Gator News And World Report (4/13/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Wednesday, April 13, 2005. NCAA Approves Proposal For 12th Game; Pro scouts like Dickey's potentia; 12th game could mean more UF vs. UM; Polk Welcomes UF Coach; UF embraces Jeroloman's leadership and more...

Florida Gator Baseball

Pro scouts like Dickey's potential
There have been furrowed brows and needled remarks when it has come to Gavin Dickey's roles with the Florida baseball and football teams this spring.

UF embraces Jeroloman's leadership
A leader, almost by definition, is supposed to be more experienced. In a college baseball setting, the upperclassmen are the ones who usually field this role.

Florida Gator Football

Gators receive verbal commitment for 2006 Class
February is a long way off, but the Florida Gators have already begun putting together their 2006 football recruiting class.

NCAA Approves Proposal For 12th Game
Despite objections from Division I football coaches and the Atlantic Coast Conference, the NCAA management council approved a proposal Tuesday that would allow a 12-game regular season for divisions I-A and I-AA beginning next year.

12th game could mean more UF vs. Miami
An extra regular-season game in college football wouldn't necessarily mean more games between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators.

Polk Welcomes UF Coach
Ever since Urban Meyer was hired as the new football coach of the Florida Gators, the excitement has been overwhelming.

More UM vs. UF under 12-game plan
Chances are good we will see the University of Miami play Florida in football more often in the future.

Staff to test receivers, discipline
He already attracted an unprecedented 58,500 fans for a scrimmage.

Florida Gator Major Parker

Parker plea deal apparently set
Former University of Florida basketball assistant coach Major Parker has agreed to a plea bargain on federal drug charges with the U.S. attorney's office and will enter his plea in court Thursday, according to an official.

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