Last Friday, it was revealed the University of Florida would allow Jake Schickel, a Jacksonville lawyer and UF football booster, to serve as the third-party counsel for the Title IX sexual assault case being heard against wide receivers Treon Harris and Antonio Callaway. Today, Callaway was cleared of the charges.
The mysterious “student conduct violation” that kept WRs Antonio Callaway and Treon Harris away from the Gators all spring was revealed by ESPN to be an accusation of sexual assault by a female University of Florida student. But that’s just the start of the news today.
The Florida Gators were underwhelming offensively in 2015, and yet they managed to do something pretty neat today at the Citrus Bowl to tie Michigan up in the first quarter. We’re not even sure what to call this, but we like it.
Gators defensive back Deiondre Porter was arrested this morning after Gainesville police say he held a gun to the head of his pregnant girlfriend and later fired the gun in her direction. Porter booked into an Alachua County jail at 11:19 a.m. on three charges, including felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon…
Multiple outlets are reporting that Florida’s starting quarterback, Will Grier, has just been suspended for the rest of the season. ESPN is reporting that the suspension is because Grier tested positive for performance enhancing drugs.
Jim McElwain says he regrets tearing into junior RB Kelvin Taylor on the sideline after Taylor drew a penalty for a “throat slash” touchdown celebration gesture late in Florida’s 31-24 win over East Carolina on Saturday, saying he’s already heard from his 94-year-old mother that it wasn’t right.
Kelvin Taylor earned a taunting penalty for doing a throat slash after scoring against East Carolina. Gators coach Jim McElwain was not happy.
Last Thursday, a Waco jury found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexual assault. Since then, the two universities that had him on their teams—first Boise State, then Baylor, which took him as a transfer—haven’t bothered themselves with much public reflection. There have been no apologies, no candid…
Florida running back Adam Lane, who won the Birmingham Bowl MVP trophy amidst a pants-shittingly terrific performance, has been granted release to transfer closer to home.
College athletes at major schools across the country often avoid charges in criminal cases. They have access to high-profile lawyers; the athletic departments play major roles in the investigations; and witnesses are intimidated, indirectly or otherwise, according to an investigative report by ESPN’s Outside the Lines.
This just sucks. Dante Fowler, the top Jacksonville Jaguars pick this year and No. 3 overall in the draft, tore his ACL today during practice, according to multiple reports. ESPN.com reported the injury happened to the defensive end during an 11-on-11 drill “less than an hour into the first day of rookie minicamp.”
Gainesville police arrested a Gators defensive back on charges related to an armed robbery and home invasion after J.C. Jackson turned himself in to the Alachua County sheriff’s office last night. Cops say Jackson entered an acquaintance’s apartment mid-Saturday afternoon, followed by two at-large suspects who…
Two pitchers from the tenth-ranked Florida baseball team spent Sunday night in the Alachua County Jail after being charged with felony trespassing charges. Cops say the pair climbed a crane inside a marked construction zone on campus in Gainesville just a day after they pitched the Gators to a 12-5 win over South…
The Gainesville Sun reported today that University of Florida wide receiver Chris Thompson was charged last week with “misdemeanor simple battery/dating violence.” The charge concerns an argument Thompson had with an ex-girlfriend over text messages:
University police arrested Florida Gators basketball player Antoinette Bannister Friday, and charged the junior guard with theft of a credit card and fraudulent use of a credit card. Bannister allegedly found the card, which belonged to teammate Viktorija Dimaite, on Jan. 11 in the team's locker room at the practice…
Throw it down, big man! Just throw it down a bit closer to the basket.
So, the Florida Gators are playing East Carolina today in the Birmingham Bowl, and at half, Florida's giving the Pirates the business. But that, comrades, is not why we are here.