Conventional wisdom among college football coaches is that by the third year, at least 75% of the roster you’re coaching needs to be guys you’ve recruited to fit your system or you’re probably in trouble. After Wednesday’s impressive finish at National Signing Day, Jim McElwain’s third Florida recruiting class is in the books and he will field a 2017 roster that is almost exactly 75% players he brought to UF.
February 1, 2017
GAINESVILLE, Fla.-- After 22 practices, the Florida Gators are focused on Game Day. UF will start preparing for its first game next week on Thursday, and Gators head coach Jim McElwain discussed the latest injuries and whether or not a few players have returned to practice during his press conference.
August 25, 2016
We continue with our look at each position on the Florida Gator football roster and talk about the strengths and weaknesses as we head into the 2016 season. There was a lot of turnover on both sides of the ball in terms of personnel from the 2015 squad, but that isn’t always a bad thing. Today we’ll talk about the offensive tackle position.
June 7, 2016