Jim Thorpe Award


TWO BITS: Noah to France, Jenkins moving on

July 12, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has decided to play for Team France in the FIBA European Championships in Lithuania, ESPNChicago.com reported on Monday. Noah, who has dual citizenship due to...

Will Hill to forgo senior season, enter NFL Draft

January 5, 2011 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators junior safety Will Hill has decided to forgo his final season of NCAA eligibility and plans to declare for the 2011 NFL Draft, a source close to the team and...

Seven Florida Gators on preseason watch lists

August 11, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
With just over three weeks to go until the 2010-11 season commences, seven Florida Gators players have been honored with nominations to preseason award watch lists. Maxwell Award (Outstanding collegiate football player)...

SIX BITS: Murphy, Harvin, Jenkins, Hill, Nelson

August 2, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Held out of action with the Oakland Raiders over the weekend, former Florida Gators wide receiver Louis Murphy continues to struggle to recover from a concussion he suffered during camp...

Former Gators safety Jarvis Williams dead at 45

May 26, 2010 | By Adam Silverstein
Former Florida Gators hall of fame safety Jarvis Williams, Sr. (1965-2010) passed away Tuesday evening. He was 45-years-old. Though earlier reports stated Williams suffered a massive heart attack, the actual cause of...

Pouncey, Hernandez win; Tebow, Spikes, Haden and Henry shut out of College Footbal Awards

December 10, 2009 | By Adam Silverstein
Two Florida Gators juniors came home from The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards in Orlando, FL, Thursday evening with awards; unfortunately, four other players were not as lucky. Center Maurkice Pouncey...

Haden named an All-American, Tebow to present

December 3, 2009 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators junior cornerback Joe Haden was chosen to the 2009 All-America Team by the American Football Coaches Association on Thursday. Haden, who is also a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award,...

FOUR BITS: Award finalists, visiting recruits, cross country at NCAAs, volleyball award

November 23, 2009 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Numerous Florida Gators football players have been named finalists for national college football awards set to be announced during the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards show on Dec. 10...

FOUR BITS: Soccer opens SEC, Haden for Thorpe, Hunter coming on, cross country honors

November 4, 2009 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » The 2009 Southeastern Conference Championship Tournament begins Wednesday as one-seed Florida Gators soccer (14-4-2, 8-1-2 SEC) faces the eight-seed Tennessee Volunteers (8-8-3, 4-5-2 SEC) at 6:00 p.m. in Orange Beach,...
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