A speedy return
Andre Caldwell is back from injury and faster than ever. The quickness, the sharp cuts, the speed, the confidence. They're all back.
Leak leading the way for understudy with his arm
Senior quarterback Chris Leak has been impressing everyone with his passing skills, including his backup, No. 2 quarterback Tim Tebow.
Former Utah CB arrives at camp
After months of speculation, former Utah cornerback Ryan Smith finally showed up in Gainesville Monday. Smith is taking advantage of a new NCAA rule that allows players to enroll in a different graduate school than their undergraduate institution without taking a year off.
Transfer CB Smith Set To Join Gators
CB Ryan Smith, a transfer from Utah who is taking advantage of a new NCAA rule that allows graduate students to transfer and play immediately, walked onto the practice field midway through Monday's afternoon workout holding a pair of Florida-issued cleats.
Gators fixate on freshmen
It's 6:01 a.m., and the sky above the practice field is more black than light. Thirty players bob through stretching and jogging lines, with Florida coaches inspecting every step. The moves are scripted. The voices are sharp. And the energy . . . well, the energy is what it figures to be at 6:01 a.m. "Get into a football position!" Coach Urban Meyer barks at a lazy player. "We're doing it again."
A comfortable fit
Seven months ago, Tim Tebow was playing for a high school state title. Now he's working out with the upperclassmen at UF.
Utah CB reunited with Meyer
The Gators are getting close to solving one of their problems at cornerback. Avery Atkins was kicked off the team after his off-the-field problems, but the Gators expect to have Ryan Smith at that spot. Smith is taking advantage of the new graduate rule, which allows a player to transfer and play immediately if he has graduated and still has eligibility. Smith was a starter at Utah and was on the field Monday running sprints. He did not wear a uniform and did not practice with the team, but Gators coach Urban Meyer said he expects to announce something today.
New rule allows Gators to fill hole in its defense
Florida's thin cornerback ranks are expected to receive a long-awaited boost when Utah transfer Ryan Smith practices today for the first time.
With age comes wisdom: Experience abundant on `06 Florida team
The Florida Gators have something that no other SEC team has this season -- a senior quarterback with three years of starting experience.
Things change quickly in SEC
Blink in the volatile world of Southeastern Conference football, and there's no telling what you might miss.
Former Ute Smith cleared to practice
Florida coach Urban Meyer declined Monday to discuss the status of former Utah cornerback Ryan Smith, but all indications are that Smith will be wearing a Gator practice uniform, possibly as soon as today.
Great expectations loom for Meyer, Gator Nation
Urban Meyer knew the urban landscape of Florida football when he succeeded Ron Zook in 2005.
Tide's D facing more questions
Juwan Simpson will let everyone else worry about Alabama's new starting linebackers. He thinks they'll be just fine."Everybody talks about what we lost at linebacker and how good they are," said Simpson, the Crimson Tide's only returning starter at linebacker. "They were great but they didn't start on top, they had to work their way up.
Six seniors set tone for Seminoles
Bobby Bowden has lived in the same house since taking over the Florida State program in 1976. On the first Sunday of fall practice, the Bowden's yellow brick home on Shamrock Street has also been the gathering spot for the football Seminoles' senior cookout. There, a hearty spread - usually catered and capped by one of Ann Bowden's desserts - feeds the masses.