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Can college football in Florida eclipse other states once again?

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Once, this was where college football mattered. Once, this was where you looked to find national champions (11) and Heisman winners (9). Once, this was the place where the most important games were played. Can it be that way again? FSU currently has things rolling its way with six consecutive top 20 finishes. But there is a new energy at Florida, and an even newer energy at Miami. Can this state return to the heights it once enjoyed? From 1990-2001,…

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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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Video: Marco Rubio credits blogosphere for success of his campaign

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