Gator News And World Report (10/20/04)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, October 20, 2004. Zook has shot at one-upping Spurrier; Bailey's season has been hair-raising experience; Zook can't forget lost night of '92; Crowder, Zook have formed a deep bond; Practice to be perfect; Big Play Chad; Zook's actions are right bait for switch by Florida; Croom looks to young linebackers to stop 20th-ranked Gators and more...

Florida Gator Football

Zook has shot at one-upping Spurrier
After nearly three seasons, Florida coach Ron Zook finally has a good chance to do something Steve Spurrier never did - win at Mississippi State.

Bailey's season has been hair-raising experience
Gators' senior safety says his locks, and play, have a ways to go.

Zook can't forget lost night of '92
His last visit to Starkville, Miss., was not a good one for Florida coach Ron Zook.

Gators' Crowder Takes His Punishment
Florida LB Channing Crowder said sitting out this past Saturday's game because of a suspension made for a miserable week.

Biography: Demetrice "Dee" Webb
Cornerback 5-11 187 Jacksonville Ed White HS

Biography: Deshawn Wynn
Running Back 5-11 224 Sophomore (RS) Cincinnati, Ohio Reading HS

Crowder, Zook have formed a deep bond
By his own admission, senior strong safety Cory Bailey is having a bad year.

Gators look to start new SEC win streak
wo early losses have put them on the brink of extinction in the Southeastern Conference East race. Again.

Young 'Backers to lead Bulldogs
Youth is being served at Mississippi State this week, but coach Sylvester Croom hopes it won't be served for lunch.

Webb reaching his potential for Gators
When DB Dee Webb dropped two potential interceptions against Eastern Michigan, his inexperience seeped through his fingers.

Decisions near on redshirt status
As Florida's season surpasses the midway point, the redshirt status of several true freshmen remains in question, Coach Ron Zook said.

Crowder hungry to dole out hits
If Travis Harris knows fellow linebacker Channing Crowder, he's going to give Butkus Award voters a game to remember this weekend.

Practice to be perfect
While assessing the play of quarterback Chris Leak, Florida coach Ron Zook said that the sophomore's performance last Saturday fell four drops and one interception short of perfection.

Big Play Chad
Ranked as the nation's No. 2 receiver coming out of high school, Jackson sat on the bench for the first time in his life as a freshman last year at Florida.

Zook's actions are right bait for switch by Florida
Once again, it is October in the Swamp and Ron Zook is up to his clenched jaw in orange-and-blue alligators. The worst part is watching a man squirm as he is being devoured by his own.

Croom looks to young linebackers to stop 20th-ranked Gators
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Youth is being served at Mississippi State this week, but coach Sylvester Croom hopes it won't be served for lunch.

Florida Gator Basketball

Getting to the point: Roberson is not 'selfish'
illy Donovan was speaking at a meeting of Florida basketball fans when the question surprised him. What are you going to do about Anthony Roberson? Unsure what the question meant, he pressed for an answer.

Florida Gator Volleyball

Florida Moves to 8-0 in SEC
Junior outside hitter Jane Collymore posted 22 kills, 10 digs and five service aces, while senior middle blocker Sherri Williams added 13 kills and nine blocks as No. 10 Florida defeated Arkansas 3-1 (29-31, 30-17, 30-25, 30-14) Sunday afternoon, October 17, at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

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