Florida hires Jim McElwain away from Colorado State.

Florida has found Will Muschamp's replacement. The school has hired Jim McElwain away from Colorado State to become the Gators' new head coach.Under McElwain, Colorado St. was 22-16 in his three seasons with the Rams. Before that, he served as Nick Saban's offensive coordinator from 2008-2012, where he helped Saban lead the Crimson Tide win two BCS titles in 2010 and 2012.McElwain...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former McElwain WR: “Florida Is About To Get Really Good REALLY FAST”

Thursday morning, the Florida Gators officially hired their next head coach, poaching Jim McElwain from Colorado State. The (now) former Rams coach spent three seasons in Fort Collins, leading the program to 10 wins this past season. Previously, he spent four years as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Alabama. Upon hearing the news, a few former Crimson Tide players...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Hire Jim McElwain as New Head Coach

This post was first published on Follow them on Twitter at: InAllKindsofWeather. Snap your fingers and cue the champagne. Jeremy Foley has found his new man, and a journeyman from Montana has found his new home. The Florida Gators have officially hired former Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain to replace the overwhelmingly disappointing Will Muschamp...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

“Pawwwwwlll!” Looking at the live Finebaum Film Room during the Iron Bowl

Last Saturday as ESPN was airing the Iron Bowl, SEC Network had Paul Finebaum host a live call-in show dubbed “Finebaum Film Room: Iron Bowl Live.” Joined by analysts Marcus Spears, Greg McElroy, Cole Cubelic and Booger McFarland, the panel not only took live calls from rabid Alabama and Auburn fans, the crew analyzed plays as they happened. In fact, the crew was so good, it...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Iron Bowl that launched Saban's Alabama dynasty, 5 years later

Ask some of Alabama's most prominent football alums what they believe to be the moment that launched Nick Saban's dynasty, and you're bound to get a few different answers.  Quarterback Greg McElroy mentioned the 2007 Independence Bowl; in Saban's first year, the team used 15 practices before the game to beat up on each other, before beating up on Colorado. The win bled into the...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg McElroy Praises Simplicity Of Auburn’s Offense, Explains How He Thinks Nick Saban Will Prepare This Year

Photo via @GVMcElroy When Auburn faced Alabama last season, the Tigers’ offense shredded the Crimson Tide defense for 296 rushing yards en route to a 34-28 Auburn victory. It was the most rushing yards allowed by Alabama in 2013, and helped cement Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn’s reputation as one of the best offensive minds in America.  In a radio interview yesterday, former...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: Jacob Coker better than former Alabama QB's Greg McElroy and A.J. McCarron?

Jacob Coker and Jimbo Fisher. Via Fisher just opened up a hornet's nest. The Florida State Seminoles coach was singing the praises of former Seminole quarterback Jacob Coker, who transferred to Alabama following graduation. In doing so, Fisher decided to drop a mega-zinger in comparing Coker to his predecessor QB's under Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Quarterback Greg McElroy Says Auburn Is The Favorite In The SEC This Season

Greg McElroy is new to the media life. The former Alabama quarterback retired from a short three-year NFL career in March and was then signed as an analyst for the new SEC Network about a week later. It appears that the former national champion already has the unbiased aspect of journalism down well, though.  Greg McElroy taps Auburn as SEC favorite #collegefootball
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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