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VOLUME 100 ISSUE 33 We Inform. You Decide. MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
VOLUME 100 ISSUE 33 MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2006
LSU 10 i @ UF23
UF 6-0, No. 2 in AP poll I
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
Orange and cheese?
This was part Swamp, part
Green Bay. Quarterback Chris
Leak hurled himself into the
stands, registering his own trade-
mark version of the Lambeau
Leap, Leak's face portraying the
sheepish expression of a child
who had just received an unex-
pected second scoop of bubble
gum-flavored ice cream.
Texas A&M may have the
but Saturday y S ~
ang j oOt
Orange and O's?
This was part Florida Field;
part Camden Yards. One by one,
UF players hotfooted toward a
rabid student section. The Gators
made like Cal Ripkens, thank-
ing as many fans as time would
allow before the Pride of the
Sunshine began blaring away.
Tim Tebow had his contin-
gent in the stands. Urban Meyer
had his family around him. The
Gators had their army about
The taste of a 23-10 LSU beat-
down was a succulently Cajun
one in Gainesville early Saturday
evening, as they roasted live
Tiger at the Swamp and posed
BCS officials a pressing question:
How do you like your Tostitos?
Gator-done with a dash of salsa,
The now No. 2 Gators (6-0,
4-0 Southeastern Conference)
are suddenly SEC and national
championship contenders. How
sweet er, spicy it is.
h had lots of
M1 AN great wins
had the over our
hadtad career, but
huge because we were able to
take back the Swamp and beat
LSU," said Meyer's wife, Shelley,
perhaps somewhat aware that
UF has won 13 consecutive home
games. "Nobody thought we
could. So many people didn't
think we could. This is way up
One year ago against LSU, her
husband was "Urban Crier." This
night, he was Urban Sire; royalty
attire included a white polo and
beige slacks. Meyer the Great ad-
dressed his people his Gator
Nation with a raise-the-roof
SEE FOOT, PAGE 16
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF junior safety Reggie Nelson celebrates after Ryan Smith
intercepts a JaMarcus Russell pass during the fourth quarter of
the Gators' 23-10 win against LSU.
Buses carry more riders, even on Sunday
By GEORGIA BUCKHALTER
Alligator Contributing Writer
Gainesville's bus system is serving more
UF students on more days of the week, ac-
cording to a count at the end of the Regional
Transit System's fiscal year.
RTS boasted a ridership of 8.6 million
this year, up half a million from last year's
Also part of this trend is RTS' recent addi-
tion of Sunday bus service, which has experi-
enced surprisingly high ridership in its first
* UF surged to No.
2 in the Associated
Press poll, its high-
est ranking since
final year as Gators
coach in 2001. UF
USC and West
Virginia in the poll.
See story, pg. 20.
six weeks of operation.
"In the beginning our goal was to trans-
port 15 passengers per hour, but from day one
we'vebeen carrying an average
Local of 17 passengers per hour," said
News RTS Director Jesus Gomez.
These productivity figures
are phenomenal at such an early stage in the
Sunday bus program, Gomez said.
"The first Sunday buses just started run-
ning a month and a half ago, and RTS didn't
expect to hit the 15-passenger-per-hour aver-
age until the end of our two-year pilot run,"
Bob Miller, chairman of the UF committee
that recommends how much students should
pay for transportation as part of their tuition,
is optimistic that the Sunday bus program
will continue to grow.
"Initially students have this '7-11
Syndrome' because they are so used to pull-
ing right up to the front of a store and hop-
ping out," Miller said. "It's a shock when
they realize they can't pull right up into
SEE BUS, PAGE 5
Available from Commercial News Providers"
a Fans shaved
their heads and
flipped to show
their Gators spirit
See photo essay,
pgs. 14 and 15.
By JOEY CHINDAMO
and JESSICA DaSILVA
Thousands of people learned
Friday night that Hot Pockets are
the quickest way to the toilet at
least according to Gator Growl co-
median Jim Gaffigan.
About 40,000 people attended
UF's 83rd annual Growl event,
which is billed as the world's
largest student-run pep rally. The
show's yearly staples like stu-
dent skits, up-and-coming comedi-
ans and fireworks were featured
in keeping with the event's "Relive
known for his
roles on TV
shows like "Sex
and the City,"
with a joke
about meeting UF president Bernie
Machen. "What a drunk," he said,
adding that Machen was a "fabu-
In a press conference Thursday,
Gaffigan said most of his jokes
would be relatively new, but his
Growl performance included his
well-known riff on Hot Pockets.
Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, who
is known for his stint on NBC's
show "Last Comic Standing,"
opened for Gaffigan with jokes
about the 2004 hurricane season,
saying it was "the first time white
people washed up in Cuba."
Iglesias also described the "five
levels of fat," placing himself in the
fourth category, called "Fluffy."
Gaffigan was paid $42,500 for
his appearance, while Iglesias
pocketed $16,000. Growl was set
up by Florida Blue Key, a private
SEE GROWL, PAGE 5
2, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
Plaza of the Americas, 8 a.m.
School of Architecture students
construct a lightweight sukkah.
Turlington Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Caribbean Student Association
holds an academic trivia night
to educate students.
Reitz Grand Ballroom, 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
Learn about outdoor adventure,
Spring Break expeditions and
how to become a TRiP leader.
Free food, shirts and prizes.
UF gets funds to increase
share in science database
UF has received $425,000 to
expand its involvement in a huge
international database that holds
The Open Science Grid is a
computer network connecting
researchers across the globe. The
grid's purpose is to share the large
amounts of information generated
in scientists' experiments. It has
50 members in the United States,
along with members in 'South
America and Asia.
The grant is part of $30 mil-
lion shared by 15 members. The
National Science Foundation and
the U.S. Department of Energy's
Office of Science will award the
money over five years.
Last year, UF received another
$3 million from the foundation to
work on the project.
The new grant will be used to
expand the grid's application be-
yond physics and into the biologi-
"Over the next two years the
Open Science Grid will create
one of the nation's most pow-
erful computing facilities and
serve dozens .of research and
education initiatives around the
world," said Paul Avery, a UF
physics professor and one of the
principal investigators on the
project, in a press release. "I am
very pleased that our research-
ers and facilities are positioned
to make UF one of the principal
driving forces for achieving this
Murder suspect turns self
in to Gainesville Police
Willie Alesten, the main
suspect in a Gainesville mur-
der, turned himself in to police
Thursday morning after nine
days on the run.
Alesten was wanted in con-
nection with the Sept. 26 murder
of Chandre Garrison in the Pine
Police spent almost two
weeks searching for Alesten,
whom they called "armed and
Sgt. Keith Kameg, spokes-
man for the Gainesville Police
-Department, said Alesten stayed
in contact with officers during
the two weeks.
Alesten arrived at GPD head-
quarters on Thursday with his
family, Kameg said.
Patricia Baker, referred to as
"one of Alesten's girlfriends" in
an arrest report, turned herself in
to police on Wednesday. She ad-
mitted that she traveled to Georgia
with Alesten even though she
knew he was wanted in connec-
tion with the murder, according to
Police: No foul play in Cafe
Risque owner's death
Jerry Sullivan, owner of Caf6
Risque, was found dead at 11 a.m.
Sunday, according to the Alachua
County Sheriff's Office.
Sgt. Keith Faulk, ASO spokes-
man, said police do not suspect
foul play at this time.
Sullivan was well-known for
his business and its billboards on
Interstate 75, which proclaim "We
Sullivan's 14-year-old son
went to wake Sullivan Sunday
morning and found him unre-
sponsive, Faulk said.
He said police are investigat-
ing the incident and are waiting
for the medical examiner's au-
topsy results, which should be
completed in the next few days.
Sullivan owns several adult
entertainment facilities, includ-
ing the Caf6 Risque Adult Super
Center in Waldo, which was the
target of vandalism in May.
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Faculty assembly looks to different plan for debt
By CHAD SMITH
Faculty members in UF's College of Liberal
Atts and Sciences have voted to "set aside" the
college's five-year plan, which was designed
to eliminate a $4 million debt.
CLAS Dean Neil Sullivan said the CLAS
Assembly, which offers him advice, wants to
look into other ways to fix the college's budget
troubles. Now that the assembly has voted
against the plan, Sullivan will discuss the deci-
sion with UF Provost Janie Fouke.
Faculty members didn't feel enough time
was taken in drafting the plan, Sullivan said.
They also felt it didn't demonstrate shared
governance the idea that administrators
and faculty should both contribute in the deci-
Sullivan said he is open to changes.
The current draft, which Sullivan helped
write, calls for financial and personnel reduc-
tions in departments including English and
mathematics by 2010.
In. July, UF administrators paid off the
college's debt from previous years, which
totaled about $4 million. But CLAS is already
projected to rack up another $4 million debt
during the current school year.
Fouke told Sullivan to get the college out of
debt by the 2008-09 academic year.
"We cannot get through this without some
cuts," Sullivan said.
"We cannot get through this with-
out some cuts."
He said the rising number of students ad-
mitted to the university has put financial pres-
sure on the college, since most students have
to take some core classes in CLAS.
Non-CLAS majors take 59 percent of the
seats in CLAS courses. To keep up with stu-
dent demand, new faculty had to be hired, he
said. But this year, UF held its freshman class
stable, admitting fewer students than it has
In order to shake up the college's budgeting
practices, the assembly also advised Sullivan
to dissolve the college's current Faculty
Finance Advisory Committee, he said.
The committee, whose members are ap-
pointed by Sullivan, advises the dean in dis-
tributing money to CLAS departments.
The assembly advised Sullivan to form
a similar committee in which six members
would be elected and three appointed by
Sullivan. Sullivan said he agrees with the sug-
gestion and the committee should be formed
in about two weeks, he said.
Alumni, students unite in Homecoming parade tradition
* SISTER HAZEL AND SEN.
BILL NELSON RODE IN CON-
VERTIBLES FOR THE EVENT.
