Gator News And World Report (9/8/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Thursday, September 8, 2005. His world is torn but his players survived; Wynn will play but isn't named starter; Tech team, community rush to help in Katrina aftermath; La. Tech shifts focus to Florida; DeShawn Wynn will play Saturday; UF excursion a diversion for La. Tech; Leak a challenge for UT and more...

Florida Gator Football

Recovery attempt
They were all over the field Saturday night, hustling and making plays, creating havoc and sacking the quarterback.

Wynn will play but isn't named starter
Junior tailback DeShawn Wynn has worked his way out of limbo and will see playing time in Saturday's game against Louisiana Tech, UF coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday.

Florida junior RB Wynn to make his debut
Florida junior running back DeShawn Wynn will make his debut for new coach Urban Meyer this Saturday against Louisiana Tech after missing the season opener for unspecified disciplinary reasons.

RB Wynn to play Saturday
DeShawn Wynn will make his 2005 debut Saturday. Florida coach Urban Meyer said that Wynn, who was suspended for the opener against Wyoming, practiced hard Tuesday and Wednesday and has earned playing time against Louisiana Tech.

Wynn Expected To Return Saturday
GAINESVILLE Florida TB DeShawn Wynn will play Saturday against Louisiana Tech, Gators coach Urban Meyer said Wednesday.

Tech team, community rush to help in Katrina aftermath
GAINESVILLE -- When football practice ends at Louisiana Tech, players and coaches join hands in a circle and ask for strength.

La. Tech shifts focus to Florida
It's been a long 10 days for anyone living in the state of Louisiana after the devastation and suffering caused by Hurricane Katrina to the New Orleans area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

DeShawn Wynn will play Saturday
GAINESVILLE - – Florida's running game may get a lot better Saturday. Gators running back DeShawn Wynn will play this weekend against Louisiana Tech, Coach Urban Meyer said.

UF excursion a diversion for La. Tech
GAINESVILLE -- For a 30-point underdog, a road game against one of the nation's top 10 teams never seemed so comforting.

Leak a challenge for UT
KNOXVILLE — Pound for pound, Florida quarterback Chris Leak represents a completely different challenge for the Tennessee defensive line.

Florida Gator Monte Towe

His world is torn but his players survived
When he left his home that Thursday morning, his friends thought he was crazy. There was a hurricane bearing down on Florida. Stay where it's safe.

Florida Gator Danny Wuerffel

Wuerffel's ministry affected by hurricane
Despite losing his home and his New Orleans-based Desire Street Ministries and still conducting a frantic search for staffers and children, Danny Wuerffel has found some joy in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Wuerffel's Facility Gone, But Not Hope
Danny Wuerffel wept. Tears rolled down the former University of Florida quarterback's face Wednesday morning as he thought of the people still trapped in his adopted hometown, the students and families who relied on his Desire Street Ministries and the rebuilding job ahead.

Wuerffel vows to rebuild Desire Street
If anybody understands how determined ex-Florida quarterback Danny Wuerffel can be, it's his former coach, Steve Spurrier.

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