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Boon for the Gators? SEC relaxes transfer rules a bit

Boon for the Gators? SEC relaxes transfer rules a bit

For the second year in a row, the Gators could be the beneficiary of a change to the SEC's transfer rules.The conference approved a proposal Friday to allow players to transfer freely within the conference if they're leaving a school under ...
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Sports betting discussed at SEC meetings, but few answers yet

Sports betting discussed at SEC meetings, but few answers yet

DESTIN — As SEC administrators and coaches met for hours at the Hilton Sandestin, they didn't seem to have any resolutions over one of their most pressing issues.What do you do about the recent Supreme Court decision that paved the way for...
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Josh Ball no longer on FSU football roster

Josh Ball no longer on FSU football roster

Starting offensive lineman Josh Ball is no longer on the Florida State football roster.Ball has been removed from the team's website and is "not in good standing with Florida State University," according to a school spokesman.FSU declined to comment ...
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Why Dan Mullen wanted the Florida Gators-USF football series

Why Dan Mullen wanted the Florida Gators-USF football series

DESTIN — There are obvious reasons why the recently announced three-game series between Florida and USF makes sense for the Bulls.USF gets to play a big-name, in-state Power Five opponent that will boost its resume, bring a huge crowd to Raymon...
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SEC wants to do something about transfers … but what?

SEC wants to do something about transfers … but what?

DESTIN — As ideas circulate to address the NCAA's antiquated transfer rules, the national conversation is pushing toward eliminating some or all restrictions.Don't expect anything that extreme to come out of this week's SEC spring meetings...
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Dan Mullen: Florida Gators’ offense will look simpler this season

Dan Mullen: Florida Gators’ offense will look simpler this season

DESTIN — Forget what you saw this spring, or last season.The Florida Gators' offense will look simpler in coach Dan Mullen's first season."Spring ball, we kind of touched on a lot," Mullen said at the Hilton Sandestin on the first day of t...
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Will Muschamp: Transfer free agency would lead to coaches recruiting off your campus

Will Muschamp: Transfer free agency would lead to coaches recruiting off your campus

DESTIN — College football's transfer rules have already become a hot-button topic of conversation at the SEC's spring meetings.South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said he thinks graduate transfers should be eligible immediately. But undergr...
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Florida Gators expected to have a stake in SEC transfer rules (again)

Florida Gators expected to have a stake in SEC transfer rules (again)

For the second year in a row, the SEC is expected to consider transfer polices at its spring meetings, which begin today in Destin.And for the second year in a row, the Gators have a major stake in the decision.Florida and Texas A&M have co-spon...
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FSU football fans: How do you remember Jimbo Fisher?

FSU football fans: How do you remember Jimbo Fisher?

Former Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher should be back in the state next week for the SEC's spring meetings in Destin. It is, to my knowledge, his first big trip back to Florida since leaving for Texas A&M in December.With that in mind, my questi...
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FSU starter Josh Ball faces Title IX suspension over dating violence accusation

FSU starter Josh Ball faces Title IX suspension over dating violence accusation

Florida State starting offensive tackle Josh Ball faces a university suspension after a Title IX investigation found him responsible for dating violence.The suspension came to light in a Facebook post Monday afternoon by Sandra Sellers, an FSU studen...
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