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VOLUME 101 ISSUE 32
Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida
We Inform. You Decide.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2007
UF 24 E LSU 28
UF's national title hopes dashed after loss
* THE GATORS PICKED UP THEIR SEC-
OND LOSS OF THE SEASON.
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
BATON ROUGE, La. Cancel the
street-flooding celebrations for the
night of Jan. 7, the climbing of light
posts and the massive consumption of
Nix the championship celebration at
The new regime, No. 1 LSU, de-
throned the kings of college football in
an epic power struggle at Death Valley
on Saturday night.
"We feel shocked," UF running back
Kestahn Moore said.
On the same day that former UF
coach Ron Zook led Illinois to its big-
gest win in two decades, the ex-cham-
pion Gators pulled a Zook, blowing
a 10-point fourth-quarter lead to lose
28-24 to the Tigers.
UF fell from No. 9 to No. 13, from 4-1
to 4-2 and from inside the overcrowded
national-title pool to the outside look-
No two-loss team has played for
the national championship in the nine-
year history of the Bowl Championship
"Take the sting and work ex-
tremely hard so you don't have
to experience it again."
The UF football team, unable to
match the basketball team's back-to-
back titles, can hand over the crown
and scepter now.
"Take the sting and work extremely
hard so you don't have to experience
it again," said UF coach Urban Meyer,
who struggled to put his emotions into
words in his postgame press confer-
To steal a Zookism, a play here or
a play there would have changed the
Like if Moore's slippery hands had
stayed glued to the ball with 10 seconds
left in the third quarter.
SEE ATMOSPHERE, PAGE 19
UF coach Urban Meyer watches the LSU Tigers celebrate their win over the Gators on Saturday
night in Baton Rouge, La.
Crist may OK increase
By JESSICA DaSILVA
Alligator Staff Writer
On Friday, Gov. Charlie Crist again
switched his position on increasing tuition
in Florida when he said he would accept
a proposed statewide tuition increase of 5
If approved, the increase which is
about $55 per student would be imple-
mented in January.
Steve Orlando, UF spokesman, said UF
would welcome the increase.
"We've been saying for a long time that
it takes more than we get in tuition to keep
building a great university," Orlando said.
In May, Crist vetoed a 5-percent increase
(right) capped off
UF with a late
The Gators picked
up their second
See story, pg. 18.
proposed by the Florida Legislature.
lie also threatened to veto the Tuition
Differential Program, but with'$l million
in cuts facing the state budget, Crist even-
tually accepted it.
The program will allow
State UF, Florida State University
News and the University of South
Florida to incrementally
raise tuition up to 40 percent
over the next four years.
The Board of Governors, the State
University System's highest governing
body, ignored Crist's veto of the 5-percent
hike and said it would raise tuition at all of
Florida's 11 public universities.
SEE TUITION, PAGE 8
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Joiner's charges dropped
By KORI FREDERICK
Charges against UF senior football
player Earl A. "Tony" Joiner were dropped
Friday morning, ending weeklong specula-
tion on Joiner's participation in Saturday's
State Attorney's Office spokesman
Spencer Mann said the office reviewed the
Gainesville Police Department case report,
contacted the victim and filed a no-info
- meaning the charge is dropped and the
case is dosed Friday morning.
UF head coach Urban Meyer initially
did not say whether the starting safety
would play in the game against LSU. The
university's sports information department
commented on the situation through a
Meyer said in the press release that
Joiner's actions did not demonstrate lead-
*A jet service that
will offer flights to
smaller cities, in-
and Boca Raton,
has opened a
new base in
See story, pg. 4.
Joiner did not start against LSU; fresh-
man Major Wright started in his place. Still,
Joiner did play in Saturday's game.
Joiner was arrested
early Tuesday morning
for attempting to re-
trieve his girlfriend's car
From Watson's Towing,
where it was being held
Mann said Stan
Forron, the property
Joiner owner of the lot, is ada-
mant that he suffered no loss or damage
and therefore the State Attorney's Office
cannot sustain a criminal charge.
Mann said he feels GPD responded in an
appropriate manner to the incident.
While Mann had indicated his office
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coinciding with the fast of
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The Jewish Law Student
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law. The forum is open to
Rion Ballroom, 7 p.m. to mid-
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After losing arm, gardener continues caring for lilies
By APRIL DUDASH
As shoots of blue bamboo wave outside
his office window, Don Goodman sits at his
desk and pets his daughter's pug puppy
with his left arm.
He lost his right arm five years ago to
a 400-pound alligator named Mojo while
cleaning a Victoria water lily pond.
Goodman, the director and founder of
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens off Archer
Road, was removing gray-green mats of
algae from the pond when the 11-foot alliga-
tor launched out of the water and snapped
onto his arm.
However, the accident has not deterred
him from caring for one of his favorite
plants, which became the largest water lily
in the U.S. in mid-August.
Goodman said the leaves of the record-
breaking Victoria water lily measure 7 feet
The Victoria water platter, the world's
largest water lily, has been one of Kanapaha's
signature plants for 20 years.
Goodman said it's one of his favorite
plants because of its unique qualities. New
leaves, which look like spiny gloves, unroll
and grow to look like big-rimmed platters.
Out of about 80 pea-sized seeds they ger-
minated in February, two survived.
"One's just a shrimp," Goodman said.
However, the other plant beat the U.S.
"It's just the luck bf the draw," he said.
Goodman tends to the Victorias about
once a week during the summer to remove
dead leaves from the pond and to spread
"We really pamper ours," he said.
During the winter, the leaves will gradu-
ally get smaller until the plants are killed by
cold weather, he said.
"It will be gone in two months,"
Goodman said. "It will be gone for good."
It produces huge white flowers that look
like magnolias. In 36 hours, the flowers turn
pink and maroon before submerging back
into the water.
"This is in a class by itself," Goodman
said. "It's one of the Earth's truly spectacu-
Goodman said he has maintained the
Victorias for so long that doing it one-hand-
ed is no problem at all.
Using one hand has been a skill he's
worked on for five years since the accident.
The alligator was a regular to the pond.
The Kanapaha workers had always kept an
eye on him.
"We never had any reason to think he
was a problem," Goodman said.
While Goodman took a lunch break,
Mojo moved from his regular spot by the
waterfall to the pond where Goodman was
cleaning moments before.
Goodman said when he came back he
.walked right into him.
However, Goodman said the alligator did
not throw him into a panic.
"It was a moment of complete clarity,"
Even as Mojo attempted to yank him
under the murky water, Goodman said he
felt no pain.
"The only thing in my head was
getting free from that alligator."
director and founder of
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
"The only thing in my head was getting
free from that alligator," he said.
Goodman said that while the alligator
was rolling, it was twisting his arm off.
Suddenly, all that connected Goodman to
the alligator was a white tendon.
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Don Goodman, director and founder of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, poses in front of
Victoria water lilies at the water garden Friday afternoon.
Goodman said it wasn't a matter of "one
arm or two, but dead or alive."
"Time becomes almost meaningless at
that point," he said.
