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McElwain named new coach at Florida

By The Sports Network, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Gainesville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - After a minor hiccup, Jim McElwain will leave Colorado State to become the new football coach at Florida. McElwain was named to the position Thursday and will take over for Will Muschamp, who guided the Gators for the past four seasons. "Coach McElwain was someone we targeted from the beginning of the search," said Florida athletic director Jeremy...

Which 5-Star Recruit Is Top Priority for New Florida HC Jim McElwain?

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Jim McElwain , newly hired head coach of the Florida Gators, has his work cut out for him in his attempt to turn around the Gator program. Florida has many needs, but none more pressing than at offensive line...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

5-Star CeCe Jefferson and Other Florida Recruits React to Jim McElwain Hire

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Florida entered a new era Thursday when it finalized an agreement with former Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain. Despite success in Fort Collins, it's his former employer who recruits are most familiar with at first glance...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

What is Jim McElwain's Outlook at Florida in 2015?

By David Fox, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Florida didn’t have a ton of time in the spotlight with its hire of Colorado State coach Jim McElwain as Nebraska announced a hire of Mike Riley just as McElwain was becoming official.After a few weeks, that won’t matter. Winning the day or winning the press conference isn’t nearly as important as winning over fans in that first season.Winning early, though, will be tough....

Meet the New Florida Head Coach, Jim McElwain

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 3 weeks ago
The head coaches at college football's most notable programs are household names, but they didn't all start out that way. Jim McElwain isn't exactly a known quantity to the casual fan, but now that he's been hired by Florida, he'll soon become one..Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Just Like with Urban Meyer, Florida Hires a Proven Winner in Jim McElwain

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Does history repeat itself? Not always in its exact form. When Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley nabbed Urban Meyer away from Utah under Notre Dame's nose after the 2004 season, it was bold, clever and worked out like a charm...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Jim McElwain Will 'Absolutely' Bring Florida Gators Back to National Dominance

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Florida Gators have found their new head coach in Jim McElwain , per Chris Low of ESPN.com . The former Colorado State coach will take over a team rich in talent and a recruiting base that he is familiar with...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Report: Florida talks with McElwain hit snag

By The Sports Network, 5 months 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The University of Florida has reportedly hit a stumbling block in its attempt to make Colorado State's Jim McElwain its new head football coach due to a buyout clause in his current contract. Under the terms of his pact with Colorado State, McElwain would have to pay the school $7.5 million to be released from the contract and take over at Florida. According to a report...

Jim McElwain Wouldn't Be a Sexy Hire, but He'd Do Great at Florida

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 4 weeks ago
Florida is undoubtedly one of the top programs in the country, and its coaching vacancy will certainly cause even the stablest candidates to at least listen to what athletic director Jeremy Foley has to offer...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

Matt Jones Reportedly Declares for 2015 NFL Draft: Latest Details and Reaction

By Evan Buhler, 5 months 4 weeks ago
Matt Jones ran over SEC opposition all season long. Now, Florida's junior running back will reportedly be running to the NFL next season...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...