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  1. Why receivers have struggled at Florida

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- What used to be a strength at the University of Florida has become the program's major weakness. The Gators used to churn out All-SEC receivers on a somewhat regular basis. At the very worst, there'd always be a UF player or t...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  2. Four who could be future all-time picks

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It wasn't easy trying to figure out which players to select in our all-time University of Florida draft. So many names to consider, especially at positions like linebacker, defensive line, and receiver. But that's to be expect...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  3. Numbers to know Florida Gators 2013 spring practice

    Michael DiRocco

    The 13 numbers to know as the Florida Gators begin 2013 spring practice.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  4. Gators have won and lost big with transfers

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The University of Florida, like every school in the country, has had good and bad luck with transfers. Two, in particular, stand out. One was a player who didn't do much on the field, had some off-field issues, and left for ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  5. UF lacrosse tries to make good on promise

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- All Amanda O'Leary had to sell was a promise. Florida's lacrosse coach had a University of Florida shirt in 2007, but little else as she began recruiting players for the Gators' new program, which wasn't scheduled to begin pla...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  6. Recognizing the first black Florida Gators football players

    Michael DiRocco

    Willie Jackson and Leonard George, the first black football players at the University of Florida, are an inspiration to generations of others.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  7. Muschamp's speaking schedule set

    Michael DiRocco

    The University of Florida released coach Will Muschamp's schedule of 2012 Gator Gatherings. Muschamp will speak 10 times between April 24 and May 24. Venues have not been announced. April 24 -- Daytona Beach, Fla. April 29 -- Gainesville, Fla. M...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  8. The two sides of Florida Gators commit Jeremi Powell

    Michael DiRocco

    Being homeless for a year made Jeremi Powell an angry young man. After learning how to channel his rage on the football field, Powell is on the verge of signing a scholarship to play for the Florida Gators and be the first in his family to attend college.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  9. Five UF recruits enroll early

    Michael DiRocco

    Five University of Florida recruits -- including two who have a chance to play significantly in 2012 -- have enrolled early and are eligible to compete in spring practice. Defensive tackle Damien Jacobs, offensive tackle D.J. Humphries, receiver L...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  10. Florida Gators remember the Fog Bowl in '92

    Michael DiRocco

    Florida's last appearance in the Gator Bowl was a memorable win in 1992 over N.C. State in which the field was obscured by a dense fog that swept in during the game.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  11. Billy Donovan of Florida Gators signs contract through 2016

    Michael DiRocco

    The University of Florida announced Friday that basketball coach Billy Donovan has signed the five-year contract he agreed to several months ago.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  12. UF AD Jeremy Foley wishes Meyer well

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Here is Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley's statement regarding Ohio State's hire of former Florida coach Urban Meyer: "We will always be indebted to Urban Meyer and his contributions to the University of Florida. He elev...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  13. UF assistants get raises, extensions

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida struggled on the field in 2011, but that wasn't enough to keep the school from rewarding several assistant coaches. Despite narrowly avoiding the program's first losing season in more than 30 years, the University of F...

    Blog | August 20, 2012