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Thursday November 22, 2012Dante Fowler's emergence, two good defenses, Collinsworth's career, plus more

Hey folks, Happy Thanksgiving. Hope everyone has a good day.

Before you start on the turkey, here are some fresh links from around the Internet covering news of interest to Gator fans:

--Dante Fowler was expected to play for FSU, then he signed with Gators and has made an impact writes Antonya English of Tampa Bay Times.

--Florida State faces only defense -- Florida's defense -- that can rival its own writes USA Today.

--Florida and Florida State rise again is the headline in this blog post from Andrea Adelson of

--Gators offensive coordinator Brent Pease continues to work to improve Florida's offense writes Robbie Andreu of the Gainesville Sun.

--Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi writes about whether it matters if the Gators win sexy or not.

--Lack of playing time has cost Tim Tebow a chance at big bucks next year writes; meanwhile, maybe Tebow plays tonight when Jets face Patriots on Thanksgiving.

--Former Gators receiver Cris Collinsworth reflects on his rise as a broadcaster in this AP story via Florida Today's website.

--He lost only 11 games all last season with the Gators, but as an NBA rookie, Brad Beal's Washington Wizards don't have a win in 10 games writes The Washington Post.

--Former Gator Chandler Parsons scored 18 points and career-high 13 rebounds in Houston's win over Joakim Noah's Bulls on Wednesday writes the Houston Chronicle.

--This video isn't Gator related, but rather a great human-interest story and perhaps the best thing you watch today as ESPN's Buster Olney shares story of former MLB catcher Ben Petrick:


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