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Football flashback: When the Gators Tim Tebow topped the Tide

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Officially, the national championship would wait. But to the University of Florida players, this was where it was won. In Atlanta, against Alabama, in the fourth quarter. This was where the toughness came out. This was where Tim Tebow’s grand promise was delivered. It was December 6, 2008, the end of Florida’s run and the beginning of Alabama’s. But the day still belonged to Tebow and Urban Meyer. The Gators trailed Alabama and Nick Saban 20-17 going into the final period.…

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Which new coach satisfies the Gator fans fastest?

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Who succeeds first? Who can make the admittedly greedy hearts of the University of Florida Gators fans satisfied quicker? Jim McElwain? Mike White? Either? Both? It is a transitory time in Gainesville. The Gators dumped former football coach Wil Muschamp, although they seemed to do so with a tear in their eye, and then longtime basketball coach Billy Donovan decided to bolt for the Oklahoma City Thunder. This time, evidently, he plans on hanging around the NBA for a while.…

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