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National Signing Day Can Cap Off Great Recruiting Class For Gators

The Florida Gator football program has struggled mightily since Tim Tebow left campus after the 2009 season. The lowest point was in 2017, when the Gators went 4-7 and missed a bowl game. However, since firing Jim McElwain and hiring Dan Mullen, the football program has bounced back in a …

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Former Florida Head Coach Jim McElwain Hired to Lead Central Michigan

Central Michigan University named Jim McElwain their head coach on Sunday. He replaces John Bonamego, who Central Michigan fired Nov. 23 after finishing 1-11 in the 2018 season, the worst season in team history. The Resume McElwain bounced around a few teams as an assistant coach during the 2000’s. He coached at …

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Michigan Accepts Peach Bowl Bid to Face Familiar Foe Florida

They meet again. The seventh-ranked Michigan Wolverines face the tenth-ranked Florida Gators in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. This is the third meeting between the two teams in the last four seasons. Michigan has owned Florida in each of those meetings, winning all three of them convincingly. Michigan comes into Atlanta for this …

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Gator football heads into Georgia Game without Distractions, Unlike Last Year

A Look-Back This current Gator football program may have most of the same players as last year’s team, but they are in a completely different situation.  A year ago going into the Florida-Georgia Game the Gators were unranked, had a 3-3 record, and they were on their way to a …

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Gators Jump to No. 11 in AP Poll

With the recent comeback win over Vanderbilt last Saturday, the Florida Gator football team jumped up from No. 14 to No. 11 in the most recent AP Poll. A crazy weekend with four losses in the top ten, combined with Florida’s impressive win, allowed the Gators to jump three spots. …

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Florida Releases Details on Dan Mullen’s Contract

Florida football head coach Dan Mullen’s six-year $36.6 million contract has been signed and finalized with the university. Dan Mullen is 2-1 overall with his new team but lost to the only conference matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats back on Sept., 8. But, if they continue their gradual momentum after …

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CSU Prepping for the Gators

Why Colorado State? Florida football will get ready to take on a school that former head coach, Jim McElwain coached at before he came to coach at Florida. On Saturday, the Gators will take on the Colorado State Rams, where McElwain was the head coach from 2012 to 2014. Gator fans might be wondering why Florida football is playing …

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Feleipe Franks Finally Settling in as Florida’s Starting QB

Feleipe Franks is looking to have a much better time against Kentucky in 2018. Sure the result was what he wanted in 2017 but it was the road to that point that Franks looks to change. Not Looking At The Past In late September of  last season, Franks was removed …

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Will Last Year’s Offensive Line Show Up to This Year’s Spring Game?

Spring football promises new beginnings. After the 2017 season, the Florida Gators’ offensive line could use one. For the second time in the last three years, the team’s trenchmen conceded over three sacks per game. Roughly one-in-six of the Gators’ offensive snaps were blown up in the backfield. According to …

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McElwain Hired as Receivers Coach at Michigan

Former Gator football Head Coach Jim McElwain left Florida’s coaching staff in October. After a brief head coaching career between Florida and Colorado State, he will be joining Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan. Reports say he starts Sunday. McElwain with the Wolverines He signed as an assistant offensive coach with …

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