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VOLUME 107 ISSUE 13 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Gainesville celebrates the year of the bat. Read the story on page 3. UF Genetics Institute gets new directorHis previous job was at the University of Virginia, pg 8. UF ranks No. 2 with Teach For America membersThe University of California, Berkeley took the top spot, pg 9. GREG LUCA Alligator Staff Writer COLLEGE STATION, Texas 88 /69Driskel Solid Despite Sacks:Quarterback Jeff Driskel was sacked eight times on Saturday but still managed 162 passing yards in Floridas 20-17 win, pg. 13. FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 10 CROSSWORD 11 SPORTS 13 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffGators quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) battled despite being sacked eight times, guiding Florida to a 20-17 come-from-behind win against Texas A&M on Saturday at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. UF FOOTBALLGators grind out comeback victory UF Fo otball JENNIFER COLEAlligator Contributing Writer Obama focuses on youth during tour of Florida UF IS JOINING A NATIONAL TREND. JARED GINSBURGAlligator Contributing Writer UF sees 60 percent increase in students seeking counseling SEE FOOTBALL, PAGE 14Obama SEE STRESS, PAGE 4 SEE OBAMA, PAGE 4 There is a very big increase in students who report a history of and trauma symptoms.Sherry Bentondirector of UF Counseling and Wellness Center


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 VOLUME 107 ISSUE 13 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 TODAYFORECAST WHATS HAPPENINGThe Entrepreneurship Club at UF presents: Abhi Lokesh, CEO and co-founder of Fracture The keynote speaker, Abhi Lokesh, will talk about his experiences founding Fracture a Gainesville tech company that prints digital images directly onto high-definition glass. Join The Entrepreneurship Club at UF for a night of free food, networking and the tools to Think, Innovate, & Suceed. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hough Hall, Room 240. Email ronnyfherrera@ufl. edu for more information. Gainesville Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice hosts CIW Week of Action Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Farmworker Poverty: An Interactive Play performed by UF CHISPAS in Reitz Union Room 335. Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Meet the Coalition of Immokalee Workers at a community potluck and presentation at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, 1236 NW 18th Ave. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Modern Day Slavery Museum on Plaza of the Americas. Thursday, 1 p.m.: Talk and multimedia presentation by CIW farmworkers in UF Smathers Library Room 1A. Friday, 5 p.m.: CIW Farmworker Protest Action at Westgate Publix at University Avenue and 34th Street. Scholarship informational meeting The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Chapter at UF is hosting a scholarship informational meeting. Come to La Casita on University Avenue, across from Library West, Tuesday at 7 p.m. to learn about a variety of scholarships (merit-based, need-based, minority, etc.) that are available. There will be free food. Latina Womens League offers free English classes The Latina Womens League is offering free English classes to anyone in the community who would like to practice conversational English in small groups led by a facilitator. The classes are from Tuesday to Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St. Email info@ latinawomensleague.org, or call Ileana at 352-262-6601 for more information. UF Shakespeare in the Park Hamlet auditions No acting experience? Not a theater major? Not a problem. Come out and audition for UF Shakespeare in the Parks Hamlet on Wednesday and Thursday from 7:20 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Matherly Hall, Room 10. No experience is required, and all majors are welcomed. For more information, check out the Facebook page at UF Shakespeare in the Park. Applications for the Freshman Leadership Council are now available FLC is a Student Government agency composed of a select group of freshmen who are interested in involvement and leadership at UF. Applications can be found at the SG office (Reitz Union third floor) and on the SG website (www. sg.ufl.edu/applications/ staff). Applications are due by 3 p.m. on Friday. You can also like FLCs Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ FreshmanLeadershipCouncil and follow it on Twitter, @ FLCatUF. The American Heart Association Alachua Heart Walk The walk will take place Sept. 29 at North Florida Regional Medical Center Duck Pond, and activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. To start a team to raise money to fight cardiovascular diseases and stroke, visit www. wlachuaheartwalk.org, find a company and create a new team under UF Groups, or join any team as a walk-on. All groups are welcome. Register your fraternity or sorority under UF Groups to be eligible for great prizes in the UF Fraternity/ Sorority Challenge. For more information, email Alachua@ heart.org or call 800-257-6941, ext. 8024. Asthma study If you are an African-American between the ages of 18 and 75 and have been diagnosed with asthma for more than a year, you may be eligible to be part of a research study at UF. Enroll at UF Shands Eastside Community Practice through December 2012. If interested, please call Cheri Knecht at 352219-7366. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to skinonen@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 5 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events. Improperly for matted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. Fall Seed and Plant sale EdiblePlantProject.org, an all-volunteer, nonprofit edible plant and fruit nursery, is having a Fall seed and plant sale at the downtown Gainesville Farmers Market Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help before and after. Gainesvilles Family Chiropractic Center hosts career night Dr. Steven Schargel will host a career night at his chiropractic center, located at 1107 SW Second Ave., Wednesday at 7 p.m. The event is for students looking to learn more about the profession. The career night is open to all. For more information, call 352-3723784. Student Animal Alliance first general body meeting The Student Animal Alliance will hold its first general body meeting in Little Hall Room 125 on Thursday at 7 p.m. Learn about volunteering, campaigning and events this semester, and find out how you can get involved and help animals on a local and national scale. For more infor mation, visit facebook.com/ groups/SAA.UF/. Institute of Black Culture meeting The Black Graduate Student Organization will host its first general body meeting for all new and returning graduate students Thursday at 7 p.m. BGSO will introduce its e-board for the 2012-2013 academic year and discuss the speaker for the MLK celebration. Committee members will also be selected. Refreshments will be served. For more infor mation, email LaToya Hunter at ihunter@ufl.edu or visit the BGSO website at www.ufl. collegiatelink.net/organization/bgso. Join Alpha Epsilon Delta Alpha Epsilon Delta is one of UFs most respected organizations and one of the most renowned chapters in the U.S. We are a preprofessional honor society that provides more than 300 hours of community service every semester and opportunities for research, shadowing and volunteer ing. Applications are available at www.ufaed.org and are due Thursday at 5 p.m. Check us out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ groups/388410924524064/, and send any questions to Electee_VP@ufaed.org.FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 87/70 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/70 PARTLY CLOUDY 86/70 PARTLY CLOUDY 87/69 TUESDAY PARTLY CLOUDY 88/69 r


