Prized defensive end Zach Carter commits to Florida

Jim McElwain first full recruiting class is really starting to pick up steam. Florida has landed a commitment from strong side defensive end Zach Carter, from Tampa (Hillsborough). Carter gives the Gators their third commitment in the last two weeks; fellow … Continue reading

2016 Gator baseball eulogy: If not this year, when will it be?

In the immediate aftermath of Florida’s 3-2 loss to Texas Tech, which ended the season of perhaps the best baseball team in school history, it was difficult for me to comprehend what had just happened. And then it hit me. The … Continue reading

Standout CB Elijah Blades commits to Florida

Torrian Gray was considered an upgrade over Kirk Callahan as a defensive backs coach because of his ability to recruit. And now he’s earned himself the obligatory #ChompChomp tweet from Jim McElwain for the first time- but not the last. Meet … Continue reading

A stunning swan song: Gators bounced from World Series by Texas Tech

This wasn’t how it was supposed to go. After their bats went silent in an ugly 2-1 loss to Coastal Carolina, the Gators suffered a 3-2 loss to Texas Tech that bounced them from the 2016 College World Series. The defeat marks … Continue reading

A Familiar Routine: Gators fall to Coastal Carolina in CWS Opener

It happened again. The “it” in that opening sentence can be defined as two things: one, the 2016 Gator team’s penchant for losing the first game of a series, or stage, and two, the program’s penchant for flopping in the College … Continue reading

College World Series preview: Gators are most talented team remaining, but can they win it all?

The five months of college baseball can see a lot of things change and progress. The relatively large length of the season gives predictions numerous chances to be turned on their heads, favorites countless chances to stumble and underdogs plenty … Continue reading

Deja FSU: Gators destroy Seminoles, book ticket to World Series (sound familiar?)

Something about playing FSU just seems to bring out the best in JJ Schwarz. And his latest act of destruction against his in state rival sent his Gators back to the stage they’ve been dreaming of returning to for the better … Continue reading

Gators bounce back with shutout of FSU to even Super Regionals

Now, for the big one. Facing elimination at the hands of their bitter rivals, the top ranked Gators responded with a 5-0 shutout win over FSU. That notched the best of three series at one game apiece, and sets up … Continue reading