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Monday December 3, 2012 Gators-Louisville matchup, Parsons' Tebow shirt, David Lee's nickname, other tidbits

The official bowl announcements came down Sunday night and the Gators will play Louisville in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2 in New Orleans.

The game pits former UF defensive coordinator Charlie Strong, in his third season at Louisville, against some of his former players.

(Photo: Charlie Strong during his time at Florida).

Charlie Strong

Here are some fresh links from around in the Internet covering items of interest to Gator Nation:

--A look at the announcement in this story from the New Orleans Time-Picayune.

--An early preview of the Florida-Louisville matchup from ESPN.com.

--Gators up against familiar foe in Charlie Strong is the headline in a story by David Jones of USA Today.

--Landing Sugar Bowl game tops off a big highlight reel for Louisville football and its fans writes Adam Himmelsbach of the Louisville Courier-Journal.

--Andy Hutchins of SBNation’s Alligator Army blog writes about 11 things to know about the Gators-Cardinals matchup.

--The Gainesville Sun’s Robbie Andreu offers his UF football superlatives for the 2012 regular season.

--In case you missed this, here is a story in the Orlando Sentinel discussing a proposed $50 million facelift to the O’Connell Center.

--The quarterback situation with the New York Jets and former Gators Heisman winner Tim Tebow got more interesting on Sunday writes Neil Best of Newsday.com.

--Speaking of Tebow, former Gators hoopster Chandler Parsons returned from a shoulder injury for the Rockets wearing his padded “Tebow shirt.”

--And in case you missed this, former Gators hoopster David Lee is getting a little pub, nicknamed WCW – White Chris Webber – by Shaq on national TV. FWIW, Lee said he likes the nickname in this story from the San Francisco Chronicle.

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