Snapping the tendon, Goodman ran
up the pond bank away from the alliga-
tor and was quickly transported to Shands
Mojo was killed and the arm was re-
trieved from his stomach. It was unsalvage-
To this day, Goodman said he can feel the
pain of every finger in his phantom limb.
However, he still has the utmost respect
Goodman has gone through several trials
like this one since he and his wife started
Kanapaha in 1978.
They both graduated from UF with doc-
torates in zoology. At first, they began their
gardening adventures with a nursery.
"Most people don't take very good care
of their plants," Goodman said. "We didn't
like that aspect of it."
When they started the botanical gardens,
they weren't open to the public.
In order to pay for their gardening proj-
ects, Goodman said he and his wife worked
part time in SFCC's biology programs. They
didn't receive income from the gardens for
about 10 years.
Goodman said it's been a trial-and-er-
ror process to find plants that will live in
Gainesville's climate, which is too hot-for
some plants and too cold for others.
"We've blazed our own trail here," he
said. "We have had to find our way in an
It opened to the public in October 1987.
Kanapaha now receives about 40,000 visi-
tors a year. About half of those are tourists.
"We're not Disney World and we don't
try to be," Goodman said.
He said gardening in Gainesville has
been conservative in the past. Gardeners
would always plant the same species in their
yards. Recently, that mindset has changed.
"There's just been a tremendous renais-
sance in plant cultivation," he said.
One person stuck in elevator after on-campus power outage
* A POWER LINE WAS HIT.
By ILEANA MORALES
Five UF buildings were left
without power Friday afternoon
after lightning knocked out a
main power line, according to a
Steve Orlando, the spokesman,
said the Florida Gym, Williamson
Hall, Weimer Hall, the Constans
Theatre and McCarty halls were
without power for more than an
One person was stuck in an
elevator for about an hour in one was or whether he or she was a of Gainesville lost power, UF
of the McCarty buildings before student. buildings usually would not be
University Police UPD could not be reached for affected.
On Department officers comment by press time. The situation resulted in some
CampUS helped the person Because most of UF's utilities canceled classes as well, Orlando
get out of the eleva- are underground, it was unusual said.
tor, Orlando said. for these buildings to lose power, Still, Orlando said, UF is not
Orlando added he wasn't sure Orlando said. looking to add other sources of
who the person in the elevator He added that even if the city back-up power.
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Writer speaks on Katrina
By HILARY LEHMAN
More than two years after Hurricane
Katrina, a Saturday conference in the Reitz
Union's Rion Ballroom emphasized the
need for continued work in New Orleans.
The conference, "New Orleans: The City
the World Forgot," featured a best-selling
author, a captain for the New Orleans Police
Department and a UF student researcher.
All the speakers discussed the need for New
Orleans to remain a topic of public discus-
Chris Rose, a New Orleans-based news-
paper columnist, was the main speaker for
the event. His book about his experiences in
the aftermath of the hurricane, "1'Dead in
Attic: After Katrina," was nominated for a
Pulitzer Prize in 2006.
'After Katrina, Rose said, he went from
being an entertainment writer to writing
about the effects of a natural disaster almost
"My beat became just living in New
Orleans, living in an unlivable city," he said.
Rose said he feels like events such as the
one hosted at UF are filled with people who
already care about the issues at hand, not the
people who need to hear his message most.
"What I really want to do is go down to
the street comers and shout at people about
what's happening in New Orleans and
-Mississippi," he said.
Casey Anderson, a UF English senior and
former Alligator staff member, spoke about
a research project in which he sent out more
than 200 surveys to Louisiana and federal
officials asking them to rate planning and
communication after Katrina.
After receiving 80 surveys back, he said
he found miscommunication led to waste of
resources necessary to preserve life.
Rose spoke about the continued need for
federal assistance for improved levee sys-
tems in New Orleans as well as the everyday
struggles faced by the people who choose to
remain in the city.
"What I really want to do is go
down to the street corners and
shout at people about what's -
happening in New Orleans and
New Orleans-based newspaper columnist
Many outsiders have a simplistic view
of today's New Orleans, Rose said. Some
people think the Ninth Ward is still un-
derwater, and others see a street musician
playing the trumpet and think everything
is fine, he said.
Sheila Dickison, associate dean for
academic affairs in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences, said the event ran on a
"shoestring" budget, but she wouldn't give
the exact cost.
Jet service opens base
By KATIE GALLAGHER
Wind and rain Friday couldn't stop
DayJet, a jet service, from opening its new
base in Gainesville on Friday.
DayJet, which is aimed at business
travelers, is "per-seat (and) on-demand,"
meaning passengers schedule their own
flight times but pay for seats instead of
renting a whole jet.
Traver Gruen-Kennedy, vice president
of strategic operations, said DayJet chose
to expand in places that have potential
for growth but aren't easily accessed by
"If the town is big enough to have
scheduled service, it's too big a town for
us," he said.
DayJet is also opening ports in
Tallahassee, Lakeland, Pensacola and
Boca Raton, but about 75 different air-
ports are available to those who rent
the whole jet. The planes travel only in
Florida, southern Georgia, Alabama and
Ed lacobucci, company president and
CEO, said DayJet would bring between
30 and 40 jobs to Gainesville but some of
those are being filled from out of state.
Prices range from $260 to $996 per
seat and are based on the customer's flex-
ibility, said E.J. Wojtowicz, sales manager.
A customer who can leave at any time of
day will have a cheaper fare than some-
one who needs to leave at a specified
Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan said at an
opening ceremony that she thought the
prices were reasonable for business trav-
elers. Hanrahan also does consulting.
"In many cases this would be a better
deal for my consulting clients rather than
paying me my hourly rate to travel to
Pensacola or Tallahassee,"
Local she said.
News The jets are Eclipse 500s,
ews_ which pilot Ron Brown
said are the world's first
certified very light jets. About the size of
a mini-van inside, each jet has seating for
two pilots and three passengers.
Brown said each one holds 227 gallons
of fuel, which take it about 1,000 miles
- about 4.4 miles per gallon.
"It's kind of a revolutionary little air-
plane," he said.
After the ribbon-cutting ceremony
at the airport, Hanrahan and other lo-
cal leaders took a 20-minute flight over
"It feels just like being in a large SUV,"
said Hanrahan, who said the ride was
smooth despite the storm.
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6, ALLIGATOR U MONDAY, OCTOBER 8,2007
Crist changes mind on
W ell, well, well. It seems Gov. Charlie Crist has fi-
nally come around to our side. Not willingly, of
course. That would be crazy talk.
But this is the second time in recent months that Charlie
has changed his mind on matters of college tuition. The
first was when he decided to permit the Tuition Differential
Program to be put into place, and now he has decided to
allow a 5-percent tuition increase, which will go into effect
He's almost ready to join the ranks of flip-floppers such
as Sen. John Kerry and former Gov. Mitt Romney. Could a
presidential run be in the works for Charlie, too?
We wish we could say Crist decided to change his stance
because he realized how much Florida's colleges need the
money. Unfortunately, the tuition increase came about be-
cause of the drastic budget cuts affecting our universities.
And next year's budget isn't looking so good either. So now,
instead of the state paying for its public colleges and univer-
sities, students get to foot the bill. It hasn't been decided if
Bright Futures will cover the increase.
