Gator News and World Report (7/15/2006)

Gator News and World Report for Saturday, July 15, 2005. The Strength is Back; A Series Of Unfortunate Events; George, Jackson Broke Barrier; College Football Preview: Southeastern Conference and more...

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fter serious knee injuries, Ray McDonald is ready to show how strong his is now. Learning that reconstructive knee surgery is required is a devastating blow to any athlete. Finding out it is needed not just on one knee, but both, takes it beyond devastation

A Series Of Unfortunate Events
A decade that was supposed to produce the University of Florida's first SEC football championship instead devolved into a series of tragi-comic themes - Doug's Rug, the Gator Flop, the wishbone, Fourth and Dumb, retreating into Bobby Bowden's rearview mirror.

George, Jackson Broke Barrier
It was the biggest week of Leonard George's high school football career. In two days, his Jesuit Tigers would play for the 1968 Class 1A state championship at Tampa Stadium. But first came the most momentous decision of his life.

1970s: Memorable Moments And Player
Nov. 27, 1971 - The Gator Flop. Florida defense falls flat, allowing a Miami player to score, so the ball can get back to QB John Reaves, who sets the NCAA all-time passing yardage record. Gators win 45-16. Hurricanes fume.

College Football Preview: Southeastern Conference
The Southeastern Conference had three teams in the top 10 (L-S-U, Alabama and Georgia) in the final 2005 rankings. However, look for two different squads to meet in the Conference Championship game this year at the Georgia Dome.

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