Zach Abolverdi lands Gainesville Sun beat writer job

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  1. JDW

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    Zach Alboverdi taking the position long held by Robbie Andreu

     
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      Funny thing is if he grew a mustache and put on some glasses he might be able to pull off a young Pat Dooley
       
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          Oddly enough, I met his parents a few years ago in a chance encounter. Something was mentioned about UF football and they said, “hey, maybe you know our son, Zach?”. Having given me their name, I immediately realized I was face to face with Crucial’s parents. It was all I could do to contain my urge to chuckle at the thought of that Polo video. But actually they’re really great people and I enjoyed talking with them. So I imagine he’s a decent guy. His rapping is Top 5 worst things in history, and he still can’t pick a recruit prediction to save his life. But I wish him the best in this.
           
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            I interviewed him twice in my podcasts. He was always professional and friendly.
             
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              Working for the Sun doesn't sound like a good career move to me.
               
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                Polos was bad but the video and song he made when he was riding around in a mini van and saved a middle schooler from getting jumped by another middle schooler may have topped it.
                 
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                  I'm honestly gonna miss hating on pat and robbie. But I do feel pretty good about pretty good about Zach giving us a good bit of ammunition
                   
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                    seamless transition my dawg
                     
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                      Ox, you should send him an iPod as a congratulatory gift from Gatorchatter. I'm sure folks would chip in. C'mon, he'd laugh.
                       
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                        Ten bucks is ten bucks.
                         
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                          "He left me enormous shoes to fill! I appreciate all he’s done for my career."

                          I'm guessing he also left you an enormous skidmark on the beat writers desk chair. I'd probably replace that thing.
                           
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                            DaFuchs? You interviewed him twice but neither were ever posted?
                             
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                                At least he got rid of that bowl cut hairdo.

                                This is GREAT! I love reading Zach's work. Congrats to him.
                                 
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                                  The shoes that he will be filling
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                                    Its a good move for him, but working for a bad paper. Surely his enthusiasm will give a better product. Maybe he'll actually be able to get a scoop once in a while being the hometown paper.
                                     
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                                    Time to celebrate with some Crucial.

                                     
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                                      First time that I've seen that. Not half-bad. Certainly better than some junk I've seen.
                                       
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                                        Of course they were, dork....on the GSMB. You think he would have let me interview him as a member of the Chatter? :crazy:

                                        I found one of the old ones, a recruiting interview with him in February of 2014. I'll get it posted here shortly.
                                         

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