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Wednesday September 18, 2013 Orlando's Fox 35 bringing its Friday morning news show to Plaza of Americas

Updated: 11:52am, September 19

Fox 35 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Friday will be a good day for all things University of Florida, courtesy of the “Good Day” folks at WOFL Fox 35 in Orlando.

The station’s morning show will air live from the Plaza of the Americas on the UF campus from 7-10 a.m. On the eve of the Gators’ big Southeastern Conference opener against Tennessee, “Good Day” will feature stories from various walks of the university.

The show can be seen locally in Gainesville (via Channel 13 on Cox Communications) on Ocala’s Fox 51.

Among the notable Gators stopping by the “Good Day” anchor desk for live check-ins will be 2012 Olympic Medalist and current UF senior All-America swimmer Elizabeth Beisel, Gators play-by-play voice Mick Hubert, plus cameos from cheerleaders,  Albert and Alberta and the UF marching band.

Among the wide-ranging list of pre-recorded segments:

  • The Gatorade legacy.
  • The Florida Innovation Hub at UF.
  • Quarterback Jeff Driskel, who hails from Oviedo, Fla., looking ahead to the Gators’ showdown against the Volunteers.
  • Pro golfer Chris DiMarco and 2006 World Series MVP David Eckstein, two Central Florida-bred Gators, talking about their post-UF careers on their sports’ biggest stages.
  • A look at UF’s Office of Admissions and information about getting into the university.
  • The invasion of new insects in Florida.
  • A chat with economics professor Mark Rush, who explains how he uses a local Mexican restaurant
  • An interview with UF shark expert George Burgess.
  • An inside look at GatorVision.
  • A visit to the hurricane simulator on the eastside campus.
  • A profile on engineering professor Kamran Mohseni amd the drones he can fly into hurricanes.



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