By JOEY CHINDAMO
UF's Homecoming weekend is
designed .to bring alumni back to
town, but that didn't stop the rest
of the Gainesville community from
coming out to the annual parade
This parade marked the annual
event's 83rd year, and 143 groups
march or rode in it on the first day of
UF's Homecoming festivities.
Various student and local orga-
nizations participated in the parade.
Some rode on custom-made floats,
while others walked or danced their
way down University Avenue.
Some groups made a party of the
occasion. The UF Surf Club had doz-
ens of people on its party-on-wheels
float, complete with a surf-rock
band and beach-bar look.
High school marching bands
from around the area, ranging in
size from hundreds of young musi-
cians to just a few dozen, performed
in the parade as well.
Members of the Gainesville-bom
band Sister Hazel were the parade's
grand marshals, riding near the
front of the parade in convertibles.
For photos of the parade and other
Homecoming events, see pg. 14.
Student Government executives
and Florida Sen. Bill Nelson also
made appearances in the parade.
Jason Jowers, from Keystone
Heights, came to the parade with
his wife and 3-year-old daughter,
"She's excited for the parade,
but we're waiting for (the game),"
A high school bluegrass band
called Sweetwater Special per-
formed for people walking on
"We try to openpeople's minds to
bluegrass," said Michael Lesousky,
the band's mandolin player.
Prior to the parade's start, more
than 1,000 people participated in
the Gator Gallop, which began at
the James G. Pressly Stadium and
continued down West University
The Gator Gallop is a 25-year-old
tradition in which people pay to run
in a two-mile race.
For some, this year's parade
marked milestones in their lives.
Kristin Millson, a UF graduate from
Winter Park, said it was her 36th
"I came up (Thursday) night for
the parade and to see my family and
friends," Millson said.
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* HAPPENSTANCE *
1 Cheap piano ignites like a winter campfire
A Gainesville Fire Rescue fire.
fighter douses a flaming piano
on Northwest Third Avenue early
The usually serene street, witn
its arching oak limbs and liberal-
minded college students, ignited
shortly after bars closed.
The loud music from decked-out
cars and the live band playing out-
side brought a flood Of revelers from
an already overflowing party into
the street, where they danced and
flung glow sticks from one side to
the other in a blue and green neon
As the celebration escalated, a
piano with broken keys and useless
pedals was dragged into the street
for a performance.
GROWL, from page 1
Growl also featured Ken Block and Drew
Copeland, of Gainesville rock band Sister Hazel,
singing the national anthem with the University
Student skits included the traditional parodies
of rival football programs and imitations of popu-
lar television commercials.
AUF version of Miller Lite's "Man
Gator Law" commercials was also featured,.
GrOWI using a council of university figtires
that included Student Body President
John Boyles and football players Brandon Siler
and Tim Tebow.
The council passed three "Gator Laws"
concerning issues like rooting for other football
teams, body paint and studying on game days.
Earlier in the show, UF basketball player
Lee Humphrey crowned Nina Vaghaiwalla as
Homecoming queen. She blew kisses and waved
as she was crowned.
Several winners of Gator Growl Talent Night
performed in the show, including vocal-cat-
egory winner Vivian Lamolli and dance troupe
Soundstage, the winner of the dance category.
In between the comedians' performances,
head football coach Urban Meyer and seniors
from the Gators football team took the stage for
"This is a special group of seniors," Meyer
said. "They've done everything we asked."
Gators quarterback Chris Leak, who received a
standing ovation before his introduction, took the
microphone to thunderous applause and cheers.
"We expect this to be the loudest stadium
in college football, ever," Leak shouted to the
UF alumna Jill Garcia, 53, said she grew up
two blocks from the stadium and has seen plenty
of Growl events. This year's show was "one of the
better ones," she said.
But sports management senior Kenny Zaron
said Growl was not what he expected.
Zaron said the show would have been more
enjoyable if different comedians had performed.
"They could have paid someone better," he
said. "I mean, FSU got Stephen Colbert for like
8,000 people, and I think we can do better than
"This is a
History senior Eric Joyner. who
had bought the piano for $10, said a
couple of his friends had been talk-
ing about breaking it or burning it.
"They decided they were going
to get it from a house a block awav
and set it on fire in the middle of the
road." Joyner said.
His friends and other partiers
soaked the piano in lighter fluid, lit it
and danced around the flames like it
was a winter carnpfire.
One man slammed on the burn-
ing keys as a woman jumped on top
of the piano, shimmying against the
"Everybody was going nuts."
Joyner said. "It was ridiculous."
City could pick up bus tab
BUS, from page 1
Turlington, park and go to the library."
Miller emphasizes the convenience of bus transportation
in lieu of driving without passengers. He cites safety, reliabil-
ity, limited parking and high gas prices as reasons to use mass
"Now that students have the convenience of bus travel seven
days a week, we can really propose the philosophy that students
can come to UF's campus, go to school here and do it without a
car," Miller said.
At a cost of $312,635 a year, the Sunday bus service trial
run is half funded by the transportation access fees paid by
UF students and half subsidized by a grant from the Florida
Department of Transportation.
Once the contracts end and the pilot program is reviewed, the
Gainesville City Commission will choose whether to step in and
keep RTS buses running on Sundays.
The addition of Sunday service was not a part of RTS's long-
term development plan until 2009, Gomez said.
Of the 10 Sunday buses, nine operate off campus from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m., and the East-West Circulator operates on campus from
10 a.m. until midnight. The more popular Sunday destinations
are off-campus locations like the Oaks Mall and Butler Plaza.
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Football heroes get greatest applause
6, ALLIGATOR 8 MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
Give us a break
rapes, pillages UF
They came. They saw. They left their crap all over
We're talking about alumni, of course, who poured
into Gainesville by the thousands for last Saturday's
Homecoming game. We love them as much as the next stu-
dent, and probably for the same reason their money -
but to be honest, we're getting a little tired of the routine.
It goes something like this. Starting on Friday, old people
invade our sleepy little town. They clog our intersections
with their cars and park in our bike lanes. They take all the
good tables in our favorite restaurants. On Saturday, they
camp out on our front lawns, throwing footballs, grilling
hamburgers and drinking Bud Light at noon!
Once the game starts, they desert their shantytowns
- tents, folding chairs and mounds of garbage to march
to the Swamp and boo our starting quarterback. And then,
until next weekend, they're gone. Wham, bar, thank you
Now, don't get us wrong. If you're middle-aged, bored
and just dying to visit your alma mater, we're more than
happy to host you, even if you do tend to trash the place a
little. We'll probably do the same thing after we graduate.
But at least by then we'll have robots to clean up after us.
And hamburgers in pill form no messy grill required!
But that's all in the future. For the time being, we'll settle
for alumni who don't blitz Gainesville. like a Viking horde
once a week. Or, better yet, a police force that doesn't look
the other way when Gramps beaches his Cadillac across
three parking spaces. Write him a ticket, guys. Please.
Of course, that's wishful thinking. UF loves its alumni
- in fact, this is their school, their town. We just happen to
live here. But it's nice to dream, isn't it?
George, you're do-
ing a heck of a job.
First, the president
ignored warnings about
New Orleans' shaky levees.
Then he sat on his hands
as hundreds died in the
wake of Hurricane Katrina.
And now, more than a year
later, he refuses to clean
up the Federal Emergency
Management Agency. We
just don't get it.
Last month, Congress
passed a bill requiring,
among other things, mini-
mum qualifications for
future FEMA directors:
five years of executive
experience and a "knowl-
edge of emergency man-
agement." Sounds pretty
reasonable. After all, no
one wants another politi-
cal appointee like Michael
Brown, who worked for
the International Arabian
Horse Association before
coming to FEMA.
The president signed the
bill into law Wednesday.
But according to a "sign-
ing statement" released
by the White House, he
won't obey the part about
minimum qualifications. In
other words, if he wants to
put Barney the first ter-
rier in charge of FEMA,
he'll do it. Screw the law.
Rep. Katherine Harris
voted for the FEMA bill.
So did Reps. Corrine
Brown and Cliff Stears of
Alachua County. Now it's
up to them and their
colleagues on Capitol Hill
- to see that the presi-
dent respects the wishes
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Saving CLAS is Machen's responsibility
here is a budget shortfall in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences that we must deal with.
UF President Bernie Machen said it succinctly
in a letter to the faculty last month: "(CLAS) expendi-
tures for the current year are projected to exceed rev-
enues by $4 million." That is new debt, as he calls it, and
somehow the college has to avoid incurring it.
As most of you know, the now-infamous five-year
plan will prevent that budget deficit by, among other
things, reducing several departments within the col-
lege. When this plan was unveiled last month, as my
father says, the feces hit the oscillator.
Some say this plan represents a huge ideological
struggle. Others quip that it's nothing more than an
unfortunate-but-necessary fiscal measure that is getting
blown way out of proportion. Almost no one else has a
clue about what exactly is going on. What is happen-
For years, UF has been asking CLAS to do more and
more with less and less money. Now CLAS plans to cut
its budget to fix a.problem the college didn't make and
can't fix and it will seriously hurt the university as a
At a faculty assembly last week CLAS Dean Neil
Sullivan explained, in his cool New Zealand accent,
that, "When the university student population grows by
1 to 1.5 percent, our college population and the courses
we're required to teach grow by 2 to 3 percent."
This means the principal cause of the budget deficit
is a bureaucratic problem with determining the amount
of money UF allots CLAS, not any inefficiency in how
CLAS operates. This crisis is little more than a reminder
to the dean's office that moneymaking not education,
research or service is the uni-
versity's main concern. So much
for the three missions asserted in
Machen's Strategic Work Plan.
The operating budget for the
entire university last year was
Gerald Liles $2.4 billion. It's hard for a college
The Liles Files student to even begin to compre-
email@example.com hend that scale. The departments
I allocate my budget to include
Ginnie Springs and Pokey Stix.
But I do know that Machen would only need to redis-
tribute 0.17 percent of that budget to cover the CLAS
deficit-- and he has the power to do it.
