Gator News and World Report (12/8/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Thursday, December 8, 2005. Raiders receiver holds out hope for scholarship offer; Balanced scoring a big key; Everybody's All-American; Recruiting Watch and more...

Florida Gator Football

Raiders receiver holds out hope for scholarship offer
anta Fe wide receiver Melvin Patterson is feeling all kinds of love for the University of Florida, so much in fact that he's put his other suitors on hold. Now, he's just waiting to feel a little love back from the Gators.

Ellis has big hand in success
Nease High star quarterback Tim Tebow has completed passes to more than half a dozen receivers this season for his 3,183 passing yards, but the same pair of hands has hauled in more than half of those yards: those of Ryan Ellis.

Everybody's All-American
Top-rated QB Tim Tebow, a 'rock star' equally sought after by fans and college coaches, is coming to town for an important gig.

Recruiting Watch
Will anyone catch Texas this year in the Scout.com recruiting rankings? As we enter the final weeks of the recruiting year, the Longhorns are sitting on 24 commitments and the top-ranked recruiting class in the nation. Let's take a closer look at the top 10 recruiting classes in the country -- and who has a chance to catch Mack Brown's group.

Florida Gator Basketball

Balanced scoring a big key
When Florida senior forward Adrian Moss injured his kneecap last October, it gave him a different perspective of Florida practices.

Florida Gator Volleyball

Middle blocker killing Gators' competition
The basketball scholarships started arriving in Kisya Killingsworth's mailbox by the bunches. Florida State extended an offer. Then Valdosta State and the University of Miami.

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