Found November 26, 2012 on
Throw The Flag:
It’s no secret that Florida Gator safety Matt Elam has nothing but pure hatred for FSU. Both Florida and Florida State heavily recruited Elam and he has been known to get into scrums with players such as Greg Reid.
After Will Muschamp and the Florida Gators defeated the Florida State Seminoles 37 – 26, Matt Elam decided to celebrate on Bobby Bowden Field which is jokingly referred to as Ron Zook field. Elam is probably the best safety in the country and is a monster on the field. He picked off EJ Manuel in the first half and played a great game. After the win, why not taunt the FSU faithful with some snow angeling? It’s not like the ACC referees gave the Gators any help.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. This one meant a lot. And after it was over, no one was calling the Gators soft.
Certainly not head coach Will Muschamp.
The Gators (fourth in the BCS) closed out an 11-1 regular season that no one predicted three months ago by coming from behind for a 37-26 win over No. 10 Florida State on Saturday.
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The Florida State Seminoles are hosting the Florida Gators at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahasse, Florida for the Battle for the Governors’ Cup. Despite FSU being a touchdown favorite, the Gators took an early 3 point lead. When EJ Manuel and the FSU offense got the ball they moved the ball down the field to be held to a third and long. With pressure from the Gator defensive line...
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...
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...
A year after calling his team soft following an embarrassing home loss to Florida State, Florida coach Will Muschamp watched many of those same players rip the Seminoles 37-26 on Saturday.
They clinched one of the best regular seasons in school history with a win more convincing than the final score.
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