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 3 Your campus news source View these stories and more at www.insideuf.u.edu InsideUF is produced by the University Relations Ofce for faculty, staff and students. Editor Ron WayneFor a listing of events, or to submit an event to the calendar, click UF Calendar at www.insideuf.u.edu. UF Calendar of EventsMore than 300 employers expected at ShowcaseFacing a competitive job market, Univer sity of Florida students and alumni have an opportunity to meet hundreds of prospective employers during the Career Showcase Oct. 2-3 in the OConnell Center. e fair, hosted by the universitys Career Resource Center, will feature about 300 employers spanning technical and non-technical industries. Fields such as accounting, health care, communications, education and sales are repre sented on the rst day, while students who are interested in computer science, engineer ing, information systems and research are featured on the second day. e diversity of elds and industries at Career Showcase is evident by the range of companies that participate in our event, said Heather White, director of the Career Re source Center. ere are truly opportunities at Showcase for all majors, and we encour age students from every discipline to attend. Many companies focus on transferable skills more so than specic elds of study to nd the right candidate. Employers such as Nielsen, MindTree Ltd., KPMG, Capital One, Macys, Schlumberger, and Toys R Us, are among those represented at this falls Career Showcase. ere are hundreds of companies that are interested in UF students and actively seek out talented candidates from our campus. Whether a student or alumnus is seek ing a full-time opportunity or internship, we highly recommend participa tion in Career Showcase due to the enormous volume of opportunity in one centralized location, White said. More than 6,000 students are expected to attend Career Showcase this semester. For many, this will be their rst time participat ing in an event of this magnitude. To help with preparation, students are encouraged to Obamacare to be discussede University of Florida will mark Constitution Day with a discussion, e Aordable Care Act: e U.S. Constitution Meets Health Care Reform at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at the UF Levin College of Laws Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom. e event is free and open to the public. e discussion will feature UF law pro fessor Steven Willis and Shands HealthCare Associate General Counsel and UF law adjunct professor Andrei Boyarshinov rep resenting two dierent viewpoints regard ing the Aordable Care Act.Political author to speakOne of the nations leading experts on the psychology of politics will discuss his research at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service in Pugh Hall. e event is free and open to the public. Jonathan Haidt, author of e Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, has writ ten numerous articles explaining how moral psychology creates hyper-partisanship in American politics. Specically, his recent work looks at how dierent notions of political morality could perhaps evolve and work together in bipartisan endeavors. attend CRC workshops and services leading up the event. ey include Career Fair Boot Camp to Extreme Resume Makeover and are tailored to teach students how to maximize career fair opportunities. Students interested in learning more about Career Showcase and related work shops can connect with the CRC through Facebook (Facebook.com/UFCRC) and Twitter (@UF_CRC, #careershowcase) to receive the latest updates about events and participating employers. On Sept. 28, the CRC will host a special Showcase edition of CRC Power Hour, a twitter chat, focusing on impressive resumes (#crcpowerhour). Career Showcase is open only to UF stu dents and alumni with a Gator1 ID card. For more information about Career Showcase, please visit www.crc.u.edu or contact the CRC at 352-392-1601. 10% discounts!The UF Veterinary Hospitals now offer 10 percent discounts on all veterinary services to UF students, employees and Shands employees. Discount only valid with Gator1 ID card or Shands badge. Call (352) 392-2235 for small animal appointments or (352) 392-2229 for large animal appointments. http://hospitals.vetmed.ufl.edu There are hundreds of companies that are interested in UF students and actively seek out talented candidates from our campus. Heather White Director, Career Resource Center Sept. 10, 1981: Computers become more widely used, but students lack the skills to operate them. UF professors believe computer illiteracy will be a problem for employers in the future. A computer lab manager said all business students have been trained in computer language, a policy thats been in effect since at least 1971. Sept. 14, 1994: A USF sophomore kidnaps two 16-yearold boys at gunpoint, leads police on a high-speed chase and eventually shoots one of the boys and himself. The chase, which took place in northeast Gainesville, reached speeds of 70 miles per hour and ended with one of the boys escaping, but the other staying trapped with the suspect. The boy who was shot remained in critical condition at Shands at UF, and the suspect died soon after he shot himself. Sept. 10, 1999: Happy and Flower, two Asian smallclawed otters from Disneys Animal Kingdom, join the Santa Fe Community College Teaching Zoo. The otters spent the healthy enough before being introduced to the exhibit. They joined mother and daughter otters, Bhandara and Snaggletooth. Sept. 11, 2001: The Manhattan skyline was forever changed when two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center. Another plane crashed into one side of the Pentagon in Pennsylvania. The four planes carried 266 people with no until weeks later. No one took responsibility for the attacks, but federal authorities said Osama bin Laden was the prime suspect. In Gainesville, many UF students consoled each other, some donated blood for crisis victims and all listened to The Star-Spangled Banner as it rang from Century Tower. ILANA LIFSHITZ TATILA BROCKAlligator Contributing WriterThe guests of honor on UFs campus Friday night came hairy, winged and hungry. The Florida Museum of Natural History partnered with Conservancy to host the Year of the Bat Celebration. At the museum, a mixed crowd of adults, students and children chose from 12 different activities that taught them about the importance of bats. One display showed types of food and drinks bats make possible by pollination including mangos, oranges and tequila. Bat feces can be used as fertilizer, too. Bats save farmers $3 [billion] to $20 billion a year, said Brian Pope, director of Lubee Bat Conservancy. But 40 percent of bat species in the United States are threatened with extinction due to overhunting and deforestation. Later, more than 100 visitors lined the fence in front of the bat house and barn on Museum Road to watch the nightly emergence of dinner of insects. UF alumna Emily Taylor said she and her 3-year-old son, Jacoto see the emergence. As soon as the thousands of tops and Lake Alice, it became his favorite part of the night. His mom agreed. Its like a river of bats and something you see in a movie, Taylor said.Gainesville celebrates year of the batKelly Logan / AlligatorLiz Flores, a 26-year-old volunteer at Tampa Bay Bats, feeds Uno the bat at the Year of the Bat Celebration at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Friday evening. Students and Gainesville residents gathered for an evening dedicated to bats that culminated C AMPUS ... 40 percent of bat species in the United States are threatened with extinction due to overhunting and deforestation.Brian Popedirector of Lubee Bat Conservancy


