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Five Florida Gators to attend first joint SAAC, SEC Leadership Council Meeting


In 2016 the Southeastern Conference and commissioner Greg Sankey announced a new initiative. Sankey created the Southeastern Conference Student-Athlete Leadership Councils and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The idea is to allow student-athletes to have a bigger say in programming on their respective campuses. The meetings will be held in Birmingham, Alabama beginning Friday. A total of 69 student-athletes, including ... Read More »

Florida Gators name LSU as 2017 Homecoming opponent


The Florida Gators rivalry with the LSU Tigers reached new heights in 2016 but Jim McElwain decided to turn it up to eleven in 2017. On Thursday the Gators announced that LSU would be its homecoming opponent, something Tigers’ fans and players surely won’t like. There has been bad blood between the interdivisional rivals for some time but the back-and-forth ... Read More »

Opinion: Why Justin Fields Should Take His Time


If you have spent any time on Twitter, Florida Gators message boards, or just living anywhere near a sports fan – then you will know that about six football programs are living on the edge of their seats hoping for a commitment from 5-star quarterback Justin Fields. Fields, Mr. All-Everything on the camp circuit, is considering Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida ... Read More »

Biggest question marks for Florida Gators football in 2017: Tight End


As summer drags on, college football season slowly inches closer and closer. In early July, there are a lot more questions than answers about how any team’s season will shake out. In this series, Gator Country will highlight the biggest questions for every Florida Gators position group and the affects the answers will have on this season. Last time, we ... Read More »

Dawson, Harris, Ivey representing Florida Gators at SEC Media Days


With SEC Media Days just days away the SEC announced all 42 student-athletes that will join their 14 respective head coaches in Hoover, Alabama next week. Jim McElwain picked three Florida Gators to accompany him and represent the University of Florida. Seniors Marcell Harris and Duke Dawson, as well as junior Martez Ivey. This will be the first year since ... Read More »

Who will the Florida Gators take to SEC Media Days?


It’s hard to believe but SEC Media Days are just around the corner and the Florida Gators are less than 60 days away from taking on Michigan to kick off the 2017 football season. It may just be “talking season” to Steve Spurrier but the week that the SEC schools descend upon Hoover, Alabama for Media Days is sort of ... Read More »