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Purdue transfer looks to lead Gators to 12th straight win over Vols

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Austin Appleby will lead the No. 19 Florida Gators head to Knoxville on Saturday to face the No. 14 Tennessee Volunteers. Austin who? With Luke Del Rio sitting out the game due to the injury suffered in the North Texas game, graduate transfer Appleby is the next man up. Gator Nation has two basic questions. Where did he come from? Is he any good? Appleby played his undergraduate football at Purdue. If whether one is “any good” is defined by…

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Gators welcome Vermont on Thanksgiving eve

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After their first loss of the season, the Florida Gators return to action on Wednesday to face the Vermont Catamounts in a non-conference matchup at the O’Connell Center. The Gators came up short Sunday against No. 21 Purdue, 85-70 in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The Catamounts are 2-3 on the season and finished sixth in the same Tip-Off Tournament in which the Gators were runners-up. They are led by sophomore guard Trae Bell-Haynes, who…

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