Gator Glory

The University of Florida Gators took home another national championship—their second in three years—on January 8 after a hard-fought 24-14 victory against Oklahoma. The BCS National Championship Game, played out at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, wasn’t without its fair share of nail-biters, from Tebow and Bradford’s two interceptions each to Percy Harvin’s ankle sprain (later revealed hairline fracture) drama. The excitement only spurred on Gator fans, though. A few even sent in their photos to Ocala Style from game day to share their Gator pride. We also sent photographer Steve Floethe to the Gator National Championship Celebration in Gainesville on January 11 to capture some of the thrill of victory at The Swamp just days after the Sooners defeat. Go Gators!



UF Quarterback Tim Tebow




Top: UF cheerleaders
Above left: Former UF Quarterback Chris Leak
Above right: Head Coach Urban Meyer and Phil Trautwein




Former UF Quarterback Danny Wuerffel


 




 


Top: Casey, Tyler & Ron Carr
Above Left: Mark & Karen Williams
Above Right: Bill & Marybeth Campbell


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 





 


Top: Peter, Nathan & Robin Stickney
Middle Above Left:
Alice & Lee Goodson
Photo courtesy Sandy Watt
Above Left:
Billy & Bill Gilchrist
Photo courtesy Bill Gilchrist
Above Right: UF fans


 


 


 


 


 


 



Above: (Front L-R) Nicole Brabec and Laura Wasala; (Rear L-R) Bruce Forsyth and Grace, Jimmy & Ryan Letterly

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