Ethan Hughes
Where are they Now: Putting Sopchoppy on the map
Florida Football ⋅ 3 days ago by Ethan Hughes
Hailing from tiny Sopchoppy, Florida, Jim Tartt started 33 games for the Florida Gators - including the National Championship game win over Ohio State - before returning back home to start a unique business. He discusses his journey in this edition of where are they now.
Zampese: “I think they win the East”
Florida Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Ethan Hughes
Ken Zampese spent 20 years in the NFL before becoming a Florida football support staff member last season. Now, after returning to the NFL with the Washington Redskins, he looks back on his time at Florida, sharing his thoughts on Dan Mullen, the program, the quarterbacks and more.
Major Wright: From All-American to Author (Part Two)
Florida Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Ethan Hughes
Most people know Major Wright as a star safety. However, Wright’s story isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, as he endured numerous challenges during his football journey and beyond. He chronicles these obstacles in his newly released book “Major Pain: Confessions of a Smash-Mouth Safety.”
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Major Wright: From All-American to Author (Part One)
Florida Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Ethan Hughes
Most people know Major Wright as a star safety. However, Wright’s story isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, as he endured numerous challenges during his football journey and beyond. He chronicles these obstacles in his newly released book “Major Pain: Confessions of a Smash-Mouth Safety.”
Learning the ropes: Del Rio throwing with Jones
Florida Football ⋅ 28 days ago by Ethan Hughes
While they’ve only known each other since early 2019, Florida quarterback Emory Jones and 2021 four-star quarterback commit Carlos Del Rio have built a strong rapport with one another. They got together for a throwing session over the weekend.
Mullen Monday: Overcoming adversity
Florida Football ⋅ 28 days ago by Ethan Hughes
During Monday's Zoom Conference, Florida head coach Dan Mullen discussed how his program is handling the adversity created by the pandemic, the seven Gators that were drafted over the weekend, the role sports play in American culture and more.
Mullen Press Conference (4/27)
28 days ago by Ethan Hughes
Getting to know: Defensive back signee Mordecai McDaniel
You know about his recruiting process and what he is capable of on the field, but today go behind the scenes and find out more about Florida signee Mordecai McDaniel on a more personal level.
Getting to know: Defensive tackle signee Gervon Dexter
You know about his recruiting process and what he is capable of on the field, but today go behind the scenes and find out more about Florida signee Gervon Dexter on a more personal level.
Getting to know: Defensive tackle signee Johnnie Brown
You know about his recruiting process and what he is capable of on the field, but today go behind the scenes and find out more about Florida signee Johnnie Brown on a more personal level.
Getting to know: Defensive tackle Jalen Lee
You know about his recruiting process and what he is capable of on the field, but today go behind the scenes and find out more about Florida signee Jalen Lee on a more personal level.
Getting to know: Cornerback signee Avery Helm
You know about his recruiting process and what he is capable of on the field, but today go behind the scenes and find out more about Florida signee Avery Helm on a more personal level.
Five-Stars with an Asterisk: Lingard finding his stride at Florida
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Florida has landed three former five-stars in the past eight months via transfers. Why were they ranked as five-stars to begin with? Why did they fail at their first schools? Why might things be different for them at UF? We went on a mission to find those who know them best for the answers.
Five-Stars with an Asterisk: Cox excited, ready to flourish at Florida
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Florida has landed three former five-stars in the past eight months via transfers. Why were they ranked as five-stars to begin with? Why did they fail at their first schools? Why might things be different for them at UF? We went on a mission to find those who know them best for the answers.
Five-Stars with an Asterisk: Shorter the right player at the right time
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Florida has landed three former five-stars in the past eight months via transfers. Why were they ranked as five-stars to begin with? Why did they fail at their first schools? Why might things be different for them at UF? We went on a mission to find those who know them best for the answers.
Early-enrollees still enjoying advantage despite spring practices being cancelled
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Enrolling in January usually provides freshmen with a tremendous advantage over the rest of their classmates who don’t enroll until the summer. Though they won't get to go through 15 spring practices, Florida's early enrollees still enjoy the advantage of working with Nick Savage for two months.
Weathering the storm: Gators continuing to train despite uncertain future
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Football games and practices being put in jeopardy is nothing new to Gators players, coaches and fans. Still, this situation is different. Spring practice has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The players though have continued to find ways to work out on their own.
Savage: Gators responding well to uncertainty
Florida Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Director of Football Strength and Conditioning Nick Savage met with reporters via conference call on Friday afternoon. He discussed the workout plans he gave the players, the communication between his staff and the players, what the uncertain future could mean for the program and more.
Nick Savage Teleconference 3/27
1 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
Florida Football 3-2-1: Secondary Spring Preview
Florida Football ⋅ 2 mo ago by Ethan Hughes
With spring practices less than a week away, it’s time to start previewing what the 2020 Gators might look like position-by-position. We finish up this series with the defensive backs. Here are three observations, two questions and one prediction about the group entering the spring.
 
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