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Florida Gators boosters show off considerable smarts (and wealth) in Heisman statues

GAINESVILLE -- Alabama erects statues of its national championship coaches. Florida commissions statues of its Heisman winners. Which tradition do you think most helps with recruiting?

Florida's Heisman winners -- Stephen Orr Spurrier, Daniel Carl Wuerffel and Timothy Richard Tebow -- will be immortalized (once again) after the 2010 football season when the University of Florida erects three bronze statues of the former UF passers. Price tag: over $500,000. 

QUESTION: Why erect the statues now?

ANSWER: Tim Tebow, of course.

QUESTION: Who's the big time Bull Gator who donated the money? 

ANSWER: Bill Heavener, we're assuming.

Heavener is a close family friend of the Tebows and has donated millions to the program ever since Timmy became a Gator. But it doesn't matter who donated the money. That's not the point. The Point: This is an audacious move by UF and serves two purposes. One: it pays tribute to former Gator greats. Two (the real reason): it serves as an excellent recruiting tool. This statues idea has Urban Meyer's savvy recruiting fingerprints all over it.

URBAN MEYER: "See these three statues, RECRUIT A. If you win a Heisman, you get a statue."

RECRUIT A: "I'm an eight-star recruit. I deserve a statue right now."

URBAN MEYER: "With that attitude, you'll be great at Florida State."

ANYWAY, spending half a million on three bronze statues might seem a little excessive. That's because it is. But, hey, this is the SEC, where the only thing more important than winning football games is winning recruits who win football games. Some might consider the three Heisman statues gaudy. I am one of those people. It's pretty disturbing, but I do understand the logic and respect it for being so bold and over the top. Consider these statues a sound investment. (And a shrine to Timmy. Personally, I would have went with an eternal Timmy flame.)

-jo-

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While all three are Gator greats, Spurrier is the only one who should be cast in bronze at this juncture. Not sure if Weurffel ever deserves bronze and it's too soon for Tebow.

..let the Brantley and a swiss cheese o-line era begin...lol

question turdnation:
who will be the 29th UFelon arrested under Urban Leyer?

gators suck...they are and always have been the ugly redheaded stepchild to FSU and Miami in football

Miami has 5 National Titles...how many do U have?

Teabag meyer...your a little ignorant by telling us that Gators suck.

To answer your question YES UF has only 3 National Championships. But remind me of something...how tough are your opponents?

The NCAA doesn't have a formal playoff system that would accurately say who deserves national championships.

I also would imagine you have never been to the University of Miami, just another fanboy from Miami.

Also remind me of where the Hurricanes play? They don't even have their own stadium anymore. You guys let that thing go.

UF actually has a stadium that seats more people, and is cutting edge.

I have little respect for the University of Miami. You either need $45,000 to attend (mind you thats if you live in Miami), or need to be a true athletic jock. Thats not higher education, thats granted education for only the guys who can play ball or who have a rich family.

UF has student-althletes that excel in and out of the classroom, and tuition rates that are affordable to most people. So before you talk trash about the Gators, check yourself about this high and mighty UM.

Lastly, UF fans are way more classier than to talk such trash. I presented you with a valid argument, what do you have?

i respond with "gators suck"...plain and simple

ACC CHUMPS ... Nothing more
wake forest
Clemson
NC
VT
WHISKEY

DUHHHH []_

It is now official. Goodman works for the UF PR Dept.

While UF tuition rates maybe affordable, how many of your student athletes actually pay tuition? My guess is that UF's student athletes aren't paying tuition either. I guess that would mean that they are not getting a higher education. that is a granted education that they are getting.

Also goes to show how many people would rather pay $45,000 to go to THE U rather than pay the affordable rates to go to UF.

"...goes to show how many people would rather pay $45,000..."

YAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWNNNnnn

UM student = rich kid from NJ
ibis1966 = Gonzalvo from the rim shop

Even though Seantrel left u at the altar and is not uM material, what did he have for breakfast?

when Seantrel "fat boy" Henderson lands at SCuM, he will underachieve and be labeled as a guy with no heart since he spurned SCuM for USC but only came after getting screwed. u can have that fat diva.

Thanks Gonzalvo for the rims on my datsun...the green and orange swirl really get going at 35 mph. I am driving by the sunlife stadium now and it looks like UM gameday on a Saturday. I am sooo pumped I can hear myself....go jacocy it's your birthday.

5>3!! Remember that gayturds!

