Florida CB Jalen Tabor calls lack of student-athlete pay a ‘modern form of slavery’

Florida Gators sophomore cornerback Jalen Tabor is one of the best players on his team. Over the course of his two years in Gainesville, Florida, he’s also been one of the most outspoken.

That was certainly the case Tuesday when, after learning that the Southeastern Conference earned a record $527.4 million in the 2014-15 season due to monies from the College Football Playoff and SEC Network, Tabor wrote the following on Twitter:

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Florida Gators stars LB Jarrad Davis, S Marcus Maye to return; five leave early for 2016 NFL Draft

The Florida Gators defense was expected to be depleted in a major way with a number of players looking to enter the 2016 NFL Draft early. Instead, those losses will be somewhat mitigated with junior linebacker Jarrad Davis and redshirt junior safety Marcus Maye both confirming Monday that they will return to the team for their final seasons.

“One last ride as a Florida Gator!! Honored to wear the Orange & Blue on emore time!! #GatorNation #BDN,” Davis wrote on his Twitter account.

Maye co-signed the sentiment, adding, “One more go round!!”

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Florida Gators release updated 12-man injury report ahead of Florida State game

With no additional media availabilities scheduled before the No. 12 Florida Gators host the No. 13 Florida State Seminoles on Saturday in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the Gators provided a late-Wednesday injury update for the 12 players who could potentially miss the rivalry game.

Florida listed senior starting defensive linemen Jonathan Bullard (knee) and Alex McCalister (foot) as “doubtful” for the game, giving them a 25 percent chance of stepping foot on the field Saturday. Joining them with that designation was redshirt freshman DL Taven Bryan (foot), who plays a large number of snaps as a reserve.

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Starters Jon Bullard, Alex McCalister lead long Florida Gators injury list for Florida State

If you believe most of the names on head coach Jim McElwain‘s injury list will not play against Florida State on Saturday, the Florida Gators are in serious trouble.

McElwain announced Monday that starting Rush defensive end redshirt junior Alex McCalister (foot) and his backup, redshirt sophomore Jordan Sherit, will both miss the game … but he did not stop there.

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Gameday – No. 8 Florida Gators vs. FAU: What to know, how to watch on TV, live stream online

No. 8 Florida Gators football returns home for the first of two games that will close out its regular season when it hosts the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday.

Here’s a look ahead at Saturday’s game: what to know and how to watch Florida-FAU.

Viewing information

Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium – Gainesville, Florida [Capacity: 88,548]
Weather: 76°F, cloudy (15% chance of rain), winds E at 5 mph

Time: 12:00 p.m. EST
TV: SEC Network (Tom Hart, Andre Ware)

Streaming Video: SEC Network | Mobile Video: Watch ESPN app (iPhone) / (Android)
SiriusXM: 134/190 | Radio: Gator Radio Network [Affiliates]

Live Updates: @OnlyGators on Twitter

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Florida Football Friday Final: ‘Unbelievable’ Jon Bullard leads major Gators pass rushing effort

We’re back with Florida Football Friday Final, where OnlyGators.com takes a last look at the No. 11 Florida Gators as they prepare for their second road game of the season.

Florida (5-0, 3-0 SEC) will face the Missouri Tigers (4-1, 1-1 SEC) at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Farout Field in Columnbia, Missouri. The contest will air live nationally on SEC Network.

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Florida Gators release 2015 depth chart for Week 2 vs. East Carolina … with some changes

Though things will undoubtedly continue change for the Florida Gators throughout the 2015 season, especially with players coming back from injury, the team released its second depth chart of the season ahead of Saturday’s game against the East Carolina Pirates

The contest will be head coach Jim McElwain‘s second with the Gators, and it will all go down inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at 7:00 p.m. and air live on the ESPN2.

Here is Florida’s second official depth chart release.

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Florida coach Jim McElwain has an appetite for offense, but will his Gators satisfy in 2015?

The offensive issues facing the Florida Gators have been apparent for years, and the hire of head coach Jim McElwain, while also an effort to breathe new life into the program, was due in large part to his acumen on that side of the ball.

It should be no surprise then that the primary topic McElwain addressed all offseason has continued into game week: Will Florida be more efficient and effective on offense in 2015?

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