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This is Gator Tales, the official podcast of the Florida Gators. If you're ready to take a deep dive into all things orange and blue, this is THE podcast for you. Hear exclusive interviews with players and coaches you won't get anywhere else along with the stories that have shaped the Gator Nation. New episodes are available every Thursday during the fall! #GoGators

This is Gator Tales, the official podcast of the Florida Gators. If you're ready to take a deep dive into all things orange and blue, this is THE podcast for you. Hear exclusive interviews with players and coaches you won't get anywhere else along with the stories that have shaped the Gator Nation. New episodes are available every Thursday during the fall! #GoGators
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Gainesville , FL

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This is Gator Tales, the official podcast of the Florida Gators. If you're ready to take a deep dive into all things orange and blue, this is THE podcast for you. Hear exclusive interviews with players and coaches you won't get anywhere else along with the stories that have shaped the Gator Nation. New episodes are available every Thursday during the fall! #GoGators

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Gator Tales #135: Year in Review with AD Scott Stricklin

6/28/2018
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It's been a phenomenal athletic year filled with incredible moments on and off the field, from walk-offs and Hail Mary's to inspiring stories like those of Randy Russell and Lauren Evans that we have told on this very podcast. But with baseball's exit from Omaha, we officially closed the book on the 2017-2018 athletic year, and now it's time to reflect. As we found out last summer, the best way to do that is by sitting down with athletic director Scott Stricklin to review it all in our...

Duration:00:36:51

Gator Tales #134: CWS Update & Soccer's Lauren Evans

6/21/2018
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As the field continues to get whittled down in Omaha, the Gators are fighting hard to stay among the living. On today's show, host Adam Schick covers the College World Series from all angles with FloridaGators.com senior writer Scott Carter (1:06). Plus, you'll hear the amazing story of how soccer's Lauren Evans battled leukemia throughout her freshman season and came out victorious (20:07). Please leave a review if you like what you hear and for more information, visit...

Duration:00:38:56

Gator Tales #133: CWS Preview and Golf's Andy Zhang

6/14/2018
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Just when it looked like the athletic season might be coming to a close, Austin Langworthy jolted it back to life with a walk-off homer that woke up most of Gainesville and sent the Gators back to Omaha for the fourth year in a row. On today's show, host Adam Schick talks about that epic blast and what awaits the Gators in Omaha with FloridaGators.com senior writer Scott Carter (1:04). Plus, Adam chats with newly minted All-American golfer Andy Zhang about his long journey from Beijing to...

Duration:00:40:02

Gator Tales #132: BB's Jonah Girand and Gator Roundtable (BB, SB & Swim)

6/6/2018
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This past weekend saw one season end while another was taken to the brink, with softball bowing out of the WCWS at the same time that baseball was braving the weather and a couple of in-state foes hoping to take out the top seed. On today's show, we'll start by hearing the unlikely success story of baseball's overnight sensation Jonah Girand (1:12). Plus, host Adam Schick goes in-depth on super regionals (16:00), the MLB Draft (19:12), a tough finish for softball (21:31), a new contract...

Duration:00:39:33

Gator Tales #131: Baseball HC Kevin O'Sullivan and Gator Roundtable (SB, BB & MBK)

5/31/2018
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We watch sports for the chance to see something spectacular, and that's exactly what happened at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium on Saturday night with one swing of Jordan Matthews' bat. While that took softball out to Oklahoma City, baseball is finally back home as they open the NCAA Tournament. On today's show, baseball head coach Kevin O'Sullivan chats with Jeff Cardozo about the road ahead as regionals begin (1:11). Also, host Adam Schick covers softball's journey to the WCWS (14:38),...

Duration:00:47:37

Gator Tales #130: Gator Roundtable (SB, BB, FB, MBK & TF) and SB's Aleshia Ocasio

5/24/2018
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Although #Rainesville made it difficult to complete, softball dominated a soggy Gainesville Regional and hosts a familiar foe in Super Regional action this weekend. On this week's show, host Adam Schick presides over a roundtable discussion with FloridaGators.com Senior Writers Chris Harry and Scott Carter covering the all-SEC Super Regional (1:33), baseball's sudden adversity (8:52), a new in-state rivalry for football (12:02), men's basketball returning to NYC (14:19), long-term...

