On Monday, Gainesville Athletic Director Adam Lindsey introduced The Big Red Standard.
Simply put, The Big Red Standard are seven qualities that have been identified as essential to build and sustain success for Red Elephant student-athletes individually, and collectively.
These qualities, or the pillars upon which success will be upheld, are: diligence, accountability, dedication, respectfulness, determination, responsibility, and servanthood.
For the next few weeks, Gainesville student-athletes and coaches will be asked to take to social media and describe what each of the standards mean, mean to them, mean to their programs, and mean to the overall athletic success of Big Red.
The venture began this week with the first standard, diligent, here’s what Red Elephant student-athletes and coaches had to say: