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KICKOFF INSIDE Floridas depth at running back allows coach Will Muschamp to rotate players. Read the story on Page 3 of Kickoff. ONLINE For all the updates on the Florida-Kentucky game, stay tuned to and follow us on Twitter @alligatorSports


MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Staff Writer@Morgan_MoriartyThe Gator Nation has been smiling all week following Floridas 65-0 extravaganza against Eastern Michigan Saturday. But as any offensive line coach would say: the offense is only as That notion holds true in the Southeastern Conference, which is truly a line-of-scrimmage league week-in and week-out. This week, the battle in the trenches between Floridas offensive front and Kentuckys defensive line will be a key matchup to watch. You want to score points? You better have an offensive line that can execute. Floridas line took a hit in Saturday as junior left tackle D.J. Humphries went down with a bone chip in his ankle. Humphries is expected to be back in Week 6 of the season, when the Gators take on Tennessee in Knoxville. Filling in for Humphries at left tackle is Chaz Green, who was Floridas starting right tackle to begin the season. Redshirt freshman Rod Johnson, who saw a lot of playing time in the opener after Humphries went down in the second quarter, will man the right tackle spot. cult as it may sound, and the biggest adjustment is in technique. Youre used to having your left leg be your parallel leg, Green said. On the left side (of the offensive line), its your right leg. Its just body positioning and being more used to changing up your technique and everything. Johnson, sporting a menacing 6-foot-6, 310pound frame, came in from the 2013 recruiting class as the No. 30 ranked offensive tackle in the country. He has slimmed down from his high school days as well. Running back Kelvin Taylor, who had 68 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday, feels Rod, hes going to do a tremendous job. Hes going to do a great job, the sophomore said. So I feel like were not going to lose too much. But I mean, D.J., were probably going to Kentuckys defensive front is led by returning starters ZaDarius Smith and Alvin Bud Dupree, who both received All-SEC honors following the end of last season. Smith and Dupree have combined for 15 tocurrently has 16 sacks in his career and needs just one more sack to tie for fourth most all-time in Kentuckys program history. 94 (Smith) is a physical long, can rush the passer. 2s (Dupree) the same way, hes very versatile for em but hes got a lot of length and a lot of power, UF offensive coordinator Kurt Roper said. He can obviously, you know, get good job. Green, who has 21 starts under his belt throughout his career at Florida, has been mentoring the young Johnson throughout the a Gator. Me and him are real close, Green said. Ive tried to help him out with various things: what to expect going into a game, helping him out with the offense and his technique. Hes done a great job at this point. Floridas offensive line didnt allow a single sack against Eastern Michigan, but with youth and inexperience rotating around the offensive line, that might change Saturday. With Johnson and true freshman David Sharpe playing a majority of Floridas season linemen will be up to the test. I think they did good after they got their jitters out, said senior Trenton Brown, who started at right guard on Saturday. I think they did good. I will say they did better than me in my has done a poor job of holding off the pass rush, against Tennessee-Martin and Ohio. Kentucky will not get a break this week as it is going up against one of the countrys most lethal pass rushes led by defensive ends Dante Fowler Jr. and Jonathan Bullard. Linebacker Neiron Ball had an impressive outing last Saturday, tying with Mike Taylor for a team-high six total tackles 2.5 of those being tackles for loss. As a whole, UF had three sacks for 18 yards against Eastern Michigan while forcing 11 quarterback hurries and nine total tackles for loss. Obviously a sack is great, thats the icing on the cake, said D.J. Durkin, UF defensive coordinator. When you get a sack or a tackle for loss, that sets offenses off track, gets them in long-yardage situations. But to me thats a byproduct of how were affecting the quarterback and I think you can do that in many different ways. Florida-Kentucky has not been much of a series in a very long time. The Gators lost to the Wildcats since 1986 before most of UFs current students were born. Despite the win streak and despite Floridas dominance in the series as of late, Muschamp isnt looking too deeply into it. Instead of worrying about Florida continuing its win streak against Kentucky, the fourth-year head coach is looking to end one of the Gators That would be a good one, theres no doubt about that, Muschamp said, but this is the 2014 Florida team vs. the 2014 Kentucky team. I dont know that any of those games in the history will (matter) on Saturday night. But theres no doubt that we need to end that (losing) streak. If the Gators want to make it to Atlanta for the SEC Championship game in December, That step is simple: beat Kentucky. KICKOFFEditor Jordan McPherson Cover Photo Rachel Crosby Alligator, Friday, September 12, 2014 FLORIDA defense vs. KENTUCKY offense QB Patrick Towles FB D.J. Warren TE Steven Borden WR Ryan Timmons WR Demarco Robinson CB Vernon Hargreaves, III DE Jonathan Bullard NT Darious Cummings DT Leon Orr Dante Fowler, Jr. SAM Neiron Ball RG Ramsey Meyers C Jon Toth LG Cole Mosier RT Jordan Swindle LT Darrian Miller BUCK WILL Antonio Morrison MIKE Michael Taylor CB Brian Poole Jabari Gorman S Keanu Neal S RB Braylon Heard or Jojo Kemp FLORIDA offense vs. KENTUCKY defenseClay Burton TE Rod Johnson RT Trenton Brown or Tyler Moore RG Mike Douglas DT Max Garcia C Trip Thurman LG Chaz Green LT ZaDarius Smith DE Alvin Dupree DE/ LB Melvin Lewis DT Ahmad Fulwood Z Fred Tiller CB Jeff Driskel QB Matt Jones or Kelvin Taylor or Mack Brown RB A.J. Stamps S Ashely Lowery S Blake McClain CB Quinton Dunbar X Latroy Pittman, Jr. Y Khalid Henderson WILL Josh Forrest MIKE Cody Quinn CB DB Marcus Maye (Hamstring) LT D.J. Humphries (Ankle) DB J.C. Jackson (Shoulder) TE Jake McGee (Leg) LB Jeremi Powell (Knee) WR Jeff Badet (Eye) WR Alexander Montgomery (Knee) LB Kobie Walker (Shoulder) OUT OUT PROBABLE WR Javess Blue (Ankle) OL Zack West (Neck) DOUBTFULRB Braylon Heard (Ankle) QUESTIONABLETrenchesBattleRachel Crosby / Alligator StaffFlorida left tackle D.J. Humphries blocks Kentucky defensive end ZaDarius Smith (94) during the Gators 24-7 win against the Wildcats on Sept. 28 in Lexington, Ky. Rachel Crosby / Alligator StaffFlorida Buck linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. pushes past Eastern Michigan offensive lineman Campbell Allison (67) during the Gators 65-0 win against the Eagles on Saturday UF o-line faces challenge in Catsthe in


Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida 91 /72 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 14 SPORTS 15RAs now have roommates:About half of RAs dont live in singles, pg 3. Neuroscientists awarded prestigious medical award:Like their mentors, they won for deep brain stimulation, pg 9. Florida volleyball defeats San DiegoFreshman Rhamat Alhassan led the team with 16 kills, pg. 15. Savannah Jordan and the UF soccer team face Stanford tonight in California. Read the story on Page 10. POLICE REINTERVIEWED VICTIMS. KRISTAN WIGGINSAlligator Staff Writerkwiggins@alligator.orgGainesville Police and University Police announced Thursday that one of the four attacks reported both on and near UFs campus since Aug. 30 was unfounded and not related to the rest. The unrelated assault was reported last Friday. The victim said she was attacked while leaving Library West around 3 a.m. with a friend. But after a series of re-interviews, GPD concluded the incident did not cording to a GPD press release. Though the victim originally said she was attacked on campus, she said Tuesday she was groped by an unknown man off campus, according to a UPD press release. The victim admitted to being intoxicated said she gave honest answers throughout purposely fabricated any part of the report, so she will not be facing any charges. We believe there is still a suspect out there that has committed very personal and invasive crimes in our city, GPD spokestims were attacked as they reported, and we will not stop until we have expended every effort to identify the suspect and bring him to justice. ARIANA FIGUEROAAlligator Staff WriterGator fans tailgating on Plaza of the Americas on Saturday will be joined by former Gator football quarterback Tim Tebow. Tebow will come to UF on Saturday as part of the SEC Nation show. The show will broadcast from campus before the Kentucky game. The Florida vs. Kentucky game will start at 7:30 p.m. and will air on the SEC Network. Tents and a stage for the show are already set up on the plaza. The show will air from 10 a.m. to noon. Fans can arrive around 9 a.m. to be part of the show. Sarah Stalter, an 18-year-old UF criminology freshman, said she plans on going to see Tebow. She said the one thing she loves about football is the spirit. I love the atmosphere and how everyone is so behind the team, she said Along with the former Gator quarterback, the SEC show will also feature host Joe Tessitore and former LSU and NFL star Marcus Spears. I do think its pretty cool that Tim Tebow keeps coming back to UF, Brian Ritchie, a 21-year-old UF forest management senior, said. VOLUME 109 ISSUE 14 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014Nathalie Dortonne/Alligator StaffThirteen Years LaterUF students Nerissa Rampersad, 20, left, Selina Patel, 19, and Anthony Yin, 19, hold candles during the 9/11: United in RemembranceA Panel & Candlelight Vigil held on Turlington Plaza on Thursday evening. Tebow 1 of 4 assaults unrelated to restTim Tebow to broadcast gameday on the Plaza of the Americas Ben Tobias ALYSSA FISHERAlligator Staff WriterSamantha Mossman has carried around pepper spray for years. With two classes a week ending at 8:10 p.m., the 21-year-old UF psychology senior nerves about walking around campus at night. Luckily, because my class starts at 5:10, I can park on campus instead of having to take the bus, Mossman said. My bus stop is nowhere near the psychology building, so it would be a really far walk in the dark. UF and University Police have taken extra measures to keep students safe after their evening classes let out. Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Jen Day Shaw said the UF Registrar has been helpful in creating maps of campus. Weve run maps of campus of where are classes, when do they let out, how many people are in them, she said. Both the University Police and SNAP and the walking escort service are using those maps to try to station UF students, faculty take safety measures for late night classesSEE LATE NIGHT, PAGE 4CAMPUS ASSAULTS


News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 FORECASTTHUNDER STORMS 81/72 THUNDER STORMS 90/72 THUNDER STORMS 91/72 THUNDER STORMS 90/72 CLOUDY 91/72 TODAY TUESDAY MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY VOLUME 109 ISSUE 14 Third Annual Elephant Appreciation Day Two Tails Ranch in Williston presents its third annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. It will feature live elephant demos, exotic animal exhibits, music, food and more. Admission is $10, and kids under 3 are free. More information is available at Family Day at the Matheson Museum Celebrate the birthdays of Christopher and Sarah Matheson at Family Day at the Matheson Museum on Sept. 21. The event will feature a Paint Out by members of the Gainesville Fine Arts Association, storytelling by Turbado Marabou, a presentation by UFs Mad Science Club, an exhibition by the Gainesville Area Bee Club and performances by the Gainesville Old-Time Dance Society. You can also enjoy tours of the Tison Tool Barn, Matheson House and Matheson Museum. For information, call 352-378-2280 or email info@ Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 4 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper.WHATS HAPPENING?The Hipp Cinema Presents God Help the Girl with a Special Belle & Sebastian Recorded Concert The Hippodrome Cinema will screen God Help the Girl today at 6:30 p.m. with a special recorded concert of Belle & Sebastian. The 40-minute recorded concert will play in the cinema and will only be available at the first film showing. Admission is $8.50 for students. God Help the Girl will run through Sept. 25. The Hippodrome Cinema is located inside the theater at 25 SE Second Place. For more info, visit Tenth Gainesville Latino Film Festival: Free and open to the public The Latina Womens League presents its 10th Gainesville Latino Film Festival. Kicking off the monthlong celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Gainesville Latino Film Festival will have its opening gala night today at 7:15 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, with the U.S. debut of the film Hugo Paco Luis y tres chicas de rosa. For full information on all the films and venues, visit GatorNights: Hakuna Matata It Means No Worries Come on over to GatorNights at the Reitz Union for some Hakuna Matata today from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. There will be massages, live music from Stephen Ellrod, a selfie station, flashmob and a gyrosphere. Theres the Multicultural Greek Council showcase, A Timeless Legacy, in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Always Friday, always free with your Gator 1 Card. Free Screening and Q-and-A The Last Mountain chronicles the David vs. Goliath struggle of a small but passionate group of West Virginians in its fight to stop massive coal corporations like Massey Energy from destroying their communities through mountaintop removal coal mining. The citizens argue that the mining practice pollutes the air and water, is responsible for the deaths of their neighbors and spreads pollution to other states. See the free film The Last Mountain on Tuesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Hippodrome State Theatre, 25 SE Second Place in Gainesville, with a Q-and-A session with Appalachian Voices Matt Wasson and Ann League. Florida-Friendly Landscape Tour The Alachua County Master Gardeners will be offering a tour of Florida-Friendly Landscapes in the Historic Duckpond neighborhood. These yards exemplify water conservation and environmentally friendly landscaping practices. The event starts at the Thelma Boltin Center with a presentation on Florida-Friendly Pollinator Plants. The event begins Sept. 20 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at the Thelma Boltin Center (516 NE Second Ave.). Parking is limited; carpooling/cycling/walking is encouraged. Participants will leave for tours of local landscapes. These landscape sites will have Alachua County Master Gardener volunteers as guides. The tour is free. Register at least three days prior to the tour by calling 352-337-6209. 