Jim McElwain

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The Chattanoogan
SEC Coaches - Early Hot SeatsKirby Smart at Georgia and Missouri's Barry Odom have no heat at all, and neith
SEC Coaches - Early Hot Seats
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Kirby Smart at Georgia and Missouri's Barry Odom have no heat at all, and neither does Florida's second year head coach Jim McElwain, who was the 2015 SEC Coach of the Year. There is some definite heat on Kentucky's Mike Stoops and Vanderbilt's... Read more
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CBS Sports
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospectsthat he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how m
Laremy Tunsil headlines the list of top 100 prospects
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
that he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how much the presence of former CSU head coach Jim McElwain (now at Florida) and quarterback Garrett Grayson (now backing up Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints) had on... Read more
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CBS Denver
CSU's Higgins Projected To Be Picked In 2nd Or 3rd Roundthat he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how m
CSU's Higgins Projected To Be Picked In 2nd Or 3rd Round
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
that he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how much the presence of former CSU head coach Jim McElwain (now at Florida) and quarterback Garrett Grayson (now backing up Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints) had on... Read more
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ajc.com
12 college coaches to attend NFL draftDavid Goldman Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, and Florida head coach Jim
12 college coaches to attend NFL draft
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
David Goldman Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, and Florida head coach Jim McElwain pose with the trophy during a press conference held ahead of Saturday’s Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gators-Hurricanes football rivalry to come back for 2019 opener in Orlando2013 in Coral Gables, which Miami won 21-16. Each will look significantly diffe
Gators-Hurricanes football rivalry to come back for 2019 opener in Orlando
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
2013 in Coral Gables, which Miami won 21-16. Each will look significantly different by the time they meet again. UF coach Jim McElwain enters his second season in 2016 after replacing Will Muschamp; Miami coach Mark Richt will be in his first year... Read more
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Denver Post
Green vs. Gold game becomes Dvs. O gameBobo wryly admitted he feels better coming out of spring practice than he did a
Green vs. Gold game becomes Dvs. O game
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
Bobo wryly admitted he feels better coming out of spring practice than he did a year ago after taking over the program from Jim McElwain. "I probably might have seemed positive, but I didn't think we could win a game last year after spring," Bobo... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Kellenberger: Ranking the SEC after spring ballactually be Smart, the latest in a long but checkered line of Saban assistants
Kellenberger: Ranking the SEC after spring ball
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
actually be Smart, the latest in a long but checkered line of Saban assistants to get a head coaching gig. If Smart is more Jim McElwain than Will Muschamp, UGA should be fine. Bret Bielema was always able to plug-and-play with his running backs,... Read more
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Al.com
Which current college football coach could be 'next Nick Saban'?than a decade. He all but drove all-time great Steve Spurrier into retirement.
Which current college football coach could be 'next Nick Saban'?
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
than a decade. He all but drove all-time great Steve Spurrier into retirement. MINUS: With Kirby Smart now at Georgia and Jim McElwain now at Florida, will he able to pilfer top recruits from those states as he has in the past? Will he stay at... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
McElwain Talks Post-Springof spring ball after wrapping up its Orange and Blue Debut in The Swamp. ESPN G
McElwain Talks Post-Spring
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 9 days ago
of spring ball after wrapping up its Orange and Blue Debut in The Swamp. ESPN Gainesville/95.3 FM caught up with head coach Jim McElwain today and he discussed his thoughts on the Gator spring practices. McElwain mentioned how he is pleased with... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
McElwain: Gators much farther alongJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When Jim McElwain took the Florida Gators to the SEC title
McElwain: Gators much farther along
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When Jim McElwain took the Florida Gators to the SEC title game last year, he knew it would be a hard act to follow. On Tuesday night in Jacksonville to talk with the Gator faithful, McElwain said recruiting this area is key to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida coach Jim McElwain has praise for QB Luke Del RioJust to show you how a football coach’s mind works, Jim McElwain had a clear fa
Florida coach Jim McElwain has praise for QB Luke Del Rio
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Just to show you how a football coach’s mind works, Jim McElwain had a clear favorite among the plays executed by redshirt sophomore Luke Del Rio on April 8 in the Gators’ Orange & Blue Debut spring game at The Swamp following his evaluation of the... Read more
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ESPN
How Kirby Smart balances his Bama past while building Georgia's futuredevelopment, and Smart built a vast network of resources as an assistant. Seve
How Kirby Smart balances his Bama past while building Georgia's future
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
development, and Smart built a vast network of resources as an assistant. Several are now league competitors: Florida's Jim McElwain, Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze and South Carolina's Will Muschamp, Smart's former Georgia teammate. "Really, the last... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Scott Frost puts a spring in record-setting UCF spring gameof dust. It's not just coincidence that the head coaches at the five big school
Scott Frost puts a spring in record-setting UCF spring game
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
of dust. It's not just coincidence that the head coaches at the five big schools in the state — Frost, Jimbo Fisher (FSU), Jim McElwain (Florida), Mark Richt (Miami) and Willie Taggart (USF) — are not only former offensive coordinators; they're... Read more
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CBS Sports
The wide receiver class offers its usual varietythat he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how m
The wide receiver class offers its usual variety
CBS Sports / Posted 14 days ago
that he left the Rams with a year of eligibility remaining. Some question how much the presence of former CSU head coach Jim McElwain (now at Florida) and quarterback Garrett Grayson (now backing up Drew Brees with the Saints) had on Higgins'... Read more
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CBS Sports
College football coach search firms: Are they worth the money?in its 2013 search by Korn Ferry to hire Charlie Strong, and Colorado State spe
College football coach search firms: Are they worth the money?
