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Monday March 11, 2013 Billy D commercials, Floyd's ankle, experience a Tebow workout, plus more tidbits

Updated: 12:18pm, March 11

You may remember a few weeks ago when colleague Chris Harry wrote this about Gators coach Billy Donovan and his staff working with accomplished filmmaker Joy Pytka on a UPS commercial.

Well, Pytka's work is now complete and those commercial spots Donovan shot that day are ready to roll out.

There are three versions released over the weekend on YouTube and all three are here for your viewing.

As for me, I'm finishing up some previews on the Gators heading into spring practice to post later today on

For now, here are some fresh links from around the Internet on some items of interest to Gator fans:

--Edgar Thompson of The Orlando Sentinel offers his list of five things to watch during Florida’s spring football practice.

--Former Gators DT Sharrif Floyd will not participate in UF’s Pro Day on Tuesdaydue to a sprained ankle. Click here for more from’s Michael DiRocco.

--The UF men’s basketball team has some questions to answer entering the NCAA Tournament writes blogger Myron Medcalf.

--If you are interested in working out Tim Tebow style, you have a chance in Tampa and Orlando writes the Orlando Sentinel. Tebow will be there working out too.

--In case you missed this piece on Gators coach Billy Donovan by Rick Reilly of, here goes the link. It’s worth the read.

--Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun caught up with former Gators standout Andrew Moten, who was recently passed by Gators senior Kenny Boynton for second all-time on the school’s scoring list.

--In addition to the new UPS commercial featuring Donovan from above -- you'll be seeing these during March Madness -- here are two other versions set to appear on a TV near you...

And this one...

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