Duration:00:49:06

Gator Tales #129: SB Coach Tim Walton and Gator Roundtable (BB, SB, T&F, LAX, Tennis, Golf & MBK)

5/17/2018
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We have arrived at the time of year where softball becomes a ubiquitous presence on TV and in turn, the Gators take one of the prime seats at the table. This week's show kicks off with host Adam Schick chatting with the head coach about the highs and lows of their season and the challenges to come as they enter the NCAA Tournament (1:18). Also, our weekly roundtable with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry covers a dizzying range of other recent success stories,...

Duration:00:48:38

Gator Tales #128: Gator Roundtable (FB, SB, BB, MBK, LAX & Tennis) and LAX's Shayna Pirecca

5/10/2018
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The month of May provides numerous opportunities to win championships, and the Gators are taking advantage of that across the board. This past week saw softball and lacrosse both add to their considerable hauls by collecting conference crowns, and baseball is in position to join them shortly. On today's show, host Adam Schick covers a wide range of news on the Orange & Blue with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry, including Dan Mullen's speaking tour (1:39),...

Duration:00:44:04

Gator Tales #127: Gators in the Draft & SB's Nicole DeWitt

5/3/2018
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While there were thousands of mock drafts and projections put out into the world in recent months, last week in Dallas saw the only picks that truly mattered. Now that the NFL Draft has come and gone, host Adam Schick assesses how the Gators fared and discusses Taven Bryan (1:30), Antonio Callaway (3:03) and more with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry. They also chat about the reunion of the 1998 Florida Baseball team (14:27), the latest on Jalen Hudson and the...

Duration:00:45:33

Gator Tales #126: Gator Roundtable (NFL Draft, SB, BB & Swim) and BB's Jackson Kowar

4/26/2018
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Regardless of age or experience, you'd be hard pressed to find a young football player who hasn't dreamed of hearing their name called on the night of the NFL Draft. On this week's show, host Adam Schick discusses which Gators will get drafted (1:06), the latest on softball (11:12) and baseball (13:46) and the retirement of a Gator coaching legend (15:51) with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry. Plus, Adam chats with baseball ace Jackson Kowar (23:24). Please...

Duration:00:46:29

Gator Tales #125: Orange & Blue Recap with Mick Hubert and Gym's Alex McMurtry

4/19/2018
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Dan Mullen spent the last few months trying to rally the troops for the Orange & Blue Game, and Gator Nation responded by showing up in droves last weekend in The Swamp. What they saw was a combination of a scrimmage, a skills competition and a celebration of Gator Greats from the past looking to reinvigorate the program. On today's show, host Adam Schick recaps the festivities and looks ahead with “The Voice of the Gators” Mick Hubert (1:37). Plus, GatorVision's Shelby Granath sits down...

Duration:00:36:46

Gator Tales #124: Orange & Blue Preview and FB's Brian Edwards

4/12/2018
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Though The Swamp sits dormant for most of the spring, every year it comes alive for one weekend in April. That time is now, as the Orange & Blue Game is set to draw huge crowds looking to get the first glimpse of the Dan Mullen era. On today's show, host Adam Schick welcomes FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry to dive into the details of the scrimmage (1:29), discuss Steve Spurrier's unconventional foray back into coaching (11:57), learn about Mike White's new...

Duration:00:43:18

Gator Tales #123: Defensive Coordinator Todd Grantham

4/10/2018
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In this special edition, host Adam Schick welcomes new defensive coordinator Todd Grantham for an exclusive and revealing chat about his impressive career. In a wide-ranging conversation, Grantham discusses how he got his start in coaching (1:21), working for Nick Saban (7:41), his time in the NFL (11:57), the most impressive players he has worked with (15:46), how he struck up a relationship with Dan Mullen (23:45) and much more. Please leave a review if you like what you hear and for...

