Originally written May 22, 2013 on Football Nation:
Allegations by Mike McNeil, former Auburn football player, against head coach Will Muschamp must be a distraction of magnitude. McNeil accused Muschamp of paying him underneath the table while at Auburn, in the amount of $400. Most Gator fans would like to wash this story away, but this question of integrity will always loom in the back of Muschamps' mind.  If other accusations surface from Muschamps' Auburn days, this could be the worst intangible for the 2013 Gator football team.More issues for coach Muschamp include the many great defensive stars that are gone to the NFL. Sharrif Floyd on the defensive line was a huge loss. Jalani Jenkins and Jon Bostic, both linebackers, are not easy to replace. All three of these ex-Gator players were extremely important in stopping the run game.The Gator pass defense will not be the same without free safety Josh Evans and corner-back Matt Elam. This will be a factor when the Gators face four year starter Aaron Murray in the Georgia gam...
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