Batsey moving up!

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  1. gatorr4life
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    SEC gridiron live, on sun sports. Lead anchor! Has he been there for a while, or is he new? Was watching the replay of the Carolina/UK game right before it. Got a phone call, and when I came back, I heard that oh so familiar voice on the tv! Lol
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    Was watching late night football the other day and he was doing WSU/Cal. Now while I'd kill for that gig at the same time I'd guess that's a long ways from Herbstreit and company.
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    True, but you gotta start some where.
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    Good for him, great personality and knowledgeable too. He makes the Gator nation proud. Maybe he and Collinsworth can do the NFL gigs together some day.
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    Wouldn't mind him being our play by play guy after Mick hangs it up. Then again, that may be a while.
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    He has done the SEC gridiron show for I think about three years and started doing west cost games I think last year. He also ha a college football show with Tommy Bowden.
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    Three years? Lol wow... Had no clue.
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    He would be good as an analyst or play by play. Mick's been at it a long time, so apparently UF likes him. I think he's one of the best. Love Lee Mcgriff too. Great knowledge and articulate. He and Mick are a pleasure to listen to.
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    Bates wouldn't take Mick's job but rather McGriff's. IMO, the University of Florida would be doing a service to the fans by putting new people in the booth.
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    Yeah, I like Mick too. Just a thought.
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    I've always found Bates highly entertaining to listen to, but don't think I've ever heard him do a live game. If someone knows a game he'll be working, please post it here.
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    Bates is one of the funniest Gators ever, and his Spurrier impressions are the BEST.
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    No offense to Mick but I think it's time now......
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    I would miss the 'oh my's...

    but a change is surely coming soon.
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    uf will go national when they replace mick hubert----bates isn't a play by play type--doesn't have the voice.
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    I think Jeff Cardozo would be a great fit...he's a gator, he's been calling gator volleyball, baseball, softball, and is the host of gatorzone for years now....he's a great guy as well!
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    Bates is highly entertaining and will go far.

    His Spurrier impressions are hilarious but, you know, don't really sound like Spurrier. Sort of a caricature.
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    I like the story of the highly touted recruit that wanted batsey's Jersey number...it's hilarious!
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    yup, has been for a while imo.
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    Really? Why?

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