Yesterday, we sent our latest issue – our 2008 National Championship Commemorative edition – to the printer and it should reach VIP and magazine only subscribers’ mailboxes in two-three weeks thereabouts. We’ll also offer single issue editions for sale in the GC Store in a few weeks. This extra special edition promises to be our very best one yet, celebrating the 2008 season as another one for the ages in football. Here’s a sneak peek of what it looks like:
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2008 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION
- BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
With his team’s 24-14 victory over Oklahoma in the FedEx BCS National Championship Game assured, Tim Tebow had an answer for all those who questioned his abilities on the field – a Gator Chomp in the face of Oklahoma safety Nic Harris. Story by John Fineran with a sidebar on how Percy Harvin diligently worked his way back from an ankle injury to make a difference in what would be his final collegiate game.
- SEC CHAMPIONSHIP
When his team needed him the most in the fourth quarter, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow engineered a pair of touchdown drives to overcome a 20-17 Alabama lead and give the Gators a 31-20 victory over previously No. 1 Alabama and a berth in the FedEx BCS Championship Game. Story by John Fineran
- HEISMAN MISJUSTICE?
In the wake of Tim Tebow’s third-place showing in the Heisman Trophy balloting to winner Sam Bradford of Oklahoma and runner-up Colt McCoy of Texas, our Hubert Mizell wonders if there are too many voters.
- BRADY’S BLACKBOARD: THE SHOVEL PASS
Florida’s Shovel Pass play picked up big third-down yardage in both the SEC Champiponship and BCS Championship games. Brady Ackerman shows you why it was so successful against Alabama and Oklahoma.
- FLORIDA’S CLASS OF 2009
Gator Country’s recruiting coordinator Justin Wells takes a look at the top recruiting classes being assembled around the country and how Florida’s Class of 2009 stacks up with them.
- FROM THE DESK OF BUDDY MARTIN
After a successful BCS National Championship Game and Gator Country party, Buddy Martin wonders who would win a round-robin tournament among Florida’s three national championship football teams.
- …and more!
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