Great Year for Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Call it the year of the Gators.

On the football field, on the basketball court, at the most prestigious award show and at the NBA draft, the Florida Gators dominated the competition.

They also ruled voting for the top 10 Florida sports stories of 2007.

Florida's dual national championships was voted the top story of year by state newspaper and broadcast editors. The school became the first to win titles in football and men's basketball in the same season.

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow becoming the first underclassman to win the Heisman Trophy came in second. The football team's victory over Ohio State in the Bowl Championship Series title game was fourth, followed closely by the basketball team's second straight national title.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus