They have also won 23 straight opening day games, the longest in the SEC and second longest to celebrities only to the Nebraska Cornhuskers (27). The offense should keep moving just fine. The Gators defense only returns three starters, but have plenty of talent to take over the slack. However, the Toledo Rockets are no pushover. They have won 26 games over the past three seasons and return their biggest stars from their 9-4 finish in 2012. David Fluellen ran for 1,498 yards, Bernard Reedy gained 1,113 yards through the air, and quarterback Terrance Owens is back after throwing fo 2,707 yards and 14 touchdowns. These three men will push that young Florida defense.
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Charlie Crist to investigate. At Crist's request, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement launched an investigation and its final report in 2009 accounted for 31 boys buried in the cemetery . The investigation failed to clear up the mystery over what happened to the dozens of other students who died at the school whose bodies have never been accounted for. FDLE closed the case due to lack of evidence that anyone had died as a result of criminal conduct. The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice closed the school in 2011, 111 years after it first opened. Then last year, forensic anthropologists from USF used their ground-penetrating radar to find what appeared to be 19 more remains than previously thought to have been buried on the school grounds.
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Depleted Florida Gators still roll past Toledo
Nyad is attempting to become the first person to swim the 103 miles without the benefits of a shark cage, flippers or wet suit. It's the fifth try for the 64-year-old -- and she has said it will be her last. Previous attempts were thwarted by dehydration, ocean currents and excruciating jellyfish stings to her http://emeryoljm.gather.com/ tongue. This time, she's wearing a specially designed prosthetic face mask to prevent the jellyfish stings. "It took us a year, we made mold after mold," Nyad said of the mask, adding it was the kind used to protect people who had suffered injuries to their faces. "It's a two-edged sword for me. It's cumbersome, it's difficult to swim with, but it doesn't matter.
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Florida coach Will Muschamp 'pissed off' at local media
Brown making the start because of Jones continued recovery from a serious viral infection rushed for a career-high 114 yards and two touchdowns. I feel like Ive got to roll now, Brown said. The last couple years, Id be stressed out after the game, feel like you failed your team. But making plays feels great. The tailback, who has patiently waited his turn, finally made the most of his chances. Mack is talented.
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Diana Nyad 'doing remarkably well' in Cuba to Florida swim
The 10th-ranked Gators suspended five players for Saturday's game against Toledo, but not freshman defensive linemen Jay-nard Bostwick as the three media outlets reported. Muschamp called out The Gainesville Sun, the Palm Beach Post and Gator Country for reporting that Bostwick was suspended. He dressed, but didn't play in the 24-6 victory. "That was very irresponsible journalism," Muschamp celebrities tapes said during a 2-minute, 15-second tirade. "You more? info? guys can write whatever you want to say about me. You can say I'm a bad football coach.
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You can talk about our offense, our defense, our special teams. You can talk about our coaching staff, you can talk about our administration. That's your opinion. And you're entitled to that, and that's fair. "But when you take a shot at a kid and it's inaccurate, and it's written inaccurately, I got a problem.
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