Synopses & Reviews
This guidebook to all things Gators reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is Florida football. Throughout the pages, readers will find pep talks, records, and Gators lore to test their knowledge, including Steve Spurriers 1966 Heisman Trophy season and how the quarterback-turned-head coach returned to build one of the nations elite programs in the 1990s; the teams unforgettable 1996 championship season, when Spurrier and quarterback Danny Wuerffel led one of the most prolific offenses in college football history; and the Gators return to the top in 2006 and 2008 behind head coach Urban Meyer and legendary quarterback Tim Tebow. Die-hard fans from the days of Spurrier behind center and new supporters of head coach Will Muschamps squad alike will appreciate this book that contains everything University of Florida fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime.
About the Author
Pat Dooley is an award-wining sports writer who has covered the Florida Gators for the Gainesville Sun for more than 30 years. He is the author of Game of My Life: Florida and University of Florida Football: Yesterday & Today. He is a regular on radio shows in Gainesville and Jacksonville, as well as other sports talk shows around the country and his work has appeared in numerous magazines, and he has been a frequent guest on a variety of television shows. He lives in Gainesville, Florida. Danny Wuerffel won the 1996 Heisman Trophy and 1996 championship while playing quarterback for the University of Florida. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.