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Gators name Nussmeier new offensive coordinator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has hired former Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to the same position. The Gators announced the move Wednesday, nearly three weeks after new coach Jim McElwain accepted the job. McElwain hired former Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins to the same position last week. Nussmeier's announcement will draw significantly more...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida hires Nussmeier as offensive coordinator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida has hired former Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to the same position. The Gators announced the move Wednesday, nearly three weeks after new coach Jim McElwain accepted the job. McElwain hired former Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins to the same position last week. Nussmeier's announcement will draw significantly more...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida Has Officially Hired Michigan’s Doug Nussmeier To Be The Gators’ Offensive Coordinator

Florida has officially hired Doug Nussmeier to be the Gators’ offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday afternoon.  Nussmeier, 44, spent the past year as Michigan’s offensive coordinator. The Wolverines struggled in 2014, ranking No. 112 in the country in points per game (20.9). Nussmeier was previously the offensive coordinator at Alabama for two seasons.  #Gators...
Via College Spun
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida Hires Doug Nussmeier As Offensive Coordinator

The Florida Gators are reportedly set to hire Doug Nussmeier as the team's new offensive coordinator.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

As Jim McElwain settles in, Gators try to stand out

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Offensive lineman Chaz Green is preparing for his final game at Florida. A fifth-year senior, Green has experienced all his 6-foot-5, 300-pound frame can carry at one time during his Gators career. Recruited by Urban Meyer, Green dressed for every game during Meyer's final season in 2010 but did not play. In 2011, Green started nine games and was named to the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s 2006 Florida Gators Staff Was Stacked With Big Coaches

Here's a look at Urban Meyer's 2006 championship Florida Gators staff and where his assistants are now.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Inconsistent Gator squad tops the Demon Deacons

Coming off a three game winning streak as the Florida Gators near the middle of the regular season, the team had a lot to prove at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida for the Orange Bowl Classic against the Demon … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida OT D.J. Humphries Tweets He Hasn’t Made A Decision About The NFL

On Wednesday, the Gainesville Sun reported that Florida offensive tackle D.J. Humphries will bypass his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft.  Humphries, a 6-foot-5, 295-pound offensive lineman, is projected to be a first round pick.  Is he actually leaving, though? Thursday morning, Humphries tweeted that he is yet to make a decision on his future.  I have NOT made my...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

National Champion Florida Gators Gymnast Crafts Stunning Graduation Cap

This Florida Gators graduation camp is one of the most stunning caps you'll ever see.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim McElwain Lands First Commitment As Gators Coach

Daniel Imatorbhebhe, a tight end recruit out of Georgia, committed to the Florida Gators on Tuesday.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators hire Mississippi State’s Geoff Collins as defensive coordinator

The Gators may not have snatched the Mississippi State head coach away from Starkville, but they did get his top assistant. Jim McElwain has hired Geoff Collins, the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator, as the Gators’ defensive coordinator. Collins, who was a finalist for the … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cupcakes in the shape of a Florida Gator? Oh, why not!

The University of Florida athletics department has apparently discovered Pintrest. Its Twitter account, @GatorZoneNews, tweeted the following photo in honor of National Cupcake Day.This looks like a great way to celebrate #NationalCupcakeDay! http://t.co/pNjX2O1tQL pic.twitter.com/qMiX3yS643— Florida Gators (@GatorZoneNews) December 15, 2014And yes, The Gators do have a Pintrest site.
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn hires Muschamp as defensive co-ordinator

Auburn has hired former Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp as defensive co-ordinator, the school has announced. According to ESPN, Muschamp will be paid $1.6m to $1.8m annually - making him "college football's highest-paid defensive co-ordinator". "I'm excited to welcome Will back to Auburn as our new defensive coordinator," Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said in a statement. "Will...
Via SEC Football Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Beginning of the McElwain Era

The last two years have shown the Gator nation one thing: the Florida Gators don’t accept failure. Unfortunately for Will Muschamp, “failure” is probably the best word there is to describe his tenure at Florida, and so he was relieved … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly drops epic quote about turning down Florida job

