News:Mike Gillislee rushed nine times for 48 yards against Louisville in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Gators were forced to abandon the run after falling behind early, so Mike Gillislee's production was rather limited. He finishes a standout senior season with 1,152 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns on the ground, averaging 4.7 yards per tote.
News:Mike Gillislee (ribs) is expected to play in the Allstate Sugar Bowl against Louisville on January 2, USA Today reports.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee suffered the injury late in the fourth quarter against FSU on November 24. He finished a superb regular season with 1,104 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground.
News:Mike Gillislee tormented Florida State on Saturday to the tune of 140 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries in the 37-26 win.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee finishes the 2012 regular season with 1,104 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns on the ground.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 20 times for 122 yards and a touchdown against Jacksonville State on Saturday.
Analysis: With QB Jeff Driskel (ankle) out, the Gators turned to Mike Gillislee to lead the offensive attack. He responded with his best performance in over a month.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 14 times for 45 yards against Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. He also caught four passes for eight yards out of the backfield.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee was bottled up by the Ragin' Cajuns and has not scored a rushing touchdown since October 6 against LSU. He has also failed to go over 100 yards rushing in any game since that time as well.
UF's Gillislee Scores Lone Receiving TD in Win Over Missouri
News:Mike Gillislee carried 16 times for 68 yards and grabbed a single reception for 45 yards and a touchdown Saturday as Florida avoided its second-straight loss in a 14-7 win over Missouri in Gainesville.
Analysis: Thanks to Mike Gillislee's sole reception in Saturday's game, the senior finished his second-straight contest with 100 or more all-purpose yards. Expect he shines next week as the Gators host UL-Lafayette.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 22 times for 77 yards against Georgia on Saturday, while also catching two balls for 40 yards out of the backfield.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee looked more like his old self in this contest, and is a good bet to find the end zone next weekend against Missouri.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 19 times for 37 yards against South Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis: The senior tailback could not find much room against a stout South Carolina front seven. He has been underwhelming the past two weeks, but still has 652 yards and seven touchdowns on the season.
News:Mike Gillislee ran 17 times for 67 yards at Vandy on Saturday.
Analysis: It was the first time this season that Mike Gillislee did not either score a touchdown or break the 100-yard mark in a game. He could have another rough game next week against South Carolina.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 34 times for 146 yards and two touchdowns against LSU on Saturday.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee was the player of the game in this contest, scoring all of Florida's points and averaging 4.3 yards per rush against a stellar defensive unit. He is a must-start next week at Vandy.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 13 times for 56 yards and a touchdown against Kentucky on Saturday.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee also caught an 11-yard pass out of the backfield. He will have perhaps his toughest task of the young season in two weeks when the Gators play LSU.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 18 times for 115 yards against Tennessee on Saturday.
Analysis: That's three excellent games in a row for the senior running back, though he did fail to find the end zone for the first time this season.
News:Mike Gillislee (groin) is slated to receive 18-to-20 touches Saturday at Tennessee, ESPN reports.
Analysis: This despite hurting his right groin last Saturday versus Texas A&M. Be wary that Mike Gillislee aggravates the injury in such a big rivalry tilt.
News:Mike Gillislee (groin) practiced Tuesday, OnlyGators.com reports.
Analysis: Coach Will Muschamp claimed that Mike Gillislee did well, which is consistent with expectations given that the injury was believed to be minor all along.
Florida's Gillislee Dealing With Minor Groin Injury
News:Mike Gillislee suffered a minor groin injury in Saturday's win over the Aggies, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee is expected to be fine for this week's SEC East clash against Tennessee.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 14 times for 83 yards and two touchdowns at Texas A&M on Saturday.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee continued his excellent start to the season, averaging 5.9 yards per carry for the Gators.
News:Mike Gillislee rushed 24 times for 148 yards and two touchdowns against Bowling Green on Saturday.
Analysis: It was a stellar performance for the senior tailback, who patiently bided his time behind Jeff Demps and Chris Rainey. He looks poised for a huge season, particularly with the uncertainty at the QB position for the Gators.
