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  1. Shotgun snaps a big concern for Florida

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Twelve seconds. That's how long it took for a bad snap on the first play of Super Bowl XLVIII to turn into a safety and set the tone for Seattle's blowout win against Denver. Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper watched...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  2. What to watch for: Duke's offense

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida fans are sure to tune in en masse to Tuesday night's Chick-fil-A Bowl (8 p.m. ET, ESPN) to watch their new offensive coordinator run Duke's offense for the last time. They'll be searching for clues to what Kurt Roper can ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. Roper, Florida offense have work to do

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Forgive Kurt Roper if he can't recite a list of Florida's top playmakers on offense. He's a little busy preparing to coach his final game for Duke -- the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday against a Texas A&M. Besides, who can li...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  4. UF still looking for offensive coordinator

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's search for a new offensive coordinator took a confusing turn on Saturday night. Gators fans watched the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl in earnest as Southern Cal defeated Fresno State. They watched as USC piled up 499 y...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. Miami-Florida series in limbo

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's game at Miami on Sept. 7 will be the 55th meeting between the in-state rivals. It could be a long time before we see No. 56. Barring a meeting in a bowl game or the impending four-team college football playoff, th...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  6. Florida Gators Future Power Rankings

    Michael DiRocco

    The Florida Gators are coming off an 11-2 season that saw them bounce back from a 7-6 2011 campaign to contend for the SEC East title and reach the Sugar Bowl. But where are the Gators headed? In ESPN's Future Power Rankings, UF is ranked No. 9. Here...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  7. Ranking the Gators' 2013 schedule

    Michael DiRocco

    It's Rankings Week at GatorNation. Every day we'll rank some aspect of the Florida football program heading into the 2013 season. Today we're ranking the Football Bowl Subdivision teams on the Gators' schedule. On Tuesday we'll rank the top 10 offens...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  8. Sharrif Floyd sees draft stock skyrocket

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Sharrif Floyd hasn't played a down of football since Florida's loss to Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, but his NFL draft stock is soaring. The 6-foot-3, 297-pound defensive tackle has gone from being a possible first-rou...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  9. Questions mount for Gators defense

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The one constant in Florida's 2012 season -- until the Allstate Sugar Bowl, anyway -- was the Gators' defense. The unit was one of the nation's best, ranking in the top five nationally in rushing, pass efficiency, and scoring,...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  10. Wednesday's GatorNation chat continued ...

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- I was unable to get to all the questions on Wednesday's weekly chat, but since there were so many -- and the angst from Florida's Allstate Sugar Bowl loss to Louisville was still fresh -- we decided to answer them today. Dave ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  11. Film study: Florida vs. Louisville

    Michael DiRocco

    NEW ORLEANS -- Here's an analysis of three key plays in Florida's 33-23 loss to Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Wednesday. Pick six Terell Floyd interception The score: Scoreless in the first quarter. The situation: First-and-10 ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  12. ESPN Radio: Talkin' Gators in Sugar Bowl

    Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo talk about Louisville's win over Florida and explain why it's lunacy to believe that this game is an indictment of the entire SEC. Listen here Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach recap what the losses by Florida and LS...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. 3 Up, 3 Down: Louisville 33, Florida 23

    Michael DiRocco

    NEW ORLEANS -- Florida wrapped up its 2012 season with a surprisingly poor performance against Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The Gators' defense, which had been so good all season and was the reason they were in the national championship hun...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  14. Florida Gators stunned by poor defensive showing

    Michael DiRocco

    The third-ranked Florida Gators didn't just get beat by Louisville in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday. They got embarrassed, and it raises questions about their vaunted defense.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  15. Florida keys in Allstate Sugar Bowl

    Michael DiRocco

    Three keys for Florida in tonight's Allstate Sugar Bowl matchup against Louisville: 1. Get the running game going: Senior RB Mike Gillislee is the first Florida player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season since Ciatrick Fason in 2004. The offense f...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  16. Florida-Louisville game preview

    Michael DiRocco

    No. 3 Florida (11-1) vs. No. 21 Louisville (10-2) Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. ET Mercedes-Benz Sugar Bowl, New Orleans ESPN Gators to watch QB Jeff Driskel: The 6-foot-4, 237-pound sophomore played his best game of the season in the regular-seas...

    Blog | January 02, 2013