TWO BITS: SEC Honor Roll, Babik pleads guilty

By Adam Silverstein
April 27, 2010

1 » Fifty-three student-athletes attending the University of Florida were named to the 2010 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday according to a release by commissioner Mike Slive. The women’s swimming and diving teams led the way with 18, the men’s team added 15, nine represented gymnastics (every eligible member), women’s basketball added six and men’s basketball followed with five. Florida’s total of 53 was second-best in the SEC, following only Alabama (56).

1 » Former UF network coordinator Steve Babik, a member of the athletic department for two decades who was arrested and charged in federal court with the receipt, distribution and possession of child pornography in January, pleaded guilty to the charges Tuesday in United States District Court. Babik, 50, faces five to 20 years in prison and will be sentenced on Aug. 2 after investigators found “a significant volume of [media featuring] children engaging in sexual acts” on his computer.

2 Comments

  1. Gatordad says:

    Adam, was Babik a member of the Athletic Department or a member of the Communications Department? If he was with the Communications Department I don’t think that is part of the Athletic Department. I guess I’m just trying to rid him from the Athletic Department.

  2. He worked in communications for the Athletic Department/GatorVision as well as externally for Sun Sports.

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