mind them whats at stake, Psaki said. Obama further rallied the crowd by highlighting what he has done and will do for the countrys youth. He said he plans to give all Americans the opportunity to compete in todays job market. If re-elected, he proposed to cut the growth of college tuition in half. He also said that his environmental agenda would create more jobs in the United States. It is a vital interest of young people in this country that we do something about our dependence on foreign oil, Carney said. Investing in all forms of energy, such as biofuels, wind and solar, will create more jobs in the U.S., Carney said. Although Obama has made various campaign visits to large universities like Ohio State University and the University of Colorado, Psaki didnt mention whether Obama would make an appearance at UF in the future. UF College Democrats President William Farrell said he would love it if Obama came to speak at UF. I would want to hear about his experience in the White House and his plans for the future, said Farrell, 20. Farrell, an environmental science major, commended the presidents work to lower interest rates on student loans as well as insuring young adults through the Affordable Care Act. Its a tough economy, said Farrell. Coming out of college with health care is reassuring. The bus tour started in Seminole and Kissimmee on Saturday and continued to Melbourne and West Palm Beach on Sunday. Were here for two days, because we dont take any voter for granted, Psaki said. By the end of the event, spectators were sweaty but nonetheless roaring with applause for Obamas 36-minute speech. Were not going back, he said. We are moving forward. 4, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012AP PhotoPresident Barack Obama does the Gator Chomp as he walks into Gators Dock side to greet patrons during an unscheduled stop on Saturday in Orlando. ROSA LLAMOAlligator Contributing WriterAfter closing in 2011, Alachua Countys Boys & Girls Club has its mentoring center back. About 100 Gainesville residents gathered Saturday to celebrate the reopening of the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua Countys Rotary Campus & Mentor Center. The center, located at 1100 SE 17th Drive, provides free academic tutoring to students in kindergarten through third grade. The center closed due to funding issues and a lack of space, said Liz Martin, the director of the Mentor Center. The new Mentor Center receives its primary funding from the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, Martin said. The center is focusing its attention on the Lincoln Heights neighborhood in Gainesvilles east side, which is historically known as a low-income area. It expects to give individualized instruction to students from nearby schools, including Joseph Williams Elementary School. Parents and guardians brought their children to the event Saturday to sign them up for mentoring programs. Another organization, Kids Count in Alachua County, offered free after-school programs, which provide help for reading and social skills. Fewer than 50 percent of Alachua County low-income students who went graduate this year, according to a Kids Count press release. Our short-term goal is to get kids on or above grade level, said Jessica Belcoure, a program assistant for Kids Count. Mary Banks, a 53-year-old Gainesville resident, was among those who stood in line. Banks signed up her grandchildren, ages 5, 7 and 9, for mentoring help. She gained custody of the children, but she lost her job of 35 years a few months ago. She said she wants her grandchildren to get extra help but doesnt always have time to help all three by herself. This is some hope, she said.Mentoring center offers hope to low-income area OBAMA, from page 1 Our short-term goal is to get kids on or above grade level.Jessica Belcoureprogram assistant for Kids Count SAMANTHA SHAVELLAlligator Staff Writer of qualifying last semester. Qualifying, which determines whether a candidate is eligible to be a student senator, continues today and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 284 of the Reitz Union. ing to Supervisor of Elections Stephen Davis. which brought in 149 students but greater ligator archives. with a political party. The Students Party inter viewed 26 students on Friday, Students Party Campaign Manager Dave Bradshaw said. He said the party is not making any decisions until it sees every possible candidate. We have good candidates in over half the seats already, Bradshaw said. But we certainly need more. The Swamp Party, which was created by former Unite Party senators, interviewed 40 students Friday, Swamp Party Spokesman Daniel Landesberg said. He said the party is still trying to get the word out, but he expects more students to interview today and Tuesday. What we are really looking for is quality, not quantity, he said. Hannah Kaufman, who hopes to represent view with a party. The 18-year-old political science freshman said shell most likely run as an independent senator. I dont think I identify with a party yet, Kaufman said. I feel there is a lot of Greekversus-non-Greek tension and, even though Im Greek, I dont want people to see me that way for political reasons. Students will be able to vote for their student representatives Oct. 2 and Oct. 3. Contact Samantha Shavell at sshavell@alligator. org.Thirty more students qualify for Senate than in Spring SENATE SEATS B Y DISTRICT The 50 Senate seats up for grabs are one seat for each of the 13 on-campus residence pus districts. These are: nine seats for District A, which encompasses zip codes 32601, 32609 and 32641 32603, 32605, 32606 and 32653 32607 13 seats for District D, which is 32608 one seat for District E, which includes all locations not included in the other zip codes Information obtained from Student vania State University sex abuse case. The history stirs up feelings and triggers more symptoms, she said. New trauma stirs up old trauma. UFs counselors understand stress doesnt always come from trauma. Benton recommended any student feeling stressed visit the center to help them cope. Appointments can normally be made by phone, but students who feel like they are in a crisis can simply come in and see an on-call counselor, she said. Counseling can help students manage the anxiety that often accompanies the start of classes. Thats a feeling architecture freshman Katie Fisher has experienced. I had a freak-out moment on Fisher has managed to keep her job at Outback Steakhouse, but she said shes been forced to cut her nights a week to one or two. To keep stress levels down, Benton said students should exercise and taking walks can also help. Most people have things to do to relieve stress, but when they get really busy, they tell themselves, I dont have time. I dont have time. I dont have time, she said. The reality is, if they did do those activities, their study time would be productive, their memory more concentrated and they would learn more material more quickly. S TRESS, from page 1 I had a freak-out mo Katie Fisherarchitecture freshman


