Wednesday, April 1, 2020
You will again see a large number of changes in my poll this week. Simply put, we are learning more about the teams we are ranking by their performances. It is also becoming clear that some wins are better than others. 
More than any other year in football, the teams outside the top 10 simply are not all that good.
The crowd roared its approval as Florida State became bowl eligible Saturday with an expected romp over Alabama State-- and the chants are growing louder, especially from current players, to hire interim Head Coach Odell Haggins.
AFP’s Florida Chapter announced on Monday that it had sent letters to the members of the state Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee to support a proposal from state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, to squash the fund. 
When we last visited the U’s program back in November, the Hurricanes were fresh off a loss to crosstown little brother Florida Atlantic and most thought it could not get worse. Then the Hurricanes went to the Independence Bowl and were held scoreless by Louisiana Tech. Yes, Louisiana Tech!
There is a new number one in college football according to media writers and whichever staffers fill the polls for the coaches.
There is an old saying that the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Is there a similar expression about the little dog that won’t stop yapping? The University of Central Florida (UCF) will host ESPN’s premier college football show this week and either expression could apply. 
He once was the pied piper that brought the NBA to Orlando--and now Pat Williams is going to try again, this time with Major League Baseball (MLB).
The newly reconstituted XFL will have a former NFL head coach leading its Tampa team when the franchise opens play in 2020. 
The Gators did not cover the spread but handled its business against Virginia in the Orange Bowl. Now, the Gators can set their sights on their real goals: winning the SEC East and the SEC Championship.