Posts by Denny Thompson

If all else fails, could Vols raid Alabama staff for next head coach?

I’m a supporter of realistic coaching searches. I hate when schools make a mockery of the process by chasing guys that they just are not going to get. I am a Florida fan and the search in Gainesville is a mess. I wrote last week that Tennessee just fired its Ron Zook and is now

I’m a supporter of realistic coaching searches. I hate when schools make a mockery of the process by chasing guys that they just are not going to get. I am a Florida fan and the search in Gainesville is a mess. I wrote last week that Tennessee just fired its Ron Zook and is now […]

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Florida has itself to blame for allowing Chip Kelly to slip through its fingers

Florida blew it. I’m not referencing Chip Kelly specifically; we will never know how that would’ve worked out. No, the Gators have blown their entire coaching search. Florida fired Jim McElwain in October, giving it a huge advantage to jump ahead of all the other schools contemplating coaching changes, yet did nothing with that advantage.

Florida blew it. I’m not referencing Chip Kelly specifically; we will never know how that would’ve worked out. No, the Gators have blown their entire coaching search. Florida fired Jim McElwain in October, giving it a huge advantage to jump ahead of all the other schools contemplating coaching changes, yet did nothing with that advantage. […]

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End of Jim McElwain era might be closer than everyone thinks

JACKSONVILLE — You want a bold Florida-Georgia prediction? This will be Jim McElwain’s last game as coach at Florida. Win or lose, Gator Nation will wake up on Monday with Randy Shannon as interim coach. Based on what I’ve seen and heard out of Gainesville the past couple of weeks, I think McElwain wants out.

JACKSONVILLE — You want a bold Florida-Georgia prediction? This will be Jim McElwain’s last game as coach at Florida. Win or lose, Gator Nation will wake up on Monday with Randy Shannon as interim coach. Based on what I’ve seen and heard out of Gainesville the past couple of weeks, I think McElwain wants out. […]

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