Pat Dooley's The Back 9

Pat Dooley’s Back Nine April 26

The Back Nine comes at you after a pretty sweet weekend weather-wise in our village and some good family time. I almost felt fully retired. 10. I’m sure many of you are eager to get to Thursday night to see where Kyle Pitts is drafted and certainly to see if he is the highest tight end ever taken in the …

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Pat Dooley's The Back 9

Pat Dooley’s Back Nine: March 15th

The Back Nine comes at you after a warm and wonderful weekend here in America’s City, and now we start working on excuses not to go to work Friday when the Madness really begins. 10. Apparently, Florida’s game against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament didn’t mean anything. In fact, I’m not sure that this won’t go down as anything more …

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Pat Dooley’s Front Nine: March 12

The Front Nine comes at you with the best weekends of the year on the horizon. Let’s just home the only Madness of March takes place on the courts and not in the labs. 1. Even though Florida won its opening game in the SEC Tournament on Thursday, this team did not come off well on the broadcast, especially early. …

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Pat Dooley’s Front Nine March 5th

The Front Nine comes at you after a bad Wednesday and what we all hope will be a good weekend. 1.We also hope that everything continues going well in spring football practice. It seems to be fine despite this strange story that keeps being recirculated that there is friction between the administration and the football coach. I’ve said this before …

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Pat Dooley's The Back 9

Pat Dooley’s Back Nine: March 1

The Back Nine comes at you after a pretty incredible weekend in Gator sports. Don’t ever take these kinds of weekends for granted, peeps. 10. I could literally spend this entire column writing about Florida’s basketball win over Kentucky on Saturday. But that would be a disservice to the other sports. Still, you know how I feel about the Big …

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Pat Dooley’s Front Nine: February 26

The Front Nine comes at you on the precipice of another special weekend of Gator sports and they are going to all be that way for a while. Sit back and enjoy. 1. If this is Friday, there must be another mock draft available on one of the websites. Try not to get too excited over the prospect of Kyle …

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Pat Dooley’s Front Nine: February 19

The Front Nine comes at you hoping you have fastened your seat belts because the ride is about to get really interesting around here. 1. You know what really just sunk in the other day (and I’m sorry if I am the last person to realize this)? Florida is doing what FSU used to do with the quarterback situation. Back …

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Pat Dooley's The Back 9

Pat Dooley’s Back Nine: February 15

The Back Nine comes at you after a busy sports weekend and I hope you carved out some time for your Valentines. The heart-shaped pancakes were the best part of it for yours truly. 10. There was a lot going on over the weekend (and it continues tonight with a home women’s basketball game) and there will be a lot …

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Pat Dooley’s Back Nine: February 8

The Back Nine comes at you after the end of football season and the beginning of basketball season, which is the way some people look at it. 10. There were a lot of people disappointed in the big game on Sunday and the usual snarky comments about the halftime performer. We should all be happy that people were wearing masks …

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