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* GROUPS SCRAMBLE TO
COMPLY WITH NEW LAW.

By DAVID COHEN
Alligator Writer
dcohen@alligator.org

Student organizations have be-
gun to diversify their events, but
some still do not agree with the
new rule that has forced them to
be creative with their spending.
Officials of events such as Pride
Awareness Month and Hispanic
Heritage Month were told at the
beginning of the special-events
budgeting process for 2006-07
that they could not spend more
thari 50 percent of their budgets
on speakers and performances.
The plan was put into place
three weeks ago by Student
Government in an attempt to di-
versify programming. But some
organizations did not approve.
"It caused a lot of headaches,"
said Asian American Student
Union President Sandy Chiu.
AASU had hoped to bring the


group Lyrics Born at a proposed
$8,000 for Kaleidoscope Month,
but the band was cut because the
concert pushed them over the 50
percent limit. AASU's total event
budget for 2006-07 is $25,236.
"There's still hope," Chiu said
of Possibly hosting the band for
November 2006. "You can only.
fight SG so much."
"You can only fight SG so
much."
Sandy Chiu
Asian American Student Union
president

To comply with the new
spending rule, the group came up
with a new event Kaleidoscope
Olympics.
The event will be a series of
games promoting, communica-
tion, interaction and unity with
AASU sub-organizations.
Despite including the new pro-
gram, Chiu said she would prefer
SEE FEES, PAGE 5


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Gators jump to No. 13


By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
lanastasis@alligator.org

JACKSONVILLE With nobody but his wife,
his coaches and his players in on the joke, Urban
Meyer finally had something to smile about.
Who would have guessed that the mastermind
behind the innovative spread offense had some-
thing much more orthodox up his sleeve?
"[Friday night] he was feeling really posi-
tive and really upbeat about this game," Shelley.
Meyer said.
And why not? Taking a page out of the MTV
show's script, Meyer Punk'd Georgia using a tra-
ditional-style offense he unveiled for the first time
Saturday. When it was said and done, it was UF
that had just spoiled the Bulldogs' perfect season.


And it was UF that had just resuscitated
its chances for a Southeastern Conference
Championship.
"It gives you another week to hope," line-
backer Todd McCullough said. "Our backs were
against the wall. We came out firing, made the
plays we needed to make and we're still alive."
Now, after downing No. 4 Georgia 14-10,
the Gators must defeat Vanderbilt and South
Carolina and have Georgia lose to Auburn in two
weeks to clinch a trip to Atlanta for the SEC title
game.
"I'm a die-hard Auburn fan right now," defen-
sive tackle Marcus Thomas said.
UF's offense came out smoking to start the
game an oddity in itself soaring to a 14-0 lead
in the first quarter. The only thing more shocking
SEE GATORS, PAGE 5


UF helps grow gourds


* A TEAM IS WORKING TO
PLANT FLORIDA PUMPKINS.

By ASHLEY SHEWEY
Alligator Contributing Writer

Whether carved or eaten,
pumpkins are a Halloween treat;
but growing them locally has been
a tricky business.
Due to Florida's warm climate,
pumpkins can't be grown on most
local farms and are shipped in
from other states
UF when they are in
Research season.
However,
while not the kind normally seen
with devilish grins on Halloween
night, researchers at the UF
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences have identified eight
heat-tolerant pumpkin varieties
that can grow in Florida's climate,
a finding that may compel farmers
to diversify their crops, especially
those who grow potatoes.
"We want to keep our farm-
ers in business," said Chad


Hutchinson, an assistant professor
of horticulture science at UF. "We
can provide them with another
crop after potato season."
Doug Gergela, a biological
scientist at UF, said the varieties of
pumpkins the research was based
on show good promise in Florida.
"The biggest benefit is just
the ability to be able to produce a
decent yield under our growing
conditions," he said.
Varieties suitable for this area
of the state include Racer, School
Time, Jack-Be-Little, Munchkin,
Hybrid Pam, Trickster, Cinderella
and Long Island Cheese, Gergela
said.
"The Cinderella and Long
Island Cheese aren't the typi-
cal Halloween type pumpkin
though," he said. "Cinderella is a
reddish orange color and flat. Long
Island Cheese is tan and flat."
Gergela said he is also inter-
ested in the Calabaza a popular
variety in Latin American cultures
and already acclimated to warmer
growing sites.
SEE PUMPKINS, PAGE 5


UF tight end Tate Casey catches a touchdown pass in the Gators' 14-10 win against Georgia
on Saturday. The victory propelled UF back into the SEC East race.


UF co-defensive
coordinator Charlie
Strong congratulates
defensive end Jeremy
Mincey after tackling
UGA quarterback Joe
Tereshinski. Mincey's
key plays down the
stretch helped UF
defeat No. 4 Georgia.
See story, pg. 15


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M At age 6, Jared Lee
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house holding an umbrella.
After scraping his knees, he
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A few minutes later, police
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Living to dive


Soaring student spends Saturdays in the sky .,


By LYNDSEY BECHTEL
Alligator Contributing Writer

At age 6, Jared Lee jumped off
the roof of his house holding an
umbrella.
After scraping his knees, he
shook off the pain and contem-


plated his next move for a while.
He then jumped off the roof
holding two umbrellas.
Lee grew up in Starke know-
ing he would become a skydiver.
Since his first year at UF, he has
completed 146 skydives and is
the president of Falling Gators


Courtesy Photo/ Falling Gators Skydlvlng Club
UF aerospace engineering sophomore Jared Lee began skydiving
during the summer before his freshman year of college with mem-
bers of Falling Gators Skydiving Club.


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"I had this passion for flight,"
Lee said. "I grew up, watching
the Discovery Wings Channel
and making paper airplanes /
in second grade. I was slowly p
learning that I was a little un-
usual."
The feeling of jumping out of
an airplane is what keeps him -
coming back, he said. ",
"At first you're terrified to
jump out of the plane, and then a p
all of a sudden it doesn't feel like
you're falling; it feels like you're
floating," he said.
"Imagine being in a swim- Danny Ghltls Alligator
ming pool facedown, and then Lee prepares for his 146th skydive at 10,500 feet. "Skydiving and
letting out half of your breath so aerospace stem from the same passion," he said. "Just different
that you're just naturally weight- manifestations of the same love."
less," he said.
Skydivers experience what is Lee has spent an estimated "Skydiving can get really ex-
known as "ground rush," or a $6,000 dollars on his personal pensive when it becomes your
falling sensation, he said. gear. -His parachute alone cost hobby," he said.
"Basically, ground rush is when about $1,800. Although skydiving is a life-
you're about 2,000 feet above "My main chute, reserve threatening sport, the chances
groundandeverything starts flying chute, harness, emergency alert of dying are one in 65,513
past your eyes," Lee said. system, two helmets, jumpsuit jumps, according to Skydiving
"That's when you "Imagine being in a swimming pool facedown, Magazine. that I
feel like you're falling "I am aware that I
off of a high dive." and then letting out half of your breath am increasing my
For Lee, skydiving can be so that you're just naturally weightless." chances of fall-
a stress reliever. Everything a ae ing to my death
person normally thinks about and altitude- every time I go out,"
will disappear for a few minutes checking equipment UF sophomore Lee said.
when the rush of skydiving is ex- have really added "You just have to
perienced; he said. up," Lee said. "It's hard to put weigh your options and really
"Nobody gets up there and a price on something that has research the sport."
starts doing their taxes,"' he saved my life 143 times." For Lee, skydiving is an ex-
joked. "If you've ever seriously Because he is licensed to sky- perience that is like no other
wondered what skydiving was dive by himself and owns all of an experience he said he
like, you should just come out his own equipment, Lee can pay believes anyone searching for
with the club and try it." as little as $20 per fall. a life-changing event should
The Falling Gators Skydiving Tandem jumps, the more consider.
Club falls every Saturday morn- traditional method in which the "I've never seen anyone get all
ing with Skydive Palatka, lo- jumper is harnessed to a licensed the way up in the airplane and
cated about 45 minutes east of diver, can cost more than $200 at not jump," he said.
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Fifty-percent rule forces rebudgeting Fla. pumpkins would not cost much less


FEES, from page 1


to not have the spending cap. She said SG
officials need to "step outside their comfort
level" and attend more of the events they al-
locate funds for.
Budget & Appropriations Committee
chairwoman Jackie Pace said she was
pleased with the way organizations have
"beefed up" their programming.
Last week, the Pride Student Union
voiced concerns about having to rearrange
its budget for Pride Awareness Month in
April 2007, but the group managed to work
within the spending limit. Its total event


budget for the next fiscal year is $25,578.
The group had planned three speakers,
going $2,894 over the 50-percent limit. At
Sunday's meeting, PSU officials said they
can bring four speakers
Student and stay under the cap.
Government "It just made us look
more closely at our
budget," Pride historian
Nick Dean said.
The total special-events budget for 2006-
07, divided between eight events, is $262,290.
Pace said that although the budgeting
process is rigid, come next year, organiza-
tions can meet with the Student Body trea-
surer to discuss changes.


