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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Will Muschamps first season as Floridas head coach in 2011 didnt go as well as he hoped on the field, but UFs administration was confident enough in the direction of the program to extend Muschamps contract in August, it was revealed Tuesday.
The one-year extension put the 41-year-old Muschamp under contract through 2017.
Muschamp originally signed a five-year contract that ran through 2015 when he was hired to replace Urban Meyer. After Floridas 7-6 season a year ago, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley exercised a one-year option on Muschamps original deal that extended the contract through 2016.
However, in August Foley and UF President Bernie Machen showed their confidence in Muschamp by rewarding him with a one-year extension. The Gators didnt disappoint in Muschamps second season, finishing the regular season 11-1 and ranked No. 4 in the BCS standings.
The five-game turnaround in the regular season marked the biggest one-year leap for the program in 32 ...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- No. 5 Florida didn't wait to give coach Will Muschamp a contract extension.
The Gators (11-1) gave him one before the season.
President Bernie Machen and athletic director Jeremy Foley met in August and agreed to extend Muschamp's contract for a year, through 2017. The Gainesville Sun first reported the extension Tuesday.
Foley says in a statement...
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