GAINESVILLE -- This email comes to us from Alex Burgos. Thanks for the great email, Alex. (Alex's email in blue font. CLICK THE RED FONT BELOW for the link.)
As a diehard Gator alum and fan who was born and raised in Miami, I read your articles and blog on an almost daily basis. This story from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution caught my attention, so I wanted to pass it along. What a surprise – an Atlanta reporter thinks the Gator Nation has the most obnoxious fans: Ranking Obnoxious SEC Football Fans
The Cocktail Party is going to be an absolute war this year. I can’t wait. Go Gators!
Alex Burgos, UF ‘02
FORMER HALLANDALE RECEIVER FRANKIE HAMMOND JR. TOOK A DIFFERENT PATH TO UF
Sometimes the system uses the player and sometimes the player uses the system. Learn how Frankie Hammond Jr.'s path to Florida was anything but typical. This is a great read for parents of high school football players who might get discouraged by the phony hype perpetuated by Internet recruiting websites! To read my feature story on Florida freshman receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. CLICK ME!
FLORIDA GATORS COACH URBAN MEYER TAKES A BREAK FROM FOOTBALL AND TALKS PHILOSOPHY
Florida coach Urban Meyer is a great public speaker. He is also a realist and a smart man. He understands that his football players are professionals in many ways. On Wednesday, he recognized the difficult situation he faces as the University of Florida head football coach. During a civic luncheon at the Gainesville Hilton, Meyer explained to city leaders, UF faculty, university trustees and a few major football boosters that molding football players who are unprepared for college is a tough job. CLICK ME!