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Billy Napier Press Conference January 14th: 11:30 am

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by swampspring, Jan 14, 2022 at 12:42 AM.

  1. ShadowCat

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    Yup!
     
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  2. DieAGator

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    Interesting. If you will allow me to read too much into your comments it seems to say EJ not so focused on an NFL career and transferring to a smaller school or any school with lesser academics might be seen as a step back in the long run.
     
  3. DieAGator

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    Which positions remain?
     
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  4. SmootyGator

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    He says "right?" A LOT! :D
     
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  5. deepwater

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    Phase One: Foundation. “an act of establishing an organization, a body upon which something something is built, a basis upon which something stands, right?”
    Here. We. Go. Gators!
     
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  6. 1975Gator

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    D-line and linebacker.
     
  7. vaxcardinal

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    did he mention anything about reading these threads?
     
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  8. DieAGator

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    Thought Mike Peterson was in at LB, no? Looking forward to DL.
     
  9. MelBeachGator

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    Good press conference with a lot of details.

    Pretty neat, huh?
     
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  10. Gatorhead

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    I'm going right across the River, deep and wide, right across the river, to the other side...............
     
  11. 1975Gator

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    There are 2 linebacker coaches. ILB and OLB
     
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  12. Zepgator

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    Great song
     
  13. Zepgator

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    The more I hear Napier, the more impressed I am. We might have hit grand slam with this hire. Job does not seem to big for him. After hearing him speak about EJ, I can see how he deserves a new chance. I would love it if they can correct his issues on the field.
     
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  14. thatguy

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    I haven't felt this level of confidence in a new Florida Gator Football Head Coach since December 1989.



     
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  15. tigator2019

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    In my head--- UF
    Right?
     
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  16. scooterp

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    Not disagreeing with you …but I thought Urban hit it out of the park his first month. There wasn’t a HINT of “this is too big for me” feeling when he spoke. He owned the room and exuded confidence …which I sense from Napier. I think we nailed this one. And I haven’t said that in awhile.
     
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  17. 4everaGator

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    I agree with your sentiment! But I have to admit, when Spurrier was hired I wasn't at all confident. Some fans I spoke to were so excited and saying how everything was different now and the Gators were going to be a force and I was like: "How? You really think it will make that much difference?" That's how naïve I was about college football back then, I had been a Gator fan for like 2 years.
    But this is completely different. Billy Napier has every detail planned out, step by step systems to foster excellence in all facets of the organization. I have never seen a coach that talked and operated with such calm, methodical precision. This is going to be a joy to watch unfold!
     
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    Better than "holding the rope" and "Uh, uh" and how to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or how the dog could be coached as the QB or "cool" lol :)
     
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    Somebody does need to get the man some chapstick though! Lol
     
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    Precise, methodical, deliberate, determined, attention to detail, organized. I like!
    I know many of us had hopes with muscrat, mcteeth, and mullet, but this feels different!
     
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