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Critics think Florida had motives for not playing the LSU game

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Evidently, some people think the Florida Gators should have taken on LSU’s Tigers and a hurricane over the weekend. How else do you explain the reaction the Gators got for suspending their game? There are those who suggested the Gators didn’t want to play the game. Why else wouldn’t Florida have moved the game to Baton Rouge? Why wouldn’t Florida travel to the ends of the earth to play the game? “Nineteen deaths, 2.5 million people without power,” said Gators…

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Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley stepping down after successful run

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Remember him standing in the end zone, looking out at another conquest. More than anything, this was the image of Jeremy Foley, the band leader of the University of Florida Gators for most of the last quarter-century. Under Foley, the Gators worked. He was the one who saw the great potential of the program, and he guided it well. Football championships. Basketball championships. As much as anyone, Foley helped to unify Gator Nation. Yes, he hired well most of the…

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