By Despina Barton, Spectrum Sports activities Reporter
Final Up to date: Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:forty eight PM EDT
As quickly because the information broke on Sunday concerning the Florida Gators and Jim McElwain parting methods shortly rumors began to swirl on who would take over the brand new gig?
And also you didn’t need to look far earlier than UCF head coach Scott Frost was among the many prime names talked about.
He addressed the headlines on Monday through the weekly press convention.
“I haven’t heard from anyone these issues is perhaps onerous for you guys to disregard however straightforward for me to disregard,” Frost stated of the hypothesis that he was a prime candidate for the Gators.
“ I present as much as work and watch movie and get apply prepared and exit and do my greatest to get our workforce prepared and I don’t pay any consideration to it.”
The College of Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin reminded the media that this job continues to be a prime vacation spot for school soccer coaches.
“If you wish to work in one of the best athletic division within the nation and have entry to a few of the greatest expertise and have a few of the greatest help within the nation and play, coach for the most effective followers of the nation you then need to be on the College of Florida,” Stricklin stated.
This would be the third head coach since 2011 for Florida –different names talked about within the combine included Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen—who served as gators offensive coordinator again when Tim Tebow was there. Additionally, Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, too has carved out fast success with the tigers is talked about as a prime candidate.
Now many different names are being thrown round however that’s what’s nice about social media, the hypothesis will stick round till the rent is made. Within the meantime defensive coordinator Randy Shannon will function interim head coach—and also you gotta marvel too if he can flip issues round if he will get a shot at everlasting place. Within the meantime let the courting start.