Gators Breakdown: Championship Rewind - 2008 National Championship | Burke, McMillon commit
2008 was a season of high expectations for Gator football. After suffering just one loss in the regular season, the Gators were tasked with stopping the reigning Heisman winner, Sam Bradford, and Oklahomas high-powered passing attack that averaged 54 points a game. David Waters is joined by Tate Casey (Gators tight end 2004-2008) and Brandon James (Gators athlete 2006-2009) to take a look back at Floridas hard-fought win over Oklahoma in route to the programs third national championship. Also, David shares an update in the world of recruiting as Florida gains commitments from wide receiver Marcus Burke and safety Donovan McMillon. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownFollow David Waters on Twitter @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Google Play | Stitcher
Area products Tim Tebow, Brandon James entering Gators hall of fame
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Brandon James and Tim Tebow turned in some epic head-to-head battles on the high school football field. On Monday, the pair, along Tebow, along with linebacker Brandon Spikes, were announced as selections to the Gators hall of fame in the Class of 2020. Welcome to the Hall of Fame, Mr. James. 🐊 pic.twitter.com/XhWFlCPJmi — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) April 27, 2020The University Athletic Association officially announced the hall of fame class Monday, although both James and Spikes posted about their selections two weeks ago. 🐊 pic.twitter.com/38ksbN1hTj — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) April 27, 2020James was one of the most electrifying return men in college football during his time with the Gators from 2006-09.