Under the thinking that produced the five-year
plan changes, CLAS departments will be gutted more
and more as the student population grows. This is
like cutting funding for the football team because too
many people go to the games. Classes will be larger.
Professors (those who stay) will be harried, demoral-
ized and discontented. The diversity of courses offered
I encourage everyone regardless of what college
you're in to stop by Tigert Hall this week and ask
President Machen, by note or in person, to reconsider
the five-year plan. Or soon and very soon it will
not mean as much to be part of the Gator Nation.
Many slept outside to take part in ESPN College
GameDay. Take five minutes to be a part of keeping UF
(the school you go to) a university to be proud of. Go
Gators, get up and go!
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Fair Tax would benefit all taxpayers
I was nodding in agreement to Todd
Portnowitz's Friday column, until I reached
the fifth paragraph. Like most opponents of
the "Fair Tax," Portnowitz can't criticize it
without distorting the idea or lying.
First of all, the Fair Tax would not be an
additional tax, levied on top of the income
tax. It would replace the income tax com-
pletely, obviating the need for a huge tax
Second, under the Fair Tax, families
would be reimbursed to the tune of $2,000
to $7,000 a month for taxes paid on neces-
sities like food and clothing. In other words,
you.wouldn't start paying taxes until you
started buying things you don't really need.
Finally, the idea that the Fair Tax serves the
richest 20 percent of taxpayers is ludicrous, as
they are the people who buy the most stuff.
I suggest Portnowitz do more research
before writing about something he knows
Rude fans embarrass Gators everywhere
As a member-of the Gator Nation, I'm em-
barrassed to have witnessed some very taste-
less behavior from some very crude Gator
fans during the Homecoming game.
Being Gators, we fans represent UF its
values and its character. So when a few fans
screamed, "I hope you break your leg in three
places!" to an Louisiana State University
player or "Go back to your FEMA trailers!"
when LSU turned over the ball, they made
UF look like a school full of insensitive, class-
Moreover, this group of crude fans called
LSU players racist names like "Chinky bas-
tardc" and "yellow bitches" all within
earshot of a large group of Asian-American
Again, this showed disrespect and insen-
sitivity, and it reflected poorly on UE
There's a difference between "Rowdy
Reptiles" and "Rude Reptiles." I hope Gator
fans everywhere remember that.
Exposure to booze causes alcoholism
"Exposure to booze stops binge drink-
ing," Daniel Burroughs' Wednesday column,
was as irresponsible as it was inaccurate.
The column complained about UF's re-
quired alcohol course, which includes sev-
eral assigned articles freshmen must read
before taking the final quiz. How appalling
- being required to read! In college, of all
Besides, MyStudentBody.com only as-
signs articles based on which questions you
get wrong on the introductory quiz so
you're only reading material you didn't
I was equally bothered by Burroughs'
flippant suggestion that parents provide
alcohol to minors.
He proposed this as a solution to alcohol
abuse, claiming that by exposing teenagers
to alcohol sooner, parents would kill the
mystery that makes young adults drink in'
the first place. But underage'drinking has
many contributing factors.
Besides, the younger you are when first
exposed to alcohol, the greater your risk of
alcohol abuse and dependence.
SG delivers valuable services to students
I noticed a glaring flaw in Patrick Barrett's
Thursday column, "Hey, SG: Where's my free
burrito?" Barrett wants "a half-pound of beefy,
cheesy satisfaction waiting for you when you
get off the bus."
But if Student Government paid for free
Taco Bell, it wouldn't have any money left to
pay for that bus. But at least you could have a
yummy burrito while you walked to campus.
I'm sure SG is quite good at wasting stu-
dents' money, but Barrett seems to think it all
goes into some black hole somewhere. In real-
ity, it pays for all kinds of benefits that thou-
sands of students use every day. That's worth
much more than a Taco Bell burrito to me.
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Countryside 4BR/4BA huge condo,
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House 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, 1530 sq ft,
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W/D. Fenced. Avail 9/1. $1200/mo 3908 SW
6th PI. Edbaurmanagement.com 1731 NW
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House 3BR/2BA, 2 car garg, 2560 sq ft
formal Lr/Dr, Fam room, Bkfst Bar; lots of
cabinet/counter space, DW, W/D;,huge pa-
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WALK TO UFI 1st MONTH FREE 3BR 3BA
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801 NW 3rd Ave
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2 BR 2BA, new carpet, washer/dryer,
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20+ Properties Available!
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Walk to UF, 2 bed/1 bath, 2 pools, Available
today. All new tile, bathroom, kitchen. Cat
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5 MINS TO SHANDS/UF 2BR
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1st-last, -sec. No pets, smoke free. $900/mo.
1BR apartment w/private gated courtyard.
2 miles from Shands & VA.
Pets arranged. 352-377-2150 10-23-20-2
Historic Baxter House
1013 SW 4th Avenue
Located less than 2 blocks from campus,
this unique, two-story, historic home has 4
bedrooms and 2 baths and 1800 sq.ft. As
one would expect from a luxury home of this
era, it includes wood-paneled walls, barrel
vaulted ceilings, private sunroom, large
bedrooms, hardwood floors, washer & dryer,-
fireplace, new HA/C, built-in shelves, sun-
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Call 379-4952 for appointment. 10-11-10-2
Separate studio apt on warmblood breeding/
training farm in Micanopy. $550/mo + utils.
Some work/exchange &/or horse board
available for experienced person. Nice at-
mosphere; great experience. 352-591-2474
1 AND 2BR APTS
avail in downtown historic district. Ceiling
fans. Central heat/air. No dogs. First, last,
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Cute 2BR/1 BA apt available Dec. 1st
Near campus in quiet residential area
Great for young prof./grad student
No pets: Email email@example.com
for pictures and more info. 10-11-5-2
Walk to UF
Luxury 2/2 condos
MODEL NOW OPEN
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LOCATION / NEWLY REMODELED AVAIL.
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WALK TO CAMPUS!
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JUST REMODELED NW efficiency cottage
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paid, $450. www.Edbaurmanagement.com
- 1731 NW 6th St. 375-7104 10-31-17-2
Spacious 2BR/1 BA in lovely historic building.
Walk to UF. High ceilings, hardwood floors,
fireplace. Immaculate & freshly painted.
$750/MO Water included. 378-4684
1BR/1BA townhouse AVAILABLE NOW. 3
different bus routes. Pets welcome. Walk-in
closets. Ample parking. Fenced in backyard.
Furnishing avail. Will give over deposit &
$100 to take over apartment 813-356-8346
*NW 39th Ave Ig. 2BR/2BA + Ig loft w/costly
laminated wd looking fir, cent AC, carpeted,
good neighborhood, convient $670-685
ONice 2BR/2BA, patio w/gate, trees, part
utils pd. $560-575 373-8310, 219-3937
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Looking to sublease whole unit: 2BR/2.5BA
beautiful luxury townhouse apt @ Hampton
Oaks. Can move in this Oct. Free last month
rent, just pay sublease transfer fee. If inter-
ested call (352) 333-9765. 10-11-14-3
ON CAMPUS!!!. Windsor Hall, Building B;
SW 8th Street and 13th Street. A 20 minute
walk to the center of campus and only for
$650 a month. Cell Phone 561-901-8335
FALL & SPRING SUBLEASE.
Spacious 1 BR in 2BR apt. Private BA,
walk-in closet, minutes from UF. Girls only.
Call Allie 305-725-3901 after 6PM
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Oxford Manor 377-2777
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Female roommate for one/two female UF
students. Quiet. Responsible. 60 second
walk to UF. Old house charm with all ameni-
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message. Private Owner 12-6-72-4
2 females looking for 3rd in 3BR/3BA con-
do in prime residential area. 15 min from
UF. Close to Park & Ride. Large kitchen &
living rms. Patio. Internet, cable TV, WID,
community pool. $4251mo 727-399-0574
1 BR/1 BA MASTER BR
in 2BR/2BA avail immediately. Rent
$400/mo. Call 305-332-6566 or email
Female to share 2BR/2BA Campus Edge
Condo. Steps from UF. Full kitchen, W/D,
new carpet & paint, handicap accessible,
pool, gym. $450/mo + util. 352-328-5981
Female roommates needed in condo 1 mile
from UF, $425/mo includes cable, internet,
utilities, pool, + more, beautifully renovated
and on bus route. 262-2871 10-20-20-4
Liberal male roommate, NS, for 2BR/1.5BA
condo. Furn, close to Shands & UF. $400/mo
+ 200 sec dep + 1/3 utils. Call 352-378-0027
as for Frank or Iv msg. 10-20-20-4
Roommate in newly renovated 3/2 house,
huge room, fully furnished, all appliances,
cable/HBO & fast internet included. Quiet
location 1 mi from UF. $500/mo + GRU. Call
Nadav at 305-606-1221 10-20-20-4
Lg. room w/kitchen privileges pvt BA.
Double closet, finished w/trundle bed,
dresser, TV, W/D, NS, 1st, & last. $375/mo
+1/3 utils. & cable TV. $100 sec. deposit &
refs req. Avail 10/1 384-0111 or 692-4448
Male student needs 2 roommates in the
Greenwich Green Apts. SW 39th Blvd, close
to UF & SFCC. 3BR/2BA semi-furn, incl W/
D, cable, DSL. Very good cond, $450/mo incl
utils. Call 386-931-1944 or 386-437-2918
3BR/2BA house. $450/mo. Near campus.
For info call 305-525-6469 10-17-10-4
Female roommate wanted for 3' nice girls.
4BR/4BA apartment close to campus. $480/
mo Everything included. Available immedi-
ately! Call 610-331-6478 10-17-10-4
1BR/1BA in 2BR/2BA at Boardwalk. $382/
MO +1/2 cable & utils. Clean responsible
roommate wanted. Share w/male grad stu-
dent. $175 redec. fee, $150 sec. dep, $75 util
dep. Serious callers only Call 979-422-2222
Master BR & BA in 2BR/2BA behind mall.
Nice gay couple needs responsible M/F for
Fall/Spring. Common area furnished.
Pet friendly $370/MO +util.
352-284-6845 or 985-507-3561 10-11-5-4
Single room in a two story house. Room has
private screened patio and access to fenced
back yard. Includes W.D, Walk to UF. $325
plus utilities. 386-527-6714 10-18-10-14
1BR/1BA in townhouse in Haile Plantation.
$550/mo incl cable, internet & utils. Call 239-
2 females needed in a large 4BR Victorian
style house in Duckpond area. $550/MO.
Dogs allowed. Non-smokers. Nice neighbor-
hood. Internet, cable TV. Call 352-745-2939
8 1 Real Estate
Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile
home and much more in the ALLIGATOR
CLASSIFIEDS! Reach over 24,000 possible
buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over
the phone. Please Call 373-Find
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 12-6-72-5
PRE-CONSTRUCTION, NEW, & EXISTING
CONDOS & HOUSES FOR SALE
NEAR UF AT AFFORDABLE PRICES.
SEARCH HERE OR RECEIVE A FREE
AND COMPLETE LIST VIA E-MAIL. Visit
www.mattpricerealtor.com or Call Today,
352-281-3551, Matt Price, Campus Realty.
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BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION 3
BLOCKS FROM UF. Classic New Orleans
appeal with state-of-the-art luxury.
20 units still available. Prices starting in the
Mid-$200's. Call Eric Wild at 870-9453
OCTOBER OPEN HOUSES! Newly reno-
vated 1 & 2 BR units starting at $99,900
(as is at $86,900). Steps from Shands, VA,
Dental & more. $3,000 Closing Cost Credit
w/Preferred Lenders. Join us Friday (10/6)
from 2-4:00, or Sat (10/7) & Sun (10/8) from
10-1:00. Contact Tom Bellucci 352.538.6498
or Steve Clark 352.328.8311at Coldwell
Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors 352.372-5375,
Magnolia Place: A peaceful, sophisticated
lifestyle. 1,2 & 3 bedroom luxury townhomes.
Within a gated community in the heart of NW
Gainesville. Bordered by wild wetlands and
nature preserve. Variety of floor plans & sizes
available priced from $159,700 to the low
$200,000's. Seller pays $12,000 in Closing
Costs, Upgrades and Bonuses! Contact
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors at
352-372-5375 or at onsite sales office 352-
377-4977. Note: Promotion does expire,
contact onsite office for info 10-31-72-5
S 11 I i? 1-.
Enjoy your own private patio in a Completely
Renovated 1, 2, or 3 bedroom Cazabella
condo across 34th St from UF campus. Walk,
bike or bus to any part of campus within min-
utes. Prices starting in the low $100,000's.
For more info visit www.Cazabella.com
or contact Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish
Realtors (352-373-3583), Becky Cato (352-
665-0562) or Cindy Birk (352-871-2475).
Pre-Construction Pricing next to campus
Oxford Terrace II Walk to UF from a brand
new condo! www.oxfordterrace.com. Call
Eric Leightman with Action Real Estate
Duckpond Condo Spacious and to-
ally updated. 3BR/1.5BA, 1CG, 2 balconies
with great views, $219,900. Mitchell Realty
Services, Inc. 352-231-3444, ext. 1.
Luxury 2Br/2.5BA townhome. Close to
UF. Ready NOW. Call Matt Price, Campus
Realty. 352-281-3551 10-13-41-5
TIRED OF RENTING?
Invest in yourself, don't wast money on rent.
Seller pays commissions, not you! Visig
www.yourgainesvillerealtor.com or call Scott
Hancock, Campus Realty @ 352-359-1678
0000*5 MIN TO UF*****
3BR/2BA, gar, FL rm, wd firs, vaulted ceiling,
fenced yd. Exc cond. Avail now. Financing
possible 3642 NW 7th PI. $219,000 352-373-
6080 or 352-281-4774, firstname.lastname@example.org
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10, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
4BR/4BA condo for sale by owner. UTW
SW20th Ave. Newly remodeled buildings.
W/D, dishwasher, pool, hot tub. On 2 bus
routes, close to campus, store, mall, 175.
Partly furnished. Call Maggie 561445-2314
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2508 SW 35th Place
A gated community located minutes from
the University of Florida Campus,
Shands and downtown Gainesville
2 bedroom 2 % bath town home floor plans,
Units Starting at $174,900.00
SSeller will pay 2% towards closing costs
Oral representation cannot be relied upon
as correctly stating representations of the
developer. For correct representations,
make reference to the documents required
by Florida Statutes section 718.503 to be
furnished by the developer to buyer.
Venture Realty of N. Florida, Inc.
Maria "Birdie" Pla Murnane, Realtor
Office (352) 331-1111; Cell (352) 222-8888
BED QUEEN $100 ORTHOPEDIC
Extra thick, pillow-top, mattress & box. Name
brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490
will deliver. 12-6-72-6
BED FULL SIZE $75 ORTHOPEDIC
Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still
in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $350
-Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
sell. Can deliver. Retail $2300. 352-372-
BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated.
Name brand, new, never been used, in
plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588 Can
CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
Mattress & Box. All new still boxed. Cost
$1500, sacrifice $550 352-333-7516
Sofa $175 Brand new in pkg 333-7516
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 12-6-72-6
SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather.
Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail
$2650. Sacrifice $750. Call 352-377-9846
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-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
mattress. New, in box. $140 332-9899
DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
Never used. 352-377-9846 12-6-72-6
BED $100 NEVER USED! Full size
orthopedic pillow-top set. Still in plastic
w/warranty. Can Deliver. (352)264-9799
BED $195 All New King! 3pc. Orthopedic
Pillow-top mattress set. Never used at all.
Still in plastic, with warranty. Can Deliver
BED $75 for Mattress Set. Brand New,
Still in plastic never slept on! Can deliver
if you need. Call 494-7789
Bed All New Queen orthopedic pillow-top
mattress & box set. Still in plastic with war-
ranty. Can Deliver. $130 (352) 264-9799'
Bed $100 All New Full size orthopedic mat-
tress set. Brand new, still in plastic, w/ war-
ranty. Can Deliver.352-376-1600 12-6-72-6
-BEDROOM SET $395 BRAND NEW! Still
in boxes! HB, 2NS, Dresser, Mirror...chest
avail. Must see to appreciate Can Deliver
Dinette Set $125 Brand New 5 pc set in
box, never used! Can Deliver 494-7789
Sofa $225 BRAND NEW! MICROFIBER!
Still in package! Will sell with loveseat $395
for set! Can Del. 376-1600
FUTON-$80- BRAND NEW Futon mattress,
still in package! Sold with oak Futon, both for
$160. Can Deliver 352-494-7789
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 12-6-72-6
Hot Tub/Spa $1795.00 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cup-holders, 110v en-
ergy efficient with warranty. Free Delivery.
**BEDS -ALL BRAND NEW"*
"Full $80 Queen $100 King $170"
Orthopedic pillow-top sets. Brand name
matching sets not used or refurbished. Still
in plastic, direct from factory! 352-333-7516.
BED- QUEEN New orthopedic pillowtop. mat-
tress and boxspring set. Brand name, brand
new, still in plastic with warranty. Can deliver.
$100 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6
Bed- All New King! 3pc Orthopedic pillowtop .
mattress set. Brand NEW, still in plastic with
warranty. Can deliver. $170 352-333-7516:
BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-6-72-6
FUTON $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
plush mattress $140. All brand NEW still in
box. Can deliver. 352-333-7516 12-6-72-6
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
Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
Waterfall, LED lights, cupholders, 110-v
energy efficient with warranty. Free delivery,
MUST SELL 352-372-8588 12-6-72-6
Bed-FULL size pillowtop mattress & box.
New, in plastic, warr. Can del. $80 317-4031
Sofa $185 Brand new! Love seat $150 still in
pkg. Can del 352-333-7516
BEDS FURNITURE FUTONS
LOW PRICES & LARGE SELECTION
Dumas Discount 371-4422 1201 E. Univ:Av.
New Used Buy Sell 12-6-72-6
BED SETS CLOSEOUTS
Sealed in plastic Twin sets $89. Full sets
$129. Queen sets $149. King sets $189. 352-
376-0953 or 352-378-6005 12-6-72-6
j U l Furnishings
MEMORY FOAM- Same as Temperpedic
Save 50% & more. Other closeouts. Twin
sets $89. Full sets $129. Queen sets $149.
King sets $189. Student discounts apply.
4370 SW 20th Ave. 376-0953 We Deliver!
*Beds *Full mattress & boxspring sets $49
Queen sets $89 *Single sets$39 *King
sets $99 *from estate sale. 376-0939/378-
6005 Call-A-Mattress 4370 SW 20th Ave:
BEDS FUTONS FURNITURE
Quality furnitureat reasonable prices.
Morrells Furniture Outlet,
140 NW 6th St. 352-378-3400
Shop ONLINE at www.morrellsfurniture.com
Washer & dryer leases. 1 semester $160. 1
year $350. Call 352-318-3721 11-1-45-6
* Nice entertainment center, large $75 0
full size bed $50 0 electric vibrating recliner
$75 record collection over 500 LPs $95 0
portable sewing machine $40 lawn mower
$50. Call 335-5326 10-10-3-6
8 1 Computers 9
CASH PAID For Laptops
Power Supplies & Drives.
Joel www.pcrecycle.biz 12-6-72-7
Ii P A4 Computer ueei
Computer Help! Now!
Computer Help FastA+ Computer Geek
House/Dorm 59 min response. No waiting/
unplugging/hassels. $30 Gator discount w/
ID. Certified MCSE Technicians. 333-8404.
Easy, Inexpensive, Guaranteed
Computer Solutions Inc
Refer to this ad for 10% off 1-8-118-7
352.219.2980 8jW. -A.
