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Brenton Cox Jr. has been dismissed from the Gators [Cox Tweet at #213]

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by flgatormike, Oct 31, 2022.

  1. WC53

    WC53 GC Hall of Fame

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    Throwing a punch is more of a run to you puke, crawl to you puke again type thing. Now how you respond to said coaching response is something different. Waiting for the crib notes
     
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  2. airgator96

    airgator96 All American

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    Of our most overrated players he was our best.

    Former 5 star player who Georgia quickly realized was not that good.
     
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  3. SeabudGator

    SeabudGator GC Legend

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    Napier handling this with class. Every fan knows UF had culture issues when Mullen left. Not saying cox is part of that but am saying that Napier is acting with integrity and we should give him the benefit of the doubt that this decision is best for the team.


    Now, his decision not to try to score at the end of the half versus LSU.... but I digress....
     
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  4. Gatorfred

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    Teenage amateurs… you answered your own question. There are legal reasons the state… UF… can’t tell us.
     
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  5. Gatorhead

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    Oh oh
     
  6. agrigatorspyv

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    I feel for Cox, but as ole butterteeth used to say... "Freedom of choice, not freedom of consequence".

    I am somewhat encouraged by Napiers determination to right the culture. This dismissal took balls. I am also encouraged to see changes, in terms of personnel, on the field. I.e. Nayquan falling dowm the depth chart. Something the last guy was incapable of.

    Gonna be a slow process, but I think the foundation is being poured for a good year 3 and 4
     
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  7. WC53

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    Hopefully the rest of the team stays classy. I.e. we don’t need twitter wars before signing day
     
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  8. Gatorhead

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    Too bad for Cox and UF. But so far, coach and staff have had a quiet, and team oriented, locker room (from what I can tell).

    Accept and move on.

    CBN may be asserting his authority for all to see. Low tolerance for those that wish to be outside the rules.

    I know this is speculative and I have no idea what the real story is, but UF's future lies with Napier and not Cox.
     
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  10. Bazza

    Bazza Moderator Premium Member

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    Yep - "choices".....
     
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  11. gatorpa

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  12. gatorpa

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    When the kitchen is on fire ya might was well burn the whole thing down...
     
  13. stabnburn23

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    She's dumb lol. The UGA player's was way worse, and the clip she posted was literally like 1.5 seconds of action
     
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  14. Crusher

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    Sometimes I don't understand the reason to use the nuclear option in the middle of the season unless it was something egregious. Why didn't he try putting him on the bench for a half or so to see if that would have cured his ailments? As Spurrier used to say, the bench is a great motivator for competitors.
     
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  15. username

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    One is a football play and the other is not. And I don’t think you are on the correct end of that
     
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  16. nawlinsgator

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    Up until this year, he's always played to get on a highlight reel. Gambling and getting out of position so he can get the sack. Giving up the edge to get some stats. Not a team player. He played better this year, but I'm not going to shed a tear either. Good luck to him. But good luck to the rest of the guys on this team too.
     
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  17. scooterp

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    Everyone is focusing on the punch but should really be focusing on the term “cumulative”.
     
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  18. gatornee

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    Happened right in front of me. UGA got in a few pushes on him and he retaliated.
     
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    Judging from the season, one might reason that Cox wasn't doing what the coaches told him to do & that the punch was the final "blow".
     
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  20. MCB51

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    Okay-see what you are saying-however-maybe it is to save the young man and the team from further embarrassment? Rather than airing ones dirty laundry for public viewing?
     
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