Florida Gators: Joakim Noah

The AggreGator: Professional Gators

February, 17, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- We like to keep track of Gators in the pros. Here are some ESPN links to help you do just that. We start with two Gators in the NBA whose names have surfaced in recent trade speculation for the biggest of fish -- Orlando's Dwight Howard.

Noah for Dwight? (Insider)
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is suggested as one of many trade possibilities for Howard. Another scenario would include Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons going back to his hometown of Orlando in a three-way deal with the L.A. Lakers (Insider).

PTI: Five good minutes with Noah
Noah joins Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser to discuss a variety of topics, including staying with the Bulls through the trade deadline, beating the Heat and his notorious hair.

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The AggreGator: Basketball season

January, 13, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With football season sadly in the rear-view mirror, it's time to devote more attention to hoops. No. 19 Florida tries to break its road losing skein at South Carolina on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (you can watch the game here on ESPN3). Here are some Gator-related links from ESPN to get you in the mood.

King: Top sixth men thrive coming off the bench
In the past, being in the starting lineup was considered a status symbol among players. But these days, substituting is becoming chic as top players from some of the nation's best programs make their mark off the bench. Florida's Mike Rosario makes Jason King's top 10.

Player Rankings: How top prospects stack up in PER (Insider)
Matt Giles looks at how Chad Ford’s top 10 prospects in the 2012 NBA draft stack up in John Hollinger's college basketball player power rankings. Florida freshman guard Bradley Beal ranks among the SEC's elite.

Power Rankings: Syracuse, Kentucky, North Carolina lead the way
Florida drops one spot to No. 15.

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The AggreGator: Follow the leader

December, 13, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- We've had the Tebow edition and the Coaching Carousel edition and now we've got a little bit of both. Let's see what ESPN.com has to offer Gator fans today.

The perfect coach ...
Gene Wojciechowski says it must be hiring season in college football because athletic directors are acting over the top in their coaching hires. Gator fans will recognize the fawning over Urban Meyer and Charlie Weis, and perhaps notice the absence of any love for Will Muschamp. A 6-6 record in your first season can have a tendency to rip some of the luster off a shiny, new hire.

Weigh in on Weis
We've got an outlet for Florida fans wanting to vent some frustration over this season's offense -- a SportsNation poll. Check out some of the comments already posted and throw in your own two cents.

College hoops No. 1s
Can you name all 14 schools that were ranked No. 1 in men's college basketball at some point in the past five seasons? You get two minutes and no hints about Florida.

Not sure how I missed this one on Saturday, but it's strong enough to lead the list of your daily reading on Tim Tebow ...

Noah supports fellow Gator Tebow
Joakim Noah certainly can relate to being hated for a variety of reasons, one of which has got to be because of success.

The improbability of Tebow's streak
Stats & Info: Tebow’s effect on Denver’s six-game win streak is debatable and incalculable, but the sheer improbability of the Broncos’ tear with Tebow is not.

Here are a few videos from our city sites, ESPNBoston, ESPNChicago and ESPNDallas ...

Hernandez Weighs In On Argument
Aaron Hernandez joins the Patriots.com Postgame Show to discuss Tom Brady's sideline argument with Bill O'Brien and to praise former teammate Tim Tebow.

Brady-Tebow Matchup Looms
Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are set to meet Sunday afternoon when the Denver Broncos host the New England Patriots.

Bears Trying to Keep Heads Up
Brian Urlacher, Julius Peppers, and Lance Briggs say the loss to the Broncos hurts.

Griffin III Following Tebow's Footsteps
Robert Griffin III goes on The Herd to talk about the Tim Tebow comparisons, winning the Heisman, and his NFL Draft prospects.

Five-star DE Spence stays humble (Insider story)
Dave Hooker brings you tremendous insight on one of Florida's top targets, a pass-rushing specialist from Pennsylvania. Will Muschamp can't be happy that Urban Meyer has joined the fray.

New baseball draft rules could impact prep prospects
Jason A. Churchill drops some knowledge on how the MLB's new rules could mean more prospects going the college route. That's good news for Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan, an excellent recruiter.


McElwain discusses new Florida football
SEC Network's Greg McElory and Booger McFarland sit down to discuss the future of Florida football with head coach Jim McElwain.