- Computer/laptop repair
- Virus, spyware, hardware
-Fix it for $44
- Home/dorm 352-219-2980 12-6-72-7
COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS
We buy computers and laptops
Working and Non-working
378-4009, 607 NW 13th.Street
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Available from Commercial News Providers"
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8 1 Real Estate 1 l Furnishings
In the market for a new set of wheels or just
looking to add a second to that collection?
Want personalized handlebars or a fitted
seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds
NEW& USED BIKES FOR SALE
WE REPAIR ALL BRANDS
Best Prices in Town*
SPIN CYCLE 373-3355
424 W UNIV AVE (DOWNTOWN)
| For Sale 1
Private, Secure, Guaranteed. 60 sec to UF
Reserve now! Reasonable rates. 352-538-
2181. Can leave mssg. 12-6-72-10
*** CHEAP POOL TABLES ***
Gator Recreation Depot has 8' pool tables
with ball returns in stock now for only $599!
Available with red, green, or blue felt.
Includes accessory kit. Stop by today at
6921 NW 22nd St (SR 121) or call 376-6742
00000* PS2 ******
3 controllers, 2 memory cards, 20 hit games-
some w/strategy guides. $175 OBO. Call
352-256-2040 for more info. 9-30-2-10
A book by Bob Brackin
includes "Gainesville Stories"
SHelp provide local
students in need with
materials and supplies!
Donate items that you
no longer use: spiral
notebooks, folders, pencils,
highlighters, art supplies,
notebook paper and more!
( = --..----- >>
For more information:
GAINESVILLE COMPUTER REPAIR
Service On PC and MAC
Student Discount on Labor
Desktop Dell Optiplex Intel P4,
3GHz/504 MB 37.1 GB/CD-RW/DVD-RW
ViewSonic AirSync/15 in Flat Monitor/
Laser Print-Scan/2003 Win XP Pro
$600 Heidi 283-5933; email@example.com
VIDEO GAMES REPAIR: Xbox, Xbox 360,
Playstation, PSP, Gamecube, DS. We fix
them all. Low rates & fast svc. We sell parts
too. www.videogamesrepair.biz. Call today
352-225-1248. We buy broken systems.
DISH NETWORK FREE 4 Rooms! Over 240
Channels! FREE iPod Shuffle! FREE Movie
Channels! FREE DVR! FREE HD Upgrade!
Call Now! (800)318-4039 9-6-1-8
^Im For Sale
BOOKS FOR SALE
Thousands of used books in all categories.
13201 -CR 2054 near downtown Alachua.
Every Wed. noon-7pm or by appt. 378-6370
2002 Custom 40' Endeavor Motor Home.
Fully loaded. $135k firm. Call 352-331-9614
Show your spirit with "University of Florida
Gators" on the whitewall of these tires. About
70%.tread left. Size P255/70R16. $325
OBO. 321-297-0888 for details & pictures.
Buick Century St Wagon 96, Prismacolor
marker set $32, Epsom stylus print/scan
$96, heavy wk table 5'L $77, office chair $50,
comp desk/hutch, wheels 5'h $95, bike $32,
fan 3'5"h $23, microwave $14 386-462-3071
W 1 Motorcycles, Mopeds
** SCOOTERS **
RPM MOTORCYCLES INC
SALES, SERVICE, PARTS
Many Brands Available 518 SE 2nd St.
Scooters from $699. Largest selection
KYMCO, Vento, Hyosung, Keen & many
others. Financing avail. 3550 SW 34th St.
338-8450 solanocycle.com 12-6-72-11
*****New Scooters 4 Less*****
Providing excellent service and
new scooters at great prices!
1901 NW 67th Place, 336-1271
NEW website www.NS4L.com
(DOB 12/01/73); 5'07",
155 Ibs, Black Hair,
S Brown Eyes
Felony Violation of Probation
Warrant for Burglary of Dwelling
with Battery, Kidnap, Resist or
Obstruct Officer without
Violence,Expired DL 4 Months or
More and Driving While License
Suspended or Revoked
ALACAl 3tU* CoUrST
Call (352) 372-STOP
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2006 E ALLIGATOR, 11
ll Motorcycles, Mopeds Ull Motorcycles, Mopedsj EI
New '06 models now in stock! 1 yr warranties
included with extended warranties available.
Our staff has over 15 years of combined ex-
perience selling and servicing motor scoot-
ers. Stop by our state of the art facility today
at 6921 .NW 22nd St.(SR 121) 376-6275
New Scooters 4 Less has LOW rates and
services on any scooter. Pickup/drop off
avail. $19.99 oil change and tune ups.
Call us! 336-1271 12-6-72-11
Our UF Grad Mechanical Engineer can work
on any brand of scooter and we have some
of the lowest labor rates in town! Pickups
available and free estimates given for all
repairs! Stop by today at 6921 NW 22nd St
(SR121) 376-6275 12-6-72-11
534 SW4th Ave. Largest Selection of
E-bikes, Scooters, Accessories and More!!
Best Prices and Customer Service!!
***CASH PAID for MOTORCYCLES***
SCOOTERS. In ANY condition. New or used
Running or not. Titles or not. Prompt pick up
Call ANYTIME: 352-441-0442
Please leave a message.
2000 TRIUMPH DAYTONA 955i .
Black, custom molded flaines. Single-sided
swing arm. Underseat exhaust. Power com-
mander. $4200/OBO. Call 352-870-8546
HYOSUNG RALLY PRIMA MOPED 2005
$950. 1500 miles, 50cc, Bright red and pow-
erful. In excellent condition. 352-375-9013
Clean. Running or Barely Running
Buy, Sell or Trade 1992 & up only
Call Ray 352-284-8619
OVER 50 IMPORTS UNDER $10,000
SELECT MOTOR CAR
THE YELLOW BUILDING
2715 N MAIN 377-1616
2005 Verucci Challenger.
400 miles. Yellow $400 Call 954-494-5665 $500! POLICE IMPOUNDS!
10-11-5-11 HONDAS, CHEWS, TOYOTAS, ETC.
For listings 800-366-9813 ext 4622
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 12-6-72-12
CARS -CARS Buy*SellOTrade
Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes
Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars
3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com
CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150
BEST CARS 0 LOWEST PRICES
WE BUY CARS
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
Buy Here. Pay Here
We finance anyone
No credit check
SUN CITY AUTO SALES
0 down and up
2000 discount on any financed vehicle
30 day warranty on any financed vehicle
I I Autos
96 Nissan Sentra 1999 352-338-1999
94 Nissan Sentra 1999
90 Mazda 323 1499
95 Honda Civic 2999
00 Kia Sephia 2499 12-6-72-12
92 Honda Accord 1999 352-338-1999
90 Audi 1999
95 Mazda Protege 1999
92 Cadillac 299
91 Lincoln 299 12-6-72-12
87 Volvo 1499 352-338-1999
78 Chevy PK 999
84 Conversion Van 1999
97 Isuzu Rodeo 2999
95 Honda Passport 2999 12-6-72-12
SADIE DARNELL 4 SHERIFF
"The significant problems we face today
cannot be solved at the same level of
thinking we were at when we created them."
SADIE DARNELL 4 SHERIFF
"It is high time that the ideal of success
should be replace by the ideal of service."
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster Convertible.
Titanium exterior. Black all leather interior.
5 speed. Extended warranty. 34,000 miles
$20,000 Call 870-7121 10-17-21-12
1999 TOYOTA COROLLA IN GOOD
RUNNING CONDITION. NEED MINOR
REPAIRS. PRICE IS FLEXIBLE. IF
INTERESTED, CALL DEBBIE 352-376-2077
1999 BMW 323i
$12,000. 86000 miles. Sedan, black
(exterior), champagne (interior). Manual
transmission. Call: Carlos @ 850-672-0734
2005 SCION XA RS1, 5 SPEED RED,
PWR ROOF, #197 OF 1550 MADE IN USA.
VARY RARE. 14,500 MILES. FACTORY
WARRANTY, BEAUTIFUL CAR. CELL: 717-
2003 MITSUBISHI EXLIPSE GS
Extra clean. $7600/OBO. Call 352-256-3263
*FORD CONTOUR 98 4 dr, DR, TW, PL,
PS, SS, new tires. Need AC repair. 116k mi
*TOYOTA CELICA 91 auto, AC, 2 dr, good
cond. 142k mi. $1900. Call 352-372-3885
1994 HONDA Civic Auto,
A/C, CD, tinted windows, clean, 146K miles,
Runs Great! $1850 Call Don 352-215-7987
2004 SUZUKI FORENZA
31,000 miles runs great! Keyless entry,
cruise control, 5 speed manual, A/C, CD,
AM/FM, safety features. $7895 Call 256-
1997 NISSAN ALTIMA SE SEDAN, A/C, 5
speed, black w/gray cloth, aluminum wheels,
power everything, 107k, clean, $3,400 OBO
352-514-1800 firstname.lastname@example.org. 10-
1996 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6 Champagne. 5
speeds/Manual. 4 doors. 110 K miles. A/C.
Runs great. $2200 OBO. Call 352-246-8596
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 need
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 10-16-
I I Wanted
LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS:
* Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings
* ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade *
OZZIE'S FINE JEWELRY 373-9243. 4-25-
ASSISTANCE FOR BLIND LADY living in
the Tower Rd area. Need volunteer compan-
ions for EVENING WALKS and SATURDAY
MORNING TRIPS TO ANGEL GARDENS.
Prefer females. Please call 352-219-6948
WANT TO BUY
Pre1980 COMICS & BASEBALL CARDS
GATOR & SPORTS MEMORABILIA
Pre1975 GATOR FOOTBALL PROGRAMS
COLLEGE PLAYER RINGS
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE STUDY
Adults who stutter & adults w/typical speech
needed for study of speech & language.
Must be at lease 18 yrs old & a native
speaker of English, w/normal hearing. Time
commitment about 1.5 2 hrs. Contact:
Maisa. Email: email@example.com. Phone:
352-392-2113 ext 292 10-12-5-13
mI Help Wanted
This newspaper assumes no responsibil-
ity for injury or loss arising from contacts
made through advertising. We suggest that
any reader who responds to advertising use
caution and investigate the sincerity of the
advertiser before giving out personal infor-
mation or arranging meetings
LIKE TO WORK WITH LUXURY CARS?
Bright? Enthusiastic? Like people? Must be
over 22, stable work history, clean driving re-
cord, drug-free, pers ref. www.carrsmith.com
for details. 12-6-72-14
Animal Care Tech looking for hard working
person to work w7 reptiles & rodents. Will
train, PTto start with more hrs possible. Start
at $7.00/hr. Flex hrs. Please call 495-9024
between 9-4 M-F. 12-6-72-14
CNA CLASS: $250! learn @ your own
time & pace. All you need to be a CNA
& pass the state exam is on VCR tape.
I have a 95% PASS RATE! check it out:
www.lapcnatraining.com or 800-566-4913
Phone survey interviewers wanted. Start
work today! No sales, opinion research
only! Flexible Schedule! Perceptive Market
Research 336-6760 ex 4081 Call now! 12-
Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/
Sales and IT needed for various positions.
Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join
our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/
$$ 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-
$250 A DAY POTENTIAL
No experience necessary, training provided.
800-965-6520 ext 138 12-6-72-14
Needed for evaluations of
Local Stores, Restaurants and Theaters
Flexible Hours, Training Provided
Call 1-800-585-9024 ext 6254
We need Paid Survey Takers in G inesville.
100% FREE to join. Click on Surveys.
$10 15/Hour DRIVERS
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Apply online at www.gatordominos.com
Or at any of the 6 locations. 12-6-72-14
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12, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
lI Help Wanted
$100 EACH NIGHT Guaranteed
13th St. or University Ave Domino's now hir-
ing 10 drivers. Closing drivers earn $100 to
$125 each night. Apply @ 3311 W.University.
377-4992. or 2106 SW 13th St. 373-2337
Earn up to $12/hr. ALSO KITCHEN HELP
$6.50/hr. Call California Chicken Grill 378-
GREAT PAY FOR THOSE WHO STAY! Park
Place Car Wash is looking for hard workers
for all positions. Cashiers (fullday availability)
& line workers (AM 8:30-1 & PM 12-6 shifts
avail) 15-40hrs-your choice. Great work envi-
ronment. Apply in person. 7404 NW4th Blvd.
Across from Home Depot. No calls please
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.
WANTED: GOOD EARS
for participation in a hearing study. Please
call 352-392-0601 ext 380. 12-6-72-14 .
POLITICAL CALL CENTER
Phone reps needed ASAP for Political
Campaigns. Base hourly rate + bonus.
371-5888 ext. 111 or 4112 NW 22nd Dr.
EARN $60 THIS WEEK!
Donate Plasma & Save a Life
Best part-time job you'll ever have
Bring this Ad and Earn an
Extra $5 on Your 2nd Donation.
DCI Biologicals 150 NW 6th St
- F and PT Must be customer oriented & de-
pendable. Call our jobline at 1-888-463-1954
University of Florida
Survey Research Center
408 W University Ave. suite 106
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The Gators football team huddles for a pregame pep talk before the first quarter of their 23-10 victory against the LSU Tigers on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
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Mr. Two-Bits, left, runs onto the field for his chant during Gator
Growl on Friday night; Jeff Davis prepares to flip while Laura Var-
gas performs an Au Sem Mao, a handless cartwheel that is part
of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira, during the parade..
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006 K ALLIGATOR, 15
Gary Sinkus performs bike tricks with his son Wiley, 16, on West University Avenue during the 83rd an-
nual Homecoming parade Friday afternoon.
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A Hare Krishna holds an umbrella over Advaita Das
as he wipes his brow near their float in the parade.
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(Clockwise from above)
Gator Gallop runners storm
down West University Avenue
ahead of the Homecoming
parade route; Lt. Roy Wilson
styled his spirit; A Dazzler
waits for the cue before her
performance at Gator Growl;
A dragon slithers down Uni-
versity Avenue as a part of
16, ALLIGATORS MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
Gators tied for first
after Mississippi trip
By JOSH ARMSTRONG
On their way home from
Mississippi, the Gators also re-
turned to another familiar spot:
The No. 8 UF volleyball
team (14-2, 7-1 Southeastern
Conference) swept Mississippi
on Sunday just before SEC
leading No. 10 LSU lost 3-1 to
Alabama. LSU and UF are now
tied for first place in the confer-
"Her name will not be all
over our record books, but
the success of our team
this season will have a lot
to do with Stefanie Doug-
UF volleyball coach
Despite battling lingering
knee problems, senior outside
hitter Stefanie Douglas had a
career-high 13 kills on just 16 at-
tacks in UF's 30-26, 30-19, 30-25
win against the Rebels.
"Her name will not be all
over our record books," UF
coach Mary Wise said in a ra-
dio interview, "but the success
of our team this season will
have a lot to do with Stefanie
Douglas played in three
games for only the fourth time
this season Sunday to relieve
junior outside hitter Amber
McCray, who sat out with a sore
Douglas earned a starting
nod after an impressive eight-
kill performance Friday at
Mississippi State. The Gators
swept the Bulldogs 30-28, 30-26,
McCray missed both match-
es this weekend but is expected
to return to practice and play
against Arkansas on Friday.
Wise said Douglas' perfor-
mance came as little surprise.
"Every day, she has to go
out in practice and be the other
team's offense," Wise said. "Our
players Will tell you she's pretty
hard to defend."
UF's defense recorded seven
blocks and held the Rebels to a
.212 hitting percentage.
Junior middle blocker
Kisya Killingsworth matched
Douglas' 13 kills and added
Junior setter Angie McGinnis
had a strong offensive showing
with 10 kills and 39 assists.
She also had a solo block in
game two that seemed to steal
Mississippi's momentum for
the remainder of the match.
"I just thought that that was
the point where we took the
wind out of their sails," Wise
Sophomore middle blocker
Kelsey Bowers had only one
kill on four attacks, but she was
more effective from the back
SEE VOLLEYBALL, PAGE 17
Score by Quarters
06:45 LSU Hester 2-yd. pass from Russell (Colt kick)
00:11 UF-Tebow 1-yd. run (Hetland kick)
00:22 LSU Casey 1-yd. pass from Tebow (Hetland kick)
14:46 UF-- McCollum safety
12:05 UF- Murphy 35-yd. pass from Tebow (Hetland kick)
11:53 LSU Colt 45-yd. field goal
Team s. -, V'*r.;
First downs 22 14
Rushing attempts 25 32
Net yards rushing 90 97
Passing yards 228 191
Total offensive yards 318 288
Fumbles: Number-lost 3-2 2-1
Penalties: Number-yards 5-30 14-102
Possession time 27:25 32:35
Shaking the grade
Running backs C
Offensive line B+
Defensive line A
Special teams A-
"I'd give it a 15. That was pretty sweet how
they did that."
UF defensive tackle Ray McDonald
on Tim Tebow's touchdown pass to Tate Casey
Rushing NO Gain LI
Hester 9 44
Russell 4 20
Broussard 8 15
Doucet 2 12
Davis 1 1
Totals 25 92
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Russell 41-24 228 1 3
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Davis 8 85 0 27
Bowe 6 50 0 11
Doucet 5 68 0 25
Hester 5 25 1 14
Totals 24 228 1 27
Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
David 3rd 41 yds. missed
David 4th 45 yds. good
Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Moore 10 36 0 36 0 15 3.6
Tebow 9 40 5 35 1 15 3.9
Fayson 3 11 0 11 0 6 3.7
Caldwell 2 11 2 9 0 11 4.5
Harvin 1 9 0 9 0 9 9.0
Totals 32 120 23 97 1 15 3.0
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Leak 26-17 155 0 1
Tebow 2-2 36 2 0
Totals 28-19 191 2 1
Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Caldwell 5 38 0 17
Baker 4 46 0 18
Cornelius 3 40 0 26
Murphy 2 42 1 35
Totals 19 191 2 35
Field Goal Attempts Qtr. Distance Result
Hetland 3rd 36 yds. missed
UF boasts second-largest crowd, wins 13th consecutive home game
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gesture and a series of fist pounds as he exited into
the south end zone.
"That was one of the best environments I have
ever been privileged to be a part of," Meyer-said
of the 90,714 fans, the second-largest home turnout
ever. "I want to thank our crowd, thank our student
body and thank our homecoming people, because
I'll put that [atmosphere] up with anybody in the
They love you here as long as you win, and
Meyer has done that this season. The Gators danced
and pranced and hopped and skipped afterward,
and whynot? UF is 6-0 for the first time since 1996,
and you know what happened that season.
"I don't know where we will be in the polls,"
defensive tackle Ray McDonald said before
Sunday's polls were released. "That's up to [vot-
ers], but hopefully we'll be No. 1."
They did actually play a game Saturday. There
was then*No. 9 LSU, which had downed the Gators
in three of their previous four meetings. There was
Tigers quarterback JaMarcus Russell, all 6-foot-6 of
him, with a passer rating that ranked first in the
SEC prior to the game. Then there were broken
LSU dreams, a distraught Russell and one unani-
mous UF message for the Baton Rouge faithful:
"That was one of the main reasons I came here
- to play in the Swamp and to get a win against
LSU," Leak said. "For it to be my last homecoming
- it's one of my best memories."
It was the Leak-Tebow crossover show and LSU
overplayed, then overpaid.
It was the Ryan Smith clinic, sparking unfound-
ed rumors that his interceptions are now being sold
in two packs, at local Walgreens.
It was the freakish Reggie Nelson looking
more like the product of a Roswell, New Mexico,
warehouse than an SEC safety with his blocked
punt and fierce hits.
The defense was at it again, and somehow felt
unappreciated throughout it all.
"I felt like we were be-
ing overlooked," linebacker
Brandon Siler said. "That's how
the whole defense felt. We came
out and played with a little chip
on our shoulders. We felt disre-
Leak And theri, of course, it was
the crowd. Texas A&M may
have the 12th man, but Saturday the Swamp had
the 13th, 14th and 15th to boot, returning some of
that '90s mystique one dutch win at a time.
"We pretty much figured we were going to
dominate them, and then we killed them," said the
17-year-old body paint-lathered Billy Kipersztok.
.And now, they will quietly march with
Glendale, Ariz. site of the Fiesta Bowl and na-
tional title game in the back of their minds. The
Gators might never catch No. 1 Ohio State, but it
doesn't matter. The BCS convertible en route to the
University of Phoenix Stadium is a two-seater.
Tim Case), Alligator Staf
Sophomore wide receiver Louis Murphy scores a touchdown on a 35-yard
reception from quarterback Tim Tebow on Saturday. Murphy didn't realize he
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,'2006 i ALLIGATOR, 17
Gators defense, special teams force six turnovers
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
Alligator Staff Writer
These turnovers counted.
One year after eliciting five
LSU turnovers in vain, UF forced
six in the rematch.
And it was this constant ha-
rassment of LSU whether by
forced fumbles, interceptions or
a blocked punt that set the
tone for a UF team that suddenly
looks like a legitimate national
title contender. The No. 2 Gators
"Outsiders don't realize this,
but as a defense, we know we
have a lot of playmakers on our
side of the ball," cornerback
Reggie Lewis said. "We see it ev-
ery practice, and it shows off on
While the Gators might not
be great offensively, they are cer-
tainly making up for it in their
UF recorded three intercep-
tions, recovered two fumbles and
blocked a punt, setting a definitive
tone throughout the LSU match.
Still, the Gators' first turnover
was more fortune than anything
LSU's Chevis Jackson inexpli-
cably whiffed on a first-quarter
punt return. UF's Lutrell Alford
then pounced on the loose ball
and the Gators scored a touch-
down six plays later..
UF's next forced turnover
altered the game's entire com-
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
Safety Reggie Nelson blocks a punt by LSU's Chris Jackson during the third quarter of the Gators' 23-10
win against LSU on Saturday. It was one of six turnovers forced by the Gators.
LSU quarterback JaMarcus
Russell had the Gators backed
up on their own 1-yard line. But
Russell bobbled the snap on the
17th play of what could have been
a touchdown drive. UF's Brandon
"I think if they would have
scored, it would have been tough
on us," Lewis said. "That was
huge for the defense to get on that
ball, and that was a big change-
around for the game."
LSU would get the ball back
shortly, but Russell quickly di-
rected a pass into the arms of
cornerback Ryan Smith.
Smith finished the game with
two interceptions and now has
four in two games. Tony Joiner
recorded UF's third interception
to seal the game late in the fourth
"[Smith has] adjusted, well
[since his playing days at Utah],"
Coach Urban Meyer said. "The
best thing going for Ryan Smith is
his relationship with [secondary]
coach [Chuck] Heater.
"Those two are on the same
page and have been together for
a long time. It's like a fatler-son
Yet Smith could have eas-
ily finished the game with four
interceptions. He dropped two
easy ones; he also dropped a po-
tential interception at the end of
last week's Alabama game.
"There's more talk about drop-
ping the two than there is catch-
ing the two," Smith said. "There's
no problem with that. I've got to
make those plays."
Freshman Riley Cooper
- huh? joined the turnover
fray on the opening kickoff of
the second half. LSU's Early
Doucet bobbled the kick just
outside LSU's goal line and was
subsequently crushed by the UF
The ball squirted into the
end zone where UF's Jermaine
McCollum tackled Trindon
Holliday for a safety.
UF safety Reggie Nelson con-
tinued his campaign for the Jim
Thorpe Award by blocking an
LSU punt in the third quarter.
"If I had a draft choice, I might
take Reggie Nelson No. 1," Meyer
said. "I think we have the best
free safety in college football."
UF unknowns nail Tigers' coffin
* FRESHMAN RILEY COOPER AND SOPHOMORE
LOUIS MURPHY BOTH MADE BIG PLAYS.
By DAN TREAT
Alligator Staff Writer
Sometimes one play or player can change a game.
In UF's 23-10 victory against LSU on Saturday, it was
two players making two plays, who helped ensure that
the Gators remained perfect.
In the span of just under 3 minutes, Riley Cooper and
Louis Murphy made plays that resulted in a Gators check-
mate, widening UF's lead from 14-7 to 23-7.
Coupled with a Gators touchdown with 22 seconds
remaining in the first half, UF dominated the middle 10
minutes of the game.
"Lou Holtz always tells me, and I talk to him about
once a week, he says, 'The last five minutes of the first
half and the first five minutes of the second half could de-
termine the game,'" UF coach Urban Meyer said. "It's all
momentum when you go in and when you come out."
On the kickoff to start the second half, LSU's Early
Doucet muffed the catch and was obliterated by Cooper
on the three-yard line.
Doucet fumbled the ball, and it was recovered in the
end zone by the Tigers' Trindon Holliday for a safety, giv-
ing UF a 16-7 lead.
"Before kickoff, I'm just thinking about going down
there as fast as I can," Cooper said. "When I saw the guy
start juggling around a little bit, it was just a perfect op-
portunity for me to hit him."
Doucet never knew what hit him.
"I dropped the ball, picked it up, looked up and
boom," Doucet said. "I never saw him."
Added Cooper: "I wanted to hit him and I did."
The Gators got the ball on the ensuing free kick, and a
little-known player again made the big play.
With Tim Tebow in the shotgun, LSU's safeties cheated
Tebow faked a run that caused the defensive backfield
to bite, pulled back and threw to a wide-open Murphy for
a 35-yard touchdown that proved to be UF's final score of
I went to the bench and I was like, 'Did I
score?' and Jemalle [Cornelius] was like,
'Yeah you scored.'
UF wide receiver
The catch was the first of Murphy's career, and there
wasn't a defender anywhere near him as he stumbled into
the end zone.
"He's our weapon," Meyer joked. "We saved him for
Murphy later caught another pass for seven yards, but
he didn't even realize that he had scored on the touch-
"I didn't know I was in the end zone," Murphy said.
"Everybody started telling me to run off the field because
the field-goal team was coming on. I went to the bench
and I was like, 'Did I score?' and Jemalle [Cornelius] was
like, 'Yeah you scored,' so I was just happy just to score, or
at least catch the ball my first catch."
McGinnis stuffs stat
sheets in two wins
VOLLEYBALL from page 16
row with five service aces.
"Kelsey is emerging as that all-around player,"
Wise said. "She can play well in the front row [and
then] go to the back row and be just as good."
Bowers displayed her front-row abilities Friday
against MSU with a team-high 12 kills.
The Gators held the strong-serving Bulldogs to
only three aces.
Freshman defensive specialist
Christina Diaz had a career day off
the bench with eight digs and three
McGinnis nearly had her third
S career triple-double with 35 assists,
seven kills and eight digs.
UF is now 43-0 under Wise
McGinnis against teams from Mississippi.
Though the Gators sport a road,
record of 6-1, it is the first time this season they return
from a road stretch unscathed.
UFlost a neutral-site match to UCLA in Honolulu
and another at South Carolina earlier this season.
"It helps when you get a road mentality that you
can win," Douglas said. "Now we know we can
win on the road and be confident coming into those
18, ALLIGATOR E MONDAY, OCTOBER 9,2006
Gators return from Kentucky on top of SEC East
* UF DOWNED VANDERBILT, THEN
TIED THE WILDCATS.
By RACHEL ROBINS
No home-field advantage? No problem.
The No. 21 UF soccer team- (8-4-2, 4-1-1
Southeastern Conference) finished the week-
end 1-0-1 after defeating Vanderbilt and tying
Kentu.ky in consecutive road games. The
Gators are undefeated on the road in SEC
"That's two tough teams on the road," UF
coach Becky Burleigh said. "We would like to
come out with two wins. We just got to take
care of business that's the bottom line."
There were some hiccups on the vic-
tory road back to Gainesville, especially in
Sunday's game against Kentucky.
It took two overtime periods to complete
the match, and the scoreboard still read 0-0.
Following the trend that they have established
for most Sundays, the Gators came out slug-
gish in the opening half, only attempting two
shots on goal.
"We just have to play smarter soccer,"
sophomore midfielder Ameera Abdullah said.
"Sometimes that doesn't mean as much run-
ning as we normally would like to, but we just
have to keep the ball in different ways."
It didn't improve much in the second half,
as the Gators were only able to put up three
Shots on goal.
"We are having trouble
S with our final connect-
ing pass onto the goal,"
Abdullah said. "Sometimes
we have a tendency to rush
those. We had good scoring
chances, and I thought that
Bin some parts of the game
we dominated. It's just one
of those games you just couldn't put it in."
However, the Gators got a great start
to their weekend before they even played
OnFriday, Kentucky beat South Carolina 1-
0 to catapult UF into the lead in the SEC East, a
fact that leaves Burleigh unfazed.
"We have a standard that we want to play
to," Burleigh said. "Whether we are leading
the East or chasing it, we want to play to that
standard. We need to try and win out, and
that's our goal."
UF did its job to secure that ranking by
defeating Vanderbilt on Friday, also by a score
The Gators came out attacking, and in the
sixth minute, got their reward a goal by
Abdullah and Stacy Bishop now have six
goals each, tying them for the team lead.
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Tebow jumper nets first career touchdown pass
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
Just call him "Air" Tebow.
Known to most UF fans for his straight-
ahead running style, UF freshman quarter-
back Tim Tebow showed off another part of
his arsenal Saturday his jump shot.
He.accounted for all three of UF's touch-
downs in its 23-10 win
against LSU, scoring once on
a 1-yard run and then on two
On both throws, Tebow
Football faked a quarterback sneak,
stepped back and found a
The first reminded Tebow of his prep bas-
On the LSU 1-yard line with 27 seconds
remaining in the first half, Tebow made his
move forward, fooling the defense into think-
ing he was going for his second 1-yard score
of the game. He then moved back, double-
pumped and found tight end Tate Casey fall-
ing into the back of the end zone.
