Gator News And World Report (10/05/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, October 6, 2004. Webb finds his voice at UF; Leak's move gives Zook a momentary shudder; Baker Playing Well Since Gaffe Against Tennessee; Overlooking LSU may spell doom for UF; Award catches Leak off-guard; Small's patience is from brothers; Catching fire; Leak Named SEC Player Of The Week; LSU linebacker motivated by Saban's toughness; LSU tries to bounce back at Florida; Florida Gators Returning to Big-Play Ways and more...

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Webb finds his voice at UF
Jarvis Herring can tell Dee Webb is finally starting to feel comfortable on the field because the sophomore cornerback is starting to move his lips.

Leak's move gives Zook a momentary shudder
When Florida quarterback Chris Leak hit the turf hard after he was upended at the end of a scramble Saturday, coach Ron Zook felt the thud all the way on the opposite sideline.

Baker Playing Well Since Gaffe Against Tennessee
Florida WR Dallas Baker returned home to New Smyrna Beach the day after the Gators' 30-28 loss to Tennessee and went to church. At the time, he didn't understand that he didn't need forgiving.

Overlooking LSU may spell doom for UF
Who would have thought before the season that it would be like this — Florida players talking about not overlooking LSU?

Webb's sight
In reprogramming his freshman jitters into sophomore confidence, more interceptions may fall securely into...

Award catches Leak off-guard
Florida quarterback Chris Leak was named Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week on Monday, but UF coach Ron Zook forgot to tell him about it at the team meeting Monday afternoon.

Small's patience is from brothers
Standing on the Ole Miss sideline more than a decade ago, Eddie Small was sick of his situation.

UF's Baker done with Tennessee loss
As WR Dallas Baker made his way off the practice field Tuesday to chat with reporters, he wasn't treated as if he hadn't talked to the media in three weeks.

Catching fire
The moment the play was signaled in from the sidelines, Florida sophomore Andre Caldwell's eyes lit up.

Leak Named SEC Player Of The Week
Gator quarterback Chris Leak has been named the SEC's Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in last Saturday's game against Arkansas.

Sacks could be key for Gators vs. LSU
Looking along the defensive lines during Saturday's Florida-LSU matchup will be watching opposite ends of the Southeastern Conference sacks spectrum.

LSU linebacker motivated by Saban's toughness
Florida represented the turning point in Lionel Turner's first year as a starting middle linebacker at LSU.

Mitchell, Colon provide UF protection
Florida doesn't need to worry about the safety if its players. It already has two bodyguards around -- offensive linemen Mo Mitchell and Jonathan Colon -- to protect anybody in danger.

Three students implicated in fight
The University Police Department filed three sworn complaints against three UF students on Monday for allegedly starting a fight with three UF football players on Sept. 16.

LSU tries to bounce back at Florida
The LSU Tigers have won enough games and enough championships to know what they need now that winning has suddenly become elusive.

Florida Gators Returning to Big-Play Ways
The way Florida's offense is playing, you'd think Steve Spurrier was coaching the Gators again.

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