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  1. Meyer's last class at Florida was productive

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Urban Meyer's last complete recruiting cycle at Florida, the Class of 2010, was astounding on paper. On the field, it hasn't quite lived up to such lofty billing. The Gators signed 27 recruits in 2010, a class that ranked N...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 300-yard passers have become rare

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A quarterback throwing for 300 yards used to be a regular occurrence at Florida. It started when Steve Spurrier arrived in 1990 and it continued with Ron Zook and Urban Meyer. Quarterbacks surpassed the 300-yard mark 71 times ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. UF's Friday Night Lights preview

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Friday Night Lights at Florida is arguably the premier one-night camp in the country. Former Florida coach Urban Meyer started the event with great success and Will Muschamp has continued to make it a top destination for high sch...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  5. Video: Meyer turns in UF violation

    GatorNation

    Trevor Matich shares his thoughts on Urban Meyer's endorsement to turn in Florida for NCAA violations....

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  6. SEC experience key for Muschamp at UF

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley had pretty good success with a coach whose only knowledge about the SEC came from what he saw on television. Urban Meyer won two national championships and fell one game shy of playing fo...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. Gators break up special teams duties

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's new approach on special teams was on display during the Gators' final open practice of the spring. D.J. Durkin has been UF's special teams coordinator since he was hired by former coach Urban Meyer in 2010, but Will ...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  8. The One Who Got Away: Greg Reid

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No matter how much work a coach puts into recruiting a player, sometimes things just don't work out. Relationships change. Situations change. Feelings get hurt. There can be outside interference, maybe a family member exerting...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  9. Highs and lows for Florida Gators coincide with recruiting perfor...

    Michael DiRocco

    To understand why Florida's on-field production has declined since it's national-title season in 2008, one need look only at its performance in recruiting.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  10. Florida Class of 2009 review

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- There is very little middle ground when it comes to evaluating Florida's 2009 17-member signing class. Eight became starters, seven turned into busts and two others are role players -- including one who has driven two separate...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  11. Top Florida recruit misses

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- In little more than a week, recruits across the country will sign national letters of intent, beginning what they hope will be college careers that culminate with their selection in the first round of the NFL draft. It's an am...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  12. Top Florida recruit sleepers

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Signing classes are evaluated based on how many elite recruits are signed. The more stars, the better. But the number of stars isn't always an accurate predictor of success. Sometimes the highly-rated recruits don't work out. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  13. Changing the game: UF's 2006 class

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The headliner of Florida's 2006 signing class was QB Tim Tebow. He was arguably one of the most hyped recruits in prep football history -- he was the subject of an ESPN documentary entitled "The Chosen One" -- and getting Tebo...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  14. Florida Gators fondly recall Louisville Cardinals coach Charlie S...

    Michael DiRocco

    Louisville head coach Charlie Strong won hearts, minds and national championships when he was the defensive coordinator at Florida.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  15. Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp ready if he loses assistant co...

    Michael DiRocco

    At some point, Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp is going to need to fill a spot on his staff and he's making sure he's prepared when that does happen.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  16. UF recruiting shines, bad year or good

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- During the last 10 years or so, the Florida Gators have consistently ranked among teams with the top recruiting classes in the country -- and won two national championships, two SEC championships and played for another SEC champi...

    Blog | November 21, 2012