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Football flashback: Blocked kick saves Gators’ title season

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The legend was on the wrong sideline. It was 2006, and Steve Spurrier was leading the South Carolina Gamecocks into The Swamp. Spurrier, who had won the Heisman Trophy with the Gators. Spurrier, who had won a national championship. Spurrier, the architect of the Fun ‘n Gun offense. The year before, when he coached against his alma mater for the first time, Spurrier’s team won 30-22. But surely, it would be different when Spurrier led his team into Gainesville. Right?…

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Football flashback: Jarvis Moss blocks a kick to lead Gators’ victory

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Great defenses win championships. The 2006 Florida Gators had one of those. Great quarterbacks win championships, too. The 2006 Gators had two of those. Also, championships are won by great … kick blockers? You don’t have to convince the University of Florida of it. All they have to do is think back over their series against South Carolina, a series that became infinitely more interesting once former Gators’ coach Steve Spurrier took over the Gamecocks. For instance, there was the…

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