Gator News and World Report (10/30/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, October 30, 2006. Leak played with blurred vision; UGA-ly victory still keeps goals within UF reach; Leak concussion is news to Meyer; Trojans loss is Gators' gain; Hard Hit May Have Impaired Leak; USC's loss puts Florida in BCS picture and more...

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Leak played with blurred vision
Florida quarterback Chris Leak played much of Saturday's game against Georgia with blurred vision and a severe headache after getting hit early in the game, according to his father, Curtis Leak.

UGA-ly victory still keeps goals within UF reach
Jacksonville-DeShawn Wynn wanted the ball. For most of the game, Florida coaches had ignored him but here with the game on the line he wanted the ball.

BCS will have no answers for the questions ahead
For those who enjoy BCS chaos, the fun starts now. Southern California's loss to Oregon State was the first and most significant step toward giving the Bowl Championship Series an impossible task of putting together a title game that will satisfy everybody.

Leak concussion is news to Meyer
There may be at least one reason why Florida's offense struggled Georgia on Saturday night. Quarterback Chris Leak allegedly had a concussion.

Trojans loss is Gators' gain
Florida's national title hopes got a boost on Saturday with its victory over Georgia and Southern California's loss to Oregon State, but it wasn't clear how big of a boost until Sunday afternoon.

Hard Hit May Have Impaired Leak
The lingering effects of a hard hit quarterback Chris Leak took in the first half of Saturday's win against Georgia may have factored into the Gators' offensive struggles in the second half, Gators coach Urban Meyer and Leak's father, Curtis, said Sunday. Meyer also ripped his offensive line, citing poor blocking as the reason Leak had to absorb several vicious hits.

UF in good shape in BCS
USC's loss to Oregon State shook up the Bowl Championship Series standings, and Florida is the one-loss team in the best position.

Florida's offense affected by woozy Leak
There's little mystery left in Florida's listless offense lately, but there's plenty of mystery surrounding it.

USC's loss puts Florida in BCS picture
Florida's jump two spots - to No. 4 - in the Bowl Championship Series Standings comes while coach Urban Meyer searches for answers on offense.

Bad headache blamed for Leak's play-calling woes
Quarterback Chris Leak suffered a severe headache Saturday against Georgia that affected his ability to call plays and manage the game, coach Urban Meyer said Sunday morning.

Florida Gator Wrap-Up

UF Athletics
Sophomore middle blocker Kelsey Bowers recorded a career-best 13 blocks and added eight kills as the No. 7 volleyball team swept an upset-minded Alabama squad (30-27, 30-28, 30-20) on Sunday afternoon before a near-capacity Coleman Auxiliary Volleyball Extension crowd.

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