4-H Round-Up Alachua County 4-H is having a free 4-H Round-Up Open House on Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the UF Horse Teaching Unit, 1934 SW 63rd Ave. The Open House is presented by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office.The Open House will give people who would like to volunteer or learn about 4-H programs the opportunity to get information. There will be activities, camps, projects, a youth fair, a livestock show and more. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 to 18 and is free. For more information, contact Alachua County 4-H Agent Matt Benge at 352-955-2402. Sal de Pacha: A Latino Film Festival Celebration As part of the Gainesville Latino Film Festival, the Florida Museum of Natural History will display Sal de Pacha (Salt of the Earth) on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to illustrate the importance of salt in human lives. Salar de Uyuni, located in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, is the worlds largest salt flat. This Andean ecosystem attracts a unique collection of animals, plants and people. Visitors can learn about the properties of salt and view seldom-seen Andean artifacts from the museums South American ethnographic collection at this bilingual family event. For more information, visit grid/sal-de-pacha. Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3STATE THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFort Myers police will soon start wearing body cameras. The city council is expected to approve funding for the pagersized cameras Monday. Police expect to receive 40 cameras this month. They chose small cameras that clip to shirts, which Chief Doug Baker said work better in Floridas humidity and rain than the cameras that attach to glasses. Baker said the camera is a depublic safe. Miami Beach city commissioners voted this week to buy body cameras for police and other city The News-Press reported that Cape Coral Police have also been testing and evaluating body cameras. According to a poll released Wednesday, more than two-thirds of Florida voters support the idea of placing body cameras on police with the public. The issue has been increasingly debated since the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old last month in Ferguson, Missouri.Fort Myers police officers to start wearing body cameras HALF OF RAS DONT LIVE IN SINGLES. ALYSSA FISHERAlligator Staff WriterResident assistants looking to live the single life started Fall with some unexpected company. About 100, or one half of the RAs live in spaces that could potentially accommodate a roommate, Sharon Blansett, assistant to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, wrote in an email. Students living in two RA rooms were moved to permanent housing Wednesday, and 16 more will be moving out. Blansett said universities must overbook housing, as some students do not make their acceptance decisions until the last minute. Some students have as many as 3 5 active admission/housing contracts pendUF Housing contracts can be canceled until residence halls open in the Fall. Based on past data, staff can factor this into the number of contracts offered and accepted to ensure the halls are full, Blansett said. This guarantees rental rates to cover operational costs like mortgages, utilities and staff salaries. Blansett said RAs being assigned roommates is not new or unique to UF. RAs, beyond those who volunteered, lived with a roommate in 2009, 2012 and 2014. All available RA roommate spaces were used this Fall. Demi Danso, 21, said she lived alone as an RA in Yulee during the 2013-2014 school year. I know some people who applied to be RAs just to have their own room, the UF health science senior said. I wouldve been devastated. After living with roommates, you just want your own space. Danso said RAs living with roommates have it harder than she did because they are not only trying to build relationships between roommates in the hall, but in their own rooms as well. Recognizing this, housing offered RAs who volunteered to live with a roommate a monetary incentive. Those who landed a roommate by chance received one, as well. This year, administrative staff communicated this option earlier than usual in an effort to allow more time for RAs to make decisions, Blansett said. The option is available every year as an (sic) voluntary option. A priority list has been made to move all students living with RAs to permanent spaces as rooms become available. Undoubling RA doubles is a priority on this list, Blansett said, and the process will be ongoing. This year, about seven RAs with roommates requested to stay together. RAs are generally supportive of this initiative, Blansett said. The monetary incentives are well-received by RAs.RAs starting (and Nicole Aedo / Alligator Public Speaker on Public OpinionBrian Calfano speaks to UF students about how religion drives political mobilization in Pugh Hall on Thursday evening. Calfano is a political science professor at Missouri State University.NATIONAL LAURA VAZQUEZAlligator Contributing WriterA virus is affecting thousands in the Midwest with severe respison approaches, Gainesville doctors are on high alert. Dr. Nicole Iovine, UF Health Shands Hospital epidemiologist, said Enterovirus 68 targets people from infancy to young adulthood and cases have jumped since August. Though Enterovirus 68 is not in Florida, four states have conare investigating potential cases, including Georgia. nitely complicates things because, regardless, there is going to be an increase in respiratory symptoms, Iovine said. There are no Enterovirus 68 treatments or medications on the market, but Iovine said the immune system is ing it off. Symptoms are comparable to an intense cold, and the virus has left some hospitalized. A very small number of people who contract the virus actually end up in intensive care, so if this virus is managed well and caught on time, the risk of complications are actually very small, Iovine said. Alachua County School District health services supervisor Patricia Hughes said county schools have prepared for an outbreak. Any tiny complaint a student has, they are being sent straight to a licensed nurse within the school where proper precautions are taken, Hughes said. The virus tends to occur in schoolchildren and those who have an existing respiratory complication, like asthma. Damaris Lopez, 19-year-old public relations sophomore at UF, has had asthma all her life. I dont think Ive ever gotten a respiratory virus before, Lopez said. I obviously dont want to contract it, but if I do Ill take the Bring it on.Virus outbreak may make way to FL RENTALS ARE $10 TO $15. CARLY JUVEAlligator Contributing WriterAndersons Outdoor Adventures is now offering canoe and kayak rentals on the Santa Fe River at a discounted rate. The adventure company is offering canoe rentals at $15 and kayak rentals at $10. Life jackets, paddles, canoes and kayaks are provided. Guests are picked up at Santa Fe River Park before being shuttled to the river. They can either paddle 8 miles downstream point or 12 miles downstream for about four hours from a farther drop-off point before arriving back at their vehicles. Company owner Charlie Anderson said rentals are offered between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., and reservations require a one-day notice. He said full-moon canoe and kayak tours are available twice a month at 8 p.m. Laura Kaler, a 21-year-old UF sports management senior, has canoed since childhood. Its not only great to be in the sun with friends but also a great workout, Kaler said. Even though Lake Wauburg offers free canoe and kayak rentals, its only at a lake. Being on the river enhances your nature experience. The Santa Fe River Canoe Outpost also has rentals, under $25, according to its website. Paul Spillers, 37, owns Andersons Outdoor Adventures with Anderson. The pair hoped to build a clientele in Gainesville by keeping prices lower than competitors. Our main business philosophy is our customers, he said.Discounts available on Santa Fe River canoe, kayak rentalsIovine Paul Spillers


4, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 CAMPUS DAMARIS LOPEZAlligator Contributing WriterThe takeover from Sakai to Canvas could take until Spring 2016. The university is continuing its migration to the new course management system, Canvas, by integrating more online sections into the system this semester. Douglas Johnson, the associate director for learning services at UF Information TechnolSpring 2014. Canvas has a more intuitive interface, he said. Its got some very well-done ease-of-use improvements over what we used to have in Sakai. There are 6,000 possible courses that may need assistance transferring to Canvas, Johnson said. Instructors have the option of having the and set up their course, or they can set up their courses on their own. A third option is having set up their courses. I didnt use the migration team because I wanted to be able to control what resources I moved from one to the other, said Olivia Ordonez, a graduate assistant who teaches for the University Writing Program. Ordonez said she prefers to use Sakai because of the application, which lets her grade assignments in the web browser instead of again once they are graded. James McLaughlin, a 23-year-old UF public relations senior, said he has used both systems and prefers Sakai. It seems better organized to me, he said. The set-up of Canvas just seems weird.Courses moving to Canvas in transition away from SakaiNathalie Dortonne / Alligator StaffPenmanship practiceCalligrapher Stewart J. Thomas teaches a calligraphy class how to write Chinese characters at the Sweetwater Print Co-operative on Thursday afternoon. Its got some very well-done ease-of-use improvements over what we used to have in Sakai. Douglas Johnsonassociate director for learning servicesPolice take notice of where late classes let out to keep students safethemselves in areas where students would need us. Shaw said faculty can make their own decisions about letting late classes out early. Ill just say from the university perspective, we are trying to think of every possible option because student safety will always be our No. 1 priority, she said. Faculty has to do what they feel comfortable with. She said she has heard about classes discussing how people are getting to class, where theyre heading after and how they should always walk in a group. Craig Roland, an art professor, said safety has always been part of the conversation in his late classes, as some end at 9 p.m. I will always emphasize when students leave the room not to go in a parking garage by themselves, not to walk alone by themselves, Roland said. Shaw said UF is hoping to sustain the Safe Walk volunteer escort program. It is set to run for the next three weeks, but then it will be looked at again logistically. It goes back to the whole U Matter, We Care message, she said. We look out for each other, we take care of each other. Thats part of being in The Gator Nation. LATE NIGHT, from page 1 ATTENDANCE NUMBERS WERE HIGH THIS SUMMER MARENA SMITHAlligator Contributing WriterPast patches of farmland and down a dirt road lies a secluded, deep blue spring. Devils Den has attracted swimmers since the 1880s, said scuba instructor Prince Johnston. What used to be a sinkhole where people skinny-dipped in the middle of a cow pasture now attracts thousands of college students each season. Visitors can snorkel or dive its 72-degree crystal clear waters, nestled beneath a dry cave of 10,000-year-old rock formations and fossil beds. You will not see another site like this on the eastern seaboard, Johnston said. Johnston said college students throughout north central Florida make up about half of its visitors, and social media attention this summer increased sales. Weve never had this grand scale (of visitors), Johnston said. Renee Ryden, a 21-year-old UF linguistics senior, went to the spring in August after seeing a picture on her friends Instagram. Its a different environment, Ryden said. Only about 30 people can snorkel or dive at once in the prehistoric spring, but Johnston said the park is developing a spot-reserving system to avoid equipment shortages. Velvet Yates, a UF classics professor, said the park was overcrowded the weekend she went. Its great that its so popular, Yates said, but its just kind of nuts on the weekends, especially in the summer.Social media drives larger crowds to Devils Den spring We look out for each other, we take care of each other.Jen Day Shaw Associate Vice President and Dean of Students




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Many Republicans and neo-conservatives have harshly criticized the presidents foreign policy, none more strongly and angrily than former Vice President Dick Cheney. Cheney, who has been an ubiquitous presence on television in recent days and weeks, seems to expect the entire world to forget that he was the architect of the Iraq War, one of the worst foreign policy disasters in American history. He is the last person Americans should be looking to as an authoritative voice on international issues. A throwing-stones-from-glass-houses DART goes to Dick Cheney. The Westboro Baptist Church has become notorious for its virulent, hateful protests against the LGBT community, Jews, Catholics, celebrities and pretty much everybody else. Organizers of the God Loves Gay People website helped take the WBC down a peg by erecting a large, colorful billboard reading God Loves Gays 3 miles south of the WBC compound in Topeka, Kansas. The group used some of the proceeds from its online funding campaign to purchase and design the billboard. It has also donated $10,000 to The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention hotline for LGBT youth, and another $10,000 to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. A rainbow-colored LAUREL to the folks at God Loves Gay People. The issues of sexual assault and violence against women have dominated the news lately, both here at UF and across the nation. Unfortunately, not everyone has responded to these recent incidents in the serious and respectful manner that the issue deserves. Brian Kilmeade, co-host of Fox News Fox and Friends and general airhead, was forced to apologize after he made jokes on-air about the Ray Rice story. of Rices acts of assault by saying, The message is, take the stairs! Kilmeade gave a miserably weak apology Tuesday. Comments that were made during this story made some feel like we are taking the situation too lightly, he said. We are not, we were not. Making tasteless jokes about an of taking the situation too lightly. A have-you-no-shame? DART to Brian Kilmeade and Fox and Friends. In the wake of the four cases of assault on or near the UF campus, the Gator community has come together to help create a more secure environment for all UF students and to hopefully put an end to these troubling cases of violence. Although some have criticized local law enforcement for allowing these assaults to take place, the actions of University Police following the assaults have gone above and beyond in ensuring the safety of UF for all students. Claims that the UPD is more concerned with jaywalking than these cases of assault are ridiculous, unfounded and completely unhelpful. This week, were giving a stronger-together LAUREL to victims of assault and their allies, particularly the UPD.Time to tear down the language barrierOne of things I have always loved about Gainesville and UF is the fact that I always hear snippets of different languages as I walk around campus. Coming from a smaller town, I remember being surprised when I overheard an animated conversation being spoken in Mandarin beside me on Turlington Plaza on the second day of my freshman year. Arabic, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish and many other languages are all spoken on UFs campus. This diversity of language adds a wonderful multicultural facet to life at UF. The language someone speaks is far more than just a way to communicate. It is bound to a way of life, a culture, and it is often part of a rich and vibrant history. Many people argue that new immigrants in America should discard their native languages and only speak English instead. They believe English is the only language that truly matters today in our increasingly interconnected world and global economy. This narrow, English-only mindset is arrogant and ridiculous. in the U.S. for economic and social purposes, English is by no means the only language that matters. Americans would do well to remember and appreciate that. When people learn a new language, they learn a new way to connect with others, and they get a small taste of another culture. Learning a new language helps us become members of global society, citizens of the world. A recent study from Cambridge reveals that in the next two decades, more than 25 percent of the worlds languages will face extinction. If this frightening statistic is accurate, the human race will lose more than mere sequences of words and sounds; it will lose culture. Rich histories of human interaction will be swept away, and some of the worlds vibrant and diverse ways of life will be lost. There is no doubt that globalization, fueled by an English-dominated economic system, has expanded humanitys horizons. By facilitating a cross-continental exchange of resources and understanding, globalization has helped bring humans closer together than ever before. However, we must take care not to lose important cultural treasures to a whitewash of homogenous mass communication. I encourage everyone who attends a college or university to seize the opportunity to learn a new language as part of his or her educational career. Learning a new language is a way to expand your horizons and preserve methods of communication that might otherwise be lost and forgotten. Broadening your linguistic capabilities will also jumpstart your own experience in the big, exciting world that exists outside of the U.S. UF has a high-quality and diverse language department. With more than 22 languages taught and researched on campus, there are opportunities to learn anything from Turkish to Swahili. Learning a new language will ultimately help you understand more about the world around you and all it has to offer. It acts as a gesture of respect and humility toward other cultures, something that America has lacked at times throughout its history. Learning another language is also a step toward admitting there is more to the world than what exists inside your own comfort zone or social bubble. If English is the only language you know, its time to break out of that bubble. As wonderful and beautiful as the English language is, it is simply not the only one worth learning. Sally Greider is a UF English and public relations sophomore. Her columns usually appear on Tuesdays.FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Kristan Wiggins EDITOR Bakr Saliq Colleen Wright MANAGING EDITORS Elliot Levy OPINIONS EDITOR


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 Literally everything changed after President Barack Obama signed the landmark bill that allows homosexuals all over the nation to get married and claim the same rights as heterosexuals. This is an outrage, and Im seriously disappointed in President Obamas administration for allowing such a heinous and immoral act to be seen as OK in our society, a park bench said. I mean, how am I supposed to explain to my kid that there are two gay people holding hands while they sit on my face? And whats next? Now the government has to let people marry animals, if they so choose! Seamus, gay rights activist and local goat breeder (if you know what I mean), is totally OK with this. About time, laddies. Ive been waiting fer this moment fer a long time now, Seamus said as he dragged a goat to his local chapel. Debbie and I have been dating since I was a wee lad and she a wee billy. Right, baby? Debbie declined to comment. However, not everyone is as enthusiastic about the new law as Seamus and Debbie. Religious members of the community are struggling with the concept. Samantha Smith, a leader of her local church, had a different opinion. Any reading of the Bible says that this is against the word of God. Any political acceptance of it will simply bring about the judgment of God faster. Acceptance represents a denial of what we as a Christian nation believe in, and nobody should try to force it upon us, Smith said. Oh crap, she continued. This was my speech on segregation from the s. My bad. Like-minded Republican politicians are already proposing laws in their respective states that would invalidate marriages among homosexual couples. Some states are pleased by the new bill, though, and are widely accepting of its provisions. The citizens of LeatherAsslessChapsville, formerly known as San Francisco, were seen celebrating in the streets when Obama signed the bill. This is the greatest news Ive heard since ABBA decided to go back to have a reunion tour, said homosexual citizen Stan Darsh. Behind him, cars burned, babies cried and heterosexual marriages spontaneously combusted. All remnants of the citys society seemed to disappear in the hours just after the bills passing, and multiple citizens reported cases of noise pollution as celebrators blared Mamma Mia over loudspeakers Zachary Lee is a satirist and UF philosophy sophomore.Same-sex marriage bill leads to oblivion Column As a survivor of sexual assault, Ive never felt more uncomfortable on the UF campus. I cant walk to class withotut cringing at the teal ribbons littering Turlington and Plaza of the Americas, constant reminders of what I and so many others went through. Student Government has done this campus a disservice by triggering survivors with its poorly managed campaign and by perpetuating negative stereotypes that sexual assault is limited to a strange man grabbing a woman walking alone in the middle of the night and that victims should prevent sexual assault by not walking alone. Sexual assault is not just a womens issue; it affects everyone. SGs campaign has completely excluded the queer community, children, intimate dating violence sexual assault. Communities should not respond to sexual violence by simply telling women never to walk alone, but by telling people they cannot violate anothers personal space or they will risk being prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. I knew my attacker. Not walking alone would not have prevented my sexual assault. A narrow understanding of sexual assault silences and delegitimizes the millions of people who were sexually assaulted by victims are faced with accusing someone they know. I didnt want to name my attacker for