Jim McElwain making plans for Gators to host satellite camps, other notes from SEC coaches teleconference

After the NCAA overturned its ban on satellite camps last week, the Gators are ready to take advantage.

Florida head coach Jim McElwain watches a play during a spring football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Gainesville, Fla. (Matt Stamey/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
Florida head coach Jim McElwain watches a play during a spring football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Gainesville, Fla. (Matt Stamey/The Gainesville Sun via AP)

Coach Jim McElwain didn’t reveal specifics, but made it clear that Florida is working to host camps outside of Gainesville. Continue reading “Jim McElwain making plans for Gators to host satellite camps, other notes from SEC coaches teleconference”

Power rankings: What Gators position groups are most reliable, least reliable after spring?

We’re past spring practice, but still far away from the start of fall practice.

Florida head coach Jim McElwain watches a play during a spring football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Gainesville, Fla. (Matt Stamey/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
Florida head coach Jim McElwain watches a play during a spring football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Gainesville, Fla. (Matt Stamey/The Gainesville Sun via AP)

So what do we do? Let’s take a step back and take a look at where Florida’s position groups stand after the spring. Continue reading “Power rankings: What Gators position groups are most reliable, least reliable after spring?”

Q&A with Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain

Spring practice is over, but Jim McElwain is still busy.

Head coach Jim McElwain watches Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla., Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Head coach Jim McElwain watches Florida’s NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla., Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Florida’s head coach is in the middle of a nine-stop speaking tour around the state of Florida. McElwain took about 20 minutes to answer questions from a group of reporters before speaking to the Broward County Gator Club on Wednesday evening. Continue reading “Q&A with Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain”

Florida Gators: 5 things to watch in Friday’s spring football game

After a month full of practices, Florida’s spring game is almost here.

New Gators kicker Eddy Pineiro is one to watch in Friday's spring game. (UAA Communications photo by Tim Casey)
New Gators kicker Eddy Pineiro is one to watch in Friday’s spring game. (UAA Communications photo by Tim Casey)

The Gators will take the field in the Swamp on Friday at 7 p.m. for the Orange & Blue Debut. The way teams will be split up is still unknown, but the structure of the game has been decided. Continue reading “Florida Gators: 5 things to watch in Friday’s spring football game”

Mailbag: What should be expected from Gators offensive line in 2016?

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers.

Florida Gators and Florida Atlantic Owls players line up before a snap during the second half of the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
Florida Gators and Florida Atlantic Owls players line up before a snap during the second half of the game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

With less than two weeks to go before Florida’s spring football game, it’s time for another Gators mailbag.

If you weren’t able to ask a question this week, send your questions for future mailbags via Twitter, e-mail (achiang@pbpost.com) or Facebook). Continue reading “Mailbag: What should be expected from Gators offensive line in 2016?”

Florida Gators 2016 spring practice preview: Offensive line

With the start of spring practice inching closer — March 9 — we’ll take a look at the state of each position. We focus on the offensive line today, and shift to a different position each day leading up to the start of spring practice. Continue reading “Florida Gators 2016 spring practice preview: Offensive line”