Don't mention it canesrule. Glad to help bro. Them rips scrate up nasty on that Datsun. u know what im sayin? u got extra swagguh with them. Keep yo eye on Jacory. I'm hearin he a lock for duhh Heisman. Actually he's a lock for the two part Heisman. An upper half and a lower half. U gots to be snapped in two to win it.

..so UM..

The Rich will continue to get Richer ...



"...goes to show how many people would rather pay $45,000..."

YAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWNNNnnn

UM student = rich kid from NJ
ibis1966 = Gonzalvo from the rim shop

^LOL HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAAHHAHA

recruit A see these three trophy winners get statues,
Because all three never amounted to anything in the NFL.
Hmmmmmmm
NFL millions or a statue next to the half built stadium club that will never get finished

UF student athletes excel in the classroom?Whay university has the highest graduation rate in the state of Fl? The only thing gator athletes excel at is getting arrested.

Gators have 3 football championships & now 2 in hoops. How many do the Canes have in hoops? They'll probably get 2 more in football before UM even sniffs a BCS title game again. Losers.

Don't know what the beef is between UF and UM is all about on here......
Why can't UF save their anger for FSU, the team they're actually WILLING to play annually?

Silly cane tard.

YAWWWWWWWWNNNNnnnn.

Nobody fears a 21-17 has been

NOBODY

Beat Butch just once then pop off.
Win the sorry ACC just once then pop off
Make a BCS bowl just once then pop off
Finish in the top ten just once then pop off

Why does randy hate white QB's?

Hey canes, good article in Gainesville Sun yesterday about up and coming coaches in D-1. You might want to take notes.

Nobody reads that rag

..even better news for the keiser college grads on this blog posing as UM alumns/fans. Mark Richt is on the hot seat in Athens. That would work out perfectly for you dummies as a 2011 hire. Mark Richt, a mediocre SEC coach, should be able to kick butt in the ACC. He's a UM alumni too. Who says one man's trash isn't another man's treasure? He might even be able to conjure up a jedi mind trick on your fans to get the stadium filled on game day (OK, he's not a miracle worker).

Will it work? Ask Texas, they've had statues of their Heisman winners for years. Of course Earl and Ricky actually performed after their time at Texas. These three? Well Tebow still has time to erase the legacy of Heisman winners, pro busts that UF produces. Come to Gainesville, get a meaningless hype trophy awarded by narrowly informed fanboys who write for rags and you too can be a bust in the League.

And to all you Gator fans talking trash to folks from Free Shoes or Da U, you might want to pull back on the throttle. It's about to be a bumpy ride. Or did you not notice there's a new sheriff in town down in Tuscaloosa. Urban is about to finally be exposed for the gimmick that he is. Worked for a few years while the SEC caught up with the rest of modern football, but it's all over now baby blue. Don't forget, Urban has yet to get through the year undefeated. Something done multiple times at those other Florida schools you think you're so above. And before you pull out the S!E!C! S!E!C! card, it's been shown that it's not that difficult to get through the conference without a blemish. They've done it in the state of Alabama alone a few times recently.

Posted by: Tim's Nob

Tell them! We would never put Gino Torretta's statue in front of our rent-a-stadium!

Worked for a few years while the SEC caught up with the rest of modern football

??? -- Florida, LSU, Florida, Alabama -- catching up? The rest of football-dom has been in the rear-view mirror.

YAWWWWWNNNNNnnn

silly cane fan... assss whippings await u

Hey dooshbag, Remember the Seantrel used you for a free vacation talk? Stay tuned dik weed because he was released by USC. Guess where he was spotted this weekend? I can say without a doubt it was not that shyt hole they call gainesville. BAWHAHAHA....


Meanwhile, another Gaturd dies under mysterious circumstances. I hope it was Ecstasy
canesrule 21 'ships Says:
May 24th, 2010 at 10:05 am

Hey canes fans, Tim's knob and the rest of the canes losers whom have nothing better to do than get on a Gator blog: don't worry about the SEC and Florida. You need to worry about the ACC, because you have not won it or gone undefeated in it in the modern era. None of these recruits can even remember when the U was actually a champion. They were like 6 or 7 years old.

Posted by: John in Pinecrest-Looking at another great Gator Year | July 07, 2010 at 09:16 AM

It's been 9 years since the Canes went undefeated. The Canes have done it 3 times while florida has not done it once. You play in the big bad sec you say? Several sec teams have been able to do it. Alabama drilled you last year on the way to going undefeated.

