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Steve Spurrier says he should have retired after 2014 season

Midway through the 2015 college football season, Steve Spurrier decided he had enough. After the South Carolina Gamecocks started the season with a 2-4 record, the Head Coach announced his immediate resignation … ending a head coaching career that saw him win SEC titles and a national championship with the Florida Gators and turn around the Gamecocks into a perennial winner. Now...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp thinks his new offensive coordinator could have saved his job at Florida

Will Muschamp is talking up his new offensive coordinator, saying he’d still be at Florida had he hired him in his first year there. The newly-hired South Carolina coach was effusive in his praise for Kurt Roper, currently an offensive assistant for the Browns and Muschamp’s offensive coordinator in his final season with the Gators. Roper will take the reigns of South Carolina’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore added to Will Muschamp's staff

Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore has been added to Will Muschamp’s staff.  Lattimore, 24, played with the Gamecocks from 2010-12. He had a prolific freshman season but knee injuries derailed his sophomore and junior seasons. They also prevented his NFL career from taking off.  The former tailback will “not be a coach—instead, he will talk to the...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp on ability to recruit: 'Look at my wife'

    Will Muschamp was officially introduced as the new head football coach at South Carolina on Monday morning, and he answered a wide range of questions about how he can turn things around for the Gamecocks. He really knocked it out of the park with his take on recruiting. When a reporter asked Muschamp if he envisions having any issues getting players to come play for him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Muschamp takes swipe at Georgia during intro presser

New South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp may have attended the University of Georgia, but he seems to have no problem dissing the Bulldogs. Monday, during his introductory press conference, Muschamp took a subtle shot at UGA, implying that his education didn’t help improve his intelligence. Muschamp, after hearing a longwinded question about recruiting, joked that he didn...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Recruit decommits from South Carolina after coaching change

Four-star defensive end recruit Jordan Smith, who committed to play for South Carolina back in July, has changed his mind after the team’s coaching changes. Smith tweeted out the news Monday afternoon, adding that while he was able to handle losing head coach Steve Spurrier, not having defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward on the staff pushed him over the edge.  Smith’s posts...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mother of top recruit: Will Muschamp is a 'pure liar'

    The mother of a top defensive recruit blasted former Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp for lying to her. Jennifer Coney, who is the mother of No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary, had harsh words for Muschamp for leaving to take the head coaching job at South Carolina after telling her he would stay at Auburn. Coney tells 247 Sports that Auburn recruiters Muschamp and linebackers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Will Muschamp hired as South Carolina coach

Maybe second time’s the charm? According to multiple sources, former Auburn defensive coordinator and Florida head coach Will Muschamp has agreed to become the next head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks. The school has yet to make a public announcement. Will Muschamp to South Carolina is done deal — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 6, 2015   On Friday, there were...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Will Muschamp resigns as Auburn defensive coordinator, may be getting South Carolina job

It wasn’t the season that Will Muschamp had envisioned when he became the defensive coordinator for the Auburn Tigers, but as it turns out, it may have been just enough to get him another head coaching job. Reports say that Muschamp has stepped down from the Tigers after just one single season: Sources telling me former Gator head coach will Muschamp now with #auburn has resigned...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: South Carolina has interest in Will Muschamp

If the coaching carousel spins correctly, former Florida head coach Will Muschamp could be back at the helm of an SEC East program after just one year in the assistant ranks. According to FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Muschamp is getting looks from the South Carolina Gamecocks. #Auburn DC & ex #UF coach Will Muschamp is getting some consideration from #SouthCarolina for its...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp tells former recruit ‘I screwed up’

Colleges cannot hand out an unlimited number of scholarships, but former Florida head coach Will Muschamp regrets not extending one to now-Kentucky receiver Garrett Johnson. Muschamp, who is now the defensive coordinator at Auburn, approached Johnson following Thursday night’s clash between the programs and acknowledged the mistake made two years ago. J.T. Beisner of KSTV shared...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp already recruiting for Auburn

Will Muschamp was officially introduced as Auburn’s new defensive coordinator Saturday morning.  By Saturday evening, the former Florida coach had already begun to put his salary (reportedly between $1.6 and $1.8 million, the highest of any coordinator in the country) to work.  According to Keith Niebuhr of 247 Sports, Muschamp has started recruiting for his new program. The...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Current, former Auburn players react to Will Muschamp hiring

