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Brandon Knight still considering Florida Gators

GAINESVILLE -- There still might be a chance, Gators fans. There still might be a slim chance that UF coach Billy Donovan will land Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest point guard Brandon Knight.

A recruiting website reported last week that Knight's decision to sign with Kentucky is all but a done deal. Knight refuted that speculation on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, telling Rivals.com that he isn't favoring Kentucky or any other school.

"All my schools are balanced," said Knight, who plans on signing with either Florida, Kentucky, Syracuse, Kansas or Connecticut in April. Basketball's signing period begins April 14.

Knight is in Ohio practicing for the McDonald's All-America game. He was recently named the national Gatorade Player of the Year for second consecutive season. Knight did confirm a report that Florida isn't recruiting him as hard as other schools. But the 6-3 combo guard made a point to explain that Florida is still an option.

"I still have an offer," Knight said. "They're not not recruiting me. They're just trying to make sure they get a point guard before the signing period is over."

Florida desperately needs to sign a point guard in 2010. The Gators currently have three guards on their roster, but only two -- returning starters Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton Jr. -- contributed significantly to the team this season. The situation became more dire when sophomore Ray Shipman made the decision last week to transfer.

With Knight still undecided, Donovan can't afford to focus his recruiting efforts solely on one player. Knight seemed to respect that situation on Sunday. 

"I don't feel anything is wrong with it," he said. "It's smart. As a head coach, you don't want to put all your eggs in one basket and not end up with anything. They just don't feel as strongly as they did before. Since they're the hometown school, they thought I would have signed early or something of that nature. I'm not exactly sure."

-jo-

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florida GAtors, the program where you come in as 5 star athlete and leave as a;
> bible salesmen (tebow)
> student at a 'how to throw' academy (tebow)
> contestant on the bachelor show (palmer)
> alachua county jail resident (2 many 2 list)
> huntley johnston client (2 many 2 list)
> player for another school (fayson, j. brown)
> slumped over the wheel in the middle of an intersection (dunlap)
> beatin up not 1 but 2 women (g. brown)
> drivin without a license 3 times (davis)
> restraining order against you (johnson)
> being tasered at a fight club (jenkins)
> an eye gouger (spikes)
> using a dead persons credit card (hornsby)
etc.
etc.
etc.

It's nice to know that the delusional dips#!t above has a few minutes to make up lies before he heads out on his copy machine repair route.

9-4

hey mrs dorky briefcase, please state where i'm delusional on any of my facts in the above blog..
And for mrs sad, sad, sad, you all we be estatic with that record in the up-coming seasons

Pretty sure Dustin Doe is the one who kept driving on suspended license. But I think he was busted four times.

-jo-

48-0

even probably the saddest of all

“uf fans have had their little run….”

Little run? Silly canefan. Two SEC Championships, TWO national titles, 36 wins, A Sugar bowl Victory, A Heisman Trophy, dominant recruiting, untold number of individual awards, all in a 36 month span.

That’s called domination U clown. Shake the meth out U envious hater.

Should I list what your little program has done during the same period? Sorry, I don’t have time to list that bottomless list of shame.

....and my Dad can beat your Dad up!

Posted by: Butch OWNS U...ACC doormat | March 29, 2010 at 09:55 AM

And the []_[] owns the gators:

28 > 26

5 > 3

and yes it was A little run considering the gators have played football for over a 100 years.

YYaaaaawwwwnnnnn!

2009 AP Pollsters: UF - 3; UM - 19

Hunh, lot of good that life-time record did for ya' last year.

Identity crisis on Florida gators offense? Tell us something we dont know. First year starter at QB with no back-up. No one to catch it if they can throw it. Running back is A joke. Do you even have A fullback or A tight end? Urban trys to form A system to A player instead of the player to A system. The dive play wont work any more so now he will go to A more conventional offense. Good luck with that because he does not have the players to run it.

Posted by: Who needs pollsters when I got 30/30 | March 29, 2010 at

How soon gator fan forgets. It was only three years ago the gators were 9 - 4 and lost their bowl game to A big ten team. I am not going to say the canes will win the NC this year but should definatly win the ACC and win 10 or 11 games. The gators on the other hand? Like it or not they will not win the SEC this year and will lose 3 or 4 games, maybe more. This is A rebuilding year for the gators and to say it's not is being delusional.

Who is saying it is not? All I see is a frustrated Cane fan (jazzed-up on caffeine?)on a Gator blog (like Gator's care)trying to assuage his own inadequate feelings about the canes by talking about the Gators.

There are self-help groups out there for you my friend. Remember the rules.

Have you checked the bracket lately Jo? You might win it all!!

Go 'canes!

Posted by: Tyler Durden | March 29, 2010 at 10:53 AM

Whos frustrated? I for one cant wait for the season to start. The canes finally have playmakers on both sides of the ball. Whats the differense if I talk about the Canes here or on A Cane site. You cant post on A cane site without A gator fan spewing nonsense so why not post it here? Lord knows this site can use some rational thinking posters.

Knight is going to make his announcement on TV so why would he give away his choice now regardless of which school he selects.

LOL -- hey OVA guy, take a breath and let your blood pressure level out....it might help your punctuation/spelling.

Tyler -- got any soap?

cane fans are fantastic spellers

Posted by: Don1096 | March 29, 2010 at 11:44 AM

Thanks english major. By the way, should'ent the sentence read it might help your punctuation AND spelling? Thanks for the english lesson and please continue to keep your head in the sand when it comes to your football team.

Posted by: richie | March 29, 2010 at 11:55 AM

And gator fans are well, plain moronic.

http://therealrevo.com/blog/?p=5424


No sand here fella, just sanity.

And gator fans are well, plain moronic.
http://therealrevo.com/blog/?p=5424

Posted by: Go Gayta! | March 29, 2010 at 12:05 PM

I can smell the racism in your cane-ness.

Posted by: Don1096 | March 29, 2010 at 12:19 PM

Like your coach?

Name one good offensive team in the sec last year. There weren't any, except Fl. The Gators made Alabama's q.b. look like the real all-american candidate.

Posted by: R King | March 29, 2010 at 12:24 PM

No thats the puke on your shirt you smell Rodney. Glad to see you made it through celebrity rehab and got your life straight.

I can smell the racism in your cane-ness.

Posted by: R King | March 29, 2010 at 12:24 PM

Doesn't that go without saying???


Posted by: Gator Envy | March 29, 2010 at 12:41 PM


Gator fan calling Cane fan racist? This is just A sample of idiot gator fans posts. Look familiar? It should. It was posted here A couple of days ago.

Where my press? Where my extension and I ain't talking about weave or braids

Posted by: Contract Extension...? Where dey at? | March 26, 2010 at 02:53 PM

Do the gators even have A African American coach on their team?

Teryl Austin and Stan Drayton.

Holla!

Sarasota,

I think if West Virginia defeats Duke then I'm going to win the bracket. Pretty crazy. If I win the bracket, then the prize will go to the second-place finisher.

-jo-

Posted by: Contract Extension...? Where dey at? | March 29, 2010 at 01:14 PM


Oh yea, Draytons the one that made A lateral move to another school A couple of years ago. Urban was pissed! He must have had naked pictures of urban and timmy to get his job back.

Loaded -- Isn't this the same "loaded" team as last year?


Posted by: Dump a Load | March 29, 2010 at 02:23 PM

jo allready addressed the poop comments once. Dont make him do it again turd.

Loaded -- Isn't this the same "loaded" team as last year?

Posted by: Dump a Load | March 29, 2010 at 02:23 PM

WWWWhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!! Pay attention to us, pay attention to us!!!!

Posted by: Dump a Load | March 29, 2010 at 02:23 PM

Thats like saying the gators have the same team as last year. We all know thats not the case. They will be lucky to sniff the SEC title game and if they do prepare for another Alabama beat down.

Posted by: ...and all his fair weather cane buddies | March 29, 2010 at

Looks like it's working huh turd tard.

The gator rally cry for 2009:

14And0ToPasadenaWeGo.

The gator rally cry for 2010:

9and4WeDon'twannaPlayBamaNoMore.

..your making my case brother-man.

And you mine.

...that being _________ (here's the part where you type and look like a knuckle-head).

This is an article about basketball right????????????

Billy can't spend more time recruiting Knight? Does he have better things to do? Oh yeah, he's got to go out and find the next Dan Werner since he's graduated.... This isn't football where you have to recruit 30-40 premier athletes in hopes to sign 25 of them. Basketball recruiting entails recruiting 4-6 guys max in hopes of signing 2-3 of them.

Forget Knight, maybe Eloy Vargas has a cousin who's interested, or perhaps Jai Lucas' brother? Maybe Florida has a chance at these guys considering their other offers are Coppin State....

there is no way florida gets knight lol it doesnt hurt to dream tho

RE: chris leak, brook berlin, cameron newton...

you forgot to add "lottery pick" to that list.

All Knight needs to know is all of the Gator basketball players in the NBA.

Matt Bonner San Antonio Spurs PF
Corey Brewer Minnesota Timberwolves SF
Udonis Haslem Miami Heat PF
Al Horford Atlanta Hawks C
David Lee New York Knicks C
Mike Miller Washington Wizards SF
Joakim Noah Chicago Bulls C
Chris Richard Chicago Bulls PF
Marreese Speights Philadelphia 76ers PF
Jason Williams Orlando Magic PG

u mean like your total of 8 (1st rounders) for the entire decade;
percy harvin,
derrick harvey,
jarvis moss,
reggie nelson,
rex grossman,
lito sheppard,
gerrad warren,
kenyatta walker,
That's your decade of 1st rounders, pretty sad considering all the 5 star athletes you all get..
MIAMI had 6 in 1 year (2004), 26 first rounders THIS decade.
MIAMI has more than you girls AND FSU (13) combined in the last decade..

No dude, I'm talking about high 1st round picks in the NBA draft. You know this is an article about basketball, right?

Hey 4-12 --- type slowly and in simple sentences, he IS a cane

Anyone want any soap?

Joe - did my eyes deceive me or did I read that Jim Kelly was wining and dining Tebow?! LOL - ironic given the orange and green vomit stains on this blog!

Ronald Powell DE 1 / 1
Dom. Easley DE 7 / 3
Matt Elam S 25 / 9 EE
Sharrif Floyd DT 4 / 25
Jon. Dowling ATH - / 10
Joshua Shaw DB 28 / 28 EE
Chris Dunkley WR 77 / 37
Mack Brown RB - / 34
Ger. Christian TE 81 / 35 EE
Ian Silberman OL 71 / 41 EE
Jaylen Watkins DB 47 / 50 EE
Chaz Green OT 43 / 52
Leon Orr DT 95 / 81 EE
Cody Riggs DB 127 / 79
Michael Taylor LB - / 123
Travon Van ATH - / -
Adrian Coxson WR - / 101
Sol. Patton WR - / 106 EE
Lynden Trail DE 123 / -
Quint. Dunbar WR 150 / -
Jordan Haden DB - / - EE
Neiron Ball DE - / - EE
Trey Burton QB - / - EE
Dar. Kitchens LB - / -
Robert Clark KR - / - EE
Gideon Ajagbe LB - / -
Mi. McFarland TE NS - / -
Tyler Murphy QB - / -

Suckonthatdumbcaneasses

U got nothing even close

Lol to Brock.

KIA,

how many of those will

1. Get arrested
2. Flop
3. Suck in the Pros
4. Actually produce

you got a 25% chance pal

And please to all those bloggers who act likeyhey hate this back and forth....

I think it's awesome. Great way to zip through off season

ps. Gators are still a gimmick.

Unfortunately he'll be another "one and done" at Kentucky. He could come to UF and be THE star and the player that puts Florida back on the map but it doesn't look like that's his intention.

This blog gets better every freaking day. You guys keep me rolling all day long and I love it. No, it's not strangely ironic that Kelly took Tebow out for dinner. I don't think football players care too much about all the rivalry stuff once they're done. I mean, they still want their teams to win and stuff but it's probably more of a mutual respect thing.

-jo-

The original poster forgot:
All-Time NFL Leading Rusher (Emmit Smith)
Olympic Gold Medalist (Many)
PGA Tour Winner (DiMarco and more)
NBA All Star (Horford and Lee this Year)

and many more.

Some people are just ignorant and he proved it by using football stats in a basketball article thread. I wouldn't expect anything less.

Can U imagine if UF,Texas, Ohio State, LSU, Bama, USC, or Oklahoma announced that their spring game was going to be played at a HIGH SCHOOL field???????

Ultimately (when Ross BOOTS U) U will have to decide if you want to play at FIU or Traz Powell.

Yeah canefan, Ur an elite program.

Posted by: Brad | March 29, 2010 at 10:12 PM

It's funny you bring up Emmit because he hated the gators for A long time for the way he was treated by spurrier when he came in. Michael Irvin even made him A honorary Miami Hurricane back in the day. I realize they have patched things up recently but there were hard feelings for A long time.

Posted by: The []__[] SUKKKKKKKKKKKKs | March 30, 2010 at 08:34

Blah Blah Blah, Here comes our Seinfeld rerun again. Your facilities suck, you have no stadium, and on and on and on. Guess what turd tard we have 5 NCs with no stadium and crappy facilities ( that the super bowl champs were more than happy to use). Can you say the same?

Gator fan better pray Brantley stays healthy because if they have to trot that freshman out there thats been on campus for all of two months things are gonna get uuuuuuuugly.

The posts at this blog are always good for a laugh. Envy is never pretty, but it can be amusing when exhibited by such pompous blowhards.

Gator fan better pray Brantley stays healthy because if they have to trot that freshman out there thats been on campus for all of two months things are gonna get uuuuuuuugly.

I'm going home tonight to take a pick, i'm very excited about this (clearly you see how sad and crazy i am about shoes.) Will post the picture

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