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 after one year at San Jose State and another at Notre Dame.
''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 University of Florida in order to pursue more time with my family,'' said Young, a father of six who earned about $40 million during his NFL career. ''I am humbled by and grateful for the opportunity I have had to positively influence the hardworking student-athletes and young men whom I will surely miss.
''However, I have come to the realization that it is time to invest more in my family during this fle...