fear of retribution or that friends and family wouldnt believe me. Young women also arent the only targets of sexual assault; 15 percent of victims are children under the age of 12 and 10 percent are men. SG has failed to advocate for all victims of these terrible and brutal acts. Sexual Assault Awareness Week could have been a positive force for change. The ribbons could have included positive messages such as you are not alone or no means no instead of the triggering sexual assault awareness. The messages of dont walk alone could have shifted toward opportunities to remind students of safe nighttime transportation. SG could have hosted a candlelight vigil to honor survivors or had a male or that sexual assault affects everyone. It could have expanded counseling for survivors or passed a resolution funding legal counsel for every victim who reports an assault. Instead, this week has been triggering, miserable and misinformed. In the future, SG should work to create events that represent every victim. The recent attacks against four young women have been horrible acts of violence, and I hope the attacker is brought to justice. I hope we dont allow this one man the views on this campus. I grappled for years with the legitimacy of my assault, and I dont want others to SG. Editors Note: The writer of this column asked to remain anonymous.P roblems with SGs assault campaignGuest columnI downloaded TapShield the other night on my bus ride home from campus. The last two nights that Ive been on campus, Ive gripped a pocket knife in my hands, despite walking on a main road alongside many aid in the event of an attack. Im not alone in these actions, either. This is the climate for women on campus right now. Whenever sexual assault comes into conversation, the focus is on women. Even with the gender-neutral advice offered in regards to sentatives, the message is still clear the attacker is targeting women, so women are the ones who must be concerned. As such, there are many expectations for the average Gator girl now. Too much focus is put on what female students should be doing to protect themselves and not, well, how to actually stop the attacks. So, ladies, take a break. Im turning the tables and telling everyone what to do in order to make assault less common. To UF: Dont tell women not to walk at night. Instead, install more lights on campus. Even the best-lit areas of campus are dim at night, which is the perfect environment for an attacker to make his move in. Dont tell women to avoid scandalous clothing. Stop thinking of my short dress as an invitation to something I did not consent to or as a signal that I am sexually available. Dont tell women that it is their responsibility to prevent their own rape. Men, make your intolerance of assault so loud and apparent that your friends and peers feel unsafe contemplating violence against women. Voice your support able to even think of assault in your presence. Its not enough to simply offer to walk a girl home at night if you turn around and laugh at a rape joke the next day. Allowing comments like We totally raped Eastern Michigan on Saturday! or I just raped my chemistry exam trivializes rape and makes possible attackers think their actions are OK and that their peers dont object. Instead, call people out. Dont be a bystander in todays rape culture, and dont be actively work to make women feel safe. Dont tell women to be constantly aware of their surroundings. Dont tell them to avoid wearing headphones or talking on the phone. Instead, gentlemen, make your presence abundantly clear. I have a male friend who told me that hes made it a priority in the past few days to cross the street and walk on the opposite side so he doesnt make a girl apprehensive by walking behind her. If you are walking behind a female, make noise jangle your keys, clear your throat so that you dont sneak up on someone and startle her. Do anything you can to alert women of your presence as early as possible so they can register you and do whatever they need to feel safe. Dont continue to let sexual violence happen without educating people. UF needs to offer comprehensive sex education. The mandatory alcohol education course all students take before freshman year? Make everyone take one regarding healthy sexual practices and consent, as well. These assaults and ones like them will continue until all of us, not just women, make a change. It isnt enough to wear a longer skirt and to carry pepper spray. responsibility as well. Sitting idly by while their friends, sigRobyn Smith is a UF journalism junior. Her columns appear on Fridays.Prevention not enough to stop assaultsColumn Robyn Zachary LeeSpeaking Out


8, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Thirteen years ago Thursday, our nation was shocked by vicious attacks that struck a chord with virtually every American citizen who was old enough to be aware of what was happening. Though most of us were in second or third grade, we remember where we were and what we were doing on that day. From coast to coast, an incredible anger overtook the nation as U.S. citizens had unfolded before their eyes. Unfortunately for many, that anger stopped not at the few who were responsible for the grievous crimes, but extended to every person who looked like them, sounded like them or even had a last name similar to theirs. It is vitally important that we do not let the actions of a very small minority affect how we view an entire group of people. It is important to remember that every group of people has its share of radicals. Just as few Christians would want to be associated with the Crusades or the Ku Klux Klan, we should not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few just because they used parts of their religions holy book to justify their actions. Recently, I overheard a fellow white student at the University of Texas at Austin telling a friend that it was only a matter of time before the ragheads in the Middle East attack the U.S. again if the U.S. continues to support Israel in the Israeli-Palestincontinued to throw around this hurtful term multiple times in the conversation as they debated the feasibility of another large-scale terrorist attack from the Middle East. These statements, needless to say, generalize the actions of very few to a group of people who make up 23 percent of the worlds, and a substantial part of UTs, population. Unfortunately, people with similar anti-Muslim feelings sometimes channel their anger into action. There are hundreds of reported anti-Muslim hate crimes every year, but the Department of Justice predicts that the real number is in the thousands. Most of these crimes go unreported for a variety of reasons, namely that victims feel police will not do much in response. The number of these reports saw a huge spike after the attacks of 9/11. The saddest, most twisted part is that neither the victims nor the perpetrators of these crimes had anything to do with the attacks of 9/11, but the generalization of blame for the attacks leads to widespread hatred. Individuals from all religions have committed crimes, and we should not let the sense of violation we feel from the 9/11 attacks taint our perception of the many Muslims throughout the world. Lee Lueder is a philosophy, business Dont generalize MuslimsUWire Sex can be fantastic. It can be look up details about sexual techniques or how to hook up. Whats not so easy is managing strong emotions and moments when decisionmaking occurs. Few people want to be hurt or cause hurt in a relationship, no matter how long it may last. Here