Former Florida Gators football quarterback Tim Tebow, now a professional baseball player in the New York Mets organization, said he is optimistic that new UF head coach Dan Mullen can turn the program around.
Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt is one of 20 coaches named to the preseason watch list for the Dodd Trophy, given every year to the top college football coach in the country. Richt led UM to the ACC Championship Game last season.
UF announced it will honor the 2008 national championship-winning Florida Gators football team during its game against the LSU Tigers on Oct. 6 in Gainesville, Florida. UF coach Dan Mullen was the team's offensive coordinator.
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Marquez White was arrested on a second-degree felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. White played at Florida State and is currently free on a $7,500 bond, according to Collin County court records.
Third-year Maryland football coach DJ Durkin was present at the May 29 workout when redshirt freshman offensive lineman Jordan McNair was hospitalized, according to a summary of events released by the university Thursday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a new policy on the national anthem during a press conference Wednesday. Players are not required to be on the field for the anthem, but will be fined if they are on the field and not standing for the anthem.