FLORIDA – Bill Koss, Forward/Center, 1962-65
Bill Koss has been connected with the Florida basketball program for the past 50 years, with his life-long dedication to the Gators dating back to his playing days in the 1960s. A three-year letterwinner who appeared in 48 games for the Orange and Blue, Koss became a color commentator for TV and radio and has called hundreds of Florida’s games over the past several decades. He is currently a game analyst working games throughout the Southeast for a variety of networks, including ESPN, Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida. Koss is the foremost authority on the history of Florida basketball and the author of the 1996 book, Pond Birds, which details the story of Gator hoops from the beginning. Away from the court, Koss is a founding partner of the wealth management firm Koss Olinger in Gainesville.