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Yesterday’s hero: When Kentucky’s football team almost upset Flordia

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It is a streak almost three decades old. If a Florida fan was born in 1987 or later, he has never experienced losing to Kentucky. But, oh, there have been some close calls. Sure, Florida has seasons where the game was one-sided. The Gators have won 73-7 in 1994, and 65-0 in 1996, and 63-6 in 2008. In 20 of the 29 victories, Florida has scored 35 points or more. Then there was 1993. You know, the year of “Doering’s…

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Ranking the Heisman winners from the state; is Winston No. 1?

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Eight men, and all of them can say they were the best. Eight men, and all of them won the Heisman. But looking back, who was the most Heismanest of them all? Consider all the seasons, and all the champions, and all of the great moments of all of the Florida schools. Now throw them in one hopper. Who was the greatest of them all? Was it Steve Spurrier, the first Heisman winner in the state? Was it Tim Tebow,…

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SEC Network plans Gator Takeover for your TV on July 2

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Suppose it was a University of Florida world, and everyone else was just visiting? In that case, it would probably look something like the SEC network will look on July 2. Think all Gators, all the time. Now, every Florida fan has his favorite events over the years, but here are a few the network has lined up. After Thursday, fans can turn to their home DVD collection. The network plans to show. A Florida “takeover special” show. The 2015…

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