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 5 Erin Winick / AlligatorHand ChatterLinguistics junior Jenelle Burke, 20, signs the letter H at a Silent Meal. Participation in these events is required for students in American Sign Language classes at UF. AYANA STEWARTAlligator Contributing WriterStudents with budding business ideas now have another place they can grow their plans. EnCoSpace, located at 1201 E. University Ave., provides rentable ups. Customers have the option to work in an open area with other vironment without it being a typiyear-old owner Pete Carr. The business charges $10 per person for a half day. A full day costs $20. Carr came up with the idea while running for Colorado governor in 2010. Carr said he wanted to put a center like this in every county in Colorado. Carr did not win the governors seat, but he stuck with the idea. He he lived in the city for seven years and knows the citys entrepreneurial spirit. There are a lot of startups that said. Jamie Kraft, director of UFs Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, said the concept is like a traditional business incubator with a slightly different model. I think its a tremendous opportunity for individuals to work together to move their ideas forAlberto Chavez, a 20-year-old accounting senior, said he would be interested in EnCoSpace because he has considered starting a company. I think that would really be helpful because I wouldnt really know how to go about starting my Carr said he hopes to open an additional center downtown in the future to give budding entrepreneurs a place to work. We just provide the facility, We provide the plot of land, we help you till it and we see what SPEAKERS GAVE TIPS ON KEEPING ENERGY BILLS LOW. ALEX CATALANOAlligator Staff Writer attention Saturday when various energy executives taught residents about energy conservation. Alachua Countys sustainability department, alongside energy conservation companies, held an energy workshop that covered topics such as solar Several initiatives across the city buildings such as the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house. Stuart Block, a 22-year-old sustainability studies senior, spoke at the seminar about how he and others got the $44,000 solar system on the roof of the fraternity house. He discussed how the systems work and described, step-by-step, some of the best ways for people to go solar such as installing smaller solar panels on hot water heaters. Another speaker, Kevin Veach, of that drive up energy bills. His company specializes in the diagnostic tests that Sean McLendon, the sustainability program manager for Alachua County, said hes excited for the way the green movement is going in the area. The most exciting thing is weve reached a point with solar energy where more than ever before its becoming a better long-term investment for a greatsolar power isnt affordable, conservaContact Alex Catalano at acatalano@ alligator.org. A full day of space costs $20 per person "We just provide the facility, and it's like a garden."Pete Carrowner of EnCoSpace


Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column EditorialMONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.148 TOTAL VOTES66% YES 34% NOFridays question: Did you watch either political partys national convention? Todays question: Is school stressing you out? Paul Lyin Dont compare Paul Ryan and Joe Biden Biggest difference between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan? Charisma. Theyre each hitting the campaign trails harder now that both national conventions are over. But their approaches are starkly different. Ryans had to explain what he actually meant by his totallyran-a-marathon-under-two-hours claim; its been so long since he ran one that he wasnt sure what a normal time was anymore. I hurt my back when I was about 23 or 24, and I had to quit running. I herniated a disk in my back, Ryan said. So Ive just lost perspective on what normal times are. I ran an ordinary race, and I thought the answer I gave was an ordinary time. Obviously it wasnt. Because a good amount of Ryans speech at the Republican on the defense on as many talk shows that would take him. To sum up his experience on CBSs Face the Nation: Norah ODonnell would ask Ryan a question about a past vote that contradicted what he says now; Ryan would tell her she was wrong, and then launch an attack on President Obama, according to the Chicago Tribune. Ryan continues to avoid giving any actual details that a Romney/Ryan tax plan would contain. On ABCs This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Stephanopoulos asked how the Republican ticket would keep its tax plan revenue neutral without getting rid of middle-class tax deductions, a topic Bill Clinton mentioned in his speech during the Democratic National Convention; when Ryan quibbled on an answer, saying something about how most of the studies on their tax plan have been discredited, Stephanopoulos asked if he We want to have this debate in the public, Ryan said. He put it before Congress. Biden, on the other hand, is just being Biden and loving it. The last time I was here I didnt get arrested, but I almost did, said Biden to a crowded community center in Ohio. When he was on the University of Delaware football team in 1963, he was invited into one of the womens dormitories on campus. I thought I was walking into the waiting room. I got brought into the hallway. And I got escorted out very quickly by an Athens policeman. True story, unfortunately, Biden said. His genial stops around the country are dotted with personal anecdotes that are not only hilarious and engaging but also true. Thats more than we can say for Ryans personal stories or political facts. Fundamentally, it seems like Romney and Ryan are disconnected from what real people actually want: funny and honest stories about almost getting arrested. Not when they bring you a lie sandwich served with a side of lies but forget the truth platter you ordered at the window.Musical artists focus on dollars, not beatsThursday night, MTV aired its annual Video Music Awards. Predictably so, it featured a joking Kevin Hart, performances of various calibers and debatable choices in award recipients. However, while watching different clips of the evening, what I noticed most was how much the network has changed from what it used to be. Its a well-known truth that MTV took its main focus off music long ago. For the past few years, the only time Ive ever really watched the network has been for music videos