Tyler Jordan says he has looked into Coach Nussmeier since Jim McElwain was named the head coach at Florida. Nussmeier has a huge history with the head coach and was also unemployed with Brady Hoke fired as the head coach at Michigan where he was employed.
“A little bit,” he said when asked f he did his research on Nussmeier. “I like the hire, know he’s got a great relationship with Coach Mac, and he’s been a successful coordinator in the past.”
Jordan was offered by Michigan, but never had a relationship with Nussmeier in the recruiting process.
“They offered me but only the offensive line coach recruited me,” Jordan said.
Finally Jordan says he thinks it is invaluable for the gators that Nussmeier has already had a go around as a coordinator in the SEC with his time at Alabama.
“If you’ve coached in the SEC before, you’ve experienced the highest level in football,” Jordan said. “So, he knows and has seen what the SEC is about.