LOL -- another obtrusive yet irrelevant string of logic put forth by a fan (not alumni) of a mediocre team in a mediocre conference. Rather than regurgitating history that won't repeat itself, why not focus on who will be the next coach of the U? Looks like Mark Richt, Rich Rod, and Les Miles will be available next year.

I will take Tito from Kendall as our coach. He is passionate, bleeds orange and green, and has about the same head coaching prowess as Randy.

As a Cane fan I only wish we could have a nut job for a coach like urban. The guy had a nervous breakdown over a game. Are you kidding me? The gators are the ones who will be looking for a coach after next year. How come he has not signed the exstension thats been on the table for months? I will tell you why....

He's crazy as a shyt house rat and mentally weak. The dude folds under pressure. The image of him on the sideline at the end of the sec title game with his arms crossed like he was trying to give himself a hug was priceless.

Posted by: That and timmy crying his eyes out

I felt the same way about Randy during the wisconsin, unc, VaTech, and clemson games(Especially the Timeout calls).

I can't believe that Urban was recognized as coach of the decade!

It's touching to see the concern for the Gators that these keiser college grads are showing. If I were you guys I would start opening up the check books and boost the coffers at the u, buying out Randy's contract and paying some serious scratch to a big time coach is going to be a must if you are going to get back to historical levels of achievement.

we actually don't want to play FSU either. Like UM, they bring our strength of schedule down. We are playing USF wich is the same as UM these days, so we will probably switch from FSU to UCF since you are all 4 interchangeable.

Historical levels of achievement......

Has a nice ring to it huh turd tard. Those meds you got from urbie have cleared up that empty space between your ears I see. Rest assured the Canes will be back there pronto! The question is when will the gators ever achieve it for the first time?

We are playing USF wich is the same as UM these days, so we will probably switch from FSU to UCF since you are all 4 interchangeable.

Posted by: bigDgator | July 08, 2010 at 02:43

In that case the turds are looking at a beatdown from USF. Bye the way please explain what "you are all 4 interchangeable" means?

Posted by: bigDgator | July 08, 2010 at 02:43

Does the D stand for douche or dummy?

Typical rambling idiocy from all world blog bozo clownsrule.

u have a skinny weak QB

gonzalvo,

my rims broke again....

Florida State Football Rankings:
1. UF
2. USF
3. UCF
4. FSU
5. Palm Beach Gardens High School

Defending champs open with win
Defending champion Northwestern (Miami) and Plant (Tampa, Fla.) easily won their opening games in pool play.

Northwestern quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made it look easy at times, throwing five touchdown passes and actually catching some passes at receiver as Northwestern, dubbed "Team Vapor Trail," defeated the team Butler (Matthews, N.C.), 46-35.

Bridgewater threw two touchdown passes to Amari Cooper, who showed off his crisp route-running abilities. Dominique Rhymes was also on the receiving end of a scoring pass.

The 6-foot-3 quarterback, a Miami commit, switched roles to wide receiver in the second half so backup E.J. Hilliard could get some reps. Bridgewater caught a couple of passes on the Bulls next scoring drive, which gave them a 44-21 lead.

The Plant Panthers got three scoring passes from Phillip Ely to score 19 unanswered points and hold off Martin (Arlington, Texas) for a 25-17 win.

Plant and Northwestern met in the nightcap, with Northwestern taking the 30-14 win.

Ely made some solid plays but had some crucial mistakes. However, his two interceptions against Northwestern came on plays that he wouldn't try to make in a regular game situation.

Action resumes Friday with Northwestern taking on Serra while Plant and Dr. Phillips will play in elimination games against Glenville and Butler, respectively.


Whats Driskell doing this summer?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/10/sports/ncaafootball/10henderson.html?_r=1&ref=sports


Looks like that free vacation paid off doooshbag.......

http://espn.go.com/blog/ncfnation/post/_/id/23592/three-point-stance-the-matchup-that-isnt

Read # 2. Classy is a word the gator staff knows nothing about.

Yes, we were his second choice!

Funny we were killing the guy now we love him!
"If you dont want to be at Duh U, we dont want you"

Coo-koo cane fans we is

If Bryce transered to duhh U he would suddenly be a go who had a change of heart and is now UM material. But Randy pulled the shcollie.

riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight.

u got punk'd

GAYTOR NATION..REMEMBER THESE NAMES IN 2013 SEANTREL HENDERSON AND LATWAN ANDERSON.......

