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Jan 2, 2017; Tampa , FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain speaks to the media while presentint the trophy during a press conference after defeating Iowa Hawkeyes 30-3 at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Florida Set For 2017 Gator Football Media Day

Finally, football season is nearly upon us and today, the Florida football team will hold its annual Media Day with a little added twist as well.

Today is the first opportunity to hear from the Gator football team ahead of the new season. Head coach Jim McElwain, positional coaches and players will address the media. Official practices get underway tomorrow.   Normally, not a lot of new information is handed out at this event but each year brings something different and we’ll see if any real news comes out of the proceedings today.

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Along will previewing the upcoming season, the 2017 uniforms will be revealed. Florida will be wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable uniform.

Gator Media Schedule

2:30 Head coach Jim McElwain is set to open up media day with a press conference.

3:45-4:45 More than 35 players are scheduled to speak with the media.

4:15-5:00 Offensive Coordinator Doug Nussmeier and Defensive Coordinator Randy Shannon are scheduled to address the media.

This event is NOT open to the public.

About Darwin Patterson

A senior at the University of Florida reporting on Gator sports, local Gainesville and surrounding area sports, and telling the stories of local athletes. Born and raised in Gainesville, Florida with a passion for telling people's stories and having fun doing it.

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