Updates and opinions on Florida Gators athletics
How big of a win is this for the Gators over Tennessee? What does this mean for what's ahead? Denny and Hacker discuss on Gator Bytes, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists and George Moore Chevrolet.
How will year two under Billy Napier go? How will Graham Mertz be? Will this team take a step forward in 2023? Steve Spurrier, Chris Doering, Shane Matthews and Dan Hicken sit down at Spurrier's Gridiron Grille in Gainesville to discuss, presented by Safe Harbor Seafood.
Consensus All-American and UF HOFer Keiwan Ratliff talks about coming to play receiver for Coach Spurrier, being switched to defense, how new Coach Zook reacted when he said he wanted to leave UF, his records and legacy, and what it all means to him!
Former Jag Jeremy Mincey discusses his path to Gainesville, wreaking havoc on quarterbacks, and becoming a leader in the locker room as team captain. Lots of stories of coaches and players through his solid 10-year NFL career - including the #1 quarterback he loved to hit!
UF Hall of Famer and NFL All-Pro Lito Sheppard joins the guys and discusses how he got into football growing up in Jax, Raines High, early failures that helped mold him into the 2x All-SEC, 2x All-American and SEC Champion he became at Florida, some of his favorite opponents, coaches, and plays in the NFL, and playing in the Big Game in his own backyard!
All-American and 3x (really 4) SEC Champ placekicker Judd Davis joins the guys and talks about going from little town Ocala kid to UF's, then All-Time leading scorer and Lou Groza Award winner, tells some wild Spurrier tales, reveals the hijinx that ensued with buddy punter Shayne Edge, and builds an 'Ultimate Dog' at kicker!
Big No. 94, 2x All-American, 2x SEC Nat'l Champ Ed Chester joins the show and discusses everything from getting his face stuck in the dirt on the scout team to winning the National Championship and how his career-ending knee injury doesn't define him!
John, Andy, and Sid recall some of their favorite moments of the first fourteen episodes! It's not a Best Of, it's more like a recap in case you've missed them. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to go back and listen to them all!
Are you worried about the Florida football program right now? Why or why not?Hacker and Graham Marsh, filling in for Denny Thompson, discuss on Gator Bytes, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
Bruising DB Tony George talks early life adversity, the coaches/ players at UF that made him a champion, team captain and 1st Team All-SEC, how one of his plays (regarded as one of the greatest plays ever in the Swamp) stays with him to this day, learning from Coach Belichick and watching Brady mature while on the Pats, and gives his Mt Rushmore of DBs from DBU.
Where is Florida football headed under Billy Napier? Dan and Frank discuss the state of the program as well as basketball and baseball on All Things Gators, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
National Champion and Team Captain Linebacker Johnny Rutledge joins the show and talks about his stellar Gator career, what he's most proud of, being a leader, a coach, a scholar, an author, and most importantly, a girl dad! He also builds the Ultimate Dog at Linebacker!
How is Anthony Richardson's draft prep going? Will he actually go first overall? What should we expect from the combine?Fresh off of training him this whole time, Denny tells us all we need to know. Gator Bytes with Denny and Hacker is presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
Gators wide receiver phenom Chad Jackson joins the show and opens up about his scary first days in the WR room at UF, what he thought of his QB1 Chris Leak, his UF records (some even surprised him!), catching TDs from Tom Brady, maybe some karaoke, and Chad gives his Mount Rushmore of singers!
How many games will Florida football win in 2023? What are your expectations? How do you feel about the basketball team right now?Dan Hicken and Frank Frangie discuss on All Things Gators, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
National Champion, All-American, and UF Athletics Hall of Famer Reidel Anthony joins the show and tells tales of growing up in "the Muck" with Freddy T, why he chose to play in The Swamp, to whom he attributes his success at UF to, his greatest foe, and puts together the Ultimate Dog at wide receiver!
What in the world happened with Jaden Rashada? What are you expectations for Billy Napier in year two? How will Graham Mertz be?Dan Hicken and Frank Frangie discuss on All Things Gators, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
The legend that gave us the "Cock Block", Jarvis Moss joins the guys and shares some honest tales of overcoming a mysterious and debilitating illness as well as the challenges with coaches and teammates it brought to become one of the most dominant defensive forces in UF pass rushing history, a Florida Gator All-American, National Champion, and NFL 1st Round Draft Pick. Big #94 also gives his Mount Rushmore of Most Ferocious Gators Pass Rushers!Note: Audio clip from 2006 FL/SC game courtesy of CBS Sports.
How would you grade Billy Napier in year one? What isn't good enough right now? What do you like?Hacker and Graham Marsh, filling in for Denny Thompson, discuss on Gator Bytes, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
Really bad situation with Jalen Kitna. How does that effect the QB room? What about Anthony Richardson? What about the bowl game? Denny and Hacker discuss all of it on Gator Bytes, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
Tough situation for Florida/Marcus Stokes. Also it's Florida State week. Will it be Anthony Richardson's last game at Florida? How will the Gators fare?Denny and Hacker discuss all of it on this week's edition of Gator Bytes, presented by Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.