Yes, we were his second choice!

Funny we were killing the guy now we love him!
"If you dont want to be at Duh U, we dont want you"

Coo-koo cane fans we is

Posted by: Canesrule 21'ships | July 09, 2010 at 04:28 PM


Yeah, becasue gator fans have never done such a thing. When does Travon Van get on campus? Stay classy my friend.

Anytime you can get a guy out of high school to step into your offensive line rotation to protect your QB who is built like a twig, you got to - right? Hope INT-12's pads are made of kevlar and steel.

Duh U is back baby!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anytime you can get a guy out of high school to step into your offensive line rotation to protect your QB who is built like a twig, you got to - right? Hope INT-12's pads are made of kevlar and steel.

Duh U is back baby!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Canesrule | July 10, 2010 at 09:54 AM

For a guy that is built like a twig he can take a hit better than most. I don't recall him ever being hualed off the field with a dazed look or puking into a bag. Good thang you guys got Matt Patchen.

Cory' got up and limped back to the sideline.........

Tebow got spatula'd onto a stretcher, and was on his way to the morgue, before gingerly lifting his head to vomit..........

We all know that J17 is tougher than Tim.

Posted by: Hey, my BAC is .19 and I am speeding thur the UF campus. Who am I?

That girl is uglier than bat shyt. Typical. Um talent is just bad.

Hey...WILBURRRRRRRRR


oh noooo..don't check dat link boi

Buy your daughter the new Lil' Baby Tebow........

He cries....
http://youtube.com/index?desktop_uri=%2F&gl=US#/watch?v=myNyMP9ddrg

He spits up......
http://youtube.com/#/watch?v=XQOAUXHcZRY

Then he goes to sleep......
http://youtube.com/#/watch?v=N0ObP-BIGXE

JUST LIKE A REAL BABY!!!!!!!!!!!

Duhhh []__[] SUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKs

Posted by: Ya Boi Was Countin' Sheep

Nice cut and paste job geek.

Tebow was emotional and tears were in his eyes after the enormous SEC Championship game let down.

Lamar Thomas sobbed like a three year old when Penn State went up in dat azzz.

u shyt where u eat every day of your life cane cluck

Cant wait to see Demps 150lbs try and pick up the blitz. Hope brantleys back up is ready

Why did that walk on shatter Ohomo's jaw like that?

Why did Saban shatter urbans psyche like that?

"he doesn’t have the strongest arm."

YAWWWWNNNNNNNN

sounds like he'll be a perfec replacement when JaPicky goes down in a pile of bones.

"I've seen nothing from Bridgewater that has made me change my mind when I said he was the best quarterback prospect in Florida for the past three classes"

Hey dont feel to bad dooshbag. Driskel did manage to win 2 games last year.

The S E C was the best football conference. Few years ago it was the Big TEn and the Big 12 that were the best conferences in college football. The ACC is rising fast n that's why you tried to raid our coaches to take the Tennessee job but even Cutcliff the former offensive coordinator of the VOLS and the new Duke coach turned it down. Now the S E C is considering taking FSU, Va Tech, Clemson, Ga Tech, or Miami to expand cause these teams are getting better every year.

No one seems to consider that the last few season the ACC had rookie quarter backs starting while the SEC had seniors or juniors starting in that position. Well that has changed. LSU will play with an inexperienced qb when they play against the worst qb in the ACC when they play UNC, but UNC will win that game. UF v FSU will the game that brings the state of Florida champion back to the ACC.

All that I am saying is that title of the best conference is cyclical. Arkansas as a legitimate threat to win the SEC is actually a long shot cause they will never be that good (same thing is ALWAYS true for OLE MISS, they will never be that good to win in any conference). LSU will realize that Les Miles is another version of MIAMI's Larry Coker who won with the former coaches recruits. Even in the ACC LSU would be a 9-3 team and their best record would be 10-2 in the Big Ten, Big 12 at best. Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS, and Georgia will be lucky to win 8 games in any BCS conference so why does that make the SEC so tough? Florida will be good again, but they won't be great and the same will go for Alabama because they lost the best players on their team. Teams will be able to stop UF running game and for a change teams will be able to run on Bama. This year the world will see that sun is setting and night is coming for the SEC. The next great conference will be the ACC because all the youth in FSU and Tha U are no longer in high school. In 2011 Tha U will play UF and FSU to find out who owns the State of FLORIDA. I like Miami to win it 6th or maybe 7th title that year.

