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THE SUNDAY BLOG, WEEK FOUR

The Sunday Blog comes at you from the Knoxville airport where even the guy at Avis wanted to know what Jim McElwain was doing in the second half. And I had no answer. If the Florida coaches were nervous about protection in the second half, why weren’t they in the first half? I think they believed the defense was good enough to protect 21-3 and they went conservative until the momentum had clearly shifted and it was too late. There… Read More »

THE SUNDAY BLOG, WEEK THREE

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THE SUNDAY BLOG, WEEK ONE

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Maybe bowls do matter

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SEC Media Days Coaches’ Rankings

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Father’s Day Delight

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NIT expenses worth it

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Just in time, Top 25

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Final Sunday Blog of football season

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The Sunday Blog, as tired as Florida’s defense in the fourth quarter

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