New to NFL coaching, Urban Meyer scouts Ohio State players
Jaguars coach and former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer talks with Eagles assistant Brian Johnson during an NFL Pro Day at Ohio State University on Tuesday. COLUMBUS, Ohio – New Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer likes to go with what he knows and trusts. Meyer, who retired as Ohio State coach at the end of the 2018 season, took the Jacksonville job in mid-January. He spent seven seasons at Ohio State and won a national championship after winning a pair of national titles at Florida. AdAlready the Jaguars signed running back Carlos Hyde, who played for Meyer at Ohio State in 2012-13.
Florida football: Defense takes 1st spring scrimmage, Gators get 2022 QB commit
In this edition of Chomp, Gators Breakdown host David Waters shares some insight into Florida’s first spring scrimmage this year. 🐊 Defense gets the better of offense in 1st scrimmageAfter a disappointing 2020 season, the Florida defense is getting back to basics this spring. If the first spring scrimmage is any indication, that approach just might pay off. 🏈 Gators get their QB for 2022 classThree-star quarterback Nick Evers from Flower Mound, Texas, has committed to Florida. The Swamp.”If you didn’t watch season one, I strongly encourage you to watch the second season -- or even go back and watch the first!
Gators Breakdown: Instant Reaction | Florida 2021 schedule and Brian Johnson leaving for NFL
Instant analysis from David Waters on the recently released Gators’ 2021 football schedule and Brian Johnson’s move to the NFL. Get Gators Breakdown merchandise at https://www.ebay.com/str/gatorsbreakdownLISTEN: 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 Podcasts | Stitcher
Bradie Tennell captures second US Figure Skating title
Bradie Tennell performs during the women's free skate at the U.S. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS – Bradie Tennell is back on top of American figure skating. They sure missed an edge-of-your seat women's free skate. Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier have a six-point lead over Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson headed into the pairs free skate, and the free dance wraps up the evening session. “We're really confident in our free dance,” Hubbell said after watching Chock and Bates perform Friday, “and it's not over till it's over.
Kyle Trask leads Florida into venue that inspired his name
Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) throws a pass against South Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux,Pool)GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When Florida quarterback Kyle Trask walks into Kyle Field this weekend, it surely will feel a little surreal. So Trask had plenty of loved ones around him rooting against the state’s flagship university in Austin. On Saturday, some of those relatives might be a little torn between their beloved and 21st-ranked Aggies (1-1) and Trask and the No. Trask was a freshman at Manvel High at the time, in the early stages of a seven-year stretch as a backup quarterback. A year after replacing Franks at Kentucky and finishing with the most TD passes (25) for a Florida quarterback since Tebow’s senior season in 2010, Trask leads the Southeastern Conference with 10 TD tosses in two games.
Mullen’s Florida staff receives nearly $500K before pandemic
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida coach Dan Mullen didn’t get a raise or an extension after his team’s 11-2 finish last season. Quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson, who has since been promoted to offensive coordinator, and defensive line coach David Turner got $100,000 more each. Hevesy also coaches the team’s offensive line, while Gonzales works with receivers. Running backs coach/special teams coordinator Greg Knox got a $45,000 bump to $485,000. Tight ends coach Tim Brewster joined the staff in February and signed a two-year deal worth $485,000 annually.