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Was The Outback Bowl Randy Shannon’s Campaign To Become Florida’s Permanent Defensive Coordinator?

Oct 15, 2016; Gainesville, FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain looks on against the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the Missouri Tigers 40-14. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

TAMPA, Fla.—On Monday afternoon, the Florida football team put an exclamation point to the end of its season after defeating Iowa in the Outback Bowl. At the end of regulation, the scoreboard showed Florida-30 Iowa-3. This 27 point win margin marked a new program record for Florida—fewest points allowed in a bowl game. There’s …

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Tabor Focused on Finishing Season “The Right Way”

Nov 19, 2016; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Florida Gators defensive back Teez Tabor (31) celebrates the win over the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium. The Gators defeat the Tigers 16-10. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

When asked if some of Florida’s defenders had been snubbed from postseason accolades, Gator All-American cornerback Teez Tabor agreed, citing “politics” as his reasoning. Defensively, Florida has been stellar this year, finishing sixth overall and sporting the third-best pass defense in the country. It’s no surprise that one of Florida’s most …

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