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Gators coach Will Muschamp was in Jacksonville on Tuesday night to speak to the Jacksonville Gator Club.
As host city of the annual Florida-Georgia rivalry, any time Muschamp steps foot within city limits there are always questions about the Bulldogs.
The former Georgia safety was asked about the Gators’ two-game losing streak to Georgia, and quipped, “It’s not going to be a long winning streak, I can assure you.”
For more on Muschamp’s appearance in Jacksonville, click this link to read a story by Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union.
Meanwhile, for more links related to the Gators, here is a list of items for your perusal:
--Incoming point guard Kasey Hill is a player Florida fans are excited to see next season. Click here to read more on Hill from Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun.
--ESPN.com’s Jason King has the Gators ranked No. 7 in his Top 25 to open the 2013-14 college basketball season.
--Former Gators star Joakim Noah joined some pretty elite company Tuesday when he was named NBA All-Defensive first-team, the Bulls’ first members on the team since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen 15 years ago.
--Former Gators Jelani Jenkins (four years, $2.575 million) and Caleb Sturgis (four years, $2.24 million) signed their rookie contracts with the Dolphins on Tuesday writes Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald.
--Speaking of another former Gator with the Dolphins, center Mike Pouncey wants to see Miami QB Ryan Tannehill become more of a vocal leader.
--Gators goalkeeper Mikey Meagher is a major reason Florida is back in the Elite Eight and a candidate for the Tewaaraton Award, given to lacrosse’s top player. A look at the race for the women’s Tewaaraton from LaxMagazine.com.
--The Tampa Bay Times’ Antonya English profiles a popular subject these days, Gators tennis senior Lauren Embree, who hopes to lead Florida to a third consecutive national title.
--Baseball America offers up its latest NCAA Tournament projections with the Gators on the bubble but in heading into their three-game series at Georgia.
--Another former Gator basketball player was named to the NBA All-Rookie first-team on Tuesday writes the Washington Post. Hint: his initials are BB.