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Chomping at Bits: Florida releases plans for proposed $60 million stand-alone football facility

The project is part of the University Athletic Association’s facilities master plan.

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Plans for Florida’s stand-alone football facility released: The facility, part of the UAA’s facilities master plan, has an estimated cost of $60 million and is not anticipated to be completed until summer 2019. The plans call for a three-story building with a lobby, locker rooms, a player lounge, training rooms, a hydrotherapy room, team meeting rooms, and coaches’ offices. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel; Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

3-star point guard Michael Okauru commits to Florida: Okauru is the first backcourt player committed to the Gators for the class of 2017. (Cody Pace, SEC Country; Brian Snow, Scout)

Renovated O’Dome makes big impression: The new digs went over well. It’s a shame that the Gators don’t play there again until after the new year. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida’s record for threes: The Gators hit 16 on Wednesday night, and have hit 17 in a game four times. But only once have the Gators hit 18 three-pointers in a single game - on December 30, 1996, in Billy Donovan’s first year as coach. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Jordan Scarlett deserves to be featured back in 2017: Scarlett proved he can be the Gators’ primary rusher next year. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida Bowl Preview to air tonight: The Gators’ Outback Bowl preview show will air tonight at 6:00 p.m. on Sun Sports. Additional airings will also occur throughout the week. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)

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