broadcast late at night or into the early morning and to see interesting episodes of the documentary series True Life. After The Real World debuted, reality shows, scripted dramas and programs that seemed like outrageous combinations of the two somehow stole virtually all of the networks airtime. The evolution of the channel brings me to how much music as a professional industry has changed since years ago. The other day, one of my Pandora radio stations began to play an a cappella Boyz II Men track. I was taken aback when I realized music used to sound like that, let alone that it actually could. Compared to what had been playing on the station before, the three-minute track opened my ears to some of the most refreshing vocals I had heard in a while. Every musical act wont sell 60 million albums worldwide like this R&B group, but I do wish todays music required and showed more effort from writers, producers and vocalists than it does. Artists have become very comfortable with the fact that they can take in so much revenue from endeavors outside of recording music. According to a recent article in Forbes, Dr. Dre is now the richest man in hip-hop, earning $110 million in the last year, not because of making beats, but because of sales of his high-priced Beats headphones. The story also mentioned how stars like Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj managed to bring in millions with the help of several product endorsements. You may have recently seen their heavily circulated commercials endorsing Mountain Dew and Adidas, respectively. Forbes looked at income from touring, record sales, publishdorsements and other ventures. The minority of those categories focus explicitly on the music these entertainers create. Its obvious that a multiplatform approach is the way to make the most money, but music artists should still feel a need to produce quality material. I frequently reminisce and feel as though things were much better in the late s, when I was a kid, compared to how they are now. TV, movies and music especially had a special something about them that allow us today to call them our favorites and refer to them as classics. Musical artists used to be, well, artists. Each individual or group had its own unique identity that set it apart from others. Oddly enough, todays biggest musical acts are the most well-known for the most shallow reasons. be seen in the current music market. The boy band has reemerged with groups such as The Wanted and One Direction successfully capitalizing on younger consumers. The hip-hop entourage has returned with crews like Kanye Wests G.O.O.D. Music, Rick Ross Maybach Music Group and Lil Waynes Young Money. If only the same quality of music from years past was also duplicated. I will have a little more hope for my generation the day producers and musicians choose to focus on the music and lyrics coming out of our speakers instead of the dollars rolling into their bank accounts. Anayo Ordu is an advertising sophomore at UF. Her column appears on Tuesdays. Erin Jester EDITOR Sarah Kinonen MANAGING EDITOR Sami Main OPINIONS EDITOR Anayo Orduopinions@alligator.org


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 7 A Carlos Anderson is a columnist at the Old Gold and Black at Wake Forest University.My money ran off with a good time!UWireCarlos AndersonUWire Peter Stroud is a columnist at the Daily Texan at the University of Texas.College costs count in presidential electionUWirePeter StroudUWire


8, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012Erin Winick / AlligatorWizards in Training DRAKE CASTANEDAAlligator Contributing WriterA political psychology expert will visit UF this week to disJonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, will speak at 5:30 Haidt has a bachelors degree from Yale University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, according to a their reason, impacts the moral foundations of political posiThis explains why people believe what they do about mor al, political issues, said Shelby Taylor, digital communications nizing the danger of the hyperpartisan divide that is becoming each other that consequently occurs poses a serious issue for Political psychologist to discuss moral, political beliefs at Bob Graham Center KELCEE GRIFFISAlligator Contributing WriterGator alumni gathered this weekend for barbecue About 150 Gator women of all ages met to celebrate football and fashion at a tailgating-themed expo hosted Friday by Gainesville Health & Fitness Women lined up to sample barbecue, some dressed in workout clothes and others clad in orange-and-blue A radio blasting music by female singers set the mood at the gyms Thornebrook location as participants enjoyed appetizers, makeovers and gameday Pretty much everything youd need for tailgatGainesville boutiques showcased gameday trends with orange-and-blue dresses, jewelry and accessories ing a dinner party, where details ranging from per sonal appearance to food presentation are important, Much of the displayed clothing was meant to be practical for hot Florida football games but still had an edge of sophistication, said Adriana Del Rosario, a Theres a lot of on-the-go fashion, Del Rosario Vendor Susan Merrill said the event was a golden opportunity to network because it brought Gainesville When women come together to support each othGator women prep for tailgate ALEXA VOLLANDAlligator Contributing WriterAn international leader in genetics research was named the new diKenneth Berns, 74, who said that after nine years in the position, it was time to get some fresh blood in the the University of Virginia, where he currently serves as a professor of biochemistry and molecular genetnomics at UVA and has been an afHis research interests include cellular DNA damage responses, breast cancer genetics and the roles corresponds with UF, which has an international reputation for Type 1 diabetes research, and its Diabetes having that kind of expertise will really strengthen our program in diabetes repleased to see the university go through a national search and bring in somebody who is well-known to ed to UF because of its multidisciportunity to take on the challenges of being the institute director, he some great advancement for my ward to working with investigators nia, Los Angeles and is supported by more than $12 million in grants, work has led to more than 150 peeris anticipating beginning in early Berns, who formally retired on June 30, remains an emeritus professor and member of some medical UF Genetics Institute gets new director with background in diabetes ANGELA TEGNELIAAlligator Contributing WriterEven after the football game ended Saturday, UFs campus still buzzed with fans cheering for competitors playing a differ About 800 people attended; at any point during the day, there were about 150 computers in the room, said Gator Gaming Most players come to play here because its free, and theres no pressure to win, said the 20-year-old digital arts and GatorLAN happens twice a semester, and gamers can come On Saturday, fans cheered as Janky played Super Smash cause players dont usually choose him his killing moves Jesse Negron, a 20-year-old international business junior at Video game tournament draws gamers and viewers alike When women come together to support each other, it speaks volumes.vendorC AMPUSConcannon This is like a part-time job for me.UF student