"I thought it was pretty good-looking,"
Casey said of the catch, which was Tebow's
first touchdown pass of his career and Casey's
first catch of any kind this season. "[But] it felt
ugly, to be honest with you."
Tebow held onto the ball for an extra sec-
ond to allow Casey to get open, throwing the
ball in jump-shot fashion while trying not to
land for what would have been a traveling call
on the hardwood.
LSU's preseason All-America safety LaRon
Landry held Casey up at the line at first, but
the 6-foot-7, 240-pound junior ripped through
"We'd rather our tight end not fumble
around and fall down and do siL- pushups.
do a cartwheel then get up mnd tr. tro catch it'
UF coach Urban Meyer joked.' Did the have
video back in 1913? I think that's where we got
that. We did that in Utah agaih_ t .ir Force in
triple overtime one time to i iu- the game"
But Tebow thought the play had a little
more Michael Jordan to it.
"I haven't hit a shot in a while," said Tebow,
who finished the game with nine rushes for 35
yards. "I need to get back to doing that. Its a
lot of fun. I love playing basketball, so hope-
fully that had a little bit to do with that."
The Gators worked on the secret play all
throughout last week. Casey told his parents
to look out for a weird play, but could not re-
veal exactly what the play was.
Tebow would fool LSU again after halftime
when he found Louis Murphy for a 35-yarder,
the sophomore's first career catch. Tebow
again took a step forward to fool the defense.
Murphy ran down the left sideline all alone,
giving Tebow a zone that most of the 90,714 at
the Swamp could have slipped a ball into.
UF coach Urban Meyer called the play a
helmet throw, as if Tebow could have taken off
his helmet and thrown it. When asked about
his electrifying intensity that fires up the fans
after the game, Tebow went Jordan again.
"It feels like they're part of us, like they're
our sixth man or our 12th-man," Tebow
said, correcting himself.
Only one question remains: Was Billy
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF tight end Tate Casey catches a hoops-like 1-yard touchdown pass from Tim Tebow
just before halftime against LSU. The bizarre play was Tebow's first ever TD throw.
UF No. 3 in coaches' poll
FOLLOW, from page 20
Mim wnmatn /
OUT LOUD, from pg. 20
"If he's out there the whole time, you are
never getting that stuff communicated,"
"I think there is nothing better than
in the middle of a series to be able to get
your quarterback to the sideline and say,
'They've changed their blitz package. This
is what they are doing. This is the check we
are going to go to. This is why. Get back out
there onto the field.'"
At first glance, this is far from a true
two-quarterback offense. UF coach Urban
Meyer has dubbed Leak the starter and the
senior takes a vast majority of the snaps.
But when you consider how many
meaningful plays in which Tebow finds
the ball in his hands, things suddenly don't
look so skewed.
While Leak was under center for most
of the game against LSU, Tebow passed for
two scores and ran for another, accounting
AP poll will be one of th(
i H The Gators are now N1
1rtv did the coaches' poll (behind
it he Ohio State and No. 2 USC), I
lvers to record one first-place vote. 2
it after though No. 3 wouldn't get 1
, Meyer the national championship
ig Nelsorin at the moment, the Gators
very well jump into the No.
akup if they defeat Auburn.
The BCS computers wi
give credence to UF's strei
schedule. This is another
S why a win against Auburn
likely give the Gators a No.
-4 ing. UF more or less cont
-3 Iown destiny and finds itself
--1 proverbial driver's seat. Bec
-1 this, Meyer will reduce the
-1 sity of practices this week.
"We will lighten up; ba
it's a one-game season,"
said. "We outhit [LSU], anc
one of [the hardest -hitting]
Alligator Staff in the nation. We have t
for all three of UF's touchdowns.
Believe it or not, that was a good thing
After Saturday's performance, teams are
going to have to start focusing heavily on
Tebow in their game plans.
Nobody has had an answer for Tebow
yet, and LSU was actually afraid of Tebow.
When Tebow faked a third-quarter run
Saturday, the entire LSU defense darted
toward the line of scrimmage to try to take
them fresh and on their game
Saturday. I don't believe you do
that with long practices."
The Gators are also in prime
position to make it to Atlanta for
the SEC title game. UF is the only
undefeated team left in the East
Division as contenders Tennessee
and Georgia have each lost a
conference game. The Gators al-
ready hold the
and could boot
S Georgia com-
.- pletely out of the
.-... race by defeat-
Meyer ing them in three
However, UF will have to do
so without defensive tackle Javier
Estopinan. Estopinan, who started
in place of Marcus Thomas the last
two games, has suffered what is
believed to be a season-ending leg
"I'll know more [today], but it's
not good." Meyer said. "He's my
ace on the punting team. I love
down the quarterback. As a result, receiver
Louis Murphy was so wide cop, n ti at M Icver
dubbed the play a "helmet thr. ,- in
Tebow could have taken his helmet off and
still have had time to complete the pass.
But if teams get too worried about
Tebow, look for Leak to get more opportu-
nities to use his palented hop-and-po.int-to-
And who knows? He may even save a
few of those finger points for his talented
Sports I Iuiuay
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2006
Meyer downplays UF's ascent in pol
By LOUIS ANASTASIS
4. Alligator Staff Writer
Urban Meyer calls it "Florida
Nonsense." You can call it national title
The Gators earned a huge boost in
the public-relations department Saturday
as they moved into the No. 2 Associated
UF is ranked No. 3 in the USA Today
Coaches' Poll and suddenly finds itself
in the midst of the national champion-
ship race after bouncing LSU 23-10 in the
Swamp on Saturday.
"I kept hearing, 'Can we stay focused?'
and 'What's down the road?'" Meyer said.
"We never discussed it, [but] I will address
it now. [It's] the Florida Nonsense, the big
school, the Internet nonsense."
So what exactly is Florida Nonsense?
"It's the media. It's the fans," Meyer
said. "It's just like the Notre Dame non-
sense or the USC nonsense."
The Gators (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern
Conference) moved past Auburn which
was upset by unranked Arkansas in
both polls. But the somewhat surprising
development was UF leapfrogging both
West Virginia and Southern California
in the AP poll. All three teams are unde-
feated, but the Trojans have struggled in
consecutive games against Washington
State and Washington, respectively.
Meanwhile, West Virginia has yet to play
a top-25 team.
In reality, it is the Coaches' poll that
truly matters. The initial BCS rankings
will be released after UF plays'Auburn on
Saturday and the coaches poll not the
SEE FOLLOW, PAGE 19
Tim Casey/ Alligator Staff
UF freshman quarterback Tim Tebow listens to instructions from Coach Urban Meyer dur-
ing the LSU game. Sunday, Meyer reiterated his disdain for national title talk.
Tebow, Leak thriving in two-quarterback system
T he idea of a two-quarterback system
has been scoffed at by coaches and
football gurus for years.
Surely, receivers can't develop chemistry
with two quarterbacks.
When you use two quarterbacks, how
can either get into any kind of rhythm?
If you shuffle quarterbacks, won't both
be nervous that any miscue could lead to a
seat on the bench?
Former UF coach Steve Spurrier ran a
two-quarterback system in the late '90s with
But this isn't Jesse Palmer and Doug
This is Chris Leak and Tim Tebow.
This is the experienced senior with ri-
and a knack for the
deep pass and the
true freshman who
runs with reckless
Bryan Jones abandon, making
Bryan Out Loud linebackers and safe-
email@example.com ties look like kickers
Leak and Tebow
aren't battling each other. They are compli-
menting each other.
"It is kind of a unique situation because
they are very different talent-wise," of-
fensive coordinator Dan Mullen said. "The
difference in talent of those two really opens
up some windows within how you package
"They look at all the positives of it."
Just consider this:
If opposing defenses spent a whole week
preparing for Tebow instead of Leak, would
the freshman still be able to come in and the
run ball down their throats?
If Tebow doesn't act as an offensive spark
plug and pick up crucial first downs, does
Leak get a chance to open up the offense and
continue his success?
Mullen said one advantage of using two
quarterbacks is the ability to take one quar-
terback off the field in the middle of a series
and discuss what he needs to do to attack
SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 19
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
UF senior defensive tackle
Marcus Thomas didn't start, but
still starred in the Gators' win
against LSU in his return from a
Thomas, who was reinstated
to the team Thursday after sit-
ting out due to failing a second
drug test, led the Gators' staunch
defense Saturday with eight
"He made a big difference,"
fellow defensive lineman Ray
McDonald said. "Marcus is one
of the emotional leaders on the
defensive line. We really missed
him out these past few games, so
it's great to have him back."
broke up a pass
ted a tackle for
FoOtball loss, pacing a
forced four turnovers and picked
up a safety. UF's Substance
Abuse Committee amended
Thomas' appeal just in time for
the LSU game, though many
speculated he could have sat out
five or six contests.
Thomas sat out the first four
plays of LSU's opening series be-
fore entering on a third-and-4.
HARVIN RETURNS, WYNN SITS:
UF'wide receiver Percy Harvin,
a game-changing freshman who
is coming back from a high left
ankle sprain, caught two passes
for 18 yards. He also ran once for
-Starting tailback DeShawn
Wynn missed all but one play
of the game after suffering a
sprained right knee in UF's win
"He said he could have
maybe got on the field," Coach
Urban Meyer said. "But we
didn't feel like he could perform
at 100 percent."
S2004: Despite leading 21-7 in the second quar-
ter, the No. 12 Gators lose to LSU 24-21. LSU run-
ning back Joseph Addai scored the game-winning
touchdown with 27 seconds. remaining. Two games
later, former coach Ron Zook was fired.
1. UF 4-0
2. Georgia 2-1
3. South Carolina 2-2
4. Tennessee 1-1
5. Kentucky 1-2
6. Vanderbilt 0-3
Today's question: Which is the best Percent (Votes)
remaining undefeated team in college Agreement 69% (400)
football? Shocked 12% (71)
Friday's question: What was your first reac- Didn't care
tion to Marcus Thomas' reinstatement?
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