Posted by: ALL ABOUT THE U

God your dumb.

- "The next great conference will be the ACC because all the youth in FSU and Tha U are no longer in high school"

So your telling me that the freshman at FSU and "tha" U aren't in high school anymore? Has anyone from BP contacted you to for your advice on how to plug the the oil spill?

- UF plays UM in 2013 not 2011.

Also ESPN/Blue Ribbon College Football have "Tha U" ranked 4th in the ACC Coastal.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=5345688

Also it's between "Tha U" and The Two Escobars for best ESPN 30 on 30 at the ESPY's. If "tha U" wins for best documentary you can take solace in the fact you all finally won something!

Good to see a U fan say (mostly) intelligent things on this blog. Right-on with the cyclical nature of conference success. The hard part is predicting the "arc" of the cycle. Regarding Cutcliffe, he swam in the SEC shark tank for 6 years and got tossed out (at Ole Miss). Great OC, not so great HC. Duke and the ACC seem to fit his capabilities better - I'm sure he understands his limitations in that regard. Les Miles will be out next year -- you guys should be taking up a collection for a coach like him who could (like Cutcliffe) excel in the ACC.

When will Gators be able to post on the Cane blog?

http://twitter.com/dwadeofficial

Dwade with a shout out to the Gators.

Why would anyone want Les Miles? He is an upgraded Larry Coker. If the right person would have been hired to replace Butch Davis then the only thing that Gainesville would have been known for was the trailer parks. Instead, you have trailer parks to bring down the value of the Bronze statues.

Miami Herald editor.

The last time Tha' U played UF was when Miami had more sophomores and freshman playing than the juniors or seniors. Needless to say, everyone at Tha U holds Coker responsible for not keeping our tradition of winning or evaluating talent.

What I want to know is how much longer will it take for the NCAA to investigate your school like it did USC. Where there is smoke there is fire and every year that Urban has been there at least 4 people have been arrested and only the scrubs get kicked off the team. Urban Meyer will bring the Florida Football program in ruins just like Dennis Erickson did Miami when he had no control over his players.

As far as David Cutcliff is concerned, who in the world is Dooley? At least Cutcliff's players fight for the team when they are on the field unlike the Vols who won't put up a fight on the field because of all the suspensions. At least Dooley cares about the image of the program unlike Meyer who is yet to kick off anyone that starting off the team even when they beat up their girlfriend. Where they do that at?

Let's talk turkey. This is a two team league made up of Alabama and Florida. Do you really think that either team would go undefeated against UNC, GTech, VTech, FSU, Tha U, Clemson? I really don't think so. If LSU was in the ACC then they would be a middle of the pack team and the same would go for Arkansas, South Carolina, Georgia, and Auburn (which has the softest non-conference schedule since they've had a football program which is why they didn't deserve to play USC even when they went 13-0).

We will see which conference is on the rise. One more good recruiting class will have Tha U back to being a perennial powerhouse.

The last time Tha' U played UF was when Miami had more sophomores and freshman playing than the juniors or seniors.

Posted by: All About Tha U | July 14, 2010 at 12:52 PM

And yet U fail to mention or realize yet again, is that Florida's starters that day and year, man for man, was still younger than Urs ...

The same will be true for the Gators again this year and it will ZERO bearing on their overall success .

4-5 Star Freshman and Sophmores will TRUMP 2-3 Star Junior and Seniors time and time again.

What I want to know is how much longer will it take for the NCAA to investigate your school like it did USC. Where there is smoke there is fire and every year that Urban has been there at least 4 people have been arrested and only the scrubs get kicked off the team. Urban Meyer will bring the Florida Football program in ruins just like Dennis Erickson did Miami when he had no control over his players.

.

Get out Ur magnifying glass and pipe Sherlock

What I want to know is how much longer will it take for the NCAA to investigate your school like it did USC.

When? When da u wins another national title.

You still didn't explain this comment:

"The next great conference will be the ACC because all the youth in FSU and Tha U are no longer in high school"

Ok Ok Ok... I get it. I have to dumb it down for you to understand what I mean about the youth and inexperience.

When Miami played Florida last... almost all the KKKK EEEE YYYY positions on Miami's side were full of 5star and 4star freshmen or sophomore who made sure that age was an attitude not an excuse when they were on the field.

Starting qb Jacory Harris Fr/ Robert Marve red Fr

Starting weakside linebacker Sean Spence fr (TeBow remembers this guy very well)

Starting strongside linebacker Colin McArthy so


Starting DT Marcus Forston FR/ Allen Bailey so

Starting WR Travis Benjamin fr/ Aldarius Johnson fr/ Leonard Hankerson so

Starting DB Brandon Harris fr/

Those are alot of starters that were young and are now the anchor of this team.

Follow me gator fans. 2008 was two years ago from today so naturally you would reason that since I am discussing this topic in 2010 then that means youth is no longer a factor. No matter how good you are there is a learning curve. If any of you guys have a job then you will realize that if you have kept the job for at least 2 years that you could run circles around a new employee. The same concept applies to football. No matter how talented you are in football it is hard to beat experience. Experience can be a subsitute for talent, but talent and experience is what every coach wants in every position. We finally got both this year and not to wear out the experience thing, but this is the first time Tha U has had the same coordinators for both sides of the ball.

Keep on doUbting Us.

As far as star ratings, that stuff is for the birds. Our last coach believed in the hype of going for these players who had all the alcolades from high school and road their nuts by giving them a scholarship when they didn't deserve to wear the orange and green. And, one of the greatest safeties still in the league picking qbs off was a 3 star recruit according to rivals. Ed Reed. Some of the biggest bums were 5 star recruits such as Willie Williams, Arthur Brown LB was a 5 star recruit that couldn't sniff the field besides special teams. Ryan Moore was another 5star recruit that blew. Keep your 5 star recruits because they don't guarantee Ws.

Oh yeah, just in case if none of you guys followed me. Because two years have passed and that same talent that were underclassmen have for the most part kept their job and improved TTTT WWWW OOOO years later is the reason I am confident that we will be back sooner than you know it.

In addition, another reason that the SEC was good was due to how many starting QBs had experience. This is first year that Miami, FSU, Ga Tech, Va Tech, and Clemson have upperclassmen starting at qb in God knows how many years. That Florida and FSU doesn't look so promising this year as it did last year. I didn't count UNCs qb because he will be the only reason that the Tar Heels don't go undefeated. UNC's defense will be one of the best in the nation. They have as many as 4 first round draft picks.

As far as star ratings, that stuff is for the birds.

Posted by: All About Tha U | July 15, 2010 at 12:56 AM

FACT, 90% of the Top 3 rounds drafted into the NFL are 4 and 5 Star Players coming out of High School... U say it doesn't matter because U can't and haven't lately gotten those type of Players in mass numbers for years. USC, Texas, Florida, Alabama and ALL the Top-10 programs stock their roster 10-15 at a time year after year after year... It's exactly what defines a TOP Program.

U also say U don't need those kind of players because it's a U Thang. Well, over the last 5 years U've put jack squat talent into the NFL and these last 2 recruiting Classes will continue that trend as will their overall performance on the field that U rent up in Broward County.

Ur continued flash in the pan mediocrity with end of the season flame outs will be Ur consistant destiny.

Yaaawwwwnnnnn! Wake me for kickoff...

God that cane fan is dumb.

stars don't matter?

Percy Harvin, Brandon Spikes, Tim Tebow

TWO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.

OK OK OK...

Fact 90%... where did you get that number? From the Florida prob and stats guy cause he rounded it up to a good whole number that says 9 out of every 10 players who were drafted in the first round were 4 or 5 star recruits.

YEAHHHHHH I am speechless, cause your acting like we don't lead the NFL in first round draft picks. Not to mention, since we won the National title only 2 years were we not ranked in the top 10 for recruiting so what are you talking about. Tha U 2008 recruiting was ranked first to third on all recruiting sites.

If it really mattered about the star ratings then how in the world did Boise State become so good? They hardly win or get noticed for their recruiting, but they do get noticed because their coaches get recruits that could sky rocket if put in a different system that fits the teams personality.

I give it to Meyer, he is a good recruiter and evaluator of talent that will fit his style of football. But our old coach showed me that all the star ratings don't mean a thing if they don't fit the team concept of football. Kyle Wright will go down as the worst qb to put on Tha U helmet, but he was a 5 star recruit... parade all-american and he couldn't make it in NFL europe. The same could be said of 5 star recruit Lance Legget who had a better chance getting hit in the helmet with the football than catching it with his hands.