Duration:00:32:24

Gator Tales #122: Gator Roundtable (FB, BB & SB) and FB's T.J. Slaton

4/5/2018
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While the Orange and Blue Game is still a week away, the Gators held their first scrimmage last week to get a very early look at where the squad stood. On today's show, host Adam Schick recaps what went down on the field (1:25), discusses the red-hot baseball team (7:46) and previews a big weekend for softball with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry (15:47). Also, Adam chats with sophomore defensive lineman T.J. Slaton, whose journey to UF includes his own...

Duration:00:37:57

Gator Tales #121: FB's Randy Russell & Gator Roundtable (Facilities, FB, Swim & MBK)

3/29/2018
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While the Gators won't be part of the Final Four in San Antonio, they are taking it up a notch with FIVE different sports competing in Gainesville this weekend. On this week's show, host Adam Schick takes you through everything happening on and off the field for the Gators, including the remarkable story of freshman football recruit Randy Russell (1:08). Also, we'll convene FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry for a roundtable chat discussing huge news on...

Duration:00:50:18

Gator Tales #119: MBK's Kevarrius Hayes & Gator Roundtable (MBK, T&F, FB & BB)

3/15/2018
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The madness has arrived, and for the second straight year the Gators are dancing with hopes of making another deep run. This time around, Mike White's team was sent to Dallas and will take on upstart St. Bonaventure in the 1st Round late Thursday night. On this week's show, host Adam Schick gets the inside scoop on hoops from Junior Kevarrius Hayes (1:05) and FloridaGators.com senior writer Chris Harry (16:29). Also, senior writer Scott Carter dishes on men's track and field claiming the...

Duration:00:44:36

Gator Tales #118: Coach Mike White & Gator Roundtable (MBK, FB, BB, SB & Lax)

3/8/2018
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Every team strives to play its best basketball come March, and that certainly seems to be the case for the Gators. Mike White's team concluded the regular season with 3 huge wins, and we'll hear from him today as his squad heads to the SEC Tournament in St. Louis (1:09). Also, host Adam Schick chats with FloridaGators.com senior writers Chris Harry and Scott Carter about basketball's strong finish (15:56), Gators at the NFL Combine (23:47), baseball's offensive surge (30:09), big...

Duration:00:39:35

Gator Tales #114: National Signing Day Recap & SB Coach Tim Walton

2/8/2018
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Though it was upstaged a bit by the first ever early signing period back in December, Wednesday marked the annual celebration of fax machines known as National Signing Day. On this week's show, host Adam Schick discusses Dan Mullen's first class (1:31) as well as the latest fiery turn from men's basketball (10:51) in our roundtable with FloridaGators.com senior writers Scott Carter and Chris Harry. Also, Adam talks to softball head coach Tim Walton about their recent success and the start...

Duration:00:49:16

Gator Tales #111: Gator Roundtable (MBK & FB) and Soccer/WBK's Gabby Seiler

1/18/2018
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Halfway through the opening month of SEC play, men's basketball finds themselves sitting atop the league standings following a dominant performance against Arkansas on Wednesday. On today's show, host Adam Schick welcomes FloridaGators.com senior writers Chris Harry and Scott Carter for a roundtable discussion covering the resurgence of KeVaughn Allen (1:05), the upcoming matchup with Kentucky (6:08), the start of football's offseason strength program (8:23) and much more. Also, we'll...

Duration:00:33:52

Gator Tales #109: Gator Roundtable (MBK & FB) and WBK Coach Cam Newbauer

1/4/2018
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As the calendar has turned to 2018, the men's basketball team has once again found their stride, getting out to a hot 2-0 start in the SEC on the strength of more eye-popping shooting. On our first show of the new year, host Adam Schick dives into hoops (1:02), football (8:01) and more with FloridaGators.com senior writers Chris Harry and Scott Carter and catches up with women's basketball head coach Cam Newbauer as his squad pivots to the SEC (23:39). Please leave a review if you like...

Duration:00:37:57