PUMPKINS, from page 1


. The biggest factor a farmer must commit to
before deciding to invest in pumpkins is the ne-
cessity of pesticides because pumpkins are very
susceptible to local disease and insects.
"To commercially grow pumpkins organi-
cally is nonexistent," Gergela said. "You have
to baby this crop."
A farmer also would need one honeybee
hive for every one to two acres to help with pol-
lination, he added.
Despite the difficulties, three- organiza-
tions have expressed interest in growing these
pumpkins, but Gergela said he does not an-


ticipate many more, as prices would decrease
slightly, if at all.
"To commercially grow pump-
kins organically is nonexistent.
You have to baby this crop."
Doug Gergela
UF biological scientist

"It probably wouldn't be significantly less
though because it will cost more to produce
pumpkins in Florida," he said. "So even though
there is a freight advantage overshipping pump-
kins very long distances, it would be the locally
grown angle farmers would be able to offer"


Offensive line best yet of season


GATO RS, from page 1

than the score was the way the
Gators moved the ball.
Whether it was the throws
to tight end Tate Casey or
quarterback Chris Leak operat-
ing under center, it all looked
different; it all proved that if
Meyer's spread offense can't
work in the SEC, he will tweak
it so it will.
"You know what I'm figur-
ing it out? That in this confer-
ence, you have to do what
you have to do to win games,"
Meyer said.
UF's offensive line had its
best game of the season, and
.it showed in more ways than
one. Besides surrendering
just one sack, it catapulted
the running game. DeShawn
Wynn recorded just the second
100-yard rushing game of UF's
season, racking up 109 yards
on 19 attempts.
"We're starting to get some
tailbacks around here," Meyer
said. "We didn't have that
earlier in the year. We did not
have that at all."
The offense's resurgence all
traces back to the bye week,
which Meyer spent revising
his attack.
"A lot of times during bye


weeks, you take off the shoulder
pads and kind of jog around,"
Meyer said. "We weren't doing
that. We were trying to figure
out how to block people, add
some offense and also improve
the defense."
"You know what I'm fig-
uring it out? That in this
conference, you have to
do what you have to do
to win games."
Urban Meyer
UF head football coach

Besides plays, the Gators
have also added camaraderie,
trust and resilience. Those
attributes emerged after the
Louisiana State loss and be-
came obvious Saturday. -
"We've been through a
lot," said Casey, who caught a
1-yard touchdown. "The loss
to Alabama was big for us be-
cause we thought we were un-
touchable for a while. That's the
attitude you have to have but I
think it kind of put a dagger in
our stomachs for a while."
The dagger has been re-
moved. At the very least, "it's
a wonderful feeling to know
you're not out of the race,"
Mincey said.


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Leaking ethics

Libby indictment just

hints at bigger picture
. Lewis "Scooter" Libby has been indicted for lying about his
involvement in leaking the name of CIA operative Valerie
lnlame.
What can the Editorial Board say? We feel overjoyed, vindi-
cated, righteous, fulfilled; the evildoers of our government are
falling fast for their crimes against the American people.
But does anyone really know what's going on?
This case has proven to be endlessly complex and.muddled.
The secrecy of a grand jury has certainly contributed to the
ambiguity, but an outside factor also has added a chunk of
confusion.
The media are the biggest losers in this fiasco thus far.
It all started with New York Times reporter Judith Miller and
her disingenuous championing of source confidentiality.
The Times initially presented Miller as a martyr for the integ-
rity of journalism. Because of her steadfast belief in a journalist's
duty to a source, Miller spent almost three months in jail. She
only agreed to testify when Libby called her and gave her per-
mission to break confidentiality.
That turned sour when the Times revealed that Miller had
her lawyer contact Libby; Miller had previously claimed she
wouldn't break her promise unless Libby called her on his own,
without any outside pressure.
Furthermore, neither the publisher nor the editors of the
Times asked Miller for her notes on her conversations with
Libby. They just blindly supported her.
But what's most disturbing is that Miller considered Libby a
credible source in the first place.
Here's a hint about anonymous government .sources: If
they're always speaking positively about the government, then
there's no reason for them to be anonymous. They're simply
acting as undercover mouthpieces, and anonymity gives them
more credence.
Libby had agenda written all over him. Everything he told
Miller was obviously crafted to benefit his employers. Any re-
porter who would think that's a good source is delusional.
Miller might as well have been talking to Cheney's public
relations officer. It would be like the Alligator learning about UF
President Bernie Machen's public records habits by citing posi-
tive and anonymous comments from the provost.
We can't help but think this case has some similarities to
Watergate. But Mark Felt, or "Deep Throat," risked his job by
talking to reporters. And while most people can give a simple
outline of Nixon's downfall, not many can pinpoint what
threatens Karl Rove and Dick Cheney.
The.press is largely to blame. Newspapers needlessly re-
ported on Miller, constantly quoting the Times' publisher and
his belief that Miller was crusading for ethical journalists.
But if today's journalists and newspapers were doing their
job correctly, we would know more about what's really going
on in the White House.
At this point, we're stuck with confusing documents and
contradicting opinions. And this case is far from doing what it
set out to do.
Libby was not indicted for actually leaking Planme's name; he
was indicted for lying about it.
The indictment claims that Cheney told Libby about Plame
and then Libby went around to reporters and leaked the infor-
mation. If it's true that Libby categorically told reporters about
Plame, then those reporters should be open about it.
Cheney and Rove likely are involved in this malicious act.
Instead of defending Libby and claiming innocence, the govern-
ment must be forced to take responsibility.
But that will only happen if the press once again works for
the people. It must discard its insincere ethical dilemmas and
resume its watchdog function.


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alligator


Mike Gimignani
EDITOR
Eva Kis
MANAGING EDITOR


Emily Yehle
OPINIONS EDITOR
Tom Durrenberger,
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Liberals' crisis worse than Republicans'


t's a lousy time to be a Republican, but it could be
worse. You could be a liberal.
Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom
DeLay is facing trial for a campaign-finance scheme. Vice
President Dick Cheney's chief of staff has been indicted for
leaking the name of a CIA operative.
Bush's Supreme Court nominee was withdrawn after
being attacked by forces from within the Republican Party.
According to a recent poll, a majority of Americans now
believe the Iraq war was the wrong thing to do. And let's
not forget that Bush's approval ratings have hit an all-time
low of about 39 percent.
Little more than a year ago, Republicans performed
amazingly in the 2004 elections, probably exceeding even
Karl Rove's wildest dreams. Now, more and more con-'
servatives are complaining about their leadership. Even
some of the neo-cons think Bush has lost his way on gov-
ernment spending arnd Iraq.
Democrats have never been so gleeful. I even saw on
Facebook.com that some of the UF College Democrats
were throwing a costume party where guests were sup-
posed to dress up as Republican crooks.
But though Republicans seem to be dropping the ball,
one thing is certain: It still sucks more to be a liberal.
If Republicans are beginning to lack direction and co-
hesion, they are only getting a taste of what Democrats
have been feeling for the past 30 years.
Modem American liberalism died' out as an effective
ideology before it ever truly found its feet. What we now
call liberalism is little more than a puzzling blend of race
demagoguery, extreme feminism, hare-brained environ-
mentalism, European-style socialism and pacifism.
To call modem liberals reactionary would be too polite.


Matt Melone
Taking Up Arms
letters@alIigator.org


They are united only by their
cynicism of Bush's war on terror
and their view that conservative
stances on gay marriage, gun
control and abortion are embar-
rassingly unhip.
Instead of doing what's
right, liberals do what's easy. In
the 2004 presidential election,
Democrats chose a candidate
whose only appealing quality


was that he wasn't Bush.
Instead of offering their own solution to fixing Social
Security, Democrats decided to scare old people out of
their wits and unconditionally shoot down Bush's plan.
Instead of telling Americans that democracies take
longer than three years to build, Democrats pretend the
United States never had a chance in Iraq or should have
already finished the job.
So take heart conservatives. Democrats will not capi-
talize on Republicans' current foibles because the closest
thing liberals have to an ideological leader is Jon Stewart.
The closest thing they have to a hero is either Michael
Moore or Cindy Sheehan.
The Republican leadership's current problems are
nothing compared to the mounting challenges facing
Democrats in a world where liberalism is increasingly
irrelevant. It may be tempting for conservatives to bow
down to popular opinion on issues like the war in Iraq,
but doing what's right is frequently unpopular and rarely
easy.
Matthew Melone is a journalism and political science
junior. His column appears on Monday.


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Letters to the Editor
Coulter not a satirist but a vile pundit
In Friday's Alligator, Katie Vitale wrote
that the Alligator took Ann Coulter's com-
ments out of context. Apparently, Coulter is
a satirist.
This is wrong. Ambrose Bierce, Kurt
Vonnegut and Voltaire are satirists. Coulter's
gay-baiting, Arab-bashing, liberal-thrashing,
war-loving, factually challenged, divisive
tripe is not satire. Instead, her work occupies
the lowest rung of political discourse.
Reasonable conservative outlets stopped
publishing her columns after she advocated
invading an Arab country and converting
its leaders to .Chnsb.ant, out of *spite.
Conservative intellectuals run the other way
rather than share a tae nith her
If you want to listen to Coulter, go ahead,


but don't hide behind the facade of decency.
Please, proudly admit your love for this loath-
some political pundit who publishes noxious
diatribes that appeal to your most base and
morally corrupt instincts.
William Foster
3LS



Miner.not facing expulsion for comment
Friday's editorial contains false informa-
tion about Ryan Miner. Miner does riot face
expulsion at this time. He is appealing be--
ing found: responsible for his comments on
Facebook.com.
Duquesne has never mentioned expulsion
as a possible punishment. Miner has said he is


willing to be expelled rather than do his pun-
ishment, which is to write a 10-page paper on
homosexuality.
Blair Stackhouse
Duquesne University student



SG committee not working for students
Let's suspend the rules and not nominate
Sen Lola Bovell, a member with the most
experience and the most qualifications, for
the budget committee. Let's give the two open
committee seats to people with no budget
experience who are involved on a personal
-level with the Senate president pro tempore.
. Once again, in the world of Student
Government politics, people with merit are


being punished. Punished for actually taking
students' best interests into account.
Isn't the Replacement and Agenda
Committee supposed to make recommenda-
tions in the best interest of the student body?
SG isn't working toward representing the stu-
dent body. They are working toward satisfy-
ing a select few.
SG dosed the door on an individual who
would bring a different perspective to the
committee and who is a voice for student
organizations. A different perspective would
mean opposition and debate. Isn't that what
we want with an $11 million budget at stake?
But it seems obvious that is not what our
"representatives" want.
Jane Star
3LS


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Large NW 3BR/2BA near downtown/UF,
wood floors, cent a/h, fireplace/den,
2000+sf., $1100, extra BR/BAfor $100 more
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex 2
1731 NW6th Street 12-7-35-2

