Tim Tebow, Baseball, Another Championship: What You Missed This Weekend

- The Tim Tebow Draft Watch continued this weekend when Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and GM Bruce Allen were in Gainesville to see Tebow. (Remember, a few weeks ago, Tebow worked out with former Bucs coach Jon Gruden, who held Allen's strings when the two were in Tampa.) Current Washington quarterback Jason Campbell has not been impressive for the Skins, so Tebow might get a chance to start in Washington sooner that he would some place else. The Redskins have the fourth pick, which they could use on a quarterback, but not if they are willing to give Campbell another chance. If Tebow were to go to DC and be successful with the Redskins, the hero worship would rival Tebow's following in Florida. The Palm Beach Post also reported that Patriots' Bill Belichick was in Gainesville as well. There might be a few NFL personnel men visiting as they are in Orlando for NFL meetings this week.

- The Gators also got under the scholarship limit by cutting DTs Gary Brown and Edwin Herbert.

- Gator Baseball swept Mississippi State in their SEC opener. The Gators (16-3, 3-0) used the long ball and good pitching to earn the sweep. Sunday, freshman Austin Maddox hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 8th to win 4-1. Hudson Randall might have earned the Sunday spot with 5.1 IP, 4 hits and 1 run in a no-decision. Kevin Chapman picked up the win with 2.1 scoreless innings. That followed Chapman's adventurous fourth save in the Gators 5-4 win Saturday. UF led 5-1, when Miss State (11-9, 0-3) scored 1 run in the 8th and 2 in the 9th against Chapman. Freshman Brian Johnson pitched well in the no-decision, allowing 1 run on 5 hits in 6.1 innings. 1B Preston Tucker was 2-4 with his 4th homer and 3 RBI. Tucker also hit the ball well in Friday's 7-2 win, going 2-4 with a solo homer. Maddox was 2-4 with 3 RBI, double and home run. Alex Panteliodis moved to 5-0 with 7.1 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and striking out 3. Maddox leads the Gators with 6 home runs and Tucker has 4. Maddox leads UF with 27 RBI. UF faces Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday and goes to Ole Miss (15-5, 2-1) this weekend.

- The Gator Women's Swimming and Diving team won their first National Championship since 1982. It is the 24th championship for Gator Athletics.

- Also, former Gator Dazzler Erin Andrews is on "Dancing With The Stars" tonight. This is the only reason why any respectable man should ever watch that show.

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