are a few truisms to think about that may help you navigate the challenges of sexual intimacy. You arent going to want to believe them, but you should. comfortable engaging in masturbation, learn techniques that give you pleasure, and dont be embarrassed to become an expert. Quite possibly, someday, you and a partner will bentionship, and theres no turning back. Dont be in a hurry to add sex to the equation. are almost always charismatic and attractive to others, as well. This means that they may have had previous partners and pose a risk of being the carrier of a sexually transmitted infection, whether they realize it or not. want to admit previous indiscretions. Dont ask, Have you always used condoms in the past? Rather, ask: Have you always, every time, without exception, used condoms with all previous partners? The answers to these questions are often different. And sometimes people honestly cant remember. beautiful, brilliant and charming person around, you have to realize that someone who date or encounter has done this before. Probably many times. membrane contact carries some risk of bacterial and viral transmission, even when a partner truly feels uninfected. Beware, too, of near intercourse. Once things get heated up, its very (i.e., you are in a heterosexual relationship and view baby-making seriously), look into your options and use condoms with another method to avoid scary moments of forgetting. for some people to admit they have had intercourse with someone else. Even if you are sure that a relationship with intercourse (regardless tant question to ask yourself is: If you break up with this person, how would you rather remember the relationship? With condoms or without? Open letter to students on sexGuest columnLee LuederUWire Joanne B. AuthSpeaking Out


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 9 THEY WON FOR WORK ON DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION. ALEXIA FERNANDEZAlligator Staff Writerafernandez@alligator.orgTwo UF doctors are continuing the legacy of conducting research that won their mentors the LaskerDeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award. Dr. Michael Okun and Dr. Kelly Foote have worked with experts in deep brain stimulation: Dr. Mahlon DeLong, a neurologist at the Emory University School of Medicine, and Dr. Alim-Louis Benabid, professor of biophysics in Grenoble, France. We once went to study with the masters, and now it seems that people assume that we are the masters, Foote said. Okun, professor of neurology at the UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, studied under DeLong, a man he described as exceptional, at Emory University in the late 1990s. He is a world-class scientist, model myself after him in as many ways as possible. DeLong, a neurologist, was the brain known as the basal ganglia affected Parkinsons disease, according to a press release. Foote, a UF neurosurgeon, said he is the only person to have studied under DeLong and Benabid. He had just completed a fellowship in radiosurgery when Dr. William Friedman, who worked with Foote at UF, offered him a position as a faculty member. He asked me what it would take to get me to stay, he said. I told him I really wanted to study deep brain stimulation in France with Dr. Benabid, so we came to an arrangement. The partnership between Okun and Foote has helped them achieve the dream they shared of creating a brain stimulation center at UF. The Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, opened in 2002, helps more than 8,000 patients, Okun said. We treat patients with all types of motion problems, he said. The majority will not get surgery, but they will get treatment. Its more than he expected decades after he met Okun, Foote said. I never would have imagined the level of success that we have had, he said. Its been a pretty amazing ride. Honestly, I didnt expect my relationship with my friend Mike to be as important as it ended up being.Neuroscientists mentors awarded prestigious medical award Dr. Michael Okun


10, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffSavannah Jordan warms up prior to Floridas 3-0 win against Miami on Aug. 22 at James G. Pressly Stadium. LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrenceThe only way Betsy Middleton envisions her team becoming elite is if it competes against quality opponents. That is what No. 6 Florida (4-1) will encounter in Palo Alto, Calif., with No. 4 Stanford (4-0-1) tonight at 10:30, as both teams meet after a 12-year matchless stint. Florida has not had a problem scoring this season, but scoring against a team that has not allowed a goal this season is a new challenge. The better the teams we play, the better were going to be, Middleton said. Ive always thought that the only way to make myself a good player is by surrounding myself with the best players. One reason why I decided to play here and by playing a team like Stanford, all we can do is continue to dence as long as we perform well in those games. Stanford has three shutout wins against ranked opponents this season. The fourth ranked opponent the Cardinal faced this year then-No. 25 Notre Dame ended in a 0-0 draw. For Florida, this will be only the second ranked opponent it will face. But that notion does not determine the result of the match. Rather, it creates a chance to make a statement. Theyre good. Theyre dynamic, coach Becky Burleigh said. They play similar to us in some ways. But theyre loaded with talent. We respect what theyve been able to do over the long haul. Three of Stanfords underclassmen were on the U.S. 2014 FIFA Under-20 Womens World Cup roster: sophomores Stephanie Amack and Jane Campbell as well as freshman Andi Sullivan. Floridas only representative was Savannah Jordan. Campbell, Stanfords goalkeeper, has not allowed a goal this season, while totaling 16 saves. Stanford coach Paul Ratcliffe has said Campbell is regarded as one of the top young goalkeepers in the world posing Florida with its largest offensive challenge yet. The Cardinal is also led by scorer Chioma Ubogagu, who has netted three of the teams six goals this season. Stanford has an upper hand on the amount of talent on their team, but creating an all-around system over individual standouts is Floridas game plan. For us its about what playaccolades they have, Burleigh said. Its just exciting to go play a quality opponent. Although undefeated and full of national talent, the Cardinal will have to score more than its 1.2 goals-per-game average this season against the Gators. Florida has averaged 2.4 goals per match, with eight of its players contributing a goal this season. Stanford has relied largely on Ubogagus offense. UF has relied on a number of players as Jordan, Jillian Graff and Annie Speese have all managed to score multiple times. In addition to the offense, Florida has compiled two conference offensive players of the week in gic this season. Stanford has developed none. But both teams possess a great offense. during a match this season, a victory has resulted. Stanford leads the series against Florida 2-0 and when the teams last met in 2002, the Cardinal routed the Gators 4-0. For the second consecutive week, Florida will match up against a top-5 opponent. Stanford will be a chance to erase a losing streak that has lasted more than a decade. We always want to try and play the best teams we can just because I think it tells us a lot about ourselves, Burleigh said. It lets us know what we need to improve on or what were doing well.Gators strive to score against CardinalPlay starts at 10:30 p.m.