Now, students at UF and Florida's other public univer-
sities will have to pay about $55 more per semester each.
Community college students will pay about $30 more per
Florida still has the lowest university tuition in the nation.
It's going to take more than a 5-percent increase to bring us
up to a nationally competitive level.
Crist keeps saying how important Florida's universities
are hell, he even took time out of his busy bill-signing
schedule to introduce the Florida State University Seminoles'
starting lineup for Saturday's game. Now he needs to back it
up. Crist, start leaving your flip-flops by your tanning bed or
solar-heated pool, and keep them out of the office.
Football > Law
Something seems a little
Tony Joiner at-
tempted to take his girl-
friend's car from Watson's
Towing's yard. A driver
called the Gainesville Police
Department to report the
incident. Joiner was arrested
and charged with a felony.
Head coach Urban Meyer
said Joiner would not play.
Florida Today reported
that people at the towing
company received death
threats, presumably because
some people really wanted
Joiner to play in Saturday's
game against Louisiana
State University. Charges
were dropped by Watson's
Towing, and Stan Forron, the
property manager, insisted
the whole thing was just a
result of miscommunication.
Joinerplayed in Saturday's
Does this make anyone
else say, "Hmm"?
We can't help but think
if this had happened to any-
one who isn't a star athlete,
the case would have stood.
If it had been anyone else,
we're pretty sure the charges
wouldn't have been dropped
because of miscommunica-
'tion. Justice and the law are
supposed to be blind, but this
is just another incident prov-
ing they aren't.
It's a scary thought that
local companies treat local ce-
lebrities differently. Is it more
important to pursue the law
or for the Gators to win?
It doesn't seem like
anyone's plans worked out
because in this case, at least,
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Last week's news
f all news is bad and no news is fake, then wouldn't that
make all fake news good? I don't see why not. And so, I
bring you good, fake news: a week in review.
But first, let me remind you about an important fed-.
eral holiday. Today is Columbus Day, a time when Native
Americans everywhere proudly celebrate the heritage of
Wednesday in Washington, D.C., President Bush
vetoed a bill that would have given health care to 4 mil-
lion uninsured children. It would have been financed by
increasing the federal tax on tobacco.
To quiet his critics, the president encouraged legislation
that would give health care to millions of smokers by
taxing children's allowances. The program is tentatively
called "No Child Left."
Elsewhere, Idaho Sen. Larry Craig will still be inducted
into the Idaho Hall of Fame next week, despite pleading
guilty to disorderly conduct after an airport bathroom sex
sting in June.
Others to be inducted into the hall of fame include the
person who pioneered the "I-da-ho, no, you-da-ho" joke, as
well as someone else who should totally not be inducted into
the Idaho Hall of Fame.
In international news, the leaders of North Korea and
South Korea announced Thursday that they will seek to for-
mally end the war between their countries, which has been
going on since the 1950s. A few days earlier, North Korea
agreed to disable its nuclear weapons facilities under the
guidance of the United States.
In a related story, Tommy Chong was outed Friday as a
CIA operative working in East Asia.
Now, news from the entertainment industry: A 30-year-
old single mother from Minnesota was ordered by a federal
jury Thursday to pay six record companies a total of $220,000
for copyright infringement in a landmark case for the record-
In addition, the jury ordered her
to pay $10 million in punitive dam-
ages, citing "the defendant's embar-
rassingly poor taste in music."
Among the songs cited in the
case was Destiny's Child's "Bills,
Vincent Massaro Bills, Bills."
firstname.lastname@example.org The song's lyrics include, "Can
you pay my telephone bills? Can
you pay my automo'bills?"
However, at no time is the question asked, "Can you pay
my legal fees? I have no money please, please."
In other news, critically acclaimed actress Pamela
Anderson married Rick Salomon on Saturday night in Las
Vegas. Salomon is best known for making a sex tape with
Paris Hilton, who is also a critically acclaimed actress.
Anderson said, "With Rick's cinematography and my act-
ing, we're going to blow the competition [away]."
And now for what's happening at UF: In what was one of
the biggest surprises in recent Student Government history,
the blue T-shirt party failed to win all 45 Student Senate seats
it slated for during last week's election, settling for a disap-
pointing 44 seats.
Students from the blue T-shirt party protested the results
Thursday and Friday, claiming voter fraud and demanding
Lastly, in sports, the UF football team lost Saturday for
the second consecutive week, even with Gators safety and
ex-team captain Tony Joiner on the field. The Gators are now
4-2 overall and 2-2 in the Southeastern Conference.
They came so dose, and they thought they could get
away with it.
But this wasn't like stealing your girlfriend's car from a
Vincent Massaro is a senior majoring in journalism. His
column appears on Mondays.
The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator.
Today's question: Should charg- Friday's question: Do you think
es have been dropped against the Gators will beat the Tigers in
Tony Joiner? Saturday's football game?
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2007 ALLIGATOR, 7
Letters to the Editor
Dropped charges set poor example
Everyone is to be excused for believ-
ing that the Gators football program ex-
isted within the broader UF community.
The Tony Joiner incident has demonstrated
the reverse: The UF community falls within
jurisdiction of the Gators football program.
What is good for the program trumps what
is good for the greater community.
Meyer's statement that Joiner would not
play if felony charges were not dropped or
reduced is not a tough position taken by a
team coach, but rather a subtle threat issued
by the chief executive of the program. "Hey,
GPD and Watson's Towing, Joiner won't
play this weekend if you don't get with the
program. It's on you," he seemed to say.
Nice leadership. By the way, where is
the voice of the UF administration? Joiner's
actions may have been by more of a moron
than a felon, but the lesson for local power
politics will certainly not be lost on the
UF graduate student
Classes for learning, not socializing
One of the things that has been driv-
ing me nuts this semester is the seemingly
complete lack of manners presented by
a few students in our lecture halls. What
should you do when your instructor starts
to speak? Shut up and listen, right? I didn't
show up to listen to you chatting with your
girlfriends.about how lame a lecture video
was or your thoughts about yesterday's test
.in a completely different course.
You may be chatting quietly, but I can
still hear you perfectly well because I am
only five feet away from you. You are not
only disturbing me but everybody within
Nobody wants to tell you to shut up be-
cause that would cause further disruption,
and we all think you are an insensitive jerk.
Do everybody a favor: Act like you are at
UF, not at the movies, and pay attention to
the class you spent several hundred dollars
to attend. If you aren't capable of handling
that, stay home.
20 years old, and many of them made only
their sixth collegiate start (all too many their
sixth collegiate game) and, despite that, for
50 minutes they dominated the No. 1 team
in the nation in a very hostile venue.
The fact that, in the end, they fell just a
bit short is not something to find fault with
but to respect, appreciate and honor it
shows the level of talent, ability and heart
they must have to play that well against an
experienced No.1-ranked team in an away
I look at this team and think how good
the players will be by the end of the season
and just how frighteningly good they will
be by next season with a full year's experi-
ence under their belts. I hope everyone out
there remembers this, especially those who
see them on campus day to day, and thanks
them for doing an amazing job against some
pretty heavy odds.
