Here’s How Florida Gators Fans Paid Tribute to Tom Petty

Tom Petty may have lived in California, but he was originally a Florida boy, proud of his roots in Gainesville. This Saturday, 90,000 fans at the Gators-LSU game did this during a stoppage in play.



Unfortunately for the fans, LSU was the team that didn’t back down, holding back a late push by the Gators to win 17-16.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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