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**UF Coaching Buzz. Napier rumors. Hotter than crab legs in a footlocker bag in NorveLLLLLLL's seat.

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by tilly, Nov 22, 2021.

  1. 96Gatorcise

    96Gatorcise GC Hall of Fame

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    In the past Mike Gundy's name has been thrown around, curious why no mention? Has everyone given up on him ever leaving OkSt?
     
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  2. GatorMatt06

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    He’s an alum and loves it there and has a lifetime contract. Seems like a waste of time.

    Also recruiting isn’t great.
     
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  3. 06GATORS08

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    He used the Tennessee job to get a raise last year. I think people are done going after him after that.
     
  4. 96Gatorcise

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    Yep just looked that up
     
  5. 06GATORS08

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    Yeah, they've been laughing at the reports of us going after Napier while they chased Riley. They were so sure they had him. I'm going to love it when they end up with Matt Campbell. Not that I think Campbell is awful but it will the melt of melts over at Tigerdroppings.
     
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  6. eastowest

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  7. floridafarmer

    floridafarmer Recruit

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    Do you have to assume if the big jobs that are currently open don’t announce the new head coach by Monday afternoon they don’t yet have their guy? I would think the only exception maybe if the new head coach was a current head coach at a playoff contending team.
     
  8. bike1014

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  10. persuader

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    Besides recruiting success, Cristobal doesn’t seem to have it as a HC. Definitely wouldn’t be in my top 3.
     
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  11. tegator80

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    Posting just to add to the post count? On this thread?


    I am SHOCKED!

    No, I am not shocked, just posting to get the post count up.
     
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  12. Gator_druid

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    So sue me
     
  13. tommyvee

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    Announce Napier today already!
     
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  14. defensewinschampionships

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    He keeps posting that over and over. I’m guessing LSU troll
     
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  15. gatorsforevr

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    The only question is what Napier wants. If he doesn't want it announced until after their championship game next week then we'll be waiting a week. If he's fine having it announced today or tomorrow and still coaching them next week then we should hear soon. He's coming to UF, it's just a matter of when we get know.
     
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  16. gtj31

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    He has X’s and O’s concerns. But I have really moved into the camp of load your team as much as possible and then if it fails, the next guy is positioned for success. Basically, Zook was a terrific bridge as it is impossible to follow a legend so that guy was going to fail anyway. Might as well get someone that will stock the cupboard.

    Now UF isn’t in the same spot as 2002 BUT the cupboard is behind our peers. We can’t beat them regularly without upping the talent level. Doesn’t by any means guarantee UF will win but at least it means the playing ground is a lot more even.

    Napier might be that guy. No clue. But I do think Cristobal is that guy. He might flame out but I do think UF would have some Jesse’s and Joe’s at the end.
     
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  17. ajoseph

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    I thought their target was Mark Stoops, if things went south with Riley?
     
  18. dailydoublecat

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    Stoops isn’t leaving Kentucky. Perhaps one day, but things look good in Lexington.
     
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  19. gtj31

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    Jobs are funny. What person A loves, person B hates. For the right mentality, Lexington is a terrific job. You can make $3-5M/yr. Go bowling, beat Louisville and the fans are happy. Beat UF twice and you are a god. Not a bad spot for the right person.
     
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  20. novagator

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    Unless the team that wanted me second gives me $12 mil a year.
     
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