Nicholas Bretagna II
E 0 0
Gators team will be great by next year
I just want to say that while, like any-
one else, I was disappointed by the loss to
Louisiana State University, I want to com-
mend each and every one of the players for
an impressive show I think many people
forget that these kids are mostly 18, 19 and
* 0 N
Global warming needs political priority
As the Arctic ice cap melts at an alarm-
ing rate and the biggest recent headlines are
about global warming, it's easy to think that
the issue would be moving its way rapidly
up the policy priority ladder for govern-
ments (notably ours) to slam the brakes on
a catastrophe. Just read this week's Time
Magazine, and you'll see that what's turning
governments' heads toward the North isn't
the glaring nightmare of a global climate
shift, but rather the almighty dollar.
Chances are, you have already heard the
news about the dispute over sovereignty in
the North Pole. It is nonetheless difficult
to fathom that the commerce and shipping
industry and prominent foreign policy of-
ficials such as Sen. Joe Biden are get this
- reveling at the melting of the ice. At last
the yellow brick road appears: The centuries-
awaited Northwest Passage, which would
cut shipping times and costs dramatically,
is opening up before us. What's more, as the
ice melts, resources and more resources lie in
abundance, ripe for exploitation. It's a new
Arctic gold rush, to be sure.
Meanwhile, droughts intensify, mon-
soons inundate southern Asia and it's dif-
ficult to escape that feeling that the weather
hasn't been like this before. By putting
global warming on the back burner in favor
of yet another economic rush, it's difficult to
sit easily with our national priorities. Maybe
Washington, D.C., won't wake up until the
White House becomes a beachfront villa by
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Elections Commission issues $75 fine to Gator Party
The party faced five complaints
By DEVIN CULCLASURE
Student Government's Gator Party was
fined $75 Sunday for an election violation dur-
ing an Elections Commission hearing.
The commission found the Gator Party
guilty in two of five complaints, each filed by
the Progress Party. That organization opposed
the Gator Party in last week's SG election.
One charge stated that the Gator Party's
campaign T-shirt violated election rules by not
featuring the phrase "Paid Pol. Ad."
The commission found the Gator Party at
fault and assessed the $75 fine.
The Gator Party was also found guilty of
positioning a campaign table within 50 feet of
the Matherly Hall polling location.
The commission issued a warning against
repeating the act in future elections.
The Gator Party was cleared in three other
charges alleging its candidates campaigned
too dose to polling loca-
Government Mike Fetto, the Gator
Party candidate who lost
his seat to the Progress Party's sole victor, Ben
Cavataro, was accused of campaigning too
dose to the voting booths.
The commission ruled that there was not
enough evidence to prove he was actually
The commission came to a similar ruling
when it conduded there was not enough evi-
dence to prove Joshua Richard, a Gator candi-
date who won a seat representing District C,
illegally campaigned at the Hume Hall polling
The commission again cited a lack of evi-
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Reggaeton, salsa music fire up crowd at sold-out show
* HISPANIC HERITAGE
MONTH HELD THE SHOW.
By ILEANA MORALES
The audience in the Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts on
Friday night wiggled and shook
their hips to salsa and Reggaeton
music in celebration of Hispanic
The concert, organized by the
Hispanic Student .Association's
committee for Hispanic Heritage
Month, featured Umoja Orchestra,
Los Primeros, Puerto Rican Power
The concert cost a little more than
Hispanic Heritage Month 2007,
Student Government Productions
and Volunteers for International
Student Affairs funded the event.
"This reunites all
Hispanics. It doesn't
matter where we're from."
Buchholz High School senior
People waited in line in the rain
more than an hour before tickets
were available to be picked up.
Jesse B. Wright, executive director of
Hispanic Heritage Month 2007, said
the show was sold out.
"This year, our mission was to
create an unparalleled Hispanic
Heritage Month," Wright said. "This
concert helped instill that."
Umoja Orchestra and Los
Primeros were the first two acts
of the concert leading up to the
main acts, Puerto Rican Power and
When Puerto Rican Power per-
formed, almost the entire audience
was out of their seats and dancing
Ashley Alvarez, a senior at
Buchholz High School, danced
along with the rest of the audience
at the event.
She said the concert helped her
connect with the Hispanic com-
"I'm glad it's free and we're able
to have more culture available to
us," Alvarez said. "This reunites all
Hispanics. It doesn't matter where
Joiner sees playing time Saturday
Crist previously vetoed tuition hike
TUITION, from Page 1
The board also joined former Florida Sen.
Bob Graham in suing the Legislature for tu-
ition-setting power. A circuit judge will rule
on the lawsuit by December.
Orlando said the extra funding from a 5-
percent increase could help UF better itself in
comparison with other schools.
"When you look at the US News
rankings, (UF's slip) is not necessarily be-
cause we're getting worse, but the other
schools aren't standing still," he said.
meeting the increase
would be difficult, be-
cause there has never been
a tuition increase in the
middle of the academic
"It's going to be a lo-
Cist gistical challenge, that's
for sure," Orlando said.
Alligator Writer Devin Culclasure contrib-
uted to this report.
CHARGES, from Page 1
would not expedite Joiner's case, he
said he was forced to change speed be-
cause he had sports media contacting
him every day and it was distracting
from other cases.
He said some people were calling
him three or four times a day.
"It was taking time away from a
murder trial," he said. "We had to
change our time frame because it was
impacting business with far greater
Mann wasn't the only one to receive
calls about Joiner's case.
Florida Today reported that Forron
received more than 200 calls from
Gators fans about Joiner, including
more than a dozen death threats.
Forron said Mann got in touch with
him Thursday about the charges.
"I told him there was no reason for
the charges to be there," Forron said.
Whether Joiner got to
Local play in Saturday's game
News was the coach's call, he
"That has nothing to do with it,"
Forron said. "The towing company got
paid. Him playing or not has nothing
to do with the charges being dropped. I
wish the young man all the luck in the
world, but that wasn't what this was
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Single quiet prof/serious Grad student only.
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Lease Now/Aug 372-3826
5BR/2BA Near UF $1295/mo
4BR/4BA Univ. Terr. $1525/mo
2BR/2BA Townhouse $850/mo
30 + Properties Available!
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dishwasher, W/D, ceiling fans, close to UF
and shopping. NS $650/mo + $650 security
deposit. Call 374-7175 10-12-07-20-2
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Across street from UF law school. 1 blk from
stadium. Henry 352-216-8806 or 352-622-
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October only $295
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LIGHT AND AIRY 3/2 HOME IN
SPRINGTREE OFF 39TH AVE. Fenced
yard, covered patio, garage. Close to shop-
ping,-schools, YMCA. $1100/Mo + S.D. 2818
NW 39th PI avail now. 352-538-9829 10-
1116 SW2nd Ave. Walk to campus. No Dogs.
Available now. Call 352-337-9600 10-9-07-
1BR apt. $525/mo quiet area, green space,
trees, pvt patio, near UF, bus line, parking,
spacious, adorable kitchen, CHA, carpeted,
fans, no dogs, 1825 NW 10th St, Seeking
calm, quiet, stable mature tenant. 376-0080
Luxury Condo for Rent in Las Pampas
2 BR 2 Bath, washer/dryer, Comm. Pool
on bus line 8. $900 a month, for pictures
www.AndreeRealty.com or call
Fred R. Andree 352-375-2900 10-9-07-10-2
WALK TO UF, 3 BR 1 bath HOUSE
3 blocks North UF, 322 NW 15th Terr
hardwood floors, 1 window A/C per BR
Fred R. Andree 352-375-2900 10-9-07-10-2
Large room in NW home. Great neighbor-
hood. $450/mo includes utils., DSL, DVR,
no petsl Prefer Mature, Responsible, non
smoker, Prof/Grad student. Available 10/15
(Flexible). Call Scott 335-8209. 10-11-07-
BRAND NEW APTS
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$1000/mo. Call 352-317-0228 10-29-07-
Il For Rent
SPACIOUS DOWNTOWN HOUSE!
