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THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 15, 2019 GRANTHAM STAYS, GETS RAISE, CONTRACT EXTENSION After mulling an offer to become the defensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals, Todd Grantham elected to remain with the University of Florida where he was immediately rewarded with a brand new contract that will raise his salary to $1.8 million per … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 13, 2019 THIS IS A MUST WIN FOR WHITE, GATORS Yeah, it’s Vanderbilt (9-14, 0-10 SEC), still looking for its first conference win of the season, but tonight’s matchup at the O-Dome (9 p.m., ESPNU) is about as close as it gets to a must win for Mike White and … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 12, 2019 TOUGHEST TO REPLACE IN 2019 There is a very good reason Dan Mullen is feeling confