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Billy Donovan is giving troubled Gators recruit Cody Larson the benefit of doubt. Good idea?

GAINESVILLE -- Florida coach Billy Donovan has a history of taking chances on players with questionable backgrounds. The latest example seems to be Cody Larson, a 6-9, 225-pound power forward from Sioux Falls, S.D.

We'll have a story up on MiamiHerald.com shortly about Larson's travails. To make a long story short, the guy allegedly knows a thing or two about people who might at one point have illegally taken a few painkillers. Larson and a buddy were suspended from their high school basketball team in February after a run-in with the cops, allegedly over some Hydrocodone (Vicodin).

Don't want to stereotype here (well, yeah I do), but this all sounds so very South Dakota, where there is absolutely nothing to do except apparently eat a bunch of pills to pass the time. Larson, for his part, has not been charged with taking drugs. He has only been charged for living in a place where he knew illegal substances were being stored and used, a misdemeanor. At best, that doesn't sound like a great environment for young Mr. Larson. At worst, Florida basketball is about to inherit some potential drama.

Coach Billy Donovan was well aware of Larson's legal troubles during the recruitment process, meaning Donovan knows the risk he's taking on Larson. Larson's court date is set for June 22 but he'll probably work a plea deal before then. At that point, it will be up to Donovan, UF's support staff and the basketball team's leaders (Chandler Parsons and Kenny Boynton Jr.?) to keep Larson out of trouble. Hopefully this relationship will work out for both parties.

-jo-

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"Your another fing idiot."

TWO TYPOS IN ONE POST COMPLAINING ABOUT TYPOS

Worry about your long term clueless coach U phucking imbecile.

How bad did it get on the recruiting trail?

“It’s part of it. Anytime somebody can use things against you, that’s part of it. I always say this and I think this is the one greatest thing about me is that I would never bad mouth a school or use anything toward another coach. I know some coaches do that toward the University of Miami. We just sell our program. That’s what has helped us turn the corner because we sell what we have at the University of Miami. Not to be cocky or anything, but we don’t worry what other people say.”

He was referring to the FU staff, whom recruits confirmed use this tactic excessively in their attempts to recruit So. FL kids. Most of them consider it pathetic and disingenuous...and general lack of character.

Sounds about right seeing as how half their team is headed to prison.

It's great to be a MIAMI HURRICANE.

Gators fans like the frightened baby chipmunk know the end is near. Fear the Fear the futre and envy the past ! which u still can't duplicate and with your best teams haven't come close to our past how many ny times best selling books to the gayturds have? How man espn Documentaries? Less Rings! Records! Pros ! Probowlers ! STILL lmao enjoy ur pissy five year run cuz it's through trust us Sibling Sexers we know elite college football we invented it! We been down but we got back up 4-1 this decade against you ! 20somthing and 2 against gayturds in last three decades and you act like you own us LMAO while thumping your chest about recruiting class and less titles lmao. News flash CFB Didnt start when Tesack arrived don't. Don't worry we're getting progressively better and soon like the Jews did will get back our land that is the CFB Throne

How bad did it get on the recruiting trail?

“It’s part of it. Anytime somebody can use things against you, that’s part of it. I always say this and I think this is the one greatest thing about me is that I would never bad mouth a school or use anything toward another coach. I know some coaches do that toward the University of Miami. We just sell our program. That’s what has helped us turn the corner because we sell what we have at the University of Miami. Not to be cocky or anything, but we don’t worry what other people say.”
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Turd coaches are the ones the recruits fingered as using negative tactics and claims Randy wouldn't be signed...pathetic losers. ZERO character, but then we knew that anyway as all they sign are druggies and criminals. Just look at their beat writers story headlines everyday...this guy got ejected, this guy got arrested, this recruit is going to court...this all the while the Canes headlines are all positive...NO trouble, amongst the top academic institutions, greatest NFL pipeline EVER, new contract for the coach. Damn it's great to be a MIAMI HURRICANE!!

Believe it or not, football was played before 1980 and there were elite programs that were more dominant than the canes (e.g. Oklahoma, Texas, USC, Army, Princeton, Yale). This Napolean complex is funny and sad. Many of the Gators on this blog have a tie to UM (joint degress), which is more than you have.

Show a little dignity and pride. You have what you have and everybody knows it. Being a jerk about it diminishes the accomplishment in everybodies eyes (as much you think it doesn't).

Talk about the pot calling the frickin kettle black! You and your Turd buddies need to look in a mirror Deano as you just adequately described yourself. Pathetic bunch of losers.

This blog OWNS YOUR LIFE U SAD CANE TROLL

keep posting

ur a bitter and insecure hasbeen

Posted by: #1 college football dynasty of ALL TIME...the Miami Hurricanes

Based on what?

Correction Turd Nation: This is a CANE blog now...we OWN it.

BTW - Saint Nicki has Urbie balls pushed up his throat and hung over his office doorway as a trophy.

We're the best based on what? Read ESPN you incredible moron. We own ALL the meaningful records. You? The arrest records...congrats!

Do you know you are a complete fing moron. You just schooled your self turd tard. Bringing up all those teams that have more ships than the gators trying to make Miami's less worthy. The Nebraska team Miami beat in 1983 was, at the time, considered one of the best of all time. The three titles the gators won all came with loses on their record dip shyt. The Canes went UNDEFEATED 3 times while winning titles.

Bringing up those other teams means that other teams have had past success but they are not elite today. They are just middle of the pack just like Miami is. I understand you are a cane moron and wouldn't be able to comprehend that.


Of course you have gone undefeated with your Big East or independent schedules.

You beat Nebraska on a coaching error by Nebraska. Everyone knows they were the better team.

You own us? How is it that the last time we played you lost 26-3 and had 140 yards of total offense. And cried for weeks about a field goal. "Hey you guys are bad sports you ran up the score on us" Punks

Bringing up those other teams means that other teams

Who could comprehend that? You sound like a fing myna bird. Keep poking your chest out over one win in 24 years. Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and then.

This decade 3 - 1.

Overall 28 - 26.

That is being owned!


Once again, a facial applied to Donna. No wonder she rambles endless about nothing.

Posted by: #1 college football dynasty of ALL TIME...the Miami Hurricanes

YOU'RE A COMPLETE F'ING MORON. Because some writer on espn says they put the players in the NFL that makes them a football dynasty? Didn't look like a dynasty against Wisconsin in December. Nor a dynasty getting waxed in front of UM alumni and the country versus UVA (48-0) in the last Orange Bowl game.

Here's some facts for you, son.
http://www.drafthistory.com/colleges/a.html

I would say that UM is the #1 football dynasty without a stadium - I'll give you that

1987 team:

Date Rank# Opponent Result Stadium · City
September 5, 1987 #10 #20 Florida W 31-4 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
September 26, 1987 #5 @ #10 Arkansas W 51-7 War Memorial Stadium - Little Rock, AR
October 3, 1987 #3 @ #4 Florida State W 26-25 Doak Campbell Stadium - Tallahassee, FL
October 10, 1987 #3 Maryland W 46-16 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
October 24, 1987 #3 @ Cincinnati W 48-10 Nippert Stadium - Cincinnati, OH
October 31, 1987 #3 @ East Carolina W 41-3 Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium - Greenville, North Carolina
November 7, 1987 #3 Miami (OH) W 54-3 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 14, 1987 #3 Virginia Tech W 27-13 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 21, 1987 #3 Toledo W 24-14 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 28, 1987 #2 #10 Notre Dame W 24-0 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
December 5, 1987 #2 #8 South Carolina W 20-16 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
January 1, 1988* #2 vs. #1 Oklahoma W 20-14 Orange Bowl - Miami, FL

Thats six teams in the top 20 including uf.

1991 team:

Date Result Miami Rank# (Rank#)Opponent Stadium · City
August 31, 1991 W 31-3 #3 @ Arkansas War Memorial Stadium - Little Rock, AR
September 12, 1991 W 40-10 #2 #10 Houston Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
September 28, 1991 W 34-10 #2 @ Tulsa Tulsa, OK
October 5, 1991 W 40-3 #2 Oklahoma State Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
October 12, 1991 W 26-20 #2 #9 Penn State Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
October 19, 1991 W 55-0 #2 Long Beach State Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
October 26, 1991 W 36-9 #2 @ Arizona Arizona Stadium - Tucson, AZ
November 9, 1991 W 27-3 #3 West Virginia* Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 16, 1991 W 17-16 #2 @ #1 Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium - Tallahassee, FL
November 23, 1991 W 19-14 #1 @ Boston College* Alumni Stadium - Chestnut Hill, MA
November 30, 1991 W 39-12 #1 San Diego State Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
January 1, 1992 W 22-0 #1 #11 Nebraska Orange Bowl - Miami, FL

Thats 4 teams ranked in the top 11

2001 team:

Date Result Miami Rank# (Rank#)Opponent Stadium · City
September 1, 2001 W 33-7 #2 @ Penn State Beaver Stadium - State College, PA
September 8, 2001 W 61-0 #1 Rutgers* Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
September 27, 2001 W 43-21 #1 @ Pittsburgh* Heinz Field - Pittsburgh, PA
October 6, 2001 W 38-7 #1 Troy Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
October 13, 2001 W 49-27 #2 @ #14 Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium - Tallahassee, FL
October 25, 2001 W 45-3 #1 West Virginia* Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 3, 2001 W 38-0 #1 Temple* Orange Bowl - Miami, FL

November 10, 2001 W 18-7 #1 @ Boston College* Alumni Stadium - Chestnut Hill, MA
November 17, 2001 W 59-0 #1 #14 Syracuse* Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
November 24, 2001 W 65-7 #1 #12 Washington Orange Bowl - Miami, FL
December 1, 2001 W 26-24 #1 @ #14 Virginia Tech* Lane Stadium - Blacksburg, VA
January 3, 2002 W 37-14 #1 #4 Nebraska Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA


Thats 5 teams ranked in the top 14. This is of course only the undefeated seasons. Not that you turds would know anything about that......

Posted by: 104 years and counting

There is no way you have a job, a girlfriend, or a life. You live to be on the Gator Blog and defend the Canes when you didn't even graduate from there. I feel bad for you.

or light yourself on fire.

Bwhahaha...he got schooled.

More like Gator Dick.....

Oh you Turds are hilarious! I love to get your shorts all wadded up around your ball sac and see you get red faced, followed by an attempt (a weak one I might add) to retaliate. It's so damn fun holding a hammer over your head to remind you time after time after time that in ANY measurable sporting or athletic event we kick you squarely in the groin. The fact that you continue to come back for more is both amusing and satisfying.

Posted by: Next in line step up please

Great you own us, thanks for visiting our blog. Your domination of the ACC has the entire NCAA FB community shaking. You guys are the best, the way you have been blowing teams out in your last few non BCS bowl games leads me to believe some teams may just forfeit their seasons. The announcing of UM vs Notre Dame has the whole country talking about you guys again. It was all over Deco Drive, Wendy Williams, and Tyra.

Da U is back fo show and who are we to get in the way. Go canes! - the best team on the planet and the universe. Da U would beat an alien race and probably God. The Canes are the definition of college football and maybe you can get the United Nations to build you a stadium made of gold. The Canes are so good they can probably plug the oil spill, find Bin Laden, and solve the economic crisis. We should change the flag to orange and green.

Go 'canes!

Thanks Tommy Boy...finally, a Turd rep woke up and smelled the coffee!

Posted by: Tom Jenkins | May 14, 2010 at 03:07 PM

Their finally starting to get it. Turd tards are coming out of denial. Admitting it is the first step to inner peace. I applaud you turd tard.

Posted by: Loved your movie | May 14, 2010 at 03:15 PM


Posted by: Dont you feel better? | May 14, 2010 at 03:19 PM

I am not sure that da U could plug the hole for the oil spill as they couldn't protect jacory and with their empty stadium - not sure how they would solve the economic crisis. I have heard Randy speak and he should negotiate the surrender of Bin Laden as he seems to speak the same language and his team gave up against UNC/Butch so surrendering is in his vernacular.

Posted by: Dont you feel better?

"Their finally starting to get it"

Correct use:

"They're finally starting to get it"

Former University of Florida cornerback Jacques Rickerson, who was kicked off the team in November 2008 after an arrest for domestic battery, was arrested yet again Thursday afternoon and charged with cyberstalking and domestic battery by strangulation., according to The Gainesville Sun. Rickerson, a former four-star recruit, is currently being held in Alachua County jail on $45,000 bond.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAAA


Shannon extends..


BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAAHAHAAHAHAAAA

Ur SCREWWWWWWWED four FOUR MORE YEARS

Dare U chek duhh link?

Posted by: you can't make this shyt up...UNREAL! | May 15, 2010 at 08:14 AM

Little obsessed with the Gators? 8:14am and your on the Gator Blog...bro get a girl or call me, Dr Jack

afternoon Turds...anybody new arrested today?

Anybody check the police blotter for today's action?

Yo, I understand NCAA is giving you bums 40 schoolys annually cuz you only end up with 25 staying out of the hooscow each year.

guns, drugs, meds, & alcohol. must have's 2 survive in GAYniesville...


Little obsessed with the Gators? 8:14am and your on the Gator Blog...bro get a girl or call me, Dr Jack
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You know what they say Jackie...the arly bird gets the Turd

Posted by: I'm just saying | May 15, 2010 at 03:50 PM

If I were you I would seriously consider killing yourself. I can help.


still nothin on aaron hernandez and the hippie lettuce. R u a reporter or a cheerleader???? Posted by: woodward & bernstein | May 12, 2010 at 03:29 PM ________________________________________________
Goody is in Odessa, Texas, working on this bizarre story about the imposter basketball player from Fort Lauderdale. Hernandez admitted to failing a drug test. Is this some kind of revelation? Am I missing something here? That makes sense to me ... because he smokes pot. I say commend him for his honesty and go smoke a 'J.'

-jo-

Advocating toking on weed now Jo? If your boyz do it it must be OK, right? Either you're drinking too much Kool Aid or the cheese grits are blocking your arteries.

Hey Hater, why don't you go drown some puppies or something....just GOOOO!

ain't happening Turd...count on 2 things:

1.) me being under you skin...er, leather, daily
2.) 5 always being > than 3

Two of the last four NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS are not a flash in the pan. Randys recruiting is a flash in the pan loser. FACT

stay tuned loser.. We'll be in the hunt in 2011 too. We recruit better. We coach better. We develop better.

Ur best days are FAR behind u idiot

keep dreaming

the um excuse machine will raise the bar in 2010 guaranteed.

You forgot this important fact Turd...you have better cheese grits than we do (actually we don't offer those). That is the only fact you can use...everything else above is pure conjecture, something you're a master at.

REMINDER: 5 > 3...FACT

U still have a really SORRY head coach

U still have a 21-17 record under that loser

U still have never SNIFFED the wimpy ACC title game

U still have ZERO ACC titles....as in NONE

U still get pushed around by physical teams

U still are building depths.

These are all the things that burn at your very soul every day of your has been envy filled life. Keep posting your delusional vitriol here all day long every day. You're an embarrassment to all three dozen of your remaining fans.

Envy filled life?

28 - 26 HTH

4 - 1 This decade.

5 - 3 Ships.

3 - 0 Undefeated seasons.

We're orange and green with envy dooshbag.

YAWWWWWWWnnnnn ....

AGAIN clueless cane troll. This is 2010. The same year that your COACH SUCKS. The same year that U are 21-17. The same year tha you are dead ass BROKE. The same year that you got ass pounded by Meyer in recruiting. The same year that u have ZERO ACC titles.


YAWWWWWnnnn...this is too easy.

This is 2010 but it does not change the fact:

28 - 26 HTH

4 - 1 This decade.

5 - 3 Ships.

3 - 0 Undefeated seasons.

Silly turd tard wannabes.


Here's an excerpt from CNNSI MMQB...that's Florida coaching for you. How about that pipeline of yours?

Thought of this the other day: In the past three drafts, the Baltimore Ravens have drafted zero players from the University of Florida. The New England Patriots have drafted five Gators since 2006, the first offseason Urban Meyer would have been able to give good advice to NFL coaches about his Florida players after taking over the job in 2005.

I make the point because the two teams have good connections to the Florida football program, and they are using those connections in far different ways. Bill Belichick admires Meyer and they share strategic nuggets. This is the third year Greg Mattison has been on the Ravens' coaching staff after being Florida's defensive coordinator. It would stand to reason Mattison not only knows the Gators' draft prospects as well as or better than any other person in the NFL right now, but also would have a direct pipeline into the program to find out the scoop on all of them.

For instance, with the Ravens having such a major tight-end need this year, you'd think Florida's Aaron Hernandez slipping into the fourth round would have set off alarm bells in the Ravens' draft room. But no -- Baltimore instead took tight end Ed Dickson of Oregon over Hernandez, and then another TE, Dennis Pitta of BYU right after New England chose Hernandez. Simple scouting preference? Maybe. Or maybe it's more about the character questions and positive marijuana test (or tests, according to Albert Breer of the Boston Globe) that pushed Hernandez away from the Ravens.

New England has to hope its three Florida draftees -- defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham, linebacker Brandon Spikes and Hernandez -- fare better than the first two from Florida in the Meyer era. Wideout Chad Jackson and lineman Jeremy Mincey, both taken in 2006, made zero impact in New England.

Our coach sucks? Word on the street is your coach suffers from a heart ailment(sure he does). Thats turd tard code for he's crazy as a shyt house rat.....

Nice try "D" Bag!

The Cane will win all the rest of their games in addition to the next 100 NCs. Write it down, I said it first - live form the basement of course.

Go 'canes!


U still get pushed around by physical teams
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U mean like Bama did to you on national TV?

Seems you're the ones filled with envy driven hate & vitriol to me. Me? I just like showing up to kick sand in your face.

Posted by: Sarasota 'cane | May 17, 2010 at 02:28 PM

You are a moron kehoe. Cane fans are all up in that empty space between your ears. Someone says porky and you scream shultz. Someone says your coach is cazy and you scream sarasota. Someone says boo and you scream canesrule. Check out the link posted above and get some help. Lord knows you need it.

Too bad none of those posts are mine doooooshbag. But you keep right on imagining things U delusional tool.

I clicked on the link and it was only meatloaf recipes. Tell your mammy I said hi.

Posted by: we're inside your head....time to scream "Uncle"

Who's inside whose head? You're on the Gator Blog all day on the eights like the weather channel.

Correction Turd: This is now a Canes blog as we've taken it over like all things in the state. Jo and Turd bloggers...all 3 of them with their multiple names that makes it seem there are 20, are flying the FU flag at half mast to acknowledge this coup.

Anywhhhooooo...the Turds announce that an Egyptian 9th grader named Hercules will graduate 3 years early and become the Turds new power forward, insuring Eddie Munster will field 5 players and win the next 20 SEC championships.

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