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Gators vault to 13th in AP Top 25; Seminoles up to 15th

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Voters in the Associated Press Top 25 poll were impressed by Florida’s unexpected win at LSU on Saturday. The Gators’ 16-10 victory fueled their surge from the 21st position to No. 13 in this week’s poll. The Gators climbed over four teams who won on Saturday, including Florida State. The Seminoles moved up from the 17th to the 15th slot following their impressive 45-14 win at Syracuse. Florida will travel to Tallahassee Saturday to face the Seminoles. Alabama was again a unanimous selection…

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Gators enter top 10 in AP poll; Seminoles 19th

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The Florida Gators have crashed the top 10 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. Following their 24-10 victory over rival Georgia on Saturday, Florida (6-1) climbed four positions to come in at No. 10,  their highest ranking of the year. Florida State (5-3), after their heartbreaking 37-34 loss to No. 3 Clemson, fell seven spots to come in at No. 19. A victory would have seen the Seminoles firmly ensconced within the top 10. As it stands, Florida…

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AP Top 25: ‘Noles, Gators in top 15; ‘Canes out

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Both Florida State and Florida moved up in this week’s AP Top 25, while the Miami Hurricanes fell out of the rankings. The Seminoles climbed one spot to No. 13, while the Gators moved up three spots to claim the No. 15 ranking. Miami’s loss to North Carolina, their second straight defeat, dropped them out of the poll after reaching as high as number 10 just two weeks ago. Another Florida team is making some noise. The South Florida Bulls,…

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Winners and losers of Gators game switch to LSU

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So the Gators will be playing at LSU after all. Despite a firm assurance the game would only be played in The Swamp, Florida will be traveling in the direction of a real swamp in Louisiana. It has been an acrimonious two weeks between two of the SEC’s top programs. If a detailed account described in a Fox Sports publication called Outkick the Coverage accurately describes the last 10 days, Florida does not come off well. It details LSU providing…

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LSU at Florida game postponed as Hurricane Matthew nears

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No. 18 Florida’s home game against LSU has been postponed because of looming and powerful Hurricane Matthew, which already has been blamed for more than 100 deaths and is threatening the southeastern U.S. coast. The Florida-LSU game was to be played Saturday. The teams were unable to agree on any alternative arrangements to play the game elsewhere this weekend, and the Southeastern Conference said they would try to reschedule – though that seems unlikely since the Gators and Tigers do…

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ACC/SEC dominate NCAA tournament bracket

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The South shall rise again. In college baseball, it already has. To no one’s surprise, the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference are sending a large percentage of the teams to this year’s NCAA Baseball Tournament. One day after the selection committee announced seven of the eight national seeds are members of those conferences, the remaining eight regional hosts, and the entire tournament field was announced Monday. Of the 16 schools hosting regionals, 13 belong to the two powerhouse conferences.…

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Gators take a wild ride in AP Top 25

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Ohio State maintained its position at the top of the AP Top 25 poll despite an unexpectedly close game against Indiana, while TCU moved into second after yet another huge offensive performance. The biggest story involves the state of Florida. Once conference play begins, one SEC team seems to rocket up the AP Top 25 poll each week following an impressive win against a conference foe. This week’s collection of astronauts is the Florida Gators who vaulted from Number 25…

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