Gator News and World Report (2/6/2007)

The Gator News and World Report for Tuesday, February 6, 2007. UF keeps shutting down SEC fun; Gators snag a big DB; Harris becomes latest two-sport Gator; Low expectations drive Gators; 'Officer Billy' inspires Gators; UF faces daunting road and more...

Florida Gator Basketball

UF keeps shutting down SEC fun
When Joakim Noah shuffled through his fan mail Monday, it included complimentary letters from as far away as Japan.

'Officer Billy' inspires Gators
If there seems to be extra police hanging around the Florida bench before the top-ranked Gators' game at Georgia on Wednesday, it's not for security reasons.

UF faces daunting road
Over the next eight games, a stretch Florida Coach Billy Donovan called the hardest final four weeks of any regular season he has faced, the top-ranked Gators play on the road five times.

Florida Gator Football

Gators snag a big DB
Florida's recruiting presence in South Florida continues to grow. On Monday night, the Gators received their fourth oral commitment from the talent-rich region of the state, this one from Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson cornerback Moses Jenkins.

To coaches, 'no' can still be a maybe
hen D'Angelo McCray committed to Florida last April, his phone, he figured, would cease to ring so much. The Jackson defensive lineman thought the same thing some seven months later when he changed his mind and committed to Illinois.

Recruits Have Their Own Star Registry
Plant High quarterback Robert Marve said he doesn't worry about the number of stars next to his name on recruiting Web sites, but he did find one aspect of the sites' rankings system intriguing.

LB Bailey picks Miami; LB Hicks decides to play for Florida
With less than 24 hours before national signing day, the University of Miami's recruiting class is quickly climbing up the charts of experts and becoming one of the country's best.

Florida Gator Baseball

Florida driven by low expectations
When pitcher Stephen Locke walked into Florida's locker room last week, he noticed a piece of paper taped outside the door.

Florida Gator Softball

Harris becomes latest two-sport Gator
Florida has seen its share of two-sport stars in recent years. Bo Carroll , Gavin Dickey and Cornelius Ingram are a few examples.

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