David Whitley, Gainesville.com

David Whitley

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Recent:
  • Gainesville.com
  • Gatorsports.com
Past:
  • Ocala Star-Banner
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • Herald-Tribune
  • Florida Times-Union
  • The News-Press
  • The Ledger
  • news-journalonline
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • Sun Sentinel
  • The Union-Tribune
  • and more…

Recent articles by David:

Jim McElwain, Florida Gators cleared of all fishy business

After years of tawdry suspicion, ex-Florida coach Jim McElwain has been identified as NOT being the man who got naked and posed on top of a shark. → Read More

If Florida coach Billy Napier fails, it won't be for lack of support

Billy Napier has been on an unprecedented hiring binge at Florida. His staff will be as big as Alabama's and Georgia's. Will the results be as large? → Read More

It's time for the Dawgs to have their day against Alabama

Florida fans have reveled in Georgia's title drought, but Gators should try to rise above the rivalry and hope Georgia's misery ends. → Read More

UCF delivers a fitting end to the Gators in Gasparilla Bowl

Florida played like Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl, and UCF played like a program that really believes it is the future of college football. → Read More

Florida quarterback Emory Jones should be cheered, not jeered

Emory Jones wasn't the quarterback UF fans wanted, but they shouldn’t remember the adversity of 2021. They should remember how well Jones handled it. → Read More

Florida quarterback Emory Jones should be cheered, not jeered

Emory Jones wasn't the quarterback UF fans wanted, but they shouldn’t remember the adversity of 2021. They should remember how well Jones handled it. → Read More

Whitley At The Half: A slop-fest at QB has things tied

At the half: Florida and FSU need to find some consistent QB play. Neither Emory Jones nor Jordan Travis have had great games. → Read More

Whitley At The Half: A slop-fest at QB has things tied

At the half: Florida and FSU need to find some consistent QB play. Neither Emory Jones nor Jordan Travis have had great games. → Read More

Florida coaching search: Bob Stoops should top Gators' wish list

If Bob Stoops has rediscovered his love of coaching, the Florida Gators should offer him the keys to its football program. → Read More

Whitley At The Half: We just witnessed the worst defensive half in college football history

Florida's defense reached an unprecedented low in the first half against Samford, allowing the most points in a single half in school history. → Read More

Coaching changes for Florida Gators won't matter if Dan Mullen stays the same

Dan Mullen has fired his offensive and defensive coordinators. That was necessary, but it won't matter if Mullen hasn't learned from his mistakes. → Read More

Whitley at The Half: The Gators are making people sick

South Carolina is beating Florida by 20 points. If Dan Mullen thought he had problems before this game, he ain't seen nothing yet. → Read More

Whitley: Gators need a November to remember

If you think things can't get worse for Florida, think again. A loss in any of the final four ultra-winnable games would really turn up the heat. → Read More

Whitley: Mullen needs to come with better answers

Florida's loss to LSU leaves the Gators with a lot of questions. Some answers are obvious, like starting Anthony Richardson at quarterback. → Read More

Whitley: Mullen has a whole new challenge after Kentucky collapse

Florida hasn't had many meaningless games under Dan Mullen. But the Kentucky loss shot UF's season. Now Mullen must motivate a team with no dreams. → Read More

Whitley: Mullen has a whole new challenge after Kentucky collapse

Florida hasn't had many meaningless games under Dan Mullen. But the Kentucky loss shot UF's season. Now Mullen must motivate a team with no dreams. → Read More

Whitley: Jones has quickly morphed into Tebow Lite

Florida's offense continued humming against Tennessee thanks to the quick improvement of Emory Jones. → Read More

Tennessee Volunteers scouting report

Tennessee (2-1) vs. Florida (2-1) When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: ESPN. Radio: 103.7-FM, 850-AM Last week: Tennessee's latest rebuilding project (Where have you gone, Phil Fulmer?) continued with a 56-0 beating of Tennessee Tech at Neyland Stadium. No shock there. In three meetings since 1951, the Vols have outscored Tech 179-0. It was a… → Read More

Tennessee Volunteers scouting report

Tennessee (2-1) vs. Florida (2-1) When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: ESPN. Radio: 103.7-FM, 850-AM Last week: Tennessee's latest rebuilding project (Where have you gone, Phil Fulmer?) continued with a 56-0 beating of Tennessee Tech at Neyland Stadium. No shock there. In three meetings since 1951, the Vols have outscored Tech 179-0. It was a… → Read More

Tennessee Volunteers scouting report

Tennessee (2-1) vs. Florida (2-1) When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: ESPN. Radio: 103.7-FM, 850-AM Last week: Tennessee's latest rebuilding project (Where have you gone, Phil Fulmer?) continued with a 56-0 beating of Tennessee Tech at Neyland Stadium. No shock there. In three meetings since 1951, the Vols have outscored Tech 179-0. It was a… → Read More