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Jim McElwain Era Begins at Central Michigan

After a season serving as Michigan’s wide receiver coach,  former Gator fo0tball coach Jim McElwain is beginning his tenure back as the head coach at Central Michigan. McElwain’s new chapter begins on Thursday night as the Chippewas face Albany; Central Michigan is coming off a season in which they won …

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AAF’s Orlando Apollos Collecting Former Gators under Head Coach Steve Spurrier

Tuesday night was the inaugural Alliance of American Football’s “Protect or Pick” quarterback draft. Among the coaches in the league is Steve Spurrier, former Gator football coach, who brought some former Gators to his Orlando Apollos football team. What is the Alliance of American Football? The Alliance of American Football, …

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Austin Appleby Pro Day and Discussions about the Future

All 32 NFL teams sent scouts to The University of Florida on Tuesday, March 28th for Pro Day. Austin Appleby was the only quarterback to participate. Appleby was not called up for the NFL Combine, or the Senior Bowl, and so Pro Day was his opportunity to prove his worth. Austin …

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Florida Pro Day Recap

28 different teams were in attendance on Tuesday afternoon to watch the University of Florida’s pro day. With combine invites difficult to obtain for many talented players around the country, pro days allow student-athletes to showcase their talent in a home atmosphere with NFL coaches from all around the country …

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Florida Steamrolls Iowa, Ends Season on High Note

With impressive performances on both sides of the ball, the Florida football team (9-4) handed Iowa (8-5) a 30-3 beatdown in The Outback Bowl on Monday in Tampa. The Gators ended their season on a high note, which was absolutely necessary for second-year head coach Jim McElwain as he heads into the …

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

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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Scarlett Ready for Hawkeyes

At the beginning of Florida’s 2016 season, Jordan Scarlett was one of five tailbacks contending for playing time in the backfield. Along with Scarlett – Mark Thompson, Mark Herndon, Jordan Cronkrite, and Lamical Perine all had opportunities to showcase their talents this fall. Now, as Florida (8-4) prepares for their …

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