Posts by Frank Frangie

On the SEC coaching carousel with, among others, Greg Schiano, Dan Mullen and Jimbo Fisher

Once I had a girl on Rocky Top; half bear, the other half cat. Wild as a mink and sweet as soda pop, I still think about that. I always figured the girl in that verse of “Rocky Top” was sort of crazy. Fun but crazy. But never has a word ever fit a fan

Once I had a girl on Rocky Top; half bear, the other half cat. Wild as a mink and sweet as soda pop, I still think about that. I always figured the girl in that verse of “Rocky Top” was sort of crazy. Fun but crazy. But never has a word ever fit a fan […]

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There are concerns, but this looks to be the moment Dan Mullen has awaited his whole life

He wouldn’t have been my first choice. Apparently, he wasn’t theirs, either. And unless you are my colleague, Hays Carlyon, I’m guessing he wasn’t yours. But I will tell you I did get a goose bump or two when I saw shots of Dan Mullen getting off that plane in Gainesville on Monday with a

He wouldn’t have been my first choice. Apparently, he wasn’t theirs, either. And unless you are my colleague, Hays Carlyon, I’m guessing he wasn’t yours. But I will tell you I did get a goose bump or two when I saw shots of Dan Mullen getting off that plane in Gainesville on Monday with a […]

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The guess here? Comfort level wins out and Chip Kelly heads to UCLA

And then there were two. Before long, there will be one – and, I believe, one far from here. I think Chip Kelly is going to UCLA. It has been widely reported that Florida and UCLA are trying to hire Kelly. It has been reported that Kelly will accept one of the offers. And I

And then there were two. Before long, there will be one – and, I believe, one far from here. I think Chip Kelly is going to UCLA. It has been widely reported that Florida and UCLA are trying to hire Kelly. It has been reported that Kelly will accept one of the offers. And I […]

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Tom Luginbill picks Gators over Michigan despite Scarlett’s suspension

ESPN’s Tom Luginbill remains confident in Florida’s chances against Michigan on Saturday even without suspended running back Jordan Scarlett. He joined Frank Frangie on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio Wednesday to discuss the game. “I think Florida is going to win it,” Luginbill told Frangie. “I think they’re too talented across the

ESPN’s Tom Luginbill remains confident in Florida’s chances against Michigan on Saturday even without suspended running back Jordan Scarlett. He joined Frank Frangie on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio Wednesday to discuss the game. “I think Florida is going to win it,” Luginbill told Frangie. “I think they’re too talented across the […]

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Lane Kiffin gets first signee at FAU and, of course, it’s controversial

Frank Frangie and Brent Martineau were joined by ESPN’s Tom Luginbill on this edition of the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio. Not surprisingly, Lane Kiffin was a topic of conversation. After spending a year in junior college, former Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson became Kiffin’s first signee at Florida Atlantic. Johnson — who

Frank Frangie and Brent Martineau were joined by ESPN’s Tom Luginbill on this edition of the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio. Not surprisingly, Lane Kiffin was a topic of conversation. After spending a year in junior college, former Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson became Kiffin’s first signee at Florida Atlantic. Johnson — who […]

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ESPN’s Tom Luginbill on Les Miles’ firing: ‘one off-season too late’

Frank Frangie and Brent Martineau are joined by ESPN college football analyst Tom Luginbill on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio.  Frangie opened by asking Luginbill if this was the right time for LSU to fire Miles.   “One offseason too late,” Luginbill said. “This was something that they should not have backed

Frank Frangie and Brent Martineau are joined by ESPN college football analyst Tom Luginbill on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio.  Frangie opened by asking Luginbill if this was the right time for LSU to fire Miles.   “One offseason too late,” Luginbill said. “This was something that they should not have backed […]

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Could Les Miles be fired during the season if losses mount?

Frank Frangie is joined by fellow GN expert Jimmy Hyams on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio each week and the two began by discussing LSU’s shocking loss at Wisconsin. “I think it does,” Hyams responded when asked if the loss turns up the pressure on Les Miles. “I thought LSU’s offense would

Frank Frangie is joined by fellow GN expert Jimmy Hyams on the “Frangie Show” on 1010XL Jax Sports Radio each week and the two began by discussing LSU’s shocking loss at Wisconsin. “I think it does,” Hyams responded when asked if the loss turns up the pressure on Les Miles. “I thought LSU’s offense would […]

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My conversation with ‘Last Chance U’ star Brittany Wagner

With her Southern charm firmly in place, Brittany Wagner this summer became the face of junior college football. The unquestioned star of the acclaimed Netflix documentary “Last Chance U,” Wagner won over the hearts of viewers who watched the six-part series as swiftly as she did East Mississippi Community College players she advised who were

With her Southern charm firmly in place, Brittany Wagner this summer became the face of junior college football. The unquestioned star of the acclaimed Netflix documentary “Last Chance U,” Wagner won over the hearts of viewers who watched the six-part series as swiftly as she did East Mississippi Community College players she advised who were […]

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ESPN’s Mark Schlabach sizes up race in SEC East

ESPN college football reporter Mark Schlabach was a guest on Frank Frangie’s 1010XL Jax Sports Radio show June 17. Schlabach’s “Way Too Early Top 25” rankings series has become a powerful conversation starter for college football fans desperate for the start of the season. Schlabach discussed his rankings and the SEC East with Frangie and co-host

ESPN college football reporter Mark Schlabach was a guest on Frank Frangie’s 1010XL Jax Sports Radio show June 17. Schlabach’s “Way Too Early Top 25” rankings series has become a powerful conversation starter for college football fans desperate for the start of the season. Schlabach discussed his rankings and the SEC East with Frangie and co-host […]

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