It has been a tumultuous year for Urban Meyer and his Florida Gators but one thing that keeps growing strong is his own coaching tree. Dan McCarney was named to the head coaching position at North Texas today and that would make eight assistant coaches under Meyer that went on to become head coaches after leaving Meyer's staff.
November 30, 2010
The Florida defense has played pretty solid this season, at least at times. However, with four experienced guys in the middle and two pretty experienced ends, defensive line coach Dan McCarney is looking for more. Saturday night in The Swamp there were some positive moments, but too many not so positive. McCarney wants to improve on some of the positives moving forward.
October 13, 2010
The Florida defensive line showed off their big package on Saturday. Much to the dismay of the Tennessee Volunteers, the Gators used a five defensive linemen front in order to help stop the run and was very effective against the Vols. This week it looks to be different with a Kentucky offense built more for speed and the Gators should be ready.
September 22, 2010
Dan McCarney knows what this Saturday's game means to South Florida. He spent the 2007 season on the Bulls' coaching staff when they rose to the No. 2 team in the country. Despite their recent success, the Gators still know the Bulls will come to Gainesville looking to make a statement.
September 8, 2010
Florida defensive line coach Dan McCarney says he's is ready for his guys to strap it on and get after an opponent on Saturday. McCarney says the Gator defensive line is in pretty good physical shape after 25 fall practices and a number of guys will play in the opening game against Miami (Ohio).
September 1, 2010
There was an increased speed to Dan McCarney's walk Monday. The coaching staff removed the helmet stripes for freshmen defensive linemen Sharriff Floyd and Dominique Easley, officially making them a part of the Florida team. McCarney was confident the two would provide depth at defensive tackle this fall, but their play in camp has already earned meaningful snaps.
August 16, 2010
With the Florida Gators preparing for the big Sugar Bowl matchup with Cincinnati, there are still a lot of questions surrounding the future of the program. Near the top of the list is to name a defensive coordinator. Defensive line coach Dan McCarney has taken his name out of the running.
December 29, 2009