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Will Muschamp went off on several local media outlets for their inaccurate reporting regarding the suspensions of Florida’s players for the season opening game against Toledo on Saturday. On Friday night, the Palm Beach Post, Gator Country, and the Gainesville Sun all reported that Loucheiz Purifoy, Darious Cummings, Latroy Pittman, Quinteze Williams, Antonio Morrison, and […]
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