New assistant coach named

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  1. akaGatorhoops

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    From what I’ve heard, we hadn’t floated any offers prior to Gates. But maybe an ovature was initially rebuffed.
    But I agree... interesting comment.
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    Who knows. Just as likely we selected Gates and went back to talk further with Pinkins as next in line. Might have involved different priorities or responsibilities from before. Might have been the job reopened and this time he was offered and accepted. Happens all the time in business and other professions
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    Denver is the Director of Communications, Men's Basketball. His wife, Megan, is a producer and co-host of Gator Zone. They are a pure Gator family. I am proud to say Megan got her start coming to UF games and stayed at my house with her mom and dad when she was a little girl for the football games. I had left Gville by the time she came to UF for school.
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    Trading Lubbock for gville....nice step up.
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    Gates was #1 choice
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    Gates may have been the better recruiter but from what I've learned we are better off with him moving on. I like this hire because of his experience in working with big men and wings.
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  7. akaGatorhoops

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    Depends on who you’re asking.
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    How about Alferdinando?
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    Al Pinkins was just a monster athlete in south Georgia back in the day.
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    Excellent point Planet. Although the Bedouin are probably the most well know to Americans (today even more so than the Plains Nations - Sioux, Crow, Paiute, etc.), there are many herdsman and primal groups around the Earth who remain either largely or completely nomadic as long as those damnable farmers don't fence the passages (recall that Cain was a farmer and Able, a herder). Likely the most amazing nomads on the planet are the Bahktiari of Persia. Two documentaries have been made about them (an incredible one in 1924 - GRASS - A People's Fight for Survival, and another in the 1970s. Some of the footage in Grass is Death Defying) because their travels to find Grass for their animals pass over a large distance and though some seemingly impossible geographical barriers, especially for little kids. It was actually a Silent Film of Valentino, (The Sheik) that made Bedouins so popular and well-known here.
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    Good one!
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    Lol, yes it looks like White has come to his senses. Now if I can convince him to not take his foot off the gas when he gets a lead. But that’s another discussion. Kudos to Coach White for filling an area of need in his coaching crew. This will reap huge benefits going forward.
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    As a season ticket holder who sits very close to UF bench I can assure you the idea that White takes his foot off the gas pedal is a huge fallacy. In fact, the opposite it true. White is constantly imploring the team to play faster more often than not
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    You will never convince me that he didn't change things up and tell his players to start using more clock against Duke after the Gators got the big lead.
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    “ It’s not how fast you mow, but how well you mow fast” . I like this hire as well.
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    I'd wager on chemical substances.
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