4BR 2BA, w/2 kitchens, parquet floors, fire-
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$1095/rent, 1525 NE 6th Terrace
Carl Turlington Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
CASABLANCA WEST! 3BR 2.5BA TH,
Porch, W/D hookups, pool, $895/rent
2735 SW 35th Place #201
Carl Turllngton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
BIKE TO CAMPUS Private 2BR duplex,
Ceramic tile, large fenced yard, $625/rent
3801 SW 17th Place
Carl Turlinton Real Estate, Inc. 372-9525
NW 39th Ave 2BR/2BA
Gated patio, trees. Garbage & part utils paid.
Convenient, good neighborhood. $615-$630.
-373-8310, 219-3937 10-9-5-2
Spacious 2000 sq ft home in Blues Creek.
3BR/2BA/2CG, AC, fans, yrd serve incl. Pool,
appliances, sec sys, internet hkup, UF bus
rte, Huge MBR $1250/m, F/L,/S 7953 NW
48th Way. Call 954-805-7827, 561-912-6223
U For Rent
3BR/2BA home on Lake Santa Fe
4BR/3BA home, Clay County Schools
in Keytstone $1100/mo
3BR/2BA Clay County Schools, New
construction home $1100/mo
3BR/2BA home, near the Schools
in Keystone $950/mo
3BR/2BA MH, Clay County in
1BR/1BA Lake Brooklyn cottage in
2BR/1 BA Clay County Apartment
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1 BR/1 BA cottage, Clay County,
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Rec Center. $400/mo includes utils also
free cable & wireless internet. Lots of buses
passing by. Call 352-262-6912 10-11-13-3
1BR/1BA, Great Location! All amenities inc,
W/D included! Facing wooded area, pets
welcome. NO DEPOSIT, NO REDEC FEE!
$35 app fee and $300 neg transfer fee. Call
352-256-9093 Candy. 10-8-07-10-3
Furn apt, close to UF, great amenities.
Available 1/08-8/08. I will pay any move-in
fees. Contact Sarah at 941-321-0680 10-
M/F needed to move into spacious 3B/B
ASAP. $391.66/mo + util. Exceptional ameni-
ties: 3 pools, bball, vball, raquetball, FREE
tanning & more! Vaulted ceilings, w/d, w/in
closet, 2 bus routes (9 & 35) Less than 2mi
to UF. Call Katie 561-676-9699 NOW! 10-
The Estates(poolside)$565 Ibd/1ba in 4/4-
All inclusive.Amazing roommates,pools,and
fitness centers.Avail.now(female)lease ends
July 08. Kari 352-219-0839 10-12-5-3
Studio 5 blocks to campus, walk to class
& the bars! Sublease for Spring and
Summer08. $599/month newly renovated w/
full kitchen living room bedroom & bath Call
for more info: 941-626-0782. 10-19-10-3
Roommate Matching HERE
Oxford Manor 377-2777
The Landings 336-3838
The Laurels 335-4455
Hidden Lake 374-3866
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 12-5-71-4
Female roommate needed 1BR for 4/2.5
new townhouse, 10 min away from UF by
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Roommate needed M/F. Available 10/1/07.
Share a 4BR/3BA, 1700+ sq ft house w/wood
flooring, washer/dryer. Call 305-479-5075 for
info. Off of University & 34th St. 10-12-15-4
Rooms for Rent in Nice NW Home. $400. 2-3
m to university and santa fe. Near bus route.
W/D. Inetemet/Cable included. Call 352-262-
Looking for 2 quiet, mature grad students or
professionals to rent in a 3/2 home on NW
34th Street. 4 mi to UF or SFCC. Backyard
overlooks creek. $500/mo + 1/3 utils. W/D,
DW, walk-in closets. Call 352-262-2440.
2 college students needed to fill rooms in
house off of NW16th and 34th. $595/mo inci
all utilities. 2 story, 2500 sq ft fenced yard.
Immediate occupancy. Call Michael 904-502-
7733 or Michelle 904-707-5225 10-26-20-4
Male, student, furnished efficiency on side
of private home for one person. Close to UF.
Male grad student preferred. No pets, clean,
safe. Patio, cable, $500/mo w/utils incl Lease/
deposit. 378-2016 10-12-9-4
F wanted to share 2/2 townhouse at
Rockwood Villas. W/D,tennis/vball
courts,pool,wifi internet,cable,unlimited park-
ing right behind Oaks Mall. Fully furnished
$500 including utilities. 786-556-0137 10-
Spacious BR in 2BR/2BA townhome.
Computer room, vaulted ceilings, large
living room, near vet school & UF. All ame-
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ethernet access. Call Sebastian 352-874-
8905 or Flo 1-352-357-9695 10-31-19-4
NS female to share 2/2 condo in Treehouse
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fully furnished (except BR) WD, Fitness
center, pools. Avail. 10/14/07. $450 + 1/2
until. + dep. 321-266-7069/ 321-213-5059
Female roommate needed for 2/2 at
Gainesville Place Apartments. Utilities in-
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room. Shuttle bus to UF within complex. Call
(863) 944-1588 for details. 10.-25-15-4
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368-4498 email@example.com .10-19-10-4
Excellent condition 1BR/1BA avail in a.3BR/
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12 PI. $398 Gilchristforsale.com 352-317-
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BED FULL SIZE $85 ORTHOPEDIC
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in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352-
MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $375
Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must
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BED KING $170 PILLOWTOP
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CHERRY SLEIGH BED solid with Pillowtop
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BEDROOM SET. 7pc Cherry, Queen/ king
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avail. Dovetail const. New, in boxes. Can de-
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DINING ROOM Beautiful cherry set w/table,
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still in boxes. Retail $5200, sacrifice $1100.
Must sell. Can deliver. 352-372-8588 12-
FUTON Solid oak mission-style frame w/
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DINETTE SET 5pc $85 Brand new in box.
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BEDROOM SET- $300 BRAND NEW
Still in boxes! 6 pieces include: Headboard,
2 Nightstands, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must
sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 12-5-71-6
FUTOI. $60 Solid Oak Mission Style. With
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Pool Table Gorgeous 8" All wood table.
Leather pockets, Italian 1" slate, carved legs.
Brand new still in crate. MUST SELL Retail
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Hot Tub/Spa $1295 Brand New Loaded!
