Gator News and World Report (1/13/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Friday, Janaury 13, 2006. Urban Miner; Gators can't rebound from 'Cats; Grossman crams for his first playoff test; Report on officiating errors in Outback kept secret; Gators just can't be beat ... maybe; Late signing rush could put Notre Dame on top; Muscle lifts Kentucky to rare win at Florida and more....

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Urban Miner
The day before Tim Tebow's big announcement on national television last month, Alabama coach Mike Shula spent almost 12 hours with the St. Augustine Nease quarterback and his family.

Report on officiating errors in Outback kept secret
A report on mistakes made by Conference USA officials during the Outback Bowl won't be made public, conference officials said.

Late signing rush could put Notre Dame on top
Everything you need to know about college football recruiting with the national signing date only 19 days away:

Florida Gator Basketball

Some think UF looks invincible against its remaining schedule, but Donovan's wary.


ON THE SEC: Hey coaches, wake up and smell those stinky records
Psst. C'mere. Got some inside dope for you. Don't laugh, but some SEC coaches must be on something because they're convinced the league will be pretty strong over the next two months. Despite what the national polls, statistic sheets and our eyes tell us, these guys believe the SEC is full of good teams beating up on each other.

Florida LadyGator Basketball

Gators can't rebound from 'Cats
Florida had slowly been earning a reputation as a comeback team. The Gators had already come back from second-half deficits to win seven times this season heading into Thursday night's game against Kentucky in the O'Connell Center.

Muscle lifts Kentucky to rare win at Florida
Jenny Pfeiffer scored a season-high 23 as Kentucky beat Florida 80-65 Thursday, its first win in Gainesville since 2000.

Florida Gator Rex Grossman

Grossman crams for his first playoff test
When the Chicago Bears met Wednesday to discuss their offensive game plan, quarterback Rex Grossman tried something different. He brought a tape recorder.

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