CBS Sports / Posted 17 days ago
in its 2013 search by Korn Ferry to hire Charlie Strong, and Colorado State spent $250,000 on Spencer Stuart to help hire Jim McElwain in 2011. Still, the coaching search industry continues to play a major role in who coaches where. At the same... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Former Gators DE Alex McCalister confident he can disrupt NFL QBsfield and ability to bend around the edge is especially unsettling for opposing
Former Gators DE Alex McCalister confident he can disrupt NFL QBs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
field and ability to bend around the edge is especially unsettling for opposing offensive linemen. No wonder Florida coach Jim McElwain was so frustrated about losing McCalister for the final four games of the season, three with a left foot injury... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
NATHAN DEEN: SEC wins, football recruits lose in NCAA rulingthink they have to take advantage of every loophole they can. “There are great
NATHAN DEEN: SEC wins, football recruits lose in NCAA ruling
Savannah Morning News / Posted 19 days ago
think they have to take advantage of every loophole they can. “There are great players here, right?” said Florida coach Jim McElwain. “There’s a reason every school in the country comes here and recruits. So I think for them it’s trying to gain... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Young Gator Kylan Johnson headlines group of improving UF linebackersthought he made some really good plays on the ball and really came up with some
Young Gator Kylan Johnson headlines group of improving UF linebackers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
thought he made some really good plays on the ball and really came up with some good tackles in the hole,” UF coach Jim McElwain said. A former safety, Johnson possesses the coverage skills and speed needed to work in space while also using... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A career spent feeding two passionsfact, when Will Muschamp got fired at Florida, Brent had the inside scoop on hi
A career spent feeding two passions
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
fact, when Will Muschamp got fired at Florida, Brent had the inside scoop on his replacement. He told us right away that Jim McElwain would be the new coach and he was right.” As much as he respects Brent’s football knowledge, Porter thinks even... Read more
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Bleacher Report
SEC HCs Could Join Harbaugh on Satellite Camp Tourto ban the practice doesn't pass? The Wild, Wild, West happens. Michigan HC J
SEC HCs Could Join Harbaugh on Satellite Camp Tour
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
to ban the practice doesn't pass? The Wild, Wild, West happens. Michigan HC Jim Harbaugh (left) and Florida head coach Jim McElwain (right) The conference also confirmed to Bleacher Report that the SEC rule prohibiting those camps will cease... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Illinois loses WR Mike Dudek to torn ACL for second straight yearJim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback
Illinois loses WR Mike Dudek to torn ACL for second straight year
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback situation since the midseason suspension of Will Grier last fall. As the spring practices went on the big question was who would be Florida’s best fit running the offense... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
94-year old Lou Sossamon, USC’s first All-American, scores TD in alumni gameJim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback
94-year old Lou Sossamon, USC’s first All-American, scores TD in alumni game
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback situation since the midseason suspension of Will Grier last fall. As the spring practices went on the big question was who would be Florida’s best fit running the offense... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Snow storm cancels Toledo’s spring football gameJim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback
Snow storm cancels Toledo’s spring football game
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback situation since the midseason suspension of Will Grier last fall. As the spring practices went on the big question was who would be Florida’s best fit running the offense... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Luke Del Rio makes case to be starting QB in Florida spring gameJim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback
Luke Del Rio makes case to be starting QB in Florida spring game
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback situation since the midseason suspension of Will Grier last fall. As the spring practices went on the big question was who would be Florida’s best fit running the offense... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
DeShaun Watson to play for both teams in Clemson spring gameJim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback
DeShaun Watson to play for both teams in Clemson spring game
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Jim McElwain and the Florida Gators have been looking to solve the quarterback situation since the midseason suspension of Will Grier last fall. As the spring practices went on the big question was who would be Florida’s best fit running the offense... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Gators kicker Eddy Pineiro shines during spring gamein 2015, finishing next to last in Football Bowl Subdivision with a 42 percent
Gators kicker Eddy Pineiro shines during spring game
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
in 2015, finishing next to last in Football Bowl Subdivision with a 42 percent completion rate – that second-year coach Jim McElwain made it a priority in this past recruiting cycle. He signed Pineiro, who changed his commitment from Alabama to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
QB Luke Del Rio shines in Florida's spring gameGAINESVILLE | Jim McElwain might not name a starting quarterback anytime soon,
QB Luke Del Rio shines in Florida's spring game
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
GAINESVILLE | Jim McElwain might not name a starting quarterback anytime soon, but there doesn’t appear to be much of a battle going on for the Gators. The Blue team defeated the Orange team 38-6 in UF’s spring game, largely behind the play of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Luke Del Rio answers burning questions about Gators' QB quandarywell, it's probably a dumpster fire. And so the challenges that await Universi
Luke Del Rio answers burning questions about Gators' QB quandary
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
well, it's probably a dumpster fire. And so the challenges that await University of Florida Fire Chief/Head Football Coach Jim McElwain, who is issuing casting calls this spring in the hopes that someone emerges as a starting quarterback for the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Del Rio emerges as Gators' QB front-runner after scrimmage176 yards and two touchdowns, as the Blue team won 44-6. It’s been Del Rio’s j
Del Rio emerges as Gators' QB front-runner after scrimmage
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 21 days ago
176 yards and two touchdowns, as the Blue team won 44-6. It’s been Del Rio’s job to lose since spring camp began and coach Jim McElwain said on numerous occasions there was no separation between all four quarterbacks. However, it will be hard for... Read more
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The Advocate
Florida quarterback Will Grier’s suspension before LSU game another crazy twist in weird season for Tigersyear for violating the NCAA’s drug policy, testing positive for a performance-e
Florida quarterback Will Grier’s suspension before LSU game another crazy twist in weird season for Tigers
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
year for violating the NCAA’s drug policy, testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in what Florida coach Jim McElwain said was an over-the-counter supplement (more on that later). Barring some successful 11th hour appeal to the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WSMV Nashville / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WALB Albany
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TVDel Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member
A spring weekend burgeons with SEC football games on TV
WALB Albany / Posted 22 days ago
Del Rio is probably out front in the race but lacks experience. He was a member of Alabama’s 2013 team when Gators coach Jim McElwain was offensive coordinator. Purdue transfer Austin Appleby is a graduate transfer who started 11 games. Feleipe... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Florida Defensive Line Looks to Reloadas the duo led the team in sacks this past season with 6.5 each. After a scrim
Florida Defensive Line Looks to Reload
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 22 days ago
as the duo led the team in sacks this past season with 6.5 each. After a scrimmage held last Friday, Florida head coach Jim McElwain said he was pleased with the defensive line play. Caleb Brantley in particular in expected to step up inside on... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado State to face Arkansas in two sportsannounced in February. Colorado State is getting $1.5 million for the Alabama
Colorado State to face Arkansas in two sports
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
announced in February. Colorado State is getting $1.5 million for the Alabama game, $2 million for Florida (as part of the Jim McElwain buyout arrangement) and $1.3 million for the trip to Arkansas. The Razorbacks have posted winning records the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida Gators hope to show improved offense in spring gamein-game experience, playing in 17 games at Purdue — 14 more than Del Rio’s thre
Florida Gators hope to show improved offense in spring game
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 days ago
in-game experience, playing in 17 games at Purdue — 14 more than Del Rio’s three games at Oregon State. But Gators coach Jim McElwain isn’t satisfied with the group yet. The quarterback competition will likely continue in the fall. “I think they... Read more
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