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Joiner comes off bench after felony charges dropped
By NICK ZACCARDI
Alligator Staff Writer
BATON ROUGE, La. A long,
eventful week for UF safety Tony
Joiner ended like almost nothing
had changed at all.
Joiner did not start but played
nearly the entire game in UF's 28-
24 loss to LSU on Saturday night
after 'state prosecutors dropped
felony burglary charges against
His story was a subplot in a
Southeastern Conference show-
down between the No. 1 Tigers
and No. 9 Gators, perhaps the
biggest game in the country so far.
Dorian Munroe started in place of
Joiner, who made an uncharacter-
istic appearance on UF's kickoff
return team to start the game.
That special teams cameo was
likely part of Joiner's in-house
"He will pay a heavy price for
his behavior internally for the next
four weeks," Coach Urban Meyer
said in a statement released on
Joiner was arrested early
Tuesday morning for trying to
drive his girlfriend's car out of an
impound lot before paying a $76
Meyer said he was more angry
about Joiner being out at 4 a.m.
than the incident itself.
"He knows that the head foot-
ball coach at Florida that he's very
close with is about as disappointed
in him as I've
"Not even the
legal part, just
Joiner, a vocal
Joiner leader of the
stripped of his captaincy, and the
demotion seemed to weigh heavily
on the senior.
As UF's three remaining cap-
tains gathered at midfield before
kickoff, Joiner stood alone on the
45-yard line, orange helmet in his
left hand, gazing intently at the
scene before him.
Joiner came in on LSU's second
drive with 9:11 left in the first quar-
ter and combined with cornerback
Wondy Pierre-Louis for a tackle on
his first defensive play.
LSU quarterback Matt Flynn
went 8 of 15 in the first half for
92 yards, but he did not have any
completions totaling more than 20
yards through 30 minutes, a testa-
ment to the coverage by Joiner and
free safety Major Wright.
Despite his solid play in the
loss, Joiner will be remembered
more for Tuesday's actions at
Watson's Towing than Saturday's
performance at Tiger Stadium.
The owner of the impound lot,
Stan Forron, received more than
200 threatening phone calls, ac-
cording to Florida Today.
The report stated that
Forron received more than a
dozen death threats in addi-
tion to some bomb threats.
Forron said the incident was a mis-
understanding and requested that
the charges be dropped.
Joiner was unavail-
able to the media all week.
He missed practice on Tuesday but
returned the following day before
traveling with the team to Baton
UF's final hopes extinguished as Tebow's Hail Mary pass batted down
FOOTBALL, from page 18
leaving UF less time to make a potential
"It was a third down and three, I believe
it was, and the defense was out there," said
Meyer of using the one timeout. "I wanted
to rest them a minute, and I knew we
wouldn't probably have the. ability to use
three and also save some time on the clock
for the offense to go down and try to have an
opportunity to win the game."
Tebow heaved a Hail Mary from the LSU
46-yard line as time expired, but LSU de-
fenders batted it down in the.
While the Gators have lost
Football all probable hope at defend-
ing their national title, it is still
possible to represent the East Division in the
SEC Title game.
"(LSU is) going to be there, and that's
our goal to get there," Tebow said. "We
can still make it to Atlanta and win the SEC
Championship. We have to still believe in
each other and the coaches and fight the rest
of the season."
OUT LOUD, from page 18
It's all about big plays.
Last season, the Gators allowed
teams to dink and dunk on them but
were successful because they constant-
ly came up with sacks to put opposing
offenses in horrible down and distance
situations. They also forced plenty of
turnovers and had an eraser of a safety
who could play the role of two men in
the deinsive backfield.
The Gators forced one turnover (if
you can consider an open receiver mis-
handling a pass into Joe Haden's arms
to be "forcing" a turnover) and came
up with a grand total of zero sacks
But even with that, UF still wins the
game if not for two late turnovers.
The Gators were driving with a
10-point lead late in the third quarter
when running back. Kestahn Moore
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fumbled, giving the ball and all the
momentum to LSU.
While LSU didn't capitalize with
points on the ensuing drive, Moore's
fumble was the key play in the Tigers'
The fumble changed everything,
and a mental mistake by the Gators
shortly after, blasted things wide
Tebow's pass bounced off tight end
Cornelius Ingram's helmet and into
the hands of an LSU defender. The
quarterback was trying to complete a
pass to a receiver behind Ingram, but
according to Tebow, the tight end ran
the wrong route and got in the way.
The Gators' loss had nothing to do
with talent and especially nothing to
do with effort.
As UF fans learned last season, great
teams always seem to find breaks.
Unfortunately for the Gators on
Saturday, that team turned out to be
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FOLLOW, from page 18
In Meyer's three seasons at UF, the Gators
had never experienced back-to-back defeats.
Prior to Saturday, the coach hadn't lost two-
straight games since 2002, when he was head
coach at Bowling Green.
"I made a comment about the soul of a
man, and there's some pretty good men on our
football team with strong souls," Meyer said.
"That's what I found out. I'm glad I did find
that out, because the future of Florida football
Moore said the Gators will take the bye
week to pull together mentally and prepare
for their matchup against No. 17 Kentucky on
Despite the losses, UF's season is far from
"We feel like we'll see [LSU] ...
again in Atlanta."
UF running back
If the Gators win the remainder of their SEC
games, they will play in the conference champi-
onship game unless Tennessee also wins all of
its remaining conference matches.
"We got this bye week to regroup, and we
got to go out there," Moore said. "We feel like
we'll see [LSU] ... again in Atlanta."
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Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 F 0 UF
UF 3 14 7 0 24 Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
LSU 0 7 7 14 28 Moore, K. 12 79 0 79 0 17 6.6
Tebow, T. 16 75 8 67 1 21 4.2
Scoring summary Harvin, P. 3 11 0 11 0 6 3.7
11:19 UF Ijjas, 31 yd. field goal, 10-47 3:41 Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Second quarter Tebow, T. 26-12 158 2 1
13:45 UF Moore, 2 yd pass from Tebow (WIas kick), 12-77 7:03
06:08 LS Perrilloux I yd run (Ijas kick), 16-80 7:37 Receiving NO YDS TD LG
02:23 UF Tebow 9 yd run (WIas kick), 10-72 3:43 Harvin, P. 4 58 0 27
Third quarter Murphy, L. 3 26 0 12
07:49 LS Williams 4 yd run (David kick), 15-70 7:03 Ingram, C. 2 43 1 37
05:16 UF-- Ingram 37 yd pass from Tebow (Ijias kick), 5-75 2:27 Moore, K. 2 21 1 19
Fourth quarter Caldwell, A. 1 10 0 10
10:15 LS Byrd 4 yd pass from Flynn (David kick), 5-27 1:50
01:09 LS Hester 2 yd run (David kick), 15-60 8:11 Punting NO YDS AVG LG
Henry, C. 2 74 37.0 40
UF LSU ) LSU
First downs 19 25 Rushing NO Gain Loss Net TD LG AVG
Rushing attempts 9 13 Hester, J. 23 106 0 106 1 19 4.6
Net yards rushing 156 247 Williams, K. 9 52 6 46 1 21 5.1
Passing yards 158 144 Holliday, T. 6 33 0 33 0 16 5.5
Total offensive yards 314 391 Flynn, M. 4 30 0 30 0 15 7.5
Fumbles: Number-lost 2-1 0-0 Perrilloux, R. 6 23 0 23 1 9 3.8
Penalties: Number-yards 2-8 7-61 Scott, C. 4 9 0 9 0 4 2.2
Possession time 24:08 35:52
Passing Att-Comp YDS TD INT
Making the grade Flynn, M. 27-14 144 1 1
Quarterbacks B Receiving NO YDS TD LG
Running backs B LaFell, B. 6 73 0 16
Receivers B- Byrd, D. 3 20 1 12
Offensive line B+ Mitchell, J. 2 30 0 18
Offensive line B+ Dickson, R. 1 14 0 14
Defensive line C+ Williams, K. 1 1 0 1
Secondary B Punting NO YDS AVG LG
Special teams B Fisher, P. 2 98 49.0 55
Run game aided
by Moore mileage
By MIKE MCCALL
Alligator Staff Writer
BATON ROUGE, La. In its biggest game of the season,
No. 13 UF may have found a new playmaker.
