Chris Rhoads

I started my radio career in Ocala back in 1989. From there I went to Orlando for 17 years and then up to Jacksonville for 5. I’m happy to be here on The Coast doing Late Afternoons from 2-7pm.

I play guitar and love hanging at the beach with my beautiful wife and two children. I’m a Country fan and going to concerts. I’m also a big sports fan, cheering on #24 and #48 in NASCAR,  the Canadians and Lightning in hockey, the Bucs, Jags and Noles in Football and Phil and Adam when golfs on TV.


Collins New Point System Adds Up, But Nobody Can Do the Math

Even the most casual of football fans can watch a game and with a little basic math, easily keep up with the scoring. There’s the touchdown (6 points), the PAT (1 point), the safety (2 points) and the field goal (3 points). That’s all any one really needs to understand. Except of course for the elusive and baffling one point ... Read More »

Florida Gators: Defensive recruiting board post summer

Football season is back in full force as the Florida Gators and high schools have both officially started fall practice in preparation for the upcoming season. This also officially closes the summer portion of the Florida Gators Recruiting season, as prospects will now visit the Gators to either watch practice or to take in a game this fall. Now that ... Read More »

Florida Gators Thoughts of the Week: August 5 – 10

It is finally here. Football is finally here. It is glorious. For the next 26 Sunday’s in a row there will be a football game and soon, for four months there will be football every Saturday, too. And sometimes on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. We made it, folks. We’ve started to read practice reports. We’ve started to see mock depth ... Read More »

Florida Gators using technology in quarterback battle

As fall camp moved into two-a-days the Florida Gators quarterback battle is far from over according to head coach Jim McElwain. Redshirt freshman Will Grier and sophomore Treon Harris continue to split reps with the first team offense as McElwain and Doug Nussmeier search for one of them to take job and leadership of the offense. “Those guys have shared ... Read More »