On the other hand, 3 star recruits like Brandon Merriweather, Ed Reed, and if I'm not mistaken Santana Moss was also a 3 star recruit and they were all first round draft picks. If I'm also not mistaken, when good ole Zook was in Gainesville, did it matter how many great recruits you guys had? No, because the coaches sucked. When Butch Davis was in Coral Gables he knew how to recruit players that fit his football phipsophy and you see how that turned out. Well that's already happening now with Coach Shannon on the field. Not to mention, that the only reason you guys got a monster recruiting class this year was cause your boy told lies that Miami doen't want Shannon n that's why they haven't extended his contract. Let the recruiting war start all over again n no matter how many star recruits you guys get they won't pan out into wins when we play on the field.

If we were talking baseball, you guys would be the Red Sox and we would be the Yankees. Your spotlight is determined by how long Tha U stays down, and the Sun is quickly setting on UF, cause FSU is coming back too.

Posted by: All About Tha U

We sell out Yankees Stadium every game so no comparison please.

"FSU is coming back"

Shouldn't you be worried as you barely beat us last year?

We are not playing horse shoe and you're not throwing a grenade so it doesn't matter how close the FOOTBALL GAME was, because the scoreboard is all that matters in this game. And in all respect to you Mr. George Steinbrenner, I was talking about your franchise in comparison to the Bloody Sox franchise for their two World Series that they got compared to your Gazillion. While your up there Mr. George Steinbrenner could you learn how to circumcise so when that Gator that that doesn't survive the Hurricane in 2013 won't have anymore trailor park trash.

"While your up there Mr. George Steinbrenner could you learn how to circumcise so when that Gator that that doesn't survive the Hurricane in 2013 won't have anymore trailor park trash"


Huh? WTF? I have no idea what that means but if I see your 3rd grade English teacher, I tell her to "holla at ya"

PS Circumcise does not equal birth control but nice try

Huh? WTF? I have no idea what that means but if I see your 3rd grade English teacher, I tell her to "holla at ya"

Don't you mean you "will" tell her.....

What a moron!

You maybe right about circumcising some one does not equal birth control. I had no idea since i wasn't there to help TeBow try to get a little kid off. In America, people who are allowed touch little kids like that are called doctors. A priest would go to jail for that kind of stuff. Tebow was a grown man allowed to touch someone little boy. I love Jesus too, but where they do that at?

I bet you that TeBow and You were both holding that little boy down so he could stop crying as TeBow enjoyed the happiest moment in his life. That Gayturd probably got off hearing that little boys scream while you and the kids parents were smiling telling that kid he's going to be a man now. Where they do that at?

Posted by: All About Tha U

Tim Tebow got his own kicks...what U got?

My Jordans. Jordan never touched a little kid like that and He was great in the pros. JK

I would like to see him do good in the pros. The odds are against him.

Posted by: All About Tha U

It should read:

"I would like to see him do well in the pros but the odds are against him"

Keep practicing - you'll get it in time.

Check out the non conference schedule that the SEC plays. I know that your conference is good, but not that good to play the worst teams in College Football and wonder how a perfect team from the SEC gets passed for a one loss team.

The SEC has got the worst non-conference scheduling of all the Elite BCS conferences. If Auburn happens to go undefeated again then I will take a two loss FSU or Miami team over them because of the strength of schedule. How many powerhouses still play cupcakes for the majority of their out of conference games?

Ef the conference, doesn't anyone want to prove that their team is the best in the nation instead of just the best in the conference. To be the best then you have to at least play the best week in week out.

Posted by: Pick on someone your own size | July 16, 2010 at 01:32 PM

even with the cupcakes UF still played a tougher schedule than your ACC walk in the park. It kills u but it's true.

u used to schedule big programs as a power matchup. now u just play them for a payday loser.

keep moving. win that sorry conference just once.....loser

"u used to schedule big programs as a power matchup. now u just play them for a payday loser."

Sad but true...

We would pay you guys to play Us, but you know that uF won't put it's money where it's mouth is. Reality check.

Sniff Sniff, I smell 9u$$y.

Jacory's thumb is not 100 percent.

It's coming u know it

THE COLLAPSE

Florida State Football Rankings:
1. UF
2. USF
3. UCF
4. FSU
5. Palm Beach Gardens High School

Posted by: All About Tha U

Really you smell 9u$$y? That would insinuate you smelled it before.....as a UM student and the vag that roams there, I am sure you have before, RRIIIGGHHHTTTTT?

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