Gator News And World Report (11/22/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, November 22, 2005. Time's up; There is a buzz in the air over UF-FSU; Gators leap into rankings at No.14; McDonald facing second surgery; Lessons from Rhodes review; Gators improve, finish race in 23rd; DE McDonald's season might be over, says coach; Seminole players glad for three-day break; UF Seniors Lament Failure; UF woes painful for Caldwell; No High Rankings, But It's Still Big and more...

Florida Gator Football

Time's up
here are no more title shots left for Florida's seniors The upset loss to Tennessee stung Todd McCullough just like it did all Gators in The Swamp that Dec. 1 night in 2001.

McDonald facing second surgery
Junior defensive end Ray McDonald continues to be hobbled and is facing a second surgery on his injured knee, Florida coach Urban Meyer said Monday.

DE McDonald's season might be over, says coach
Defensive end Ray McDonald's return from a knee injury has not gone as well as hoped, and there's a chance the Florida junior could miss the rest of the season.

For Bowden, it's No. 7
The buzz surrounding Florida football coach Urban Meyer's arrival in Gainesville was quite audible when Florida State coach Bobby Bowden made his 30th spring booster tour.

Seminole players glad for three-day break
After a three-day break, Florida State's players returned to practice Monday with renewed focus and a fresh outlook on the remainder of the season.

UF Seniors Lament Failure
Mike Degory may need to give his genes more credit for the condition of his coiffure, but the University of Florida center has every right to blame those sleepless nights on the nakedness of his fingers.

BUILDING THE RIVALRY
In the early years, the Gators didn't hold the Seminoles in high regard. Eventually, things changed.

UF woes painful for Caldwell
On Saturday afternoon, Andre Caldwell endures the hardest part of recovering from the play that fractured his right femur and his team's season.

Ailing McDonald may need to rest
All limps and hobbles for more than two months, junior DE Ray McDonald and his valiant quest to help the Gators this year may over

MCDONALD OUT
Florida coach Urban Meyer said defensive end Ray McDonald might not be available against Florida State. McDonald entered the season as one of Florida's most talented

No High Rankings, But It's Still Big
The Florida State Seminoles-Florida Gators college football game Saturday isn't a matchup between two top five teams.

Gator seniors would relish a win vs. FSU
Mike Degory might be leaving the University of Florida with a little more hair on his head if the senior had a championship ring on his finger.

Bowden gets blame
If only Florida State hadn't raised the bar so soon. First, there was an emotional victory over Miami, then a win over Boston College, followed by three more wins and a spike to No. 4 in the polls.

Losing Caldwell sacked Gators
While Florida gears up for a game against rival Florida State this week, the player who could have made a huge difference in the Gators' disappointing season might be bigger news.

Florida Gator Basketball

There is a buzz in the air over UF-FSU
he buzz is in the air, humming around cappuccino machines and salad bars, flitting in and out of conversations and slipping into daydreams.

Gators leap into rankings at No.14
week ago they were unranked and unloved, but the Florida basketball team used a tournament championship to burst into The Associated Press Top 25 on Monday at No. 14.

Florida Lady Gator Basketball

Lessons from Rhodes review
What's the biggest moral dilemma facing the United States? What do you think about Title IX?Where do you see yourself in 10 years?These are just a few of the questions Sarah Lowe was asked this past weekend as she interviewed for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in Birmingham, Ala.

Florida Gator Cross Country

Gators improve, finish race in 23rd
Like a young child just learning to walk, the Florida Gator cross country team took a tiny step Monday at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center in the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

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