Jorge Powell

Four most important special teams players for the Florida Gators in 2016

Four most important special teams players for the Florida Gators in 2016

May 20, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
With nine starters from the Florida Gators‘ 2015 football team now in the NFL, Florida will be looking for help in all three phases in order to ensure it repeats as SEC...

Florida Gators OL Travaris Dorsey, kicker Austin Hardin leave the team

March 13, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
Updated on Monday at 12:15 p.m. Less than one week into 2016 spring practice, the Florida Gators are down two players, though neither joined the football team in the early going as...

Ten things to know at the start of Florida Gators 2016 spring football practice: QBs, early enrollees

March 9, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators football kicks off 2016 spring practice on Wednesday, the first of 15 times the team will get together for on-field work. Despite the numerous necessary transitions as Florida changed coaches...

Florida Gators land top-rated kicker Eddy Pineiro

December 15, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Nick Saban’s loss is Jim McElwain‘s gain. The Florida Gators coach on Tuesday received news that should positively impact his team’s chances in 2016 when top-rated kicker Eddy Pineiro (North Miami Beach,...

Florida deserves underdog status, but Gators certainly belong in the SEC Championship

December 2, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
To appreciate where the Florida Gators will stand Saturday – on the field of the Georgia Dome preparing to square off against the best team in the Southeastern Conference (if not college...

Updates: Prep good but Florida Gators offense must improve against tough Vandy defense

November 5, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
No. 10 Florida Gators football (7-1, 5-1 SEC) is not taking the SEC East rival Vanderbilt Commodores (3-5, 1-3 SEC) lightly while preparing for a pivotal showdown at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium...

Florida Gators kicking update: Powell out for season, Hardin may play, 216 sign up for tryout

October 21, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Making his only media appearance of the bye week, Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain announced during Wednesday’s SEC teleconference that redshirt freshman walk-on kicker Jorge Powell will miss the remainder of...

Florida Gators put out call to audition walk-on kickers; former walk-on already set to tryout

October 19, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
The Florida Gators need help at kicker. As much was made obvious Monday when the team’s recruiting-centric Twitter account put out an all-points bulletin calling for current students to sign up for...

Florida Gators practice update: Eliminating distractions, creating chaos, trusting Treon Harris

October 15, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Amid the numerous distractions, No. 8 Florida Gators football must still prepare for its toughest test of the season, a road game against the No. 6 LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,...

Quick hits: Defense leads No. 11 Florida Gators to 21-3 road rout of Mizzou, top of SEC East

October 10, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
The question entering Saturday night’s game was whether the No. 11 Florida Gators could overcome the added pressure and attention and pull out a victory in what was billed as a trap...