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The Bull Gator:
If it feels like we’ve heard this before, it may be because we have. But this time it feels different, so let’s go ahead and give Bryant Young the benefit of the doubt. Young resigned from his position as the Florida Gators’ defensive line coach earlier this week, citing wanting to spend more time with his family.
Young, who has six kids, feels it’s time for him to spend more time with his children and enjoy family life. The now former assistant coach has been coaching in the college ranks since 2009. Before that, Young spent 14 years in the NFL as an All-Pro defensive lineman with the San Francisco 49ers.
Gators’ head coach Will Muschamp praised Young and only had good things to say about his time with Florida. He noted that he respected Young’s decision and will support both him and his family. At the moment, there seems to be no other reason for Young’s departure than a man that wanted to spend more time with his family. And we’ll choose to believe that despite whatever past exp...
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Florida Gators defensive line coach Bryant Young has decided to resign from his position in order to pursue more time with his family.
Florida defensive line coach Bryant Young is stepping away from football to spend more time with his family.
Young announced at a team meeting Wednesday that he is resigning after more than two decades of college and professional football.
A four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle who spent 14 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Young joined coach Will Muschamp's staff in 2011...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Life as a college football coach and father of six is a challenge, one Gators defensive line coach Bryant Young has decided to take a break from.
In a team meeting Wednesday afternoon, Young informed the Gators that he was resigning for non-football reasons.
After heavy consideration and giving over two decades to the game of football, I have made a personal decision...
Florida defensive tackles coach Bryant Young announced on Wednesday that he has resigned from his position on the staff to spend more time with his family. Young, a father of six children, served two seasons on the Florida staff and informed the football team in a meeting on Wednesday.
Florida defensive line coach Bryant Young has resigned, according to multiple news sources. According to Yahoo Sports, Young told the Gators at a team meeting on Wednesday that he was leaving to spend more time with his family. ''After heavy consideration and giving over two decades to the game of football, I have made a personal decision to resign from my position at the...
Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp and Duck Dynasty's Willie hanging together at the Tim Tebow Foundation Golf Tournament.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Theres a part of Gators coach Will Muschamp that probably relishes the challenge the way a chef looks forward to creating a new dish.
The ingredients are known, but figuring out the right mixture and cooking time must be determined before testing it on the public. That is similar to the state of Floridas defense heading into the 2013 season.
The Gators are seasoned...
Replacing Bryant Young as an assistant coach won’t be easy. Young left a short but nice legacy as the interior defensive line coach at Florida and the maturation of Sharrif Floyd into a high first round draft pick at the end for this month will be the crowning jewel on that legacy. Still with the hire of Brad lawing in the off-season, head coach Will Muschamp has some flexibility...
The frustration from the early season struggles was released in one inning on Saturday. The Gators already had the series win over South Carolina clinched, but they weren’t done. Florida pounded eight hits while scoring 10 runs in one inning for the first time since 2005 to finish off the series sweep. The Gators ran off with a 14-5 win over the Gamecocks because of that sixth inning.
The mood in the third base dugout at McKethan Stadium is starting to change. Playing good baseball tends to do that. Even more important -- wins can do that. The Gators have fired off a streak with seven wins in their last nine games, with six of those seven coming against ranked teams. Florida got back to .500 with a win on Friday night, and the mood in the dugout is different.
After having almost two weeks to since the Gators were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Michigan in the Elite Eight, Florida head coach Billy Donovan was convinced there was something missing -- he just couldn’t figure out what it was. The Gators didn’t play their best game against the Wolverines, falling behind early and fighting back through the entire game.
Quarterback Jacoby Brissett sits in the Murphy Football Complex wearing a black Sugar Bowl sweatshirt, which is interesting because that game in New Orleans was the catalyst for his decision to transfer from Florida to NC State.