Auburn announced on Friday that former Florida coach Will Muschamp will be the school’s next defensive coordinator. Muschamp previously held the position from 2006-2007 under former coach Tommy Tuberville, and helped coach up some of the best defenses in the country. After his hiring was announced, current and former Auburn players took to Twitter to celebrate. The players all...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp says his only offer came from Auburn

Will Muschamp was introduced as Auburn’s defensive coordinator today, and during his introductory press conference, the former Florida coach said that Auburn was the only school to offer him a job. Will Muschamp at his Auburn introductory presser: "This was the only job that I was offered." — Natalie Pierre (@Natalie_Pierre) December 13, 2014 This is a bit surprising, because...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Auburn 'will compete with any offer' to Muschamp

Twitter/@codyleedavis Will Muschamp may not have worked out as a head coach at Florida, but he has a sterling track record as a defensive coordinator. He has previously served in that role at LSU and the Miami Dolphins under Nick Saban, Auburn, and Texas, and may find himself on the sideline of a huge college program very soon. According to a report by Rivals’ Jay G. Tate, Auburn...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Treon Harris posts touching goodbye to Will Muschamp

Treon Harris posted a touching goodbye to Will Muschamp on Instagram.
Via Gamedayr
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The sad reality behind Will Muschamp’s departure

Will Muschamp's departure from the Florida Gators is a sad ending to a once-promising relationship.
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Will Muschamp 'stepping down' at Florida

Update 2: According to McMurphy, Muschamp will be allowed to coach the team in its final two games. He is technically stepping down, for what it’s worth. Will Muschamp will coach final 2 games, stepping down as UF’s coach, source told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 16, 2014   Update: ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is also reporting the news. It’s not immediately...
Via College Spun
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier after win: I feel bad for Will Muschamp

Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina team likely just ended Will Muschamp’s chances of remaining in Gainesville following the season.  The Gamecocks, thanks mostly to a blocked punt and a gutsy call in overtime, beat the Gators, 23-20.  Florida is now 5-4, 4-4 in the SEC with games remaining against Eastern Kentucky and Florida State. Many analysts believe Muschamp will be fired...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: I'm pulling for Will Muschamp

Steve Spurrier is rooting for Will Muschamp as the Florida Gators head coach.
Via Gamedayr
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp names Mike McNeely as a captain for Florida vs. Vanderbilt

If Florida truly turns around its season and saves Will Muschamp’s job, one play that many will point to is sophomore Mike McNeely’s fake field goal touchdown run against Georgia. McNeely’s received a lot of positive attention this week after the play. ESPN’s Jeff Barlis did a short profile on the former Gator walk-on, who showed up for his normal Sunday shift at Publix....
Via College Spun
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp's head coaching job posted on Craigslist

We already knew that some Florida fans want the university to fire football coach Will Muschamp. The squad is 3-3 on the season and got destroyed at home by Missouri last Saturday, 42-13. It has come under harsh criticism from a ton of people, including former Heisman Trophy winner and Gators legend Tim Tebow. One Florida fan has had enough, and decided that they want a different...
Via College Spun
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida AD Jeremy Foley releases statement of support for Will Muschamp

Will Muschamp is not a popular man in Gainesville. Florida is 3-3 this season, and on Saturday, the Gators got waxed by Missouri at home, 42-13, despite holding the Tigers to 119 yards of total offense. This led to fans at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium chanting “fire Muschamp” during the third quarter of the game. Despite these calls for Muschamp to lose his job, Florida athletic...
Via College Spun
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida fans chant for Will Muschamp to be fired

Entering this week, Florida’s home game against Missouri represented an opportunity for the Gators to right the ship and get a big SEC East win against an beatable opponent. Instead, if the UF alumni at The Swamp have their way, it may be the final game of the Will Muschamp era in Gainesville. “Fire Muschamp” chants can be heard in alumni section of emptying Swamp — Mark...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Muschamp calls out 'disappointed' Tennessee fans

Say what you want about his coaching ability, Florida Gators head man Will Muschamp is a character. Following his team’s 10-9 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Muschamp had this to say. Way to throw shade at Rocky Top, Mr. Muschamp. This is why we all enjoy an average Florida team on a weekly basis. Photo: USA Today The post Will Muschamp Excited to see Disappointed...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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