Tallahassee resident Iran Walters was arrested on arson and burglary charges after, cops say, he set fire to a woman’s University of Florida car flag. He said he did it because he’s a University of Miami fan.
Although the Florida Gators are likely to use three quarterbacks before the end of the season, coach Dan Mullen and his staff will be tentative with their use of a young quarterback like freshman Emory Jones before he’s ready.
The Hurricanes, Gators and Seminoles have a current combined seven-game losing streak. It mirrors a changing of the guard that finds the state’s Big 3 struggling to keep up with superior teams in their conferences — and with UCF for state supremacy.
ESPN NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay unveiled his latest top 32 prospects for 2019, and two Florida Gators — offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor and defensive lineman/outside linebacker Jachai Polite — made the cut.
Gators defensive coordinator Todd Grantham spent four seasons (2010-2013) as the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator. And as the No. 9 Gators gear up for their annual trip to Jacksonville to take on No. 7 Georgia, Grantham will play a key role.
The University of Florida jumped UCF in the AP poll despite being on a bye week. It’s the second week in a row the Knights saw a team on a bye week jump them in the rankings. UCF holds a 20-game winning streak.