Reasonably priced NW 3BR house,
1200sf, washer/dryer, den, eat-in kitchen,
garage, large maintained yard $720
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex. 2
1731 NW6th Street 12-7-35-2

Talismar, SW 1BR near vet school & hospi-
tals, cent h/a, enclosed courtyard, includes,
water & trash, $375. ebaurmanagement.com
375-7104 ex 2 1731 NW 6th St. 12-7-35-2

Colonial Oaks, SW 2BR/1.5BA TH,
convenient to shops, UF, 1-75, two
screened porches, washer/dryer $550
edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 ex.2
1731 NW6th St. 12-7-35-2


Q For Rent
unfurnished

1 Room Available in a beautiful and clean
house. Comes w/wood firs., pool, workout
room, W/D, DSL, maid, & great roommates.
No deposit or lease required. Call Justin 336-
1271. 11-18-24-2

One BR apt for rent. 1 person, 1 car, no
smoking, no pets, no fleas. It is small, but
has it all. All util. pd. $360/mo, unfurnished.
Call Charlie "Whitey" Webb. 375-4373. Stop
by 1215 NE 20th Ave. 11-2-10-2

BIG & CHEAP
2/1.5 apt 1100 sq. ft. $595
3/2 apt 1300 sq ft $695 "
1800 NW4th St. Over 20 houses also avail.
373-4423 www.maximumre.com
8-16-131-2

2BR, 1.5 TOWNHOUSE
Patio, privacy rear, amenities, bike to cam-
pus 386-328-6229 Iv msg or cell 386-972-
4647. $475 + deposit. 11-7-14-2

2 GREAT HOUSES IN NW
3/2 Tile & carpet, fenced yd, W/D, DW + den
$895 each. 1801 NW 38th Dr. Avail now:
1315 NW 39th Dr. Available Nov 1. 352-219-
6453 or 352-514-1257 11-4-12-2

CHERRY TREE SUBDIVISION
3BR/2BA, 1-story, 2 car garage, quiet street,
screened porch, fenced yard, fireplace,
vaulted ceilings: Near Norton Elementary.
$1475/mo. Bob 954-383-0552 11-2-10-2

FREE MONTH'S RENT' 2BR/2.5BA town
home. New tile entire first floor, new carpet
entire second floor & new paint in all. W/D,
1.5 mi. to UF in NW. $750/mo (pets ok) Avail.
immed. Call 772-708-7048 11-9-21-2

2BR Very, quiet, clean, spacious duplex.
Carport, burgler bars, near downtown,
busline, lawn care, carpet, cent H/AC, W/D
hkups., $550/mo. For a calm, stable, individ-
ual or couple. No pets. 376-0080 10-31-5-2

Trenton 3BR/2BA doublewide
Clean, no pets. $550/mo. 1st, last, security.
352-542-8540/210-1888. 11-4-7-2

*********Walk to UF********
2BR/1BA in older house behind Leo 706,
upstairs hardwood floors, utilities included
with rent, pets arranged $490/mo Greg 214-
3291 11-8-10-2

*** CUTE, CLEAN, QUIET ***
Stylish 2BR/2BA SW apt, W/D, alarm, sky-
light, mirrored living room, front porch great
bus rte., pets okay. Avail Jan., $640/mo.
Call 317-8150 for showing and information
11-28-20-2

4BR/2BA House
1904 NW6th St. Easy bike ride to UF/
downtown. W/D & fenced yard $1,200/mo
Call now for a discount on Nov. rent!
352-428-5925
11-17-15-2

DUPLEX 2BR/1BA. New tile, new carpet,
new paint, central AC/heat, W/D hk up.
Walk/bike to UF. 408 NW 5th Ave. Unit A.
$695/mo. 1st/last &sec. www.gatorpads.com
284-0316 or 281-0733 11-9-10-2

Townhouse 2BR/1.5 BA. Fenced yard,
W/D hook-ups, Pets ok. Monthy rent $625.
3936 SW26 Ter. Apt. B. Call Candy or David
352-371-3473. 11-10-10-2

Available May several units within 1/2
mi of UF campus or closer. $300-310
1BR/1BA $395-415, 2BR/2.5BA $725,
2BR/1 BA $700. Sec dep. No pets. Contact
sor20@yahoo.com or Iv msg 352-870-7256
12-7-29-2

HISTORIC APTS Ceiling fans, hardwood
floors, high ceilings, some w/fireplaces.
SE historic district: First, last, security. 2BR
&2BR w/study 2-2BR Houses in NW Dntn.
$600-800/mo No dogs- please. 378-3704
11-30-20-2

Only 7 blocks from campus.
Available now! Completely remodeled 1BR
duplex. 1313 NW 7th Ave. Call 871-6413
11-4-5-2

Walk to UF 2BR.1BA duplex, cent A/C,
.private parking, 922 SW 6th Ave. $520
Edbaurmanagement.com 375-7104 12-7-
27-2


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Spacious 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA townhouse.
Close to campus on bus rt 20. Pets welcome.
24-hr gym, pool. W/D in unit. Free internet.
$350 + 1/2 utils/OBO. Males only. Contact
Katie 352-213-5425 10-31-10-3

Female @ Melrose Apt. 1BR/1BA in a
2BR/2BA Furnished, all utils. ihcl., high spd.
internet, 5 HBO channels, W/D, no pets.
Available ASAP. $479/mo 352-514-7741 or
email heejin0615@yahoo.com 10-31-10-3

Countryside @ University Condo. 2
bedrooms available in 4BR/4BA for
$425/ea. Cable, water, elec incl except
phone. Call Irvin 904-610-0967 or email
icheng@bellsouth.net 11-1-10-3

Melrose 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA. Furnishings,
utils, internet & cable included. W/D in unit.
B-ball, V-ball, tennis, 2 pools, spa, fitness
room, game room & computer lab. $367/mo
Available Dec Aug 916-295-4090 11-1-
10-3

2BR/2BA VERY SPACIOUS
for $612/rtio. Available now!!! 352-494-3844
11-3-10-3

1BR avail in cute Duckpond house near
downtown for Nov 2005 to early March 2006.
Shorter term possible. $350/mo plus util. Bike
to UF. Contact 352-367-2904 10-31-5-3 -

SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA town-.
home. Sublease for 9 mo. in Towne Parc.
Free hi-spd internet. Only $375/mo. MUST
SUBLEASE. Contact Jason 352-213-3668
10-31-5-3

2BR/2BA TOWNHOME. All amenities in-
cluded. $958/mo. Available for spring. Start
date negotiable. Please call 352-283-3603.
11-1-5-3

FREE RENT Until 12/31/05. Sublease
avail now thru 8/06. 1BR/1BA in furn. 2BR
Gainesville Place Apt. $590 for all utils, cable
tv, internet. Close to UF. Great amenities
incls. balcony. Call Ashley 914-826-7171
11-10-11-3

Massive one bedroom flat available im-
mediately in Boardwalk apts. November
FREE. $630/month for 850+ sq. ft. Perfect
for couple! Come see! Lydia 352-318-4240.
11-3-5-3

1BR/1BA on SW 16 St. Sublease from
Dec. to May $480/mo. Cat friendly, no dogs
please. Call 352-870-2163 or e-mail Sunday
. zhang7878@yahoo.com 11-3-5-3

1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BAin Gainesville Place
for spring. 2 swimming pools, tennis courts,
soccer field. $435/mo- everything included.
Cable, hi speed internet. On bus line. Female
only. Call 813-363-8412. 11-10-10-3

1 month free-1 BR/BA apt. at Frederic Garden
$460/mo. Pets allowed. Close to UF and bus
route 24hr. maint. Call 373-8235 Before
2pm or e-mail rabikp2000@hotmail.com
11-4-5-3


al Roommates

Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Cobblestone 377-2801
Hidden Lake 374-3866
12-7-72-4

Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
ties. Avail Now. $400 up. 352-538-2181.Lv
message. Private Owner 12-7-72-4

F NS grad/prof needed for 1BR in BRAND
NEW 2/2 condo. 2 mi to UF on bus rte.
W/D. $475 + 1/2 util/mo. Common 'rea
furnished, tile firs. No pets. 904-386-6485 or
apena13@ufl.edu 11-14-62-4

Rooms. $75-$85 P/W utilities color tv max
cab. w/m on bus r/t. 3 mi from Univ Ave +
Main St. But rent + utility. (negotiable) for bne
day work. 376-0384 for all info. 11-16-40=4
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Rooms for rent: Large, clean house. Close
to campus. High speed and cable. Large
yard. Two car garage and porch area. Rent
$425. For more info call Tre at 352-328-8878
11-3-28-4

4BR/4BA COUNTRYSIDE APT.
Close to UF on bus rt. W/D, utils, cable w/
HBO,DSL incl. $390/rm/mo. No dep. Female
only. NS. 954-680-0918, 954-328-2021 10-
31-45-4

Female student fo join 2 females for own BR
in attractive 3BR house near NW 8th Ave,
3mi from UF on bus rte. #43, tile/hardwood,
$275/mo+ 1/3 GRU & HSInternet-digital
cable, avail now. 381-5597 or 332-3852
11-1-20-4

Unfurnished BR for rent in brand new spa-
cious condo w/2 female UF students. NW
55th St. Call Lisa for details @ 352-374-6636
11-7-23-4

3BR/Pvt BA. Available 1/1/06. 6-12 month
lease. Perfect for grad/intl. students.
Sparkling. Furn/unfum. Large home in
Kirkwood. $400-$500 +util. 352-375-6996 or
352-284-0979 11-15-41-4

$250 Nice large room in cool house near
UF. DSL, W/D, big fenced yard, great stu-
dent roommates, good study atmosphere.
Flexible lease 371-9409 12-1-35-4

Male roommate for 1 room in 2BR/2.5BA in
Victoria Station. Share kitchen, family rm.,
W/D. Community pool. $450/mo + utilities.
Avail Jan. 1 Call 954-303-1104 or 954-242-
4633 kvabraham@aol.com 11-8-20-4

Roommate needed for 3Br/2Ba apt in SW
20th Ave Now. $300 +1/3util. On UF busline.
HI-spd Intnt, pool & TV Cable. Free UF pk.
Call 219-7309. probook2003@yahoo.com
11-3-15-4

COUNTRYSIDE CONDO 3BR/3BA avail in
4BR/4BA Jan 1. Ethernet & util incl. W/D,
nicely furn, secure. Exercise/pool, direct bus
to UF 3 min. $465/mo/room. Vanessa 352-
217-3464, Flo 352-636-4814 10-31-11-4

1BR. avail NOW 5 min. to UF. Free digital
cable. $300/mo + 1/3 util. Female or male,
non-smoker 352-332-2234, 352-514-1441
10-31-10-4

1 Male roommate needed serious student
to share 3BR/2BA house located south of
UF on Williston Rd. W/D, cable, wireless
DSL. $395/mo + 1/3 utils. Call 258-9116
10-31-10-4

Female roommate wanted for 2BR/1.5BA
townhouse. Oak Forest Apts. Call Felisha @
352-284-1114 10-31-9-4

Female roommate, student preferred,
needed to share With other female student
in a 2BR/1 BA house. Avail in Nov. Hardwood
floors, W/D, fenced backyard near Ward's.
$325/mo + 1/2 util. Pets ok. 352-283-6304
11-8-15-4

Furnished room w/ private bathroom.
University Terrace Gainesville. W/D, A/C,
cable, internet. $350/mo. Call 352-472-9778
or 305-299-3485 11-10-14-4

Roomate wanted 3BR/3BA furnished house.
Wood floors. Looking for quiet, clean person.
$400/mo. Utilities included $200 deposit. Call
352-745-1552 11-30-23-4

1/1 AVAILABLE
in New 2/2.5 townhouse. Everything new +
W/D. $430 + 1/2 utilities. Call 352-870-2506
or email atp4rent06@ yahoo.com 10-31-5-4

DUCKPOND/Creekview/nice house. Large
BR $400; medium BR $350 + 1/3 utilities.
High ceilings bright space, wood firs, carport.
Perfect for art, gardening, studying, good
housemates, fun. Now or Jan 374-7038
114 -7-4

1 Female needed for 1BR/1BA in 4BR/4BA
@Countryside. $425/mo incl. utils., cable,
internet, finished. Avail NOW! Call 727-510-
9346 11-9-10-4

LIVE DOWNTOWN! Want open-minded,
clean/fun/young prof/grad student to share
new/lux 3BR/3BA condo. $600/mo + 1/3 util
7 or 12 mo lease Avail 01 JAN/Scott 262-
7899 11-7-8-4


CAMPUS LODGE Room for lease.
PRICE NEGOTIABLE. Incl. furniture, utils,.
pvt. bathroom, big screened TV, resort-style
pool & 2 great roommates. Available Dec.
Call 407-227-4170. 11-3-5-4

Avail Dec 2 rooms in large house, 1
bik from 13th & University,. $300 + split
util, sec dep. NS, no pets. Contact
gvll1132601@gmail.com or leave message
at 352-870-7256 12-7-29-4

1/1 available in 2/2. 1/2 furnished. Museum
Walk. Male/female. 2 story. DW/WD/pool/
tanning/parties. Laid back, clean per-
son ASAP 732-670-1821 $500 +1/3 util.
11-4-5-4

ENJOY A ROMANTIC OLD HOUSE
near the Library downtown. $285-$360/rm +
utilities. Free internet access. Short term. No
pets. No smoking. 378-1304 11-4-5-4

M/F roommate wanted for 1BR/pvt. bath in
3BR/2BA apt. w/2 females. W/D, cox internet
& cable. Avail. Jan.- early Aug. $345 +1/3 util.
Call 407-222-4266 11-21-15-4


Real Estate


Quad-, Tri-, or Duplex w/pvt parking, extra
land, 60 sec walk to UF. Exc cond. House
3/4BR, 2BA, wd firs, covered prch, concrete
patio, garage/work-shop. Pvt Owner. 352-
538-2181 Iv mssg 12-7-72-5

Existing condos & luxury condos near UF
at affordable prices. For more information,
visit www.mattpricerealtor.com or call
today Matt Price 352-281-3551 Campus
Realty Group 11-30-19-5

JACKSON SQUARE
Spectacular university views. Walk to UF &
the stadium. Classic New Orleans appeal
with state-of-the-art luxury. Reserve today.
52 units available. Starting in mid-300's. Call
Eric Wild 870-9453 12-7-80-5

ARCHER Two story 3x1 home on 5.4 flat,
green, usable acres cross fenced barn
- paddock two 12x40' new steel storage
units many extras. AHHR @ 352-250-5138
11-2-10-5

SHERWOOD FOREST.4 2.5 1. Douglas
built home. This is the best of the best with
dozens of extras magnificent home priced
right! AHHR @ 352-250-5138 for full details.
11-2-10-5

BIG LAKE SANTA FE 2X2X2 Lake Front
Home. Boat house pier private slip boat
barn treed beautiful elevated and land-
scaped lot. AHHR 352-250-5138 11-2-10-5

Nice 2BR/2BA Brandywine Condo.
1226 sq. feet. A couple of miles to the
University. New carpet. Asking $96,000.
Call 222-5143 11-14-15-5


JUST BUILT 4BR/4BA LUXURY CONDO
NEAR SORORITY ROW- 2BLKS FROM
UF ALL APPLIANCES- GREAT INVSTMT
OPP PRVT. OWNER-MUST SELL-$265K
ELEVATOR ON PREMISE 904-838-7581
11-14-15-5


0U Furnishings


BED-Queen, orthopedic, extra thick, pi
top, mattress & box. Name brand, new
in plastic. Sacrifice $110. Call 352-372-
will deliver. 12-7-72-6


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BED FULL SIZE ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top -
mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic
w/warranty. Can deliver. Sacrifice $85. Call
352-377-9846 12-7-72-6

MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must.
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. Sacrifice
$550 352-372-7490 12-7-72-6

BED King Pillowtop mattress & box springs.
Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never
been used, in plastic with warranty. Sell
$170. Call 352-372-8588 Can deliver. 12-
7-72-6

CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516

Sofa $185 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
12-7-72-6

BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
bed, dresser w/mirror, 2 nightstands, chests
avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
liver. Retail $6500, must sell, sacrifice $1400
(352) 372-7490 12-7-72-6

SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
12-7-72-6

DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
6 Chippendale chairs, hutch & buffet. New,
still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
7-72-6

FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
,mattress. New, in box. $160 332 9899

DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-7-72-6

BEDS Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
* Queen sets $89 0 Single sets $39 *King
sets $99 0 From estate sale. Safe pine bunk
bed $109. 376-0939/378-0497.
CALL-A-MATTRESS 4370 SW 20th Ave.
12-7-72-6

MEMORY FOAM same as Temperpedia.
Save 50% & more. Other close-outs. 0 twin
sets $89 *full sets $129 *queen sets $149
*king sets $189 Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953. We deliver.
12-7-72-6

Beds, Futons, Furniture, King Sealy sets
$299; new sofas for $299; oak futons $169;
sofa & loveseat $399; dinettes, desks, all
on .sale *New Location* 140 NW 6th St
Morrells Furniture Outlet. 352-378-3400
12-7-81-6

^*BEDS ALL BRAND NEW**
Orthopedic pillow-top sets.
**Full-$100 Queen-$130 King-$195"
Brand name matching sets not used or re-
furbished. Still in plastic, direct from factory!
A better product at a better price. Wholesale
Furniture Dealer (3205 SW 40th Blvd. off
Archer Rd.) 376-1600. Ask for Rachel or
Brian 12-7-72-6

Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799
12-7-72-6

Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-7-72-6


Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-0333

Sofa $225 Brand New! Loveseat $170 Still
in package, never used. Can Del. 376-1600
12-7-72-6

Pool Table Gorgeous 8' All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved
legs. Br. New still in crate. Cost $4,500. Sell
$1,350. Can Deliver. 264-9799 12-7-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
264-9799 12-7-72-6

**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"**
**Full $90 Queen $110 King $170"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
12-7-72-6

BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$115 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6

Bed-All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516.
12-7-72-6

Bedroom Set- $325 BRAND NEW. Still
in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard, 2
Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-7-72-6

Futon $160 Solid Oak Mission Style with
plush mattress. All brand NEW still in box.
Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-7-72-6


Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
$5500. Sell $950. Can deliver 352-377-9846
12-7-72-6

Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-7-72-6

Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $90 317-4031

Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
'pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
12-7-72-6

FUTONS BEDS FURNITURE
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ. Av.
New Used 0 Buy Sell 12-7-59-6

FUTON, Queen
Like new condition. Light colored wood.
$600, includes 2 futon covers. Contact: 352-
256-1478. 11-1-5-6

Queen bed (mattress, box + frame) bought
new Feb '05. $110; desk w/hutch $35;
dining room (table + 4 chairs) $60; micro-
wave. $25; lamp $5. Call Oscar 381-1961,
opicon@ufl.edu 11-1-3-6


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Ilow- Bedroom Set Brand New! Still in boxes! HB
, still, $125, NS $75, Dresser $135, Mirror- $75, *
7490 Chest $135. Can Deliver. (352) 264-9799
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GATOR CAR ALARMS Take a bite out of
crime $99.95. Installed FREE. Gainesville's
oldest car alarm and car stereo specialty
store. 373-3754 Audio Outlet. 12-7-84-8

Car stereo, car alarms, mobile video, mobile
navigation, custom wheels and tires, and
automobile performance at Sound Depot &
Performance. 374-7700 sdp-alligator.com.
12-7-72-8

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Bicycles


NEW & USED BIKES FOR SALE
Many to choose from
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SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W University Ave 12-7-72-9

YIKES BIKES
Used not abused. From basic transportation.
to highend stuff. All styles. Great prices. 5
blocks from UF in College Park. 870-8693
12-7-72-9

WANTED: R,)ad Bike
Call with size + compon its 316-1164
11-3-5-9


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PARKING:
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF.
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
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containing
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PARTY SUPPLIES: Complete line of Bar
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R.,W. Beaty Co. 4322 NW 13th St, Gville
RWBEATY.COM 376-5939 12-7-71-10


*21 For Sale

eNEW GATOR LOGO ITEM*
Cool Hand Painted Bamboo Curtains.
Excellent for dorm, home, party room or gift!
GO TO: www.pikopro.com
11-15-20-10

TILES
Save $100's on Tavertine or granite for your
next job/project. Call Joel at 359-3216 at
Jackson LLC. 11-2-10-10


WI[Motorcycles, Mopeds)

** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
www.RPMmotorcycles.com 377-6974
12-7-72-11
*Swamp Cycles* Save $$$ on gas, ride to
class! Largest selection of Ebikes, scooters
& accessories. Free delivery, 1-yr warranty,
best cust. service 534 SW 4th Ave 373-8823
www.swampcycles.com
12-7-72-11
***SOLANO CYCLE***
Scooters from $599. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-7-72-11
CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES
SCOOTERS, or dirt bikes in ANY condition,
Running or not. titles or not. Prompt pick up.
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
12-7-88-11
*NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS*
New location now open 1901 NW 67th Place
352-336-1271 www.newscooters4less.com
Best prices in Gainesville. Owned by Gator
grads. Will beat all Gainesville competitor's
prices on similar models. 12-7-84-11


SCOOTER, 50cc, SUZUKI POWERED 2005
Oil ingection, lots of storage. Brand new,
never used. Over 100 mpg. Park anywhere.-
" ONLY $895 262-4673 11-8-10-11

5I Autos

*FAST CASH PAID FOR ANY CAR*
*Running or not!O
*NEED HONDA, TOYOTA, PICKUPS
*Over 10 yr svc to UF students
*Call Don @ 215-7987 12-7-72-12

CARS -CARS Buy*Sell*Trade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
12-7-72-12
**FAST CASH PAID**
For CARS & TRUCKS
Running or Not 1990 & up only
Sell or Trade Welcome
Call Ray 352-284-8619
12-7-72-12
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
www.selectmotorcar.us
12-7-72-12

Best Cars,* Lowest Prices
www.39thaveimports.com
12-7-72-12

$500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
HONDAS, CHEVYS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-749-8116 ext 4622 12-7-
72-142

*WE PAY CASH*
For unwanted vehicles
Any year, make, model, mileage, condi-
tion. Free towing. Up to $250 for junkers
Call 407-756-9100
12-7-34-12
2000 FORD FOCUS SE SPORT
Silver, 5-spd, 34mpg, A/C, AM/FM/CD,
remote keyless entry, alloy wheels, tinted
windows, alarm. 72k mi. Great cond $4750/
OBO. 352-328-1075 or xinguo@ufl.edu.
10-31-5-12


*fll Autos 3


1994 Toyota 4x4 pickup DX X-cab V6. 3.0,
Rhinoliner, topper, AC, CD/mp3, Yakima
rack, trailer hitch, tinted windows, man trans,
182 K $4700 Call 352-281-2485. 11-3-5-12


WI


Wanted


LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: GOLD,
DIAMONDS, GEMS, CLASS RINGS, ETC
TOP CASH $ OR TRADE. OZZIE'S FINE
JEWELRY. 373-9243 12-7-72-13

THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
NEEDS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS
Transport patients to/from treatments
Must have valid driver's license.
safe driving record & attend training session.
Call 352-376-6866 ext 114 for more info.

On-going volunteer needed: Blind lady
needs trans on Sundays only to Mass @
Queen of Peace Catholic Church or St.
Augustine Catholic Church. For more info
call 219-6948. I live in the Tower Rd area.
11-14-83-13

Blind lady needs health majors interested
in walking at lease three times a week. Call
352-219-6948. Thanks. 11-14-83-13

WANT TO BUY
BROKEN XBOX, PSP, DS
352-317-6601 12-7-36-13


Mall Help Wanted


This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings

LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 12-7-72-14

Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w/ reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PT to start with more hrs possible. Start
at $6.50/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 12-7-72-14

CNA CLASS: Learn @ your own time and
pace. Everything you need to be a CNA and
pass the state exam is on VCR tape. 95%
pass the state exam the 1st time! $250. Call
800-566-4913 Hrs: 12N to 5PM 12-7-72-14

Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, -opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
7-72-14

Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
employment 12-7-72-14

$$ STUDENTS GET CASH $$
For gently used brand name
Clothing/accessories & furniture
$Cash on the Spot$ SANDY'S No appt
necessary! 2906 NW 13th St 372-1226 12-
7-72-14

BARTENDING
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-7-72-14 '

SECRET SHOPPERS
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, E-mail required
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254 .
12-7-72-14


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EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life

Best part-time job you'll ever have.
NEW DONORS
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St.
352-378-9204
12-7-72-14
Mortgage lender has immediate positions
avail for college students. No exp req. $8/hr
+ bonus, flex hrs. Apply in person 2-7pm M-F
at 1900 SW 34th St Ste 206 (2nd fir above
credit union) 12-7-72-14

Would you like to be your own boss, work
your own hours, and make unlimited in-
come? Start your own AVON business for
just $10. Call Emma @ 352-871-4489 or-
e-mail avonbyemma@hotmail.com. 12-7-
72-14

Internet Marketing Specialist Detail oriented
w/strong MS Excel/Word, communication
skills. Knowledge of SEO, PPC and affiliate
management a plus. Flex schedule. Base
pay + bonuses. Fax resume 800-967-5140
10-31-66-14

HIRING KITCHEN STAFF Starting $6.15/hr
DRIVERS $8-15/hr, and FLYERERS. PT
easy schedule. Please call 2-5pm 378-2442
or fill out application at California Chicken
Grill 2124 SW 34th St. Mon Fri. 12-7-72-14

www.GatorHospitalityJobs.com
Apply online today. At one of over 100
RESTAURANTS, BARS OR HOTELS. Apply
for any position today. 11-30-76-14

GATORSNEEDJOBS.COM
We need Paid Survey Takers in Gainesville.
100% FREE to join..Click on Surveys.
12-7-72-14

CASHII
Tired of sitting around w/out it? Sit here &
make it! UF FLORIDA REPDIALS seeks UF
students to raise funds. Earn up to $8.00/hr
with a FLEXIBLE schedule. Apply at 105
NW 16th St. 4th floor. Academic Classroom
Building 105, or call 392-7754 for more info.
12-7-72-14

Telephone Interviewing
NO SALES
$7.50/hr ($8 Bi-lingual) + BONUS
Apply @ UF Survey Research Center
M-F 9:30am-9pm 408 W University Ave.
Suite 106, Tel. 392-2908 x105
Must work eve/wknd
12-7-71-14

Attention Smokers!
Earn about $61hr. Smokers are needed to
participate in a study on decision making
& smoking. If interested, come to the
Psychology Bldg room 397 or call 392-
0601 ext 297 12-7-68-14
Finance company needing office assistant
& collections associate. Young, progessive
company w/ advancement & bonuses. 25
hrs/wk. Start immediately. Fax resume to
352-378-4156. 10-31-41-14

Call center needs telephone agents for all
shifts 24 hours. 1830 NE 2nd St. Apply in
person M-F 9am-4pm. 12-7-66-14

Attention Smokers! Do you want to quit
smoking? Smokers are needed to participate
in a smoking cessation study. If interested
e-mail the UF Smoking Lab and Clinic.
ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com or call 328-
4944 9-3-15-14

HIRING DELIVERY DRIVERS
Earn up to $12-14/hr.
Call California Chicken Grill 378-2442
12-7-59-14

GATOR DOMINOS
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
$6.15 $7.15/Hour INSIDERS
$35K-$50K/year MANAGERS
Apply online at www.gatordominos.comr
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-7-65-14

Park -Place Car Wash is looking for hard
workers for all positions. Cashiers (fullday
availability) & lineworkers. (AM 8:30-1) &
(PM 12-6). Apply: 7404 NW4th Blvd. Across
from. Home Depot. No phone calls please.
12-7255-14


PART TIME LEASING AGENT
Apply in person. Windmeadows Apt. 2712
SW 34th St. DFWP. 11-30-49-14

Get Paid To Drive A Brand New Car!
Now paying drivers $800-$3200 a month.
Pick up your free car key today.
www.freecarkey.com 11-8-35-14

MARK Representatives needed. Earn up to
40% on everything you sell. Make money
while in school; buy, sell, fundraise. Be your
own boss, work flexible hours. Call Emma @
352-871-4489 12-7-50-14

Bartending Jobs
Up to $300/shift. Many Positions Avail.
No exp. req. FT/PT. 1-800-806-0082 ext
1516 12-7-41-14

HUNGRY HOWIES is now hiring
Cash paid daily. Drivers & inside workers
needed. Flexible schedule. Full & part time
avail. Apply in person 3105 SW 34th St.
11-4-20-14

DEMOCRATIC CALL CENTER
Phone reps. needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus. 352-
371-5888 X 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Drive.
11-7-20-14

DRIVER OPPORTUNITY
Earn between $10-$20/hr! Gatorfood.com
Flexible schedule, great opportunity.
For infor. contact Meghan 379-3663
10-31-14-14


FINANCE TUTOR
I will pay well for your time to help student
taking Finance FIN 3403.
Fax 352-335-8566 or e-mail to
STEVEGVL@hotmail.com
10-31-14-14

CASHIER PT, approx. 25hrs./wk. Mornings,
afternoons -or evenings. ADA'S CLOTHES
REPAIR 336-0164 12-7-35-14

