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Monday January 28, 2013 Gillislee improves draft stock, Tebow's book sales, UF women's track sets mark, plus more tidbits

Tim Tebow

Former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow's book was a big winner in 2012.

The Gators men's basketball team continued to roll through the SEC with a 35-point win at Mississippi State on Saturday night.'s Chris Harry was there and you can check out his coverage on the website.

But the Gators were in action in several sports over the weekend. Here are some fresh links from around the Internet covering Gator-related news and notes:

--Former Gators standout David Lee discusses being first Golden State All-Star in 16 years with

--Gators running back Mike Gillislee had a good week at the Senior Bowl, capped with 46 yards on 10 carries in Saturday's game writes the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

--Gators left tackle Xavier Nixon also played in Senior Bowl but according to the National Football Post, Nixon needs to improve to climb draft boards.

--Former Gators defensive back De'Ante "Pop" Saunders is now at Tennessee State, joining former UF teammate A.C. Leonard at the school writes Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel.

--A big weekend for the Gators women's track team. Florida's 4x400 relay team set world-best time this year by winning the Razorback Invitational.

--Florida's women's basketball dropped its fourth straight game on Sunday, losing at Georgia writes the Independent Florida Alligator.

--Not that Florida fans need proof, but former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow is a popular figure based on book sales in 2012 writes the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. NFL writer Don Banks has Sharrif Floyd to the Colts and Matt Elam to the Patriots in his first mock draft.

--ICYMI, Gators men's tennis team defeated UNC-Wilmington on Sunday to advance to ITA National Indoors. Click here for more from

--The Gators swimming and diving teams split a weekend meet with Auburn writes the Independent Florida Alligator.

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