Meyer Looking to Lay Low

DESTIN - Urban Meyer's never been known as a quote machine, but at the SEC meetings Tuesday Florida's head football coach indicated he'll be even less chatty from now on. Recent events like the supposed Meyer versus Shane Matthews feud appear to have him more on his guard than ever with the press.

"Think about that for a minute... wow, that was a national story. That's the main national story on (ESPN) - it's just bizarre."

Lane Kiffin's exploits have also played a part in creating several national stirs, including one with Meyer. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive is addressing the issue with conference coaches at the meetings, which seems fine with the Gators head coach.

"It's important for the Southeastern Conference that everybody be first class," said Meyer. "It's the first year I've answered more questions about other schools than my own school, and that bothers me."

"I'm not going to do that anymore. I'm going to talk about the Gators, and I'm awful proud of our team."

Two questions later, Meyer was asked about a Lane Kiffin comment again, and refused to take the bait.

After an injury plagued spring, it appears Florida's getting healthy. "Everybody's real positive," Meyer said. "They're all back and good to go."

The coach said OL Mike Pouncey is already 100 percent and his brother Maurkice is ahead of schedule in his recovery.

While coaches are not able to conduct practices right now, Meyer said he talks with his players "all the time".

There are currently two unnamed recruits from the 2009 class the staff is "keeping a close eye on" with regards to being qualified and in on time, but Meyer believes all the signees will enroll.

While Meyer would not reveal names, he did say he anticipated there being at least one and possibly two transfers from the football team. He believes the move(s) will take place some time next week.

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