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The Gator News and World Report for Monday, July 30, 2007. Marcus Thomas quite and athlete; No Questioning No. 1; Gators will lean on O this season; Little rule could make big impact; UF receivers loaded with play makers and more….

It was supposed to be a simple week in Oklahoma City and Fayetteville, Ark., with a bad basketball team that nobody cared about. It turned into a near-death experience and a pathetic first encounter with heavy snow.

This Job Is A Trip

Sunday was our first day of twice-a-day practices for our 2007 training camp, and before the morning practice fourth-round draft choice Marcus Thomas, defensive tackle from Florida, displayed the kind of athletic ability rarely seen among football players, and unheard of among players in excess of 300 pounds.

Marcus Thomas Quite An Athlete

During his two seasons as Kentucky’s coach, Guy Morriss remembers the Southeastern Conference’s spring meetings for their distinct difference.

No Questioning No. 1

Inspiration has no timetable. That’s why Urban Meyer keeps a pad of paper within arm’s reach when he retires for the night.

Gators will lean on O this season

It’s only five yards. Fifteen feet. Five measly yards. But to listen to the coaches at SEC Media Days talk about those five yards, you’d think they may be the most important things to hit college football since cheerleaders.

Little rule could make big impact

Sun sports writer Robbie Andreu breaks down the Gator receiving corps with 34 days until the first game.Probable depth chart

UF receivers loaded with playmakers

TAMPA – With a wide grin and boundless optimism, new Jacksonville University coach Kerwin Bell declared himself, “a country boy from Mayo” who likes to keep things simple.

Bell To Ring In New Era At JU

Defensive end Bobby McCray hadn’t said much since rejoining the Jaguars for training camp after skipping the minicamp and organized team activity workouts due to his desire for a long-term contract.

McCray Glad To Be Back