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Savannah Jordan and the UF soccer team face off against Stanford tonight in California. Read the story on Page 10.Poll QuestionHow many yards of total offense will Florida record against Kentucky on Saturday? Vote online at Florida football team captainsUF coach Will Muschamp announced via Twitter Thursday that quarterback Jeff Driskel, tight end Clay Burton, linebacker Neiron Ball and wide receiver Andre Debose will be the team captains against Kentucky on Saturday. IAN COHENAlligator Writer@ibcohen5When Florida needed a point against San Diego on Thursday, it went to Rhamat Alhassan. The 6-foot-4 freshman dominated the net against the Toreros, securing age. future, coach Mary Wise said. The early in her career, and watching the No. 10 Florida (4-2) shutout No. 13 San Diego (5-2) 3-0, ending the ToreFlorida ran out to an early 11-6 set. But behind freshmen Alhassan Florida held the lead for the remainder of the set to capture a 25-22 win. It was more of the same in the in the second set alone. Wise said. Her game will continue experience with this group. from the start until halfway through. After UF pulled ahead 14-12, it held USD scoreless for the remainder of tory. It was a pretty special perforout since Aug. 29 against Idaho. Florida is hoping for a similar Southern California (6-0) tonight at Classic. The Trojans are the second-highfaced this season and feature two Dunn and junior Alicia Ogums. USC also boasts All-American outside hitter Samantha Bricio, who has recorded more than half the 20. who features some of the most talented players in the country, Wise other opportunity for our team to get better.Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffRhamat Alhassan (1) swings for a kill attempt during Floridas 3-0 win against Georgia Southern on Aug. 29 in the OConnell Center. Alhassan paced Florida with 16 kills and a .800 hitting percentage against San Diego on Thursday. Alhassan leads Florida over San Diego LUIS TORRESAlligator Writer@LFTorresIII the Cougar Classic in Charleston, S.C., the Florida tournament of fall. UF will be sending a lineup that includes former tournament champion, senior Camilla Hedberg, and freshman Taylor Tomlinson. gar Classic in 2012 when she shot 13-under-par and Hedberg struggled at the tournament last season, fall. good note and play good golf, Hedberg said. sophomore year, where at one point she was rated eastern Conference honors that season. ing her collegiate debut. ing for the 2014 class. Tomlinson said she has been up to the tournament and she is ready to go. be a really good time with them and seeing what I can do and what our team can do. Hedberg said the team is preparing for a possible the tournament one day at a time. mind, Hedberg said. We just want to focus on the process and go step by step and do what we got to Hedberg leads UF womens golf Were pretty calm about it, we dont want to talk too much about goals, obviously all of us want to win, but we dont want to go there having that in mind.Camilla HedbergUF seniorShe led UF with 16 kills We said from the very beginning (Rhamat) is a very good learner. Her game will continue to evolve as she gets more playing experience with this group.Mary WiseUF volleyball coach




JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126At the start of the season, Florida had three running backs listed as the possible starters for its season opener against Eastern Michigan Matt Jones, Kelvin Taylor and Mack Brown. All three averaged a minimum of 45.2 yards per game on the ground in 2013 and reached the end zone at least twice. And after Floridas 65-0 win to kickoff the season, its still too close to decide who will break out as the Gators leading tailback. The trio combined for 191 rushing yards on just 22 carries, with each gaining no more than 68 yards or garnering more than eight rushing attempts. Everybody feeds off each other, Taylor said. We see one do good and then Ill want to do good. Were like brothers out there, so we go out there and just work hard. All three of Jones, Taylor and Brown had a rush of at least 31 yards against Eastern Michigan. On UFs second drive against the Eagles, Taylor needed just one going 31 yards for a touchdown. One offensive drive later, Jones this season after a 40-yard run. Brown pulled out a 47-yard run in the third quarter 15 yards longer than his previous career long set during Floridas 19-14 loss to South Carolina on Nov. 16. I thought it was pretty cool how all the running backs got up there and had a nice game, you know, broke a few times, right guard Trenton Brown said. I love blocking for those guys. You never know if they can break a big play at any moment. So thats one of the good things about blocking for some big playmakers cause you know that just gives you more drive to do your job at a high level. Moving forward in the season, coach Will Muschamp will continue to rotate his deep group of running backs, with Taylor and Jones getting the bulk of the load. Theyre fun to be around, theyre fun to coach. But they understand the big picture of this thing and were going to be playing 75-80 snaps a game, Muschamp said. Theyre going to have their opportunities. Theyve got to make their opportunities count. They understand were going to go with the guy with the hot hand, but we need both of them. And in addition to the three main backs, Florida also has true freshman Brandon Powell, redshirt freshman Adam Lane and junior Mark Herndon at its disposal Its nice to have that many, but at the same time you want to get them all touches and thats not always realistic, quarterback Jeff dent in all of them. They all know what theyre doing. They all play hard, and theyre all rooting for each other, which is huge back there. Powell made the most of his pering 12 yards into the endzone to give the Gators a 24-0 lead early in the second quarter. Herndon ran for just 11 yards on three rushing attempts, but the Ocala native scored on a screen pass from backup quarterback Treon Harris, running 78 yards to paydirt in the fourth quarter. Lane, who was not in attendance for Floridas season opener due to a family situation, showed training camp. In the Orange & Blue Debut, the redshirt freshman led all runners with 76 yards of total offense. I feel like Lane, hes going to bring a lot to the offense, Taylor said. Hes very powerful, hes going to get us those hard yards: 3rd and 2, 3rd and 3, 3rd and 5 Lane can drive. He can drive easy ward hes got ridiculous power. Hes a very good guy and Im looking forward to see Lane do great things this year. With Floridas Southeastern Conference opener against Kentucky at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the Gators will need their running back stable at its best. Through two games, the Wildcats have given up an average of just 128.5 yards on the ground per contest. Kentucky also has a knack for denced by its 13 tackles for loss. I feel like they play hard, Taylor said. I mean, its SEC ball so it should. Its going to be a physical game. Its going to be a hard game. I feel like we could run the ball pretty good on them, and were just going to play our game. 3, KICKOFF, ALLIGATOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 Kan Li / Alligator StaffKelvin Taylor rushes for a touchdown during Floridas 65-0 win against Eastern Michigan on Saturday at Florida boasts deep running back group, will split carries