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Chomping at Bits: Florida’s KeVaughn Allen named SEC Player of the Week

Allen receives his first player of the week honor from the league.

NCAA Basketball: Arkansas-Little Rock at Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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KeVaughn Allen named SEC Player of the Week: Allen is becoming the go-to guy for the Gators and has been a more assertive scorer in his sophomore season. Allen was the only player in the conference to record four three-point field goals in back-to-back games last week. (Kelsey Bibik, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida vs. Alabama preview: The Gators tip off against the Tide tonight at 9:00 p.m. in Tuscaloosa. Both teams are unbeaten in conference play so far. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Jawaan Taylor and David Reese named to FWAA Freshman All-American team: The Football Writers Association of America announced the selections yesterday. Taylor started every game but one for the Gators this season and was also named to the Coaches Freshman All-SEC team and as an ESPN true freshman All-American. Reese ranked fifth on the team in tackles, with 49, despite only starting four games this season. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)

Florida’s offense can be successful - with consistency at quarterback: One of these days we’ll get there. (Jordan McPherson, Miami Herald)

Predicting the Gators’ 2017 class: A mock list of Florida’s potential signees. (Graham Hall, Gainesville Sun)

Florida recruiting updates: The nation’s No. 4 rated safety, 4-star Devon Hunter, will visit UF. 3-star OL Caleb Chandler names Florida among his final three and will also visit the Gators. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Gators getting 50-1 odds to win 2017-18 national championship: In case you want to get your bets in early. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247 Sports)

SEC close to approving new league rescheduling rules: As a result of the Florida-LSU rescheduling debacle, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey may be receiving full authority to reschedule any postponed games. SEC athletic directors reportedly already voted to provide Sankey with that power and now school presidents will meet in March to decide whether to finalize the proposed bylaw change. (ESPN)

Here’s a nice little video on Spurrier being inducted into the Hall of Fame as a coach:

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