalry winning streaks
The longest current winning streaks in some of the biggest rivalries:

Florida Gator Soccer

UNC makes Florida pay, 3-0
The No. 12 Florida soccer team lost 3-0 Friday to No. 1 North Carolina in front of a Fetzer Field crowd of 3,825.

18th-ranked Blue Devils Fall, 5-1, To 12th-ranked Florida In Nike Carolina Classic
In a much closer game than the final score indicates, the 18th-ranked Duke women's soccer team lost a 5-1 decision to 12th-ranked Florida (3-1) on Sunday in the final day of the Nike Carolina Classic at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Florida Gator Golf

Gators ranked No. 1 in preseason poll
The Florida men's golf team earned its second top-three preseason ranking of the 2004-05 season Friday, taking the No. 1 spot in the preseason poll released by Golfweek.

Florida Gator Volleyball

Wildcats Fall to No. 4 Florida
After opening the season with a pair of wins against IPFW and Bowling Green, Northwestern fell to No. 4 Florida Sunday evening in the closing match of the NU Labor Day Invite, 3-0.

Local Beat: Kellgren lifts UF

Gators Stay Unbeaten
The No. 4 ranked University of Florida moved to 4-0 behind solid efforts in two matches on the final day of the NU Labor Day Invite as the Gators defeated Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne 3-0 (30-15, 30-19, 30-20) and host Northwestern in the evening 3-0 (30-24, 30-20, 30-14) on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Florida Gator Danny Wuerffel

Wuerffel Has Faith In Book
In a new book, Danny Wuerffel claims he saw Jesus in the tunnel of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium.

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