News:Mike Gillislee has solidified his spot as the starting running back for the Gators, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis:Mike Gillislee should finally get the chance to shine after sitting behind Jeff Demps and Chris Rainey for a couple of years. The real question is who will be the starting quarterback handing him the ball.
News: While speedsters Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps may get all the publicity, it is Mike Gillislee who helps the Gators move the chains by relishing contact and running inside.
Analysis: Rainey is the star of the offense with Demps a big play waiting to happen. When Rainey and Demps are gone though, it could be the Gillislee show, thus he's one to monitor with Draft Day 2012 in mind.
News: Since Florida running back Jeff Demps ran track for the Gators this football offseason, he has been playing catch up on the gridiron and says "It's tough to come back and learn it all in a couple weeks."
Analysis: With a new offense in place, Demps will be behind fellow running backs Mike Gillislee and Chris Rainey but make no mistake that this world-class speedster will see the field often.
News: Being a hard-charging, downhill runner, Mike Gillislee says that the new offense at Florida is a perfect fit for him.
Analysis: If Gillislee can gain some separation from Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps he could have some decent fantasy value but until then, stay away from the Gator backfield.
News: Gillislee had six carries for 33 yards Saturday against Mississippi State.
Analysis: Gillislee has never been a yardage guy. He benefits from goal line carries when Florida gets in the red zone. With the Gators' offense struggling, Gillislee's value is dropping.
News: Gillislee (ankle) has a slightly better than 50 percent chance of playing against Mississippi State Saturday, the Miami Herald reports.
Analysis: We think you should find another option if you were depending on Gillislee this week. Hopefully you're in an SEC-only league if that is the case.
News: Gillislee had six carries for 20 yards and a touchdown Saturday against LSU.
Analysis: Gillislee remains a weak play for fantasy owners. He doesn't get a lot of yards and only has four touchdowns on the season.
News: Gillislee suffered an ankle injury in Saturday's loss to Alabama but is listed as probable for this week's game against LSU, according to onlygators.com.
Analysis: Gillislee will likely play in Week 6, but his lack of carries, the injury, and the fact that LSU's run defense is ranked sixth in the nation means you should use a different option.
News: Gillislee had one carry for six yards Saturday.
Analysis: Gillislee seems to be a threat to score only when the Gators are up big. That was not the case in a blowout loss to Alabama. He offers only marginal success to owners desperate for a second RB.
News: Gillislee gained 32 yards on six carries against Kentucky Saturday.
Analysis: Gillislee might be talented enough to be Florida's top running back by the end of the year, but the backfield is too crowded for any of Gillislee, Emmanuel Moody or Jeff Demps being worth particularly much.
News: Gillislee ran the ball eight times Saturday for 27 yards and two touchdowns.
Analysis: Gillislee is Florida's version of Baltimore Raven Willis McGahee: his carries come inside the ten-yard line and he usually finds his way to the end zone. Both of Gillislee's touchdown's this week came inside the five-yard line. Florida's offense is proving to be efficient. Gillislee is the cog in their goal line attack. Play him with the expectation of at least one touchdown and 20 to 30 yards.
Gillislee Scores Touchdown in Gators Win over South Florida
News: Gillislee rushed four times for 29 yards and a score Saturday.
Analysis: Gillislee will most likely play second fiddle to Demps the entire season. His carries are limited, so don't expect many points from him unless Demps goes down with an injury.
News: Gillislee rushed six times for 55 yards in Florida's 34-12 victory over Miami (OH).
Analysis: Gillislee will still have to battle Emmanuel Moody and Trey Burton for backup carries behind starter Jeff Demps.
Gillislee Runs For Season-Best 57 Yards in Florida Victory
News: Gillislee had three carries for 57 yards in Florida's victory over Georgia last Saturday.
Analysis: Gillislee has receive just 20 carries this season, but he's averaging 7.3 yards per attempt. Though he's pretty far down on the depth chart this season, Gillislee will certainly be a key player for Florida over the next couple years.