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Orlando Sentinel
Gators AD Jeremy Foley, like Steve Spurrier, revolutionized the SECdisenchanted with the job. Always popular among UF fans, he suddenly became a t
Gators AD Jeremy Foley, like Steve Spurrier, revolutionized the SEC
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
disenchanted with the job. Always popular among UF fans, he suddenly became a target of fan condemnation after he hired Ron Zook as the football coach in 2001. He told me the story once of standing on the field at a football game during Zook's... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Longtime Florida AD Jeremy Foley retiring after 25 yearshis best hires. Each won a pair of national championships. There were missteps
Longtime Florida AD Jeremy Foley retiring after 25 years
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 days ago
his best hires. Each won a pair of national championships. There were missteps, too, including giving football coaches Ron Zook and Will Muschamp their first head-coaching jobs. Foley's critics also point to Florida falling well back in the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Longtime Florida AD Jeremy Foley retiring after 25 yearshis best hires. Each won a pair of national championships. There were missteps
Longtime Florida AD Jeremy Foley retiring after 25 years
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
his best hires. Each won a pair of national championships. There were missteps, too, including giving football coaches Ron Zook and Will Muschamp their first head-coaching jobs. Foley's critics also point to Florida falling well back in the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Foley leaves lasting mark on UF sportsit all a combined five times in football and men’s basketball. Others will poin
Foley leaves lasting mark on UF sports
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
it all a combined five times in football and men’s basketball. Others will point to Foley whiffing on the football hires of Ron Zook and Will Muschamp. Or the grand-slam acquisition of hoops coach Billy Donovan. “You go across the sports landscape,... Read more
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ESPN
Florida AD Jeremy Foley leaves lasting legacy with Gatorshis vision for Florida sports. Unfortunately, that meant his mistakes in footb
Florida AD Jeremy Foley leaves lasting legacy with Gators
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
his vision for Florida sports. Unfortunately, that meant his mistakes in football were magnified. The failed hires of Ron Zook and Will Muschamp are stains on his résumé. He garnered plenty of criticism when it came to spending -- or lack... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Jeremy Foley made a hard job look easy at UFfired successful tennis, baseball and gymnastics coaches because they weren't s
Jeremy Foley made a hard job look easy at UF
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
fired successful tennis, baseball and gymnastics coaches because they weren't successful enough. He also fired Muschamp and Ron Zook, though his biggest mistake was hiring them in the first place. There's no denying those were whiffs, but such... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Notre Dame loses corner Devin Butler for up to four monthsdissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.”
Notre Dame loses corner Devin Butler for up to four months
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 11 days ago
dissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.” Not all of Foley’s calls were good ones — Ron Zook flamed out after three seasons and the Will Muschamp era only had one successful year out of the four he had in... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Baylor donor calls reports of pulling funds ‘a load of crap’ even as more support for Briles’ return surfacesdissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.”
Baylor donor calls reports of pulling funds ‘a load of crap’ even as more support for Briles’ return surfaces
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 12 days ago
dissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.” Not all of Foley’s calls were good ones — Ron Zook flamed out after three seasons and the Will Muschamp era only had one successful year out of the four he had in... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
At football clinic, Ohio State’s Raekwon McMillan gets leveled… by a womandissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.”
At football clinic, Ohio State’s Raekwon McMillan gets leveled… by a woman
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 12 days ago
dissatisfied; I’m not getting pushed. It happens to all of us. The time comes.” Not all of Foley’s calls were good ones — Ron Zook flamed out after three seasons and the Will Muschamp era only had one successful year out of the four he had in... Read more
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USA Today
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley announces retirementFour. He also hired Urban Meyer following the 2004 season to resurrect the scho
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley announces retirement
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Four. He also hired Urban Meyer following the 2004 season to resurrect the school’s football program after the disastrous Ron Zook era. Two years later, Florida won the BCS national championship and did it again in 2008. Foley’s detractors would... Read more
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Al.com
It may be tougher to follow Jeremy Foley at Florida than Steve Spurrierof the scrutiny on the person who holds it. It's often a thankless job, and Fol
It may be tougher to follow Jeremy Foley at Florida than Steve Spurrier
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
of the scrutiny on the person who holds it. It's often a thankless job, and Foley's detractors will add that he hired Ron Zook, too. But there were far more hits than misses. Foley saw something in a young Billy Donovan after only two years... Read more
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