After carrying theballjust three times last week, Gators run-
ning back Kestahn Moore rushed for 79 yards on 12 carries and
added a receiving touchdown in UF's 28-24 loss to No.,1 LSU.
"I felt great tonight," Moore said. "I came out here with a lot of
emotion. They gave me the ball and the 0-
line was blocking real nice, so I just found
the holes they were making for me."
Moore's performance added an ex-
tra weapon to the Gators' attack, which
relied heavily on Tun Tebow and Percy
Harvin in the two previous games.
Moore he didn'thave to shoulder the rushing load.
He carried a combined 46 times against Ole
Miss and Auburn and was the leading rusher in both games.
Moore's day was marred by one big mistake.
The Gators were driving near midfield late in the third
quarter when Moore fumbled on a first-down running play.
The turnover didn't lead to a score, but it did
cost UF field position arid possible points.
Moore was a big part of the Gators' fast start, as they held a
17-7 lead at halftime.
en route to a 15-yard gain. The run led to a Joey Ijjas field goal.
He rushed for 17 yards on four carries during UF's next scoring
drive, and capped it off with a two-yard touchdown catch.
Moore upped the score to 10-0 in the first half on a 2-yard
reception in the end zone from Tebow.
Later, after a Tigers touchdown and the announcement of
No. 2 USC losing to Stanford, the LSU crowd was raucous as
the UF offense took the field.
The Gators silenced themwith severalbigplays and a touch-
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Gators blow fourth quarter lead, lose second straight
* LSU RALLIED LATE FROM A 10-
By BRIAN STEELE
Alligator Staff Writer
BATON ROUGE, La. The Gators en-
tered Death Valley listening to the screams
of 92,910 fans.
But when they left the field and ambled
into their locker room it was silent.
"Everybody was just thinking about,
how did that happen?" cornerback Joe
Haden said. "How did we just do that?"
With LSU fullback Jacob Hester's 2-yard,
third-down scramble into the end zone
with 1:09 remaining, No. 13 UF (4-2, 2-2
Southeastern Conference) fell in the dosing
minutes for the second consecutive week in
a 28-24 loss at No. 1 LSU (6-0, 3-0 SEC).
It's the Gators first losing streak since
2004 when UF lost back-to-back games
against Mississippi State and Georgia.
The Gators lost 20-17 against Auburn
last week on a last-second field goal.
After leading 24-14 going into the fourth
quarter, it appeared UF was on the verge of
But following an interception, LSU
scored to dose within 3 points.
Then Hester took the game into his own
hands. After UF went three and out, the
Tigers got the ball back on what would be
the eventual game-winning drive.
Hester carried eight times for 39 yards
on a drive that ate up 8:11, leaving the
Gators just more than one minute to drive
"We just wanted 30 more seconds,"
quarterback Tim Tebow said. "It wasn't
quite our game. Just fought and did every-
thing we could."
"We just wanted thirty more sec-
onds. It wasn't quite our game.
Just fought and did everything we
LSU prospered from its ability to suc-
ceed on fourth downs.
The Tigers succeeded on all five of their
attempts, and got many of them by a matter
"On one of them, our coaches said we
stopped them," Coach Urban Meyer said.
"If we get the ball back, then that's just a
whole different game."
Meyer also made a controversial deci-
sion to call just one timeout during LSU's
final drive as precious seconds-ticked away,
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LSU's Jacob Hester dives into the end zone with 1:09 remaining for the game-winning
touchdown in the Tigers' 28-24 win against UF on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.
Loss due to youth, not talent
Defeat drops UF to No. 13
By JENNA MARINA
Alligator Staff Writer
UF entered Death Valley on Saturday
with hopes of knocking LSU from its throne.
Instead, the Tigers only solidified their
spot as the kings of college football.
LSU's 28-24 victory against UF prompted
The Associated Press to vote the Tigers as
the consensus No. 1 on Sunday. LSU (6-0,
3-0 Southeastern Conference) also received
the vast majority of No. 1 votes in the USA
Today Coaches' poll.
With the loss, UF (4-2,2-2 SEC) dropped
from No. 9 and No. 7 to No. 13 and No. 14 in
the AP and coaches' polls, respectively.
While they dropped their second game of
the season, the Gators saw increased offen-
sive production from players not named Tim
Tebow or Percy Harvin.
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Running back Kestahn Moore recorded
12 rushes for'79 yards, including the first
touchdown of the game.
However, the junior's fumble late in the
third quarter took away from his earlier per-
Wide receiver Louis
Murphy caught three
passes for 26 yards and
tight end Cornelius
Ingram tallied two recep-
tions for 43 yards, indud-
ing a 37-yard touchdown.
Murphy "I thought the balance
between run and pass in
the first half was tremendous," UF coach
Urban Meyer said. "I thought some guys
were making plays, and they were moving
the chains against obviously a very good
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F proved two things with its 28-
24 loss to LSU on Saturday
The first The- Gators are just
not a championship-caliber team.
The second: They will be very soon.
The Gators proved how talented
they are in front of a national audience
Saturday, but their performance was also
a classic example of how youth and inex-
perience can be costly.
It's not that UF made countless silly
mistakes. For the most part, the team cor-
rected problems that led to its loss to
Auburn the week prior.
In fact, only two penalties were en-.
forced against the Gators despite playing
in one of the sporting world's most hos-
But when your defense allows the
opponent to go 5 for 5 on fourth-down
conversions and your offense commits
two turnovers in the second half, it's aw-
fully hard to win games.
For most of the game, the Gators
outplayed the No. 1 team in the country,
and UF proved there is really no talent
gap between the two rosters. The Gators
Tampa Bay 14
Kansas City 7
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Tigers athlete for
But it was a
LSU's poise and
the Gators' in-
ability to make
plays when they
most that led to
a UF loss.
If the Tigers needed two yards, they
got three. When they needed a turnover
late in the game, they got two.
The Gators defense did a good job
containing LSU's offense for the most
part, but they just couldn't get them off
UF's soft coverage is partially to
Ever notice how far off the receivers
the Gators' cornerbacks tend to play?
