May 11, 2023
The Gators-Bulldogs rivalry could be forced to play elsewhere because of the upcoming renovation of Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field. The teams have met once on each other’s campus since the longstanding series began in 1933. Each time, Steve Spurrier’s Fun n’ Gun scored 52 points during wins in 1994-95. But the...
Apr 7, 2023
Spring practice enters the final week but the quarterback competition might be just beginning. Wisconsin transfer Graham Mertz would appear to have the inside track, but Jack Miller III is in the mix, according to Billy Napier. Coaches also are wise not to tip their hand in the age of the transfer portal. Both...
Dec 22, 2022
Florida failed to finish with a flourish and slipped in the rankings, but Napier and Co. inked a rock-solid class addressing many of the Gators’ laundry list of needs. California high schooler Jaden Rashada headlined the nation’s No. 12 class and provides hope at quarterback. The Gators also landed some intriguing...
Oct 17, 2022
The Gators head into their bye week smarting from a fourth straight loss to LSU, this time a 45-35 decision Saturday night in the Swamp. Even so, there’s no rest for the weary as Billy Napier prepares his team for the new staff’s first meeting with Georgia, Oct. 29 in Jacksonville.
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.