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Swamp Things: A podcast about the Florida Gators

Aug 30, 2022

Nearly nine months since his arrival, Napier will coach his first game at Florida. Enthusiasm is high for his Gators’ debut, but the No. 7 Utes pose an immense challenge — particularly for a season opener.

  • Week 1: ‘We’re going to find out a lot FAST’ (1:12)
  • Expectations: A disciplined team (4:04)
  • Rebuilding...

Aug 23, 2022

College football kicks off this week with a reduced schedule. Billy Napier’s injury riddle team is happy to get a few days rest after wrapping up preseason camp Thursday.

  • Kickers & punters (:41)
  • Week 0: Uninspired games (2:14)
  • Tough training camp: Injuries (5:23)
  • Heavener Football Training Center: Pros & cons...

Aug 16, 2022

The long-awaited Heavener Football Training Center opened Sunday. The $85 million, Taj Mahal-like facility will level the playing field, enhance the player experience and maximize efficiency for Napier’s program. Maybe most important, the Heavener will bolster the Gators’ recruiting efforts as Napier and...

Aug 11, 2022

Florida’s season-opening visit Sept. 3 from Utah is fast approaching. First-year coach Billy Napier’s unranked Gators will be tested immediately by the No. 8 Utes, followed by a Sept. 10 home date with No. 21 Kentucky.

  • Birth of Billy Napier’s program (:51)
  • Gators only SEC team facing Top 25 programs first...

Aug 4, 2022

Football season kicked off with the opening of Billy Napier’s first fall camp with the Gators. Napier’s emphasis will be on team-building and instilling the toughness and discipline lacking with Dan Mullen’s 2021 squad.

  • Track & field coach extension (1:42)
  • The standalone: ‘No more excuses’ (6:23)
  • Friday...