Published On: Sun, Nov 17th, 2013

Book Review: 100 Things Florida Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

The journey begins with the 1996 National Championship and ends with a trip the Tim Tree-Bow as Pat Dooley gives Florida Gator fans a book of facts and bucket list that will challenge Gator Nation.

florida gators 100 things to know and do book100 Things Florida Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is packed full of rich history spanning decades and fun factoids like the ‘Work ‘Em Silly Sign.

The guidebook is “all things” Florida Gators and Dooley has been a part of the history himself, joining the Gainesville Sun in 1995, spinning commentary and observations about the team over the years.

An easy and colorful read would scratch the surface of the book’s impact on the casual fan while a true member of Gator Nation, who bleeds orange and blue, will relive story after story with new found facts, pep talks and behind the scenes details.

 Jaws inspiring the famed Gator chomp, Jack Youngblood and Emmitt Smith’s legacy, and facts about ‘The Swamp’ topped my personal favorites moments in the book.

The foreward by famous Gator quarterback Danny Wuerffel concludes with the perfect summation:

I know you’ll love the opportunity to journey with my friend, Pat Dooley, as he relives some of the greatest moments in Gators history in this book. Pat brings back to life many of the moments that we all remember and he even introduces us to some new ones along the way. So sit back, enjoy the ride, and never forget how great it is to be a Florida Gator!

An easy and fun read for the casual football fan or Gator alum: Four stars out of Five

Easily add another star for the Gator addict in your life: FIVE STARS!

Check out Dooley’s Blog HERE

Head over to AMAZON to get yourself a copy – click HERE

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- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON


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