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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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Ja’Juan Seider to Leave Florida Football After One Year

The last member of Coach McElwain’s staff is now on the move. After just one year with Florida football, former running back coach  is leaving Gainesville. This move will be Seider’s fourth since 2000, starting at Marshall and West Virginia before coaching the Gators. What Happened? When Dan Mullen came …

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College Football Head Coaching Carousel

The college football world has been flipped upside down over the past few weeks. Alabama snuck into the College Football Playoff over Big Ten champion Ohio State, Georgia won the SEC, UCF remained undefeated and head coaches have been fired and hired on what seems like a daily basis. Hired …

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Jim McElwain Part of Huge Buyouts In College Football

Florida’s University Athletic Association announced Tuesday that Jim McElwain’s buyout has been settled at $7.5 million. McElwain was fired in October for a variety of reasons. It was rumored that Florida would only have to pay $4 million of the original $12 million buyout clause. Part of this stems from …

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Preview: Florida Travels to Missouri in First Game of Post-McElwain Era

For the first time since 2014, Florida will play a football game without Jim McElwain at the helm. That’s also the last time the Gators lost to the Missouri Tigers. Florida (3-4, 3-3 SEC) travels to Columbia to take on Missouri (3-5, 0-4 SEC) with Randy Shannon as its’ interim …

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Florida Is Struggling, But So Is FSU

“At least we’re not Florida State.” That’s the sentence Gator fans find themselves repeatedly saying nowadays. There hasn’t been much Gator fans have been able to get excited about during the 2017 football season. From losing the opener to Feleipe Franks’ underwhelming performance at quarterback and losing Luke Del Rio …

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The Shannon Era Begins at UF

The Florida Gators and head coach Jim McElwain have mutually agreed to a contract buyout. Defensive coordinator Randy Shannon has been named interim head coach for the Gators. This decision was made after the Gators were blown out 42-7 by SEC rival Georgia. Florida has now lost three straight games …

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