Chip Kelly dropped an absolute gem of a quote on Thursday when talking about the Florida Gators head coaching job. Kelly was mentioned as a person of interest for the Gators during the school’s search to replace Will Muschamp. The former Oregon head coach explicitly stated that he was not interested in leaving the Eagles...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Hires Jim McElwain As Their Next Football Head Coach

    Will Jim McElwain succeed as Florida’s new head coach? Per school announcement, the Florida Gators have announced the hiring of McElwain after the resignation of Will Muschamp. Details on his contract with Florida or buyout with Colorado State is unknown at this time. Are Gator fans content with the hiring of Jim McElwain as Florida tries to find success again? [Miami Herald...
Via Geeks and Cleats
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Hire Jim McElwain As Football Coach; Replaces Will Muschamp

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A person familiar with the search says Florida has hired Colorado State’s Jim McElwain as its next football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on the condition of anonymity because the Gators have not announced details of their coaching search. The person says McElwain officially accepted the job Wednesday after working out a deal...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida, Jim McElwain Reach Agreement

The Florida Gators have got their man. Jim McElwain, who has coached Colorado State since 2012, has agreed to become the next head man down in Gainesville. ESPN’s Chris Low was the first to report the news. The buyout issues have been resolved, and Florida is expected to announce Jim McElwain as its coach later today. — Chris Low (@ClowESPN) December 4, 2014 According to Low...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Florida Gators hit snag in pursuit of CSU's Jim McElwain

While there's still a chance Jim McElwain ends up as Florida's next head coach, the Gators' search has taken some bizarre twists in the time since Jeremy Foley boarded a plane to Colorado Tuesday, and now things appear more uncertain than they did before the AD touched down in Fort Collins. Both sides had been trying to close on the deal, which they expected to happen, sources...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball: Is it time to panic in Gainesville? Florida’s A Long Way From The Final Four

Florida is preparing for a late-season conference and tournament run in an interesting way: with close early-season battles against strong competition. Challenging early games, mixed with combining some new players on the floor, make it a bit too early for the Gators to panic… even though it might seem panic is warranted. With last Friday’s 11-point loss in the Battle 4 Atlantis...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Josh McDaniels go to Florida?

Sam Greenwood/Getty ImagesThe Florida Gators are in the market for a new head coach after previous coach Will Muschamp was let go by the Gators. According to NFL.com, Josh McDaniels, Patriots offensive coordinator, could be on the short list to replace Muschamp in the Swamp.Football Scoop says that McDaniels is currently being vetted as a potential head coaching candidate at the...
Via Patriots Life
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp Favorited A Tweet About Being Introduced As Auburn’s Defensive Coordinator

Former Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp is officially a free agent in the college football coaching world. While he wasn’t overly successful on the offensive side of the ball in Gainesville (it ultimately cost him his job), he’s still considered a genius when it comes to defense. Right now, he’s being courted by a number of fan bases – many of which have struggled...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Head Coach Will Muschamp Gives Us One Last Steaming Mad GIF (thanks coach)

If there is anything that will be missed next season at Florida it will be images of Will Muschamp blowing up with the kind of intensity he wishes his players had on the field. Good thing is he will more than likely be on the sideline somewhere in some capacity next year.So as long as his new boss doesn't tell him to cool it with the temper tantrums we will not have to go without...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida Player on Sideline Hits Jameis Winston After He Runs Out of Bounds

For some stupid reason Florida Gators freshman defensive lineman Gerald Willis decided he needed to hit Jameis Winston as the Florida State quarterback ran out of bounds. Late hits are not unusual, right? Well--this wasn't a late hit. Willis wasn't even in the game!The refs continued with the stupid theme and did not eject Willis, but Muschamp did it for them and sent the idiot to...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tweets Photo Of Tim Tebow On Campus, Wearing Vols Gear

Tim Tebow is one of the most popular Florida Gators of all time, considering he won two national championships in his time in Gainesville. But now that he’s technically a college football analyst, he apparently has to show some love to all the league’s programs – even major UF rival Tennessee. The school tweeted out a photo of Tebow on campus in Knoxville wearing Volunteers...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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