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University of Maryland Head Football Coach DJ Durkin to Remain in Charge

The University of Maryland has decided to keep head football coach D.J. Durkin employed following the death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair in June. Along with Durkin, athletic director Damon Evans and university president Wallace Loh will also continue in their current positions at Maryland. Loh announced, however, that …

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Update From D.J. Durkin On Florida Gator Football Program’s Status

The Gator football team will take the field this Saturday for its last home game of the season after learning that Will Muschamp will not be returning as Florida’s head ball coach next year. Despite the news of Muschamp’s dismissal, the squad will have to overcome the adversity as they …

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Gator Football In Full Swing Preparing To Face Gamecocks This Weekend

The Florida Gator football team is gearing up to welcome Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks to the Swamp this Saturday for its last SEC matchup of the season. The Gamecocks may be struggling when it comes to winning football games, but the team is still ranked fifth in …

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Gator Football Team Continues Race For SEC East This Weekend: Update From Durkin

The Florida Gator football team is gearing up to welcome SEC East foe Missouri to the Swamp this Saturday. The Gators are coming off a 30-27 loss to LSU where Florida’s defense surrendered 305 total yards.  Gator defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin discussed areas he’d like the team to improve upon …

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Defensive coordinator Durkin talks Gators defense, South Carolina

Florida defensive coordinator DJ Durkin said he sees a glimmer of promise on a Gators team that has skidded to a four-game losing streak. The defense, he said, has had its moments. What it needs now is consistency. “I feel at times we’ve been a great defense,” Durkin said.  “But …

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D.J. Durkin Talks Gator Defense

Defensive Coordinator for the Florida football team, D.J. Durkin talked about the Gator defense today as it prepares to take on Vanderbilt Saturday.  Durkin says despite a lot of injuries on defense, that is just something you have to deal with as a team and it’s not something you can control. Durkin 1 …

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Gator Football Spring Practice Update 3/28

Florida football defensive coordinator DJ Durkin is getting used to his new position and also talked Gator spring practice.  Durkin is new to the job of defensive coordinator having previously served as Florida’s special teams and linebackers coach. He finds one thing in particular hard about his new role. Durkin is …

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Will Muschamp Tuesday media availability news and notes

Gator football coach Will Muschamp met with the media today to discuss developments with Florida football spring practice: Linebacker Alex Anzalone –one of the eight freshman football players that enrolled early to the University of Florida– injured his shoulder during Saturday’s open practice. Anzalone went down after a tackling drill and …

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Muschamp, Gators Ready to Begin Spring Practice

The Florida Gator football team will begin spring practice Wednesday after holding Pro Day Tuesday in the Swamp. After ending the season with a loss in the Sugar Bowl to a Louisville team led by quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the Gators hope to improve and contend for a national championship like …

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