$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed. 13th St.
Dominos now hiring 10 drivers. Closing driv-
ers earn $100 to $125 each night. Apply @
2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337 11-2-15-14

Are you America's Next TOP Personality?
'Earn $70 for a 5 hour event!
Promoting brands by
Distributing samples/brochures
and demonstrating products to
consumers. Part-time, weekends,
and typically 4-6 hours. Apply online
www.eventsandpromotions.com
11-15-23-14

New Scooters 4 Less is looking for a part
time mechanic. Must have knowledge of 2 &
4 stroke engines. Training provided. Relaxed
and fun environment. Call 336-1271 to set up
an interview. 11-18-24-14

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
The Phonetics Laboratory in the Program
in Linguistics is looking for people to par-
ticipate in a listening experiment. You can
earn $10/hr by participating in a study
of the perception of speech sounds from
foreign languages. If you are interested in
participating, please contact Jenna Silver:
jenlsilver@yahoo.com 11-2-10-14

FT Veterinary Receptionist
Call for information 318-1247 11-3-11-14

WANTED Waitstaff and kitchen personnel
at The Clubhouse Grille. 5112 NW 34th St.,
across from the YMCA. Between the hours of
2 &4pm M-F. 11-2-10-14

SALES ASSOCIATE FOR GROUPS
Previous hotel sales experience preferred.
Hourly & bonus. Apply in person: 4021 SW
40th Blvd. 11-2-10-14

VOLUNTEER COACHES
needed for youth co-ed basketball pro-
gram- GET INVOLVED AND MAKE A
DIFFERENCE. Call 334-5053 11-1-7-14

BASKETBALL OFFICIALS NEEDED.
Earn $$$. Officiate youth basketball games.
Basketball officials clinic. Nov 16 6-8pm..
Call 393-8751 for more info. 11-1-7-14


SERVERS
HOSTESS
HOSTS
BUCK WAIT STAFF
BUSSERS
Good base pay plus tips
Flexible hours. Oppty for advancement
Call Kelly at 352-375-0077
10-31-5-14

NANNY NEEDED
For toddler 3 days/wk, M-W-F, 9-5. $8/hr
Exp pref, ref req. Contact 514-0749
10-31-5-14

Group 5 & Associates, local advertising,
marketing and public relations agency, an-
nounces a position available for an Assistant
Account Executive. Responsibilities include
developing and implementing marketing
and budget plans, local and statewide
media planning, placement and tracking,
copywriting and copyediting, research and
other client-related tasks. Excellent writing
skills required. Proficiency .with Microsoft
Office required especially in Excel for bud-
gets and agendas. Position requires ability
to prioritize and multi-task projects. Please
e-mail resumes to Suzanne Bachus at-
suzanneb@group-5.net. 10-31-5-14

PT DRIVER AVAILABLE
National company. Mon-Fri. Apply in person
@ 3005 SW Williston Rd or send resume to
kunietis@rexelusa:com 11-7-10-14

NANNY
for 2 girls 5 & 8. Minimum 2 evenings per wk.
Transportation required. Call 352-281-0222
10-31-5-14

NANNIES NEEDED,
JOBS START @ NOON
20 to 30 hrs per week, 4 jobs $$$
Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008 11-7-10-14

MWF NANNY for newborn !!! $$$!

Adorable baby!
Noah's Ark Nanny 376-5008 10-31-5-14--

SUCCESSORIES Oaks Mall
We're looking for motivated people to join our
team! P/T; flexible scheduling. Apply at store
331-5900 wemotivate.com 11-1-5-14

TCBY on 34th St.
NOW HIRING ALL SHIFTS.
Apply in person. 12-7-28-14

Brinks authorized dealer looking for top
sales person. Lead program, top commis-
sion. Support/training. Set your own hours.
Excellent job for college student. Call 1-866-
427-4880. 11-8-10-14

TUMBLING INSTRUCTOR
needed at Tumblemania in High Springs.
Call 386-454-1779 for more info. 11-8-10-14

FIVE STAR PIZZA on Tower Rd.
Now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS. Flexible
hours. Closing shifts earn over $100.
Apply in person 600 NW 75th St. 11-8-10-14

Nanny needed M-F Full Time
for twin girls at the beginning of the year.
References required. 262-4437 11-8-10-14

ALACHUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Part Time Criminal Justice Tech
Advanced technical clerical/
record work associated w/inmate
records. 20-30 hrs/week.
Starting salary: $10/hr+benefits
HS/GED, 18+yrs, Type 30 CWPM
Deadline: November 4, 2005
2621 SE Hawthorne Road
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352)367-4040 .
11-1-5-14

LOCAL A/G CHURCH NEEDS WORSHIP
LEADER/KEYBOARDIST. Contemporary
songs. Paid positions. Call Pastor Terry, 352--
472-5433 or 472-7736 11-8-10-14

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING CLERK
for sitework construction office..Quickbooks
exp. pref. Ideal for business or account-
ing major. Min 20hrs/wk." Call 335-1711
11-1-5-14


Are you energetic and motivated? Are you
looking for a flexible holiday job? LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers, Inc. is cur-
rently seeking part-time Donor Scheduling
Representatives to help maintain the com-
munity blood supply. Evening and weekend
shifts are available. To apply, please call
(352) 224-1741 after 5pm Monday through
Thursday & leave a message. EOE/DFWP.
11-17-16-14

Catering Help
Wait Staff/Dishwashers/Bartenders
Great Environment/Wknds/Flexible Hours
No Phone Calls/ Must Have Experience
Email refs. to events@sweetwaterinn.com
11-2-5-14

SALES ASSOCIATE
JW Furniture seeks M/F energetic, motivated
employees that are commission driven.
Contact Alex Cutler 305-766-6339 11-2-
5-14

Major Internet Retailer
Customer Svc., sales, shipping,
advertising, marketing, graphics,
programmers, photography, etc.
www.bytheplanet.com/careers.htm
11-2-5-14

PIZZA MAKER
for authentic New York-style hand-tossed
pizza. EXPERIENCE NECESSARY $10/hr
to start. Tues-Fri, 2-10pm. Call 745-0456
11-2-5-14
CASINO'S PIZZA
is now hiring DELIVERY DRIVERS. Come by
and fill out an application at 1710 SW 13th
St. 372-4848 11-30-19-14

SHIFT WORK 7/24, 365
We can work with your schedule. Contact
David Armstrong 386-462-1016 11-2-5-14
Seeking. recent grads/current students in
Psy, Sp Ed or other realted field to work with
children ind adults within autism. $10/hr. Call
Mark at332-8588 11-1-3-14

Want a job that has flexible hours, makes
unlimited- income, and is tons of fun?
Become a sales rep selling
the hottest styles in silver and handbags.
Call Rebecca at 305-677-9500
11-1-3-14




MOST WANTED



















Sabrina V.

Young

Black Female
(DOB 1/1/79); 5'03",
160 Ibs, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

-Wanted for:
Felony Violation of Prbbation.
Warrant for Possession of a
Controlled Substance





CRIMI E

STOPPERS

Call (352) 372-STOP


RECEPTIONIST FULL TIME Medical recep-
tionist for busy Gainesville research center.
Medical Manager Experience a plus. Salary
commensurate w/exp. Fax resume to 352-
331-8345. 11-4-6-14

IVEY'S GRILL needs dishwashers. Shifts are
Tues thru Sun 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Thurs
thru Sat 4:30 pm thru 11:30 pm. Apply in per-
son. Closed Mondays. 11-3-5-14
Student Supervisors/Managers:
Start building or add to your resume! Gator
Dining-Services, located on the UF Campus,
is looking for Student Supervisors/Managers.
Pay is $8-10hr. based on experience. We of-
fer competitive pay, benefits and a great
working environment. Apply at Gator.Dining
Services, B73 Reitz Union, Museum Rd.
or online at www.gatordining.com 11-14-
10-14
Inventory Position:
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus, is looking for a full time inven-
tory person. Qualified applicant will have
experience with data entry, inventory, cash
handling and sales reporting. Must possess
strong computer and customer service
skills. This position will also help with other
general office duties. We offer competitive
pay, benefits and a great working environ-
ment. Email resume with salary require-
ments msmorgan@ufl.edu or apply online at
www.gatordining.com 11-14-10-14
Accounts Receivable:
Gator Dining Services, located on the UF
Campus is looking for a full time office per-
son. Hours are M-F 8:30-5pm. This person
will manage cash on account, work closely
with the catering department to ensure all in-
voices go out promptly, post incoming checks
to the corresponding invoices and help with
other general office duties. Must possess
strong computer and customer service skills.
We offer competitive pay, benefits and a great
working environment. Fax resume with sal-
ary requirements to 352-392-9787 or email
to msmorgan@ufl.edu 11-14-10-14

Psychiatric Aides $22,612 annually. Shift
work. Rotating days off. Req completion of
30 sem or 45 qtr hrs of college w/5 courses in
Soc/Behav Sci. Apply:: https://peoplefirst.my
florida.com; Lori Ross at 264-8250. EEO/AA
11-4-5-14


by Cs Richaeek
1. Following the New York Yankees'
first World Series triumph in 1923,
what has been the franchise's longest
stretch without a World Series crown?
2. True or false: In his time manag-
ing the Minnesota Twins, Tom Kelly
won more than 1.000 regular-season
games.
3. Name the first Division I college
football coach to win 10 or more
games in six consecutive seasons.
4. In what year did the Miami Heat
win their first playoff series?
5. For a five-year period, the NHL
All-Star Game featured a North
America team versus a World team.
How many times did the World team
win?
. 6. By how many points did Rusty
Wallace edge Dale Earnhardt to win
the NASCAR season championship in
1989?
7. How many Grand Slam singles
titles did men's tennis star Guillermo
Vilas win in his career?
Answers
1. Seventeen seasons (1979-1995).
2. True -he won 1,140 recular-sea-
son games between 1986 and 2001.
3. Florida State's Bobby Bowden.
1987-1992. (Bowden actually extend-
ed the streak to 14 seasons, through
2000.)
4. It was 1997, when the Heat beat
in-state rival Orlando in five games.
5. Twice -2000 and 2002.
6. The difference.was 12 points.
7. Four the Australian Open
(1978. 1979), the French Open (1977)
and the U.S. Open (1977).
2005 King Features Synd.. Inc.


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121 Help Wanted

ALPHA OMICRON PI
needs a few good men.
Best food on campus. Call 378-9032
4-5-14


Get a job you enjoy in an exciting
and rewarding environment!

The Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers
are now hiring for the following posi-
tions:

Receptionist
Kids Club Attendant
Floor Instructor
Housekeeping

Deadline for application turn in
November 7th

Minimum One Year Commitment

Apply at the
Gainesville Health & Fitness Center
4820 Newberry Road
GAINESVILLE
Health&Fitness
CENTER


10-31-1-14


Wi1 Services


AAA STORAGE
Close To UF, Convenient
4x4x4 $20/mo
4x8x8 $35/mo
533 SW 2nd Ave. 377-1771
12-7-72-15
IMPORT AUTO REPAIR.BMW, Mercedes,
Porsche, Volvo, VW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan,
.Mazda. Quality craftsmanship, reasonable
prices, near UF, AAA approved 378-7830
www.carrsmith.com 12-7-72-15
HYPNOTIST-Stop smoking. Improve mem-
ory & concentration. Eliminate bad habits.
Past life regression. Learn self-hypnosis.
Low Student Rates. Leonard Umans AAPH;
NGH certified 379-1079. 12-7-72-15.

** BELLY DANCE **
Ethnic Dance Expressions Studio
For Fun & Fitness 384-9200
www.ethnicdanceexpressions.com
12-7-72-15
HORSE BOARDING peaceful spacious
30 acres lighted arena round pens -stan-
dard & oversized- exp help 12x12 stalls 1-
352-472-2627 or Iv msg @ 339-2193 Owner
on premisis 35+ yrs exp. Lessons avail.
12-7-72-15
SLEEPY HOLLOW HORSE FARM
Quality Boarding Lessons/English *
Parties 0 Alachua County's oldest & finest
horse farm 466-4060 12-7-72-15
**AUTO MALL SERVICE DEPT**
Complete Auto Service
Imports & Domestics Cars & Trucks
Discount for students. Call 352-380-0033
www.automallgainesville.com
12-7-74-15
EVERGLADE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The countryclub for horses & owners.
Customer lounge w/full kitchen & bath. 250'
x 160' riding ring, round pen & jump pad-
dock. Lessons. 30 acres, 40 matted stalls, 19
separate paddocks. 24-hr security, 352-591-
3175 everglade-eqestrian.com 12-7-72-15
GREAT BANNERS & SIGNS *
Custom Posters 0 Exhibits Awards
Top Quality Fast Service Low Prices
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
9-2-61-15

Jump start your job search at
www.college-resumes.com
12-7-72-15


* AWARDS & PERSONALIZED GIFTS *
Plaques Name Badges 0 Cups 0 Etc.
Best Selection In Town
www.signpower.com
SignMasters 335-7000
9-2-61-15


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Services


FINANCE TUTOR
Individuals or small groups.
11- Experienced, excellent.
375-6641 Harold Nobles,
12-7-72-15


PERSONAL TRAINING 300
Personal and Group Training
Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility
Call for a free workout
339-2199
12-7-72-15

Want to be a CNA? Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services can get you certi-
fied under 3 wks! Hands-on exp, no videos.
Day/eve classes avail. Next class 10/3/05.
Class sizes limited. 338-1193 for details.
12-7-71-15
NEED GAS?
Car hot? Lose your cool!
Call Rick-I'm quick! RICK'S MOBILE AUTO
A/C, All Freons-oils, computer diagnosis
40 years experience 213-2665
12-7-71-15

MUSIC STUDIES
Guitar, piano and bass. All serious students
welcome. I'm a 30 yr. pro. 376-3831 11-2-
35-15

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UF FOOTBALL

Gators start strong


* GEORGIA'S DECISION TO
DEFER BACKFIRES.

By FARZAD SAFI
Alligator Staff Writer
fsafi@alligator.6rg

JACKSONVILLE Georgia
won the opening toss, deferred the
ball to UF and dared the Gators' of-
fense to make the first move.
Even UF's own players had
doubts about an offense that had
yet to score a touchdown on an
opening .drive this year.
"When Georgia won the toss
and deferred to us, I saw a lot of
guys on the sidelines think, 'Here
we go again,'" Meyer said. "But we
came out with a lot of intensity on
that first drive."
Just about everything went
right for the offense on the first
two drives of the game. The Gators
scored two touchdowns thanks to
accurate throws by Chris Leak,
solid running by DeShawn Wynn
and precise blocking by an offen-
sive line that had received plenty
of criticism in recent weeks.
"I think our intensity took
Georgia by surprise at the begin-
ning of the game," senior center
-Mike Degory said. "I guess they
didn't know, but we had to win
this game."
For the two weeks leading up to
the Cocktail Party, all the talk out of
Gainesville was about how Meyer
had revised his spread offense to
cater to Leak's talents as a drop-
back passer.
The most noticeable change on
the opening drive was that Leak
did not get hurried even once,
thanks to plays designed to get the
ball out of his hands quickly.
"That's what was put in the of-
fense over the bye week," Meyer
said. "Quick, short passes were put
in and I thought Chris Leak played
tremendously in that first half."
UF's offense looked like the


well-oiled machine Gators fans
have been hoping for since the day
Meyer arrived. The attack was suc-
cessful on the ground and through
the air, thanks to excellent blocking
by the offensive line.
The line cleared huge lanes, al-
lowing Wynn to run for. 33 yards
orl the opening drive. Leak, mean-
while, completed three third down
conversions to keep the drive
alive.
On the first touchdown, Leak
rolled out to his right with the op-
tion of running or hitting fullback
Billy Latsko in the end zone. Leak
tucked the ball and jumped past
two Bulldogs defenders to give the
Gators a 7-0 lead.
The momentum carried over
to the Gators' second possession
as well. Senior Vernell Brown re-
turned the ball to the Georgia 41
yard line after a 29-yard return
punt.
The offense marched the ball
down to the goal line once more
against a stunned Georgia team.
The Gators were in the same goal
line formation, but this time Leak
found a streaking Tate Casey in the
end zone when he rolled out. The
touchdown reception was the tight
end's first of the season.
"To see Chris. leap over and
score that first touchdown, that
gave us a lot of energy," Casey said.
"I think we just fed off that energy
from Chris on the second drive
where we scored again."
For an offense that had barely
managed 200 total yards against
Louisiana State, the Gators accu-
mulated 212 yards against Georgia
in the first half.
Up 14-3 at halftime, the defense
knew that would be enough to se-
cure the win.
"As well as our defense has
been playing, we knew the whole
game that 14 points was enough
for us to win," defensive tackle
Marcus Thomas said.


Georgia 10 9 UF14


Score by Quarters 1
Georgia 0
Florida .14


Srcrinrg summary
First quarter .
09:00 UF- Leak, 3-yd. run (Hetland kick)
06:09 UF- Casey, 1-yd. pass from Leak (Hetland kick)
Second quarter
12:15 UGA-Coutu, 33-yd. field goal
Third quarter
03:43 UGA-Tereshinski, 9-yd. pass from Brown
(Coutu kick)

Team statistics
UGA UF
First downs 19 16.
Rushing attempts 42 37
Net yards rushing 177 153
Passing yards 109 108
Total offensive yards 286 261
Fumbles: Number-lost 0-0 2-1
Penalties: Number-yards 3-35 10-65
Possession time 31:30 28:30


* Making the grade
Running backs B
Receivers B-
Quarterbacks B
Offensive line B-
Defensive line 8-
Linebackers C+
Secondary B
Special teams A-
Coaching A


Quotable
"That was the slowest 20 yards I can remem-
ber, but it was very well executed."
UF coach Urban Meyer on Eric Wilbur's
fake punt that he converted into a 20-yard
run.


I Bulldogs
Rushing NO
Ware 14
Brown 16
Tereshinski 6
Lumpkin 3
Total 42


Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Tereshinski 21-8 100 0 1
Brown 1-1 9 1 0
Total 22-9 109 1 1

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Massaquoi 3 22 0 10
Pope 2 36 0 19
McClendon 2 66 0 21
Baily 1 9 0 9
Tereshinki 1 9 1 9
Total 9 109 1 21

Punting NO YDS AVG LG
Ely-Kelso 3 148 49.3 53

I Gators
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TO LG AVG
Wynn 19 109 0 109 0 21 5.7
Manson -9 51 2 49 0 22 5.4
Wilbur 1 20 0 20 Q 20 .20.0
Jackson 1 0 2 -2 0 0 -2.0
Leak 4 5 9 -4 1 3 -1.0
Total 37 185 32 153 1 22 4.1

Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Leak 20-15 108 1 0

Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Baker 5 49 0 20
Casey 3 21 1 15
Jackson 2 22 0 21
Cornelius 2 5 0 6
Wynn 1 8 0 8
Manson 1 3 0 3
Moore 1 0 0 0
Total 15 108 1 21

Punting NO YDS AVG LG
Wilbur 6 222 37.0 49


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MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2005


Andy Apicella / Alligator
UF co-defensive coordinator Charlie Strong congratulates defensive end Jeremy Mincey after
tackling UGA quarterback Joe Tereshinski. Mincey's key plays down the stretch helped UF
defeat No. 4 Georgia and jump back into the SEC East race.


" DE leads UF to victory


* MINCEY SENDS MESSAGE TO
HOMETOWN BULLDOGS.

By BRYAN APP
Alligator Staff Writer
bapp@alligator.org

JACKSONVILLE Jeremy Mincey
always dreamed of starring at the World's
Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party just
wearing different colors.
Aided by the guidance of one
Bulldogs-loving aunt, the Statesboro, Ga.,
native grew up dreaming of the day when
he would don the red and black.
"All Iheard was, 'Bulldog this...Bulldog
that,' drummed into my head," Mincey
recalled of his childhood.
It seemed like only a matter of time
before he would be making plays between
the hedges. Only that Athens-postmarked
letter never came.
"Georgia never gave me a chance,"
Mincey said. "They never gave me a
scholarship. My coach in high school tried
to get me into Georgia, and they were like,
'He's not good enough.'
"It made me feel bad because that's
everybody's dream, to play for the home
team."
For Mincey, now a defensive end
for UF after a stint in the junior college
ranks, Saturday's showdown against No.
4 Georgia was more than a rivalry; it was
personal.
In his final opportunity to stick it to
his home team, the senior led a defensive
stand to hand the Bulldogs their first loss
of the season, while keeping, UF alive in
the Southeastern Conference.
As the Gators clung to a 14-10 lead in
the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs launched.
a drive from their own 8-yard line, march-


ing to the UF 33 after a 19-yard run by
sophomore running back Danny Ware.
"The more they ran the ball, it seemed
like the more confident they were get-
ting," Mincey said. "Somebody had to
slow it down."
It was time for Mincey to expose to the
Bulldogs their recruiting faux pas.
Noticing the position of the offensive
linemen, the defensive end realized
Georgia tailback Thomas Brown would
be rumbling his direction. At the snap,
Mincey plowed the Georgia right tackle
back through the awaiting fullback and
right into Brown, halting him in the back-
field. With a few swipes, Mincey tossed
aside the Bulldogs' blockers and wrapped
up Brown for a drive-killing 8-yard loss.
"Football is such a game of momen-
tum. You felt the tables start to tilt a little
bit, and then Mincey makes a great play
and knocks him for an [8]-yard loss," UF
coach Urban Meyer said. "He's done that
for us all year."
Mincey was at it again during the
Bulldogs' final desperation drive, break-
ing up a pass at the line of scrimmage and
hurrying quarterback Joe Tereshinski to
force an incompletion on Georgia's last
offensive gasp.
"I'm not the type of guy that believes in
the next man stepping up. I personally feel
like I have to make the play," Mincey said.
"I believe in my other guys, but somebody
has to make the play. You can't look to
somebody else to make the play. The play
isn't going to get made."
Now, the Georgia native can't wat to
return home this Thanksgiving to gloat
about his Gators' 14th win in their last 16
meetings with the Bulldogs.
And for his aunt, he'll have a special
message.
"I told you so," Mincey said.


ALLIGATOR
www.alligatorSports.org


Gen. Meyer marches Gators into battle, comes out with crucial win


JACKSONVILLE
ou laughed at his tears two
weeks ago and questioned
his ability to turn the
Gators into a legitimate top-10
program.
College students have the
memory of a goldfish, so it feels
like eons ago that the Urban
Meyer lovefest was in full swing.
But after seeing the Gators de-
feat Georgia in an old-fashioned
Southeastern Conference grinder
on Saturday and land right back
in the SEC East race, you had to
feel giddy about what Meyer ac-
complished.
The Gators didn't play spec-
tacular by any means,- and the


outcome could have been ugly
had D.J. Shockley been at the
helm for the Bulldogs.
Regardless, the Gators tasted
their sweetest victory this sea-
son.
And UF- became relevant
again because Meyer did what
was necessary to keep the Gators
from becoming a dying horse on
its way to the glue factory.
Meyer likes to compare foot-
ball to war and his players to
soldiers. Well, Meyer entered
Saturday's game an embattled
general. The Gators had already
lost several key battles because
General Urb was desperate to
unleash his once-proven attack in


enemy territory.
But he had never seen enemies
this strong or this tough, and his
soldiers didn't have the capabil-
ity to win with these schemes.
So like any successful general,
Meyer tossed his ego into the
garbage disposal, burned half of
his playbook and said something
like, "To hell with the option and
the funny horizontal stuff, we're
going to throw down field, get
the ball into the hands of any ca-
pable receiver and set fire to the
Bulldogs."
After the Cocktail Party,
Meyer alluded to the blood and
guts behind SEC football.
Southern football is back,


m e anin g
more run-
ning, more
defense and
more inju-
ries.
Andrew T h i s
Abramson isn't the
Mountain
Drew's Control West or even
aabramson@alligator.org the PAC-10.
But Meyer
and offensive coordinator Dan
Mullen want to run the option,
call a bunch of trick plays and
score 50 points per game.
And I want a night at the Ritz
Carlton with the Olsen twins, but
hey, I don't have an ounce of co-


caine or a Lamborghini.
There's a reason Meyer came
to UF with more fanfare than
the Stones. He's a first-rate
coach and a proven winner. It's
tough to change a man in just a
few months, but Meyer is smart
enough to realize, after two
losses, that you have to win by all
means necessary.
This doesn't mean that Meyer
won't eventually find an option
quarterback and a truckload of
receivers that will make the SEC
defenses look silly.
But for now, with three games
remaining, it's all about smash-
mouth warfare. And UF has the-
right general for combat.


U He may not coach the Gators
anymore, but once again Steve
Spurrier found a way to win
in Knoxville. South Carolina
stunned Tennessee 16-15.


Z UF defeated South Carolina
. 3-0, but a scuffle left one player
suspended for the SEC tourney
opener on Thursday. See story at
alligatorSports.org.


E 1931: In the final Florida-Georgia game
played in the Swamp before the Cocktail
Party was born in Jacksonville, the Gators
fall to the Bulldogs 33-6 on a dreary Hallow-
een afternoon.


N UF lost for just the second time this
season, falling to Tennessee 3-2. After tite
match, UF's coach had a feeling thatIthb
Volunteers' method for victory wasI t very
ethical. See story at alligatorfporfs.cag.







16, ALLIGATOR 0 MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2005


MONDAY MORNING QB

Meyer alters philosophy


By ANDREW ABRAMSON
Alligator Staff Writer
aabramson@alligator.org

Throw those first five conference games in the
trash.
Urban Meyer finally understands what it takes
to win in the Southeastern Conference, and he
may have discovered the winning formula before
it's too late.
lAfter the Gators defeated No. 4 Georgia 14-10
on Saturday, UF needs just another Georgia loss to
reclaim first place in the SEC East.
The Bulldogs have a bye this weekend before
facing Auburn, the most likely opponent to defeat
Georgia.
Regardless of the scenarios, on Sunday a
humbled but reenergized Meyer admitted that
the Gators defeated Georgia by calling more tra-
ditional plays as opposed to Meyer's preferred
spread offense
"It's new to me," said Meyer, who became
famous with his high scoring offenses at Bowling
Green and Utah. "Scoring two or three touch-
downs a game, I'm not comfortable with that. But
I am comfortable with winning and if that means
being more conservative [than that's what we'll
-do].
"If you're playing speed teams like LSU and
Georgia, running laterally doesn't make much
sense. We did a good job of running the ball down
hill against Georgia."
Meyer said he watched the tape of last week-
end's Georgia-Arkansas game, a game that the
Razorbacks nearly won. He noticed that Arkansas
succeeded by running the ball down field against


the Bulldogs, and the Gators took a page right out
of the Razorbacks playbook on Saturday.
Much of UF's success came on the ground, and
Meyer seems to have found a talented tailback tan-
dem in DeShawn Wynn and Markus Manson.
And after quarterback Chris Leak struggled
to run Meyer', option-heavy offense for much
of the season,' Meyer scaled down the offense on
Saturday and allowed Leak to do what he does
best pass the ball.
While Leak attempted only 20 passes, complet-
ing 15 for 108 yards, he found previously forgot-.
ten targets like tight end Tate Casey, a player that
Meyer had rarely called on before the Georgia
game.
"We tried to evaluate things that our quarter-
back was comfortable with and how he could at-
tack Georgia's defense," Meyer said.
"This is the players' offense and we'll try to
utilize what our players do well."
This doesn't mean Meyer has abandoned the
offense that helped him win national coach of the
year honors at Utah.
Meyer alluded to using his preferred offense
against some of the lesser SEC defenses, and going
the more conservative route against the top-notch
SEC defenses.
Meyer said this year has been a learning experi-
ence for him and his staff, but he's realized that the
SEC has gone back to its roots a conference that
showcases tough, defensive-heavy games.
"[SEC] teams are winning games 6-3," Meyer
said. "Alabama's undefeated and in the last two
games they've scored one touchdown.
"Is that what we want to become? No. Do we
want to win games? Yes."


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Jeremy Mincey, DE, Sr.


DeShawn Wynn, RB, Jr.


While Mincey's statistics may be decent, they do not come close to
measuring his MVP performance against Georgia.
Burning the very team that never recruited him, Mincey chose the
end of the fourth quarter to put his stamp on the game. He halted
a crucial Bulldogs' drive by dragging Thomas Brown down for an 8-
yard loss. Then, on Georgia's decisive drive, he batted down a Joe
Tereshinski pass and hurried Georgia's replacement quarterback on
fourth down.


The junior has finally grown up and it has happened just in time for
the Gators.
Two weeks after dropping 93 rushing yards on a formidable LSU
defense, Wynn found the 100-yard mark for the first time in his career
against an elite SEC team.
Meshing the occasional speed burst with steady hard-nose running,
Wynn carried UF's offense Saturday and validated his anointment as
the Gators' primary tailback.


So that's what happens when you use your tight end.
After burying him somewhere in a nearby swamp for weeks, Urban
Meyer and Co. finally realized they had a talented pair of hands on
their side all along.
Casey scored one of UF's touchdowns and would still be running if
Leak hadn't overthrown him on the second play of the game.
Casey thrives as a key cog in UF's offense and it's likely the Gators
have realized that for good.


Tate Casey, TE, So.


MIchelle Stewart / Alligator Staff


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