Team in Transit

From truck stops to tailgates   //   the story behind moving an SEC football team


The Fans: Tailgating on the Water

Bill Buholtz and Randall Deane, both die-hard Gators alumni, talk about what it’s like to tailgate on the boat docks for the annual University of Florida and University of Georgia match-up. After tailgating on a boat for more than a decade, the duo can’t imagine doing it any other way.

Stumpy Harris in his own words

Hear Bull Gator and superfan Stumpy Harris in his own words. More on Stumpy Stumpy Harris: The SuperFan Stumpy Harris: A Gameday in the Life

A Gameday in the Life of Stumpy Harris

Follow Gordon “Stumpy” Harris, whose contributions have earned him recognition as one of five known Legacy Directors, the Gator Boosters’ highest distinction for those who have given more than $3 million to UF athletics.

The Fans: All in the Family

Auburn alumni Michael Robinson and Christine Kreitzer talk about their ties to the Gators and share what it’s like to grow up in a mixed tailgate. Orange and blue may run in the family, but they know they’ll always be Tigers at heart.

The Fans: Evelyn Stark

Evelyn Stark, a former P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School principal, has attended more than 300 Florida football games. Through her years of being a fan, she’s stood by the team through wins and losses. Here she shares why she loves the spirited University of Florida vs. University of Georgia rivalry and the fans who […]

The Superfan: Stumpy Harris

Ask Gordon Harris how he earned his nickname and he will tell two stories. In the first, he is the victim of a bungee jump gone wrong, with a cord that was too long. In the second, he is a ninth grader at the former Lake Shore Junior High School in Jacksonville, playing football with […]