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Florida Gators Defense Playing ‘Different Style of Football’

From the outside looking in, the worst aspect of the Florida Gators football team is its defense. A basic observation, no doubt, but it rings true from head to toe from this perspective. 

The Gators began their season with a shootout at Ole Miss, posting 642 total yards and 51 points compared to allowing 613 yards and 35 points right back. South Carolina followed that up with a more pedestrian 329 yards and 24 points, but the Gators allowed to Gamecocks to convert a miserable 5-of-6 fourth-down attempts and run 83 plays (36:23 time of possession) compared to UF’s 53 (23:37). 

This past Saturday, Texas A&M was able to defeat Florida by way of 543 total yards, including 338 from quarterback Kellen Mond, and another 160 from the rushing attack in the second-half alone.

Head coach Dan Mullen hinted at changes to come defensively after the A

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‘We’re going to lead this’: a call for Black women in Florida to claim their political power | US news

Democrats face a tough fight to win back the White House in November, and with anti-racism protests raging nationwide, the coronavirus pandemic threatens the voting rights and turnout of their most powerful voting block: Black Americans. While they are 14% of the population, African Americans make up a third of all Covid-19 cases.

In Florida, a recent rise threatens turnout as Black people make up 13% of eligible voters. The state already ranks second in the nation in income inequality. But the pandemic, and recession that followed, worsened existing economic and healthcare disparities between white Americans, and Black communities.

With one in 1,000 Black Americans having died of the virus, progressives such as Angie Nixon are rallying voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Running uncontested, she’s the next state representative for Florida’s 14th congressional district representing Jacksonville and its outer suburbs.

“I think it’s really important that we work

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Florida State vs. Notre Dame odds, line: 2020 college football picks, Week 6 predictions from proven model

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Florida State Seminoles are set to square off on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame enters Saturday’s showdown with a 2-0 record, while FSU is 1-2. Notre Dame is 20-0 in its last 20 games at home, while Florida State is winless in its last eight games on the road. 

The Fighting Irish are favored by 20.5-points in the latest Notre Dame vs. Florida State odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 53.5. Before entering any Florida State vs. Notre Dame picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks

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Florida vs. Texas A&M odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 20-3 run

The Florida Gators take on the Texas A&M Aggies in a cross-division SEC battle on Saturday afternoon. Florida enters the matchup with a 2-0 record after wins over Ole Miss and South Carolina to open the 2020 campaign. Texas A&M will look to improve on a 1-1 start, including a lopsided defeat at the hands of Alabama last week. 

Kickoff is at noon ET on Saturday. William Hill lists the Gators as 6.5-point road favorites, while the over-under, or total number of points expected, is 58 in the latest Florida vs. Texas A&M odds. Before making any Texas A&M vs. Florida picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football

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College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 6, 2020: Proven model backing Florida, Notre Dame

Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense overwhelmed LSU in an upset two weeks ago, but fell flat in Mississippi State’s 21-14 loss to Arkansas last week. The Week 6 college football odds from William Hill list the Bulldogs as two-point underdogs at Kentucky as quarterback K.J. Costello and the offense try to get back in gear. Elsewhere in the SEC, No. 21 Texas A&M will try to get back on track after being blown out by Alabama last week, but the Aggies have another top-tier opponent this week in No. 4 Florida.

The latest Week 6 college football spreads show the Gators as 6.5-point road favorites in that matchup. Where is the value in college football bets in the SEC and elsewhere around the nation? Before making any Week 6 college football picks on those games or others, be sure to see the latest college football predictions from SportsLine’s proven model.

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Florida man charged with brandishing assault-style weapon and threatening U.S. Census worker

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BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was arrested for using an assault-style weapon to threaten a census taker who had come to his house for the nationwide count of every U.S. resident.

Michael Cooper, 32, was arrested Monday after threatening census taker Johnny Swinney, according to a police report.

Neighbors told deputies that Swinney’s U.S. Census Bureau badge was clearly identifiable when he approached Cooper sitting on the porch of his home and the census taker identified himself as a federal worker, according to an incident report.



a close up of a man: Booking photo of Michael Cooper provided by the Flager County, Fla., sheriff's office.


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Booking photo of Michael Cooper provided by the Flager County, Fla., sheriff’s office.

Cooper yelled at Swinney to leave, went into his home and returned with an assault-style weapon. He loaded the chamber and Swinney returned to his vehicle, where his wife was. His wife, Nicole, told deputies that she saw Cooper pointing his weapon at her

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College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 6, 2020: Proven model backing Florida, Clemson

Clemson hasn’t lost to an ACC opponent since Syracuse in October of 2017. The top-ranked Tigers will look to keep that amazing streak alive as they take on No. 7 Miami (FL) at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Week 6 college football odds from William Hill give Clemson a 14-point edge at home. Elsewhere in the ACC, No. 8 North Carolina is a 5.5-point favorite in the latest college football lines as the Tar Heels host No. 19 Virginia Tech in another top-20 clash.

Which ACC teams have value in the college football spreads this week? And which teams from the SEC, Big 12 and every other conference in action should you back in your college football bets? Before making any Week 6 college football picks on those games or others, be sure to see the latest college football predictions from SportsLine’s proven model.

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College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 6, 2020: Proven model backing Florida, Virginia Tech

Through just two weeks of conference play, the Oklahoma Sooners and No. 22 Texas Longhorns are a combined 1-3 in the Big 12. That’s been a huge blow to the conference’s chances of producing a national champion this season. They’ll try to get back on track as they face each other in the Red River Showdown at noon ET, with the latest Week 6 college football odds from William Hill listing the Sooners as 2.5-point favorites.

There’s also a top-15 showdown in the SEC on CBS game at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday as the No. 14 Tennessee Volunteers visit the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs. The latest college football lines show the Bulldogs laying 14 points in the matchup. Where is the value for Week 6 college football bets? Before making any Week 6 college football picks on those games or others, be sure to see the latest college football

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Florida vs. South Carolina odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven model on 16-2 run

The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators on Saturday at noon ET. Florida was explosive offensively in its season opener last week, toppling the Ole Miss Rebels 51-35. South Carolina battled but ultimately fell short in a 31-27 loss against the Tennessee Volunteers in its first contest of 2020. The Gators have won four of their past five games against South Carolina and hold a 28-9-3 edge in the all-time series. 

William Hill lists the Gators as 18-point home favorites in the latest Florida vs. South Carolina odds. The over-under for total points expected is 57.5, up half a point from the opener. Before making any South Carolina vs. Florida picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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Florida Atlantic vs. Charlotte odds: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

A Conference USA battle is on tap Saturday between the Florida Atlantic Owls and the Charlotte 49ers at 4 p.m. ET at FAU Stadium. Charlotte is 0-1 this season, while Florida Atlantic has yet to play in 2020. The 49ers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games. The Owls, meanwhile, are 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games.

]The under is 5-1 in Florida Atlantic’s last six games against a team with a losing record. The Owls are favored by 6.5-points in the latest Florida Atlantic vs. Charlotte odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 62.5. Before you make any Charlotte vs. Florida Atlantic picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a

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