The funny thing is, nobody seemed to
notice last year, when they did the exact
SEE OUT LOUD, PAGE 16
01966: With UF leading 22-19 against Florida
State, FSU wide receiver Lane Fenner is ruled out
of bounds in the end zone with 17 seconds left.
Photographic evidence later proved Fenner was in
bounds. UF held on for a controversial win.
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McGinnis breaks record in UF sweep
By EVAN DREXLER
Before Friday night, it was debatable.
But now, it's a statement of fact.
Angie McGinnis is the best setter in
UF volleyball history.
McGinnis broke the school record
for assists when she set middle blocker
Kisya Killingsworth for a kill in game
one against Kentucky on Friday night.
It was her 4,856th career assist, breaking
former setter Heidi Anderson's 15-year-
Killingsworth's strike may have gone
long if left alone, but the ball grazed the
fingertips of a back row Kentucky player
and put the Gators up 28-19.
No. 6 UF (15-0, 8-0 Southeastern
Conference) dominated Kentucky 3-0
(30-21,30-26,30-19) thanks to a powerful
offensive performance. led by McGinnis.
"I think that obviously you're not go-
ing to get as many assists if people aren't
killing the ball," McGinnis said. "So
that's one of those [records] that goes out
to the whole team."
UF also swept Tennessee 3-0 (30-27,
30-18,30-18) on Sunday afternoon.,
Before the Tennessee match, Anderson
made an appearance in Gainesville, pre-
senting McGinnis with theball thatbroke
the record and a bouquet of flowers.
"I didn't even know she was coming
until before (the match)," McGinnis said.
"I had never met her, and I got intro-
duced to her before the match, so that
was pretty awesome."
Then McGinnis added to her record
total, tallying 49 assists against the
"Having a crowd behind you
really helps you out."
UF senior outside hitter
Senior outside hitter Marcie
Hampton, who led the team with 16 kills
and 10 digs for her 36th career double-
double, said the home crowd helped
with the win.
"Having a crowd behind you really
helps you out," she said. "I think that's
where a lot of our energy came from
Redshirt freshman Janine Williams
also had a huge game off the bench,
proving the Gators' depth.
She scored seven kills on only eight
"We have other players who can
deliver, and today Janine Williams ...
hit the ball great for us," UF coach Mary
Wise said. "It's a matter of taking advan-
tage of when you have your chance."
As for the match against Kentucky,
the result was also never in question.
Sophomore middle blocker Kristina
Johnson got a block to end the third
game and gave the Gators the win after
Hampton had three straight service aces.
Senior opposite hitter Amber McCray
tied her season-high with 18 kills and
Hampton added another 17 on a night
where the team hit .390.
But the big story Friday was
McGinnis, who totaled 50 assists against
Kentucky to break Anderson's record set
McCray acknowledged that
McGinnis makes her job as an attacker
"The girl is amazing," McCray said.
"She's proven that since she came in her
freshman year that she's going to be a
star. She's really just worked hard every
year to get even better every year, and
that's just a testament to her work ethic
and the type of player she is. I'm really
happy for her."
Gators claim first conference victory
* UF EDGED KENTUCKY 1-0.
By KARL HYPPOLITE
Gators fans expected Sunday's rematch of last season's
Southeastern Conference title game against Kentucky to be a
showdown of two conference powerhouses. But following sub-
par starts to the season, both teams were simply hoping to keep
their heads above water.
On a rain-soaked afternoon, the Gators drowned the
UF (5-4-2, 1-2 SEC) battled the elements all weekend as
Friday's match against Vanderbilt was postponed until Nov. 4
because of inclement weather.
UF coach Becky Burleigh moved one win closer to her 300th
career victory, but after the game she was more concerned with
the Gators' position in the conference.
"You've got to start somewhere," she said. "That was our
first win in the SEC, and we've just got to keep building on this
one game at a time."
Despite the small margin of victory, the Gators were domi-
nant throughout the game attempting 17 shots to Kentucky's
Though UF only converted one of its shot attempts, nine
different players attempted one. Burleigh believes that type of
aggressiveness will help her squad in the long term.
"In the first half we subbed a lot, and the people that came
in did a great job," she said. "It's a testament to the depth of
Forward Stacy Bishop continued her midseason surge, scor-
ing the game's lone goal in the 23rd minute.
"Coach was stressing all week long that we needed to get
the ball in the box," freshman midfielder Karly Findorff said.
"Stacy was on the back post which is obviously somewhere
we want to put it, and she went in there and made a great
The goal was Bishop's third score in four
games the only goals the Gators have re-
corded during that stretch. The senior said
that she's made adjustments to her playing
"The coaches have told me to stay forward
more because I was playing too much defense," she said. "It's
been paying off, getting high and getting to where I feel like I
can score and get to balls that are coming in."
UF's speed seemed to give Kentucky problems throughout
the game. With field conditions that were less than ideal, the
Gators' superior speed gave them an advantage, as each team
found itself chasing balls slowed by the wet ground.
"We felt like we had some advantages on the ground and in
the air," Burleigh said. "And we took advantage of them."
After receiving her first career start last week against
Kentucky, goalkeeper Meghan Berlingo moved back to the
bench, and redshirt freshman Katie Fraine returned to the start-
ing lineup. After showing a bit of indecision, Burleigh said that
Fraine appears to be the favorite again.
. Meyer: Gators
'will be back'
ATMOSPHERE, from page 1
"You've got to hold onto the ball," said
quarterback Tim Tebow, who hid under his
helmet with his back to photographers after
the game. "You've just got to hold onto the
Or if Cornelius Ingram had run the right
route with the Gators up 24-14 in the fourth.
Instead, a ball intended for Andre Caldwell
bounced off Ingram's helmet and into the
hands of LSU defensive end Kirston Pittman.
How about LSU converting five-of-five
.- fourth-down attempts
four in the second half
-- including a fake field goal
and a touchdown pass?
Swing any of those plays,
in the Gators' favor, and a
smiling Meyer could have
Inga joined Zook and Stanford
Ingram coach Jim Harbaugh on
Sunday sports pages across the country.
Instead, Meyer lost consecutive games for
the first time since 2002 when he coached at
The BCS knockout punch hit some worse
"It's not the first time I've been through it,"
Meyer said. "Maybe it's the first time some of
these young players have."
LSU faithful were waiting for this, the
program's first win as a No. 1 team since Oct.
The 17-7 halftime deficit would not deter a
record crowd of 92,910 fans, the largest gather-.
ing of people in the history of the campus.
LSU alumnus James Carville, a renowned
political consultant, already had his plans, win
"I'm going to walk back to the hotel on cam-
pus," a smiling Carville said at the half. "I'm
going to go to bed and take a half of Ambien."
While LSU dreams of national title rings,
the Gators need to wake up from a nightmar-
ish two weeks. They get a bye before heading
to Kentucky, giving them two weeks to con--,
template the rest of the season with hopes of
getting to Atlanta for a rematch with LSU.
"I don't make guarantees I don't know if
I've ever done this but I guarantee we'll be
back," Meyer said. "The Florida Gators will be
back smoking. "
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