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For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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Swamp took time to percolate
By ANTONYA ENGLISH
Published November 9, 2006
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GAINESVILLE - What's in a name?
Apparently, it depends on who's using it.
You can give Steve Spurrier credit for the Gators' six SEC championships and their one national title, but Spurrier said this week that he can't take sole credit for Florida Field being nicknamed "The Swamp."
"Actually, it had been suggested by some people earlier," Spurrier said. "I don't know the guy's name, but it just didn't catch on. I started using it, it caught on."
Not right away.
"One of our marketing guys there, I never will forget, he said: 'That will never work. It will never catch on.' He's not there anymore, by the way."
So why the word "Swamp"?
"If you think about it, it's a word that's fun to say," Spurrier said. "If you've ever met a guy named Bubba, when you're talking with him you'll use the word Bubba over and over again. ... 'We're going to play in The Swamp this week.' It was sort of a fun word that everybody started using and saying."
With BCS title implications on the line, Florida fans are hoping to bury Spurrier and his South Carolina team on Saturday in that same Swamp he made famous.