Laughed at this phrase used by Coach Muschamp...

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  1. HotlantaGator
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    ..never heard it used before.

    Talking about Gideon Ajagbe:

    “He's done an outstanding job blocking, protecting and catching the football,” UF coach Will Muschamp said. “He'll throw his face in the fan. He's a guy that's really blossomed in the position. That's why you always try and cross-train guys at different spots and see what they can do, and he did a fantastic job."

    http://www.gatorsports.com/article/...=Fullback-Ajagbe-shines-when-number-is-called
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    That's like saying he's a death-squad commando type player... without the death of course. That's a high compliment to Ajagbe.
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    At 6'3 240 he is a load (especially if he can get low going through the line), but also a nice target coming out of the backfield. A pleasant surprise for all of us against Toledo. Going from being a LB to blowing up LB's!
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    Basically saying he'd run through walls for the coach and team. HUGE compliment. Great find! Rep
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    I think he'll be a fan favorite before long. I love, love, love, throwing to a fullback.
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    Tough guy
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    I thought he looked really good and very smooth for a big guy.
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    Along with Hunter Joyer, what a pair of fullbacks.
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    So basically if the *hit hits the fan, he is a guy who won't shy away from it.
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    Me too! Just adds another dimension to our offense that we haven't had for a long time.
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    Imagine running our Jumbo set with Joyer as the FB and Ajagbe as the RB. It'd be like a freight train running behind an tank.
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    That is hilarious. I often wonder if coaches go home at night, and when their wives ask them about the press conferences, they say, "I have no idea what I was talking about. Who the **** puts his face in a fan?"
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    I interpreted it as saying that Gideon is not bashful about running full speed into 250-300 lb defenders in the front 7, as a FB you obviously have to have no fear of head-on contact...

    Just didn't know if that was a football phrase that I just had never heard used.
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    The Nigerian Nightmare
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    Well now that I've read that quote from Muschamp, I sure hope he picks Florida. :)
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    I was hoping the team could come up with something a little more creative.
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    They have. Nigerian Nightmare 3.0

    Pretty creative, eh?
    1. Christian Okoye
    2. Ovie Mughelli (wake forest)
    3. Gideon Ajagbe (kids a beast) looks much more athletic than I thought hed ever be! Im excited about him.
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    In his first three years here, he appeared in four games on special teams. Then he finally gets on the field and looks great running, blocking and catching.

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