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 9 COLLEEN WRIGHTAlligator Contributing WriterMore than 5,800 Teach for Amer ica corps members began their twoyear commitments in schools nationwide this fall and 78 of them are Gators. Teach for America, an organizafrom more than 600 campuses to teach in low-income areas, ranked UF second overall of colleges contributing the most graduates in 2012, according to a press release. The University of California, Berkeley clinched the No. 1 spot with 88 members. with the University of Southern California with 75 graduates. The numbers are evidence of graduates who are committed to teaching and working to solve equality in schools, said Teach for America UF recruitment manager Caity Hickey. Hickey, who graduated from UF in 2009, began recruiting for the university last summer. In her two years as a recruiter, Hickey said shes seen a decrease in applications but an increase in the amount of UF applicants chosen. The average GPA for the national 2012 recruiting class was 3.54, according to the release. The 5,800 tered throughout 36 states. Hickey said most UF corps members leave Florida but prefer to stay within the southeastern U.S. from UF in May with a degree in communication sciences and disor ders. Now she teaches pre-algebra to special education students at a middle school in New Orleans. I was fortunate enough to have a good education at UF, and I want kids to know they have the same opShe credited Hickey for UFs high numbers. She does a good job of getting said. Although the Teach for America organization began in 1990, UF began its formal recruiting process in 2006, Hickey said. She said shes happy with the ranking. Its an incredible feeling, not only as a recruiter, but also that this is my alma mater, she said.UF ranks No. 2 with Teach For America membersCAMPUS I was fortunate enough to have a good education at UF.UF graduate


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ALLIGATOR UF Surplus Equipment Auctionsare underway...bikes, computers, printers, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: surplus.ufl.edu 392-0370 125-12-71-10 GOATS FOR SALECharlie 352-278-1925 12-5-71-10 Guitars and Musical Instruments New, Used and Factory Refurbished Check Us Out Before You Buy!! Leonardo's Music, Micanopy, FL 352-450-0928 Leonardos302.com 12-5-12-71-10 MUSIC STORE Studio PercussionBUY SELL TRADE LESSONS NEW USED Founded by UF Florida Alumni! Go Gators! facebook.com/StudioPercussionSpDrumShop 2512 NE 1st Blvd We are closest to UF! 10-4-30-10 TIRED OF CORPORATE COUNTRY MUSIC?CRJCOUNTRY.COMROOTS COUNTRY WITH A TWIST 9-14-5-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. WWW.RPMMOTORCYCLES.COM FULL SERVICE MOTORCYCLE SCOOTER REPAIR. 12TH YEAR IN GVILLE. OEM & AFTERMARKET PARTS. 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Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 12-5-12-71-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 125-71-11 Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds CARS CARS BuySellTrade Clean BMW, Volvo, Mercedes Toyota, Honda, Nissan cars 3432 N Main St. www.carrsmith.com CARRSMITH AUTO SALES 373-1150 12-5-71-12 We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 12-5-71-12 I BUY CARS TRUCKS Call Anytime Licensed 352-339-5158 9-28-12-51-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN! NO CREDIT CHECK!!!! VEHICLES $1000 AND UP! 352-338-1999 12-5-71-12 BUY FOR BLOWOUT PRICES & SAVE BIG!!! 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We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.LOCAL ARTIST NEEDS: Gold Diamonds Gems Class Rings ETC Top Cash $$$ or Trade OZZIES FINE JEWELRY 352-318-4009. 12-5-71-13 UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 12-5-71-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House is in need of donations such as personal hygiene items and household cleaners such as bleach and liquid Lysol. If you are interested in helping, please contact Stephanie Breval at (352) 378-9079 or by e-mail at sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 9-21-12-71-13 RESEARCH STUDY: Have you had a positive skin test for TB tuberculosis) and have NOT received BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin)? This is a study comparing two forms of skin testing preparations in PPD-positive persons, 18-60 years of age. If you think you are eligible to take part in this study, please contact Linda at 352-2739376. 9-21-12-21-13 CUTTING-EDGE UF RESEARCH STUDY BOTH smokers AND never-smokers Periodontal (gum line) sampling only 5 visits over 2 years; up to 1.5 hr each visit FREE oral exam, up to $160 compensation Call: 352-`392-2945 or 352-641-0319 1016-12-30-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibil ity for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. BARTENDING$300 A DAY POTENTIALNo experience necessary, training provided. 800-965-6520 ext 138 12-5-12-71-14


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Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. Apply at gatordominos.com 9-28-12-30-14 FEMALE SMOKERS! Do you want to quit smoking? Female smokers needed to participate in a smokingces sation study. You may be compensated.Call UF Smoking Lab & Clinic (352) 870-6509 or email: ufsmokelabclinic@gmail.com 9-1920-14 $STUDENTS GET CASH ON THE SPOT$ For gently used clothing/accessories & furniture. No appt.necessary! Sandys Savvy Chic Resale Boutique 4148 NW 13th St. 3721226 sandysresale.com 12-5-12-71-14 Office Assistant/Checkout Person needed for busy dermatology practice. Knowledge of insurance and medical coding preferred but willing to train motivated individual. Duties include appt. scheduling, answering phones, collecting payments, and posting charges. FT, Mon.-Fri. 8-5pm with generous benefits. Prefer stable, mature individual. 2-year commitment desired. 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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Jelani Jenkins injured his thumb in Saturdays win, while many other Gators dealt with aches and cramps. See story, page 16.Poll QuestionWill Floridas conservative offense work against other Southeastern Conference teams? Vote online at alligatorSports.org. Gameday Heads to KnoxvilleESPN College Gameday will be in Knoxville, Tenn., for UFs game against Tennessee on Saturday. The show is visiting a Gators Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) was sacked eight times against Texas A&M on Saturday due to a combination of questionable decision-making and porous offensive line play. JOE MORGAN Alligator Staff Writer COLLEGE STATION, Texas Texas A&M led the nation with 51 sacks last season, and Florida failed to slow down the Aggies on Saturday. The Gators surrendered eight sacks in a 20-17 victory in their Southeastern Conference opener at Kyle Field. Well correct it, right guard James Wilson said. We dont know who its on really. Whatever it is, well get it right so it doesnt happen again. back, Jeff Driskel completed 13 of 16 passes with two drops for 162 yards. However, Driskel tended to hold onto the ball too long in the face of an oncoming pass rush. On multiple occasions, he scrambled out of bounds for a loss. I do think he couldve gotten rid of the ball at times, but there were some protection issues, Florida coach Will Muschamp said. They have two good edge rushers. They led the country in sacks last year. They do have some guys that can rush the passer. We had a busted route on one sack. Perhaps the instance that spelled the most trouble for UF was a thirdand-7 play on the Texas A&M 28Chased by Aggies defensive end Spencer Nearly, who had two sacks on Saturday, Driskel was forced out of bounds for a 5-yard loss. As a result, Gators kicker Caleb Sturgis had to attempt a 51-yard right for a miss, but fortunately for Florida, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin called a timeout before the play in an attempt to ice Sturgis. Sturgis made the second kick to cut the Aggies lead to 17-10. After the game, Muschamp said Driskel would need to work on getoncoming rushers approaching. No, Im not going to live with that, Muschamp said. He needs to get rid of the football. Sacks killed Floridas momentum on multiple offensive possessions. On third downs, Driskel had six rushes for negative-15 yards, including four sacks. Driskel took sacks on back-to-back plays to end two drives. Its on us, Wilson said. Obviously, thats what it came down to, Driskels poor decisions result in eight sacks BEHIND TYMRAKS GAME-TYING GOAL, FLORIDA BEAT NEW MEXICO 3-2 ON SUNDAY IN GAINESVILLE. ADAM LICHTENSTEIN Alligator Writer Maggie Rodgers knew Erika Tymrak was going to score. With Florida trailing New Mexico 2-1 and the team in the locker room during a lightning delay, Rodgers was sure tie the game. I had this feeling, Rodgers said. It was like the weirdest thing. We were all sitting in the training room, and I was like Oh my gosh, Erikas going to score. [I] went up to her, told her it maybe like eight times, until she was like OK, I get it Maggie, Im going to score. Rodgers ended up being right. About a minute after the game restarted, Tymrak turned a pass from Annie Bobbitt into Floridas second goal of the day. The Gators would add a goal from Holly King in the 66th minute and defeated the Lobos 3-2 on Sunday afternoon in James G. Pressly Stadium in Gainesville. The Gators improve to 3-21 with the win in advance of Fridays matchup with Kentucky in Lexington. Floridas defense struggled early in the match. All-America defender Kathryn Williamson missed Sundays game and will be out meniscus, according to coach Becky Burleigh. [Williamson] is such a Rodgers vision realized in UF win THE ADAM BOMBCOLLEGE STATION, TexasWill Muschamp walked into his post-game press conference dripping sweat with a white towel wrapped around his neck. He looked worn out from another close game. For the second week in a row, ter with the games outcome still in doubt. Being boring isnt easy, but it works. I know I got killed for last week, but theres a reason why we did it, because we had a superior football team than Bowling Green, Muschamp said. Nothing against those guys, but we needed to play that way in order to play that way this week in this ballgame. Running the football with Floridas boring play keys important win SEE DRISKEL, PAGE 15 SEE SOCCER, PAGE 15 SEE ADAM, PAGE 15FOOTBALL Adam Pincustwitter: @pincus_adam


it came time for the Gators to play hardnosed football, they were ready. And if they want to be a winning team in the SEC, theyll need to be. This is kind of who we are, Muschamp said. I know nobody wants to hear that, but thats the facts of life. Sometimes youve got to put your realistic glasses on and see who you are. Who the Gators were last year was a soft, weak bunch unable to handle the grind of a full season. Muschamp hopes this years group is entirely different, and Saturdays come-frombehind effort is a step toward that goal. I dont even remember the last game we won from behind, actually, in my six years, guard James Wilson said. Usually we dont win when were down. Texas A&M took a 10-point lead with 7:01 remaining in the second quarter on Christine Michaels 1-yard touchdown run. minutes behind redshirt freshman quarter back Johnny Manziel. At halftime, Manziel was 16-of-20 for 141 yards, plus nine carries for 41 yards and a score. Texas A&Ms offense and 269 yards without having to punt. Facing a quarterback and offense no one had ever seen before at the college level, Floridas defensive linemen were trying to up running lanes for the mobile Manziel. There was no magic potion, Muschamp said. It was crystal clear. At halftime, I told again. Sit on the line of scrimmage, squeeze blocks inside of you and quit running up the The Gators took that message to heart, forcing three-and-outs on four of the Aggies Texas A&M averaged 5.8 yards per play in the second. Jeff Driskel was sacked eight times but and both Gators touchdowns. It was just winning the line of scrimmage, linebacker Jon Bostic said. We half. Once we made those adjustments, we were back to playing Florida football. Back to grinding it out, back to controlling the line of scrimmage and back to winning. Contact Greg Luca at gluca@alligator.org. 14, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Gillislee carried 14 times for 83 yards and two scores against Texas A&M. Although he likely wont reach his lofty goals of 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns, his 231 yards, 6.1 yards per carry two games make those numbers seem feasible. Florida 20, Texas A&M 17 With Floridas offense sputtering and the Gators down by 4 in the fourth quarter, Jeff Driskel found Omarius Hines on a corner route for a 39-yard gain down to Texas A&Ms 18-yard line. Mike Gillislee scored two plays later to give the Gators a lead they would never relinquish. 65Texas A&M managed only 65 yards in a scoreless second half after shredding UFs deKEY STAT TURNING POINT THREE KEY PLAYS Mike Gillislee 6 Jon Bostic 2 Marcus Roberson 2 Jeff Driskel 1 Frankie Hammond Jr. 1 STANDINGS 1 2 3 4 Final Florida Texas A&M 207 3 3 14 3 0 7 0SCORE BY QUARTERS SWAMP STUDS17Mike GillisleeRB (3 points) Although he was sacked eight times, Driskel made things happen with the throws yards and ran for 8 yards an impressive total given the eight negative plays. Jeff DriskelQB (1 points) The senior leader of Floridas defense, tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack. After Florida took a lead in the fourth quarter, Bostic batted a third-down pass on Texas A&Ms next possession to force a three-and-out. Jon BosticLB (2 points) Facing fourth-and-1 on their opening holder John Crofoot tossed to Trey down. Gillislee scored two plays later to give UF a 7-3 lead. With Florida down by 10 and Texas A&M seemingly moving the ball at will, Caleb Sturgis drilled a 51-yard 7 heading into halftime. Sturgis ceived a second opportunity when it was ruled that Texas A&M had called timeout before the play. second half, Marcus Roberson tack led Mike Evans short of the sticks to force a three-and-out. Robersons the game and set the tone for the second half. Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffLinebacker Jon Bostic (1) and the Florida defense allowed only 65 yards in the second UF dominates trenches after half FOOTBALL, from page 1


and thats what its going to be a lot. If you want to be dominant in the SEC, you have to have a solid offensive line. Were ready to take on the challenge. The Gators averaged 3 yards per carry on the way to 142 yards in the ground game on Saturday. They lost 48 yards on eight sacks and 9 yards on two kneel-downs on the games Subtract the sacks, and Florida aver aged 4 yards per carry for 190 yards. on Saturday, Muschamp did not condemn sacks. He took care of the ball, Muschamp said of Driskel. He didnt try to make a throw. He ate the ball. Theres good sacks, too. Theres nothing wrong with ending a series with a punt. I know thats not allowed to be said at Florida, but theres nothing wrong with that, alright? Theres some positives in that. UF will try to minimize sacks against Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., next weekend. Last season, the Volunteers ranked second-to-last in the SEC and 107th nationally with just 15 sacks. Dont put it on one guy for a sack, Muschamp said. Theres a lot of differ ent things that go into a sack. Contact Joe Morgan at joemorgan@alligator.org. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ALLIGATOR, 15 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida running back Mike Gillislee (left) ran for 83 yards and two scores on Saturday against Texas A&M. Minus eight sacks, the Gators ran for 190 yards. Aside from sacks, Florida rushing game thrives great player and such a big loss for our team, so theres such big shoes Williamson on the back line. The Gators defense made a costly error early in the game, trying to cross the ball through its own penalty box. Montoya intercepted the cross and We played a part in the goals New Mexico scored, Burleigh said. be a little bit better about not giving away free chances. On offense, Florida missed out on several opportunities early in the game. the eighth minute, and junior Adripost in the 35th minute. with six shots but had not registered a shot on goal. Sophomore Annie Speese tied the game at 1 four minutes into the second half, but the Lobos pulled back ahead seven minutes later. The real spark in Floridas offense came after the game was delayed 50 minutes due to lightning. Tymrak tied the game in the 60th minute, and then King delivered the winning goal on a header off a free kick from Jo Dragotta. Its a big win, King said. We didnt exactly play the way that we wanted to play, but its a good win before going into [Southeastern Conference] play, and well be ready by then. DRISKEL, from page 13 SOCCER, from page 13UF offense struggles in surges latea game manager got the job done. This isnt your fun n gun or spread-option offense. This is old-school Southeastern Conference football. Were going to have a lot of games like this now, Muschamp said. Thats just who we are. Were going to grind it out. Were going to win, and thats what we kind of are as a mentality as a football team as we continue to grow and mature through the year. Whether the Gators can bully teams to victory remains unclear. UF played an outmatched Mid-American Conference team and an A&M with a new coaching staff. Right now, UF looks like the 11-year-old who picks on the second-graders. Grinding against teams like Georgia and LSU is unrealistic personnelwise, but the Gators have the attitude down pat. When Florida was down by 10 with seven minutes left in the second quarter, there wasnt any panic on the sidelines. The Gators knew their objective in College Station win the fourth quarter. Depth hurt the Gators in 2011, and Muschamp said they might not have won this type of game last season. Redshirt senior left guard James Wilson, the elder statesman, doesnt remember a time winning from behind in his six years at Florida. Until Saturday, the Gators hadnt rallied from a halftime champ. Florida generated nine minutes of offense in the fourth quarter, including running out We wanted to pound the ball, right guard Jon Halapio said. We wanted to run out wanted to gas the other side of the line of scrimmage. The Gators gained 44 yards on six straight rush attempts by Driskel, Mack Brown, and Solomon Patton to end the game. Happiest moment in Flor ida history for me that and the Ohio State game, Muschamp said. If the Gators are to have more satisfying wins in 2012, running back Mike Gillislee has to stay healthy. He left the game after an apparent groin injury following his fourth-quarter touchdown. Gillislee has four touchdowns, and UF running backs have 52 more rush attempts than the quarterbacks have pass attempts. It isnt pretty, and sometimes, its downright ugly. I told the guys at the end of the game, Were going to have to win some games like that this year. This is kind of who we are, Muschamp said. I know nobody wants to hear that, but thats the facts of life. Sometimes youve got to put your realistic glasses on and see who you are. only one condition coach if you win. Contact Adam Pincus at apincus@alligator.org. ADAM, from page 13 UF Soccer Happiest moment in Florida history for me that and the Ohio State game.Will MuschampUF coach


LINEBACKER LEFT IN THE FIRST QUARTER AND DID NOT RETURN. JOSH JURNOVOYAlligator Staff Writer COLLEGE STATION, Texas Although the Gators opened Southeastern Conference play with a win Saturday, the physical toll it took on UF was immense. Amid a bunch of minor tweaks and cramps, the injury that appeared most serious was to the thumb of starting linebacker Jelani and returned to the sidelines in street clothes with his arm in a sling. Muschamp said after the game that he did not know the extent of the injury, but that Jenkins thumb had to be put into a cast. When asked how the defense would fare if it had to play without Jenkins for an extended in the other linebackers on the roster. Its a big loss, Bostic said, but theres some guys in this program that can play behind him. Antonio (Morrison), Mike Taylor, even (Darrin) Kitchens (can) move inside. Weve got some depth at the linebacker position too, where a lot of guys can play all differ ent types of positions. Play was stopped numerous times in Floridas 20-17 win over Texas A&M as several Gators went down with cramps and other injuries. Muschamp was even forced to use players in unusual packages, leading to a timeout before a punt attempt. We lost a bunch of guys in the game, Muschamp said. We were down to our third gunner at one point on punt return. I had to take a timeout to make sure the young man knew what to do. I wasnt sure he knew, and I would rather take the timeout and make sure he knew exactly what we were supposed to do in that situation. Right tackle Chaz Green, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, cornerback Marcus Roberson and Buck linebacker Lerentee McCray were among a large group of Gators who had to leave the game due to cramps. It was cooler than its been, Muschamp said of the weathers effect on cramps. Its a dryer heat. I didnt know we would have issues with cramps. Florida also suffered a handful of more sigJunior defensive back Cody Riggs left the game with a sprained foot, and starting free safety Josh Evans left the game with an undisclosed shoulder injury. with 83 rushing yards and two touchdowns, said he did not know what Gillislees injury was. Contact Josh Jurnovoy at jjurnovoy@alligator. org. 16, ALLIGATOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Brett Le Blanc / Alligator StaffFlorida team trainers attend to safety Josh Evans (9), who injured his shoulder in a collision with Texas A&M running back Ben Malena on Saturday. Jenkins thumb one of many injuries for UF on Saturday