Gator News And World Report (12/17/2004)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, December 17, 2004. How do you define a Heisman bust?; Meyer fills out staff with Holliday; Sophomore Abukar elects to transfer and more...

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How do you define a Heisman bust?
ometimes I think I'm too easily perturbed. Maybe I need a course in irritation management. But a lot of things bother me. The BCS, Jessica Simpson, David Lee shooting threes, the designated hitter being used in American League parks during the World Series, Christmas music in November, litterbugs, drivers who tailgate, NFL pre-game shows, tardiness, slow play on the golf course and people who stop to chat in walkways . . . just to name a few.

Meyer fills out staff with Holliday
Florida coach Urban Meyer filled the remaining spot on his new coaching staff Thurday, hiring John "Doc" Holliday.

Gators' Meyer Finalizes Staff
University of Florida football coach Urban Meyer put the final touch on his coaching staff Thursday by hiring John ``Doc'' Holliday.

N.C. State assistant Holliday completes staff
Coach Urban Meyer completed his staff at the University of Florida by hiring former N.C. State associate head coach John "Doc" Holliday on Thursday.

Abukar bids farewell to UF
A few weeks ago, after Florida sophomore forward Mohamed Abukar scored a career-high 22 against Florida A&M, he was asked if he felt like he made his case for more minutes.

Meyer picks final assistant
Nine days after he was introduced as football coach, Urban Meyer has filled the last open position on his nine-man staff.

UF hopes for Strong showing
While a top-ranked defensive coordinator at South Carolina, Charlie Strong tried in frustration to land a head coaching job.




Florida Gator Basketball

Abukar to transfer from UF
Reserve forward Mohamed Abukar will transfer from Florida as soon as possible because of a lack of playing time.

Sophomore Abukar elects to transfer
Coach Billy Donovan said sophomore Mohamed Abukar's decision this week to transfer to another school signals a trend in college basketball, not in the University of Florida basketball program.

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