Gator Greats


Fred Taylor retires after 13-year NFL career

September 2, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
Putting an end to his illustrious 13-year NFL career, former Florida Gators running back Fred Taylor signed a one-day contract (picture) with the Jacksonville Jaguars and officially retired from professional football on...

TWO BITS: McGriff walks on, Williams signs deal

February 3, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
1 ยป Gainesville High School quarterback Ryan McGriff has accepted a preferred walk-on offer from Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp and offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and will enroll in the University...

Shane Matthews: “A tough situation for Johnny”

November 9, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
When college football fans think about Florida Gators football in the 1990s, three names in particular come to mind: head coach Steve Spurrier and quarterbacks Shane Matthews and Danny Wuerffel. A three-time...

Peterson, Emrick highlight 2011 Hall of Fame class

September 22, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
Seven former letterwinners, including Gator Greats Mike Peterson (football) and Bob Emrick (men’s basketball) will be inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame 2011 class. The F Club and...

Wilkerson, Taylor inducted into 2010 Hall of Fame

April 12, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
Eight former letterwinners, including Gator Greats Brad Wilkerson (baseball), Fred Taylor (football) and Brian Gay (men’s golf), were inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame on April 9 as...