The preseason watch lists for 2014 are about to start rolling in, and already we have 42 names on the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list, which is awarded annually to the defensive player who has the biggest impact on his team.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With spring practice fully digested, let's take a look at which Florida Gators' stock is up and who's on the way down. RISING Dante Fowler Jr.: The hybrid defensive end/linebacker altered his diet and dropped some body fat before spring.
Three things we learned in the spring about the Florida Gators: 1. Florida's offense is already better than it was at any time last season. That's a low bar to clear, but new coordinator Kurt Roper made coach Will Muschamp happy by designing a run-heavy offense that can spread out opponents and get the ball in the hands of playmakers in space.
Editor's note: With Florida's spring practice now in the rearview mirror, we'll clean out the notebook this week and touch on a few remaining topics. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Much like star sophomore cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, the Gators' secondary is young and talented.
Editor's note: With Florida's spring practice now in the rear-view mirror, we'll clean out the notebook this week and touch on a few remaining topics. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- What does Vernon Hargreaves III do for an encore to one of the best seasons by a true freshman in Florida football history?
So after all that, Kevin Durant made this insane shot ... and lost? Ouch. Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland explains how this year's defense is different than in years past. Tre Mason walked away with top honors at Auburn's AUSPY Awards.
about 119 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
The Madness is all around us, and while basketball is having all the fun, we thought we'd give football a go at the craziness that this month embodies. While we'll have to wait a few months until a playoff takes over college football, we thought we'd have a little fun with our own SEC tournament now that the first weekend of games have concluded in this year's NCAA tournament.
about 148 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies
Setting up the spring in the SEC East: FLORIDA Spring start: March 19 Spring game: April 12 What to watch: Change in attitude: There's no time to look back. Will Muschamp and his staff are firmly focused on the future after a disastrous 4-8 campaign that saw the once-mighty Gators program brought to its knees.
about 170 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Georgia Bulldogs
Earlier this month, ESPN colleague Adam Rittenberg took a look at some of the stars around the country who you can't forget about in 2014. Georgia running back Todd Gurley and Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III made the cut as the 10 stars to watch out for.
about 215 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Texas A&M Aggies