Tough issues to tackle
n Florida's three wretched road losses last season, many elements contributed. Let's see, there was poor blocking, the lack of a running game, the lack of big plays on offense, the big plays given up on defense, the uneven play at quarterback, the shaky play in the secondary, and so on and so forth.
Meyer praises assistant with secondary work
Concerns about the depth-shy secondary have diminished since the start of preseason practice and Florida coach Urban Meyer gives much of the credit to cornerbacks coach Chuck Heater.
Gators Punter Took Time To Adjust To Meyer's Scheme
Florida P Eric Wilbur said he needed some time to adjust to the punt protection scheme Gators coach Urban Meyer introduced last season.
Casey finally fits Meyer's offensive mold
Nos. 21, 33, 2 and 42 have company in Florida's backfield in the form of No. 84. That's not a typo, and it's not an error on the Gators' roster. No. 84, 6-foot-6 junior tight end Tate Casey, has experimented playing in the backfield and moving out to slot receiver during pre-season practice.
UF brings back big-play attack
The spread is supposed to be an offense, not a punchline. Yet you probably could excuse the agent of former UF wide receiver Chad Jackson for confusing the two.
NCAA champs hunting for a bigger carrot
emember the chip?It rested on their shoulders in the preseason and never left. Even at the Final Four it was there. Everyone loved George Mason. UCLA reeked of basketball royalty.
Forward may join high school teammate at UF
lorida may be close to adding another commitment to its 2007 recruiting class. Chandler Parsons, a 6-foot-8 forward from Winter Park and high school teammate of 2007 Florida commitment Nick Calathes, is making an unofficial visit to campus this weekend.
Gainesville Gators City high schools produce key players
For area volleyball fans, Florida's volleyball team has a familiar appearance. It's a fresh, local look. One brewed up right down the road from the O'Connell Center in gyms at P.K. Yonge and Gainesville High.