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Chomping at Bits: Florida legend Steve Spurrier’s biography to be released

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Steve Spurrier’s book, “Head Ball Coach: My Life in Football” to hit shelves tomorrow: Spurrier has a book signing at the UF Bookstore prior to Saturday’s game. Spurrier’s scheduled media appearances and various book signings are listed in the Florida Gators’ article. Veteran sports writer Buddy Martin co-authored the book. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Marc Tracy, New York Times; Book Excerpt - ESPN)

Remembering the 1996 national champions: Profile of the 1996 Florida Gators with stories, video clips, player updates, and a quiz. (Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Austin Appleby, back-up quarterback: Jim McElwain has praised Appleby’s experience. (Garry Smits, Florida Times Union)

Profile of Jarrad Davis: The senior linebacker had a chip on his shoulder coming in as a rather unheralded three-star recruit. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

Profile of Fred Johnson: Johnson started two games for the Gators at right tackle as a true freshman. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Profile of Freddie Swain: The freshman wide receiver has had a big impact during camp. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Profile of Marcell Harris: The redshirt junior safety hopes to have a breakthrough year. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Five questions for the Gators this season: Andy answered five questions about Florida coming out of camp, referencing Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel’s pre-camp version. Thompson has another five questions for the season now - including whether Luke Del Rio will be an update over Will Grier and whether Quincy Wilson has more upside than Teez Tabor. (Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel)

UF game day initiatives information: Road closure and bag policy information, and upcoming season events. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators)

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