For at least 30 minutes, No. 14 Kentucky proved it could compete with one of the best teams in the country. The Wildcats just couldn’t sustain the effort down the stretch in a 69-59 loss to third-ranked Florida on Saturday night that ended their four-game winning streak and 22-game run at Rupp Arena.
A person familiar with the situation says Florida has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease after the program’s first losing season since 1979.
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley refuses to panic. Not after the worst loss in school history. Not after the first losing season since 1979. Not after missing a bowl game for the first time in 23 years. And not after a humbling loss to rival Florida State.
The prospect of lining up against Florida apparently brings back some bad memories for LSU’s Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham declined multiple interview requests leading up to Saturday afternoon’s clash between the No. 17 Gators and 10th-ranked Tigers in Death Valley.
Will Muschamp’s defensive acumen has already helped Florida return to the upper echelon of the Southeastern Conference. The third-year coach spent most of his appearance at SEC Media Days on Tuesday explaining how the offense plans to catch up.
Erik Murphy tied a career-high with 24 points just days after dealing with an illness, and No. 10 Florida beat 22nd-ranked Wisconsin 74-56 on Wednesday night.
Zac Stacy broke through the line on a wildcat play, sprinting 57 yards for a touchdown putting Vanderbilt back on top of fourth-ranked Florida.
The volunteer search for missing UF student Christian Aguilar will end Friday night, however, the Gainesville Police Department will continue to conduct the official search for the South Florida teen.
It’s day 10 as hundreds of people comb wooded sections around Gainesville looking for any clues in the disappearance of 18-year old Christian Aguilar.
Police released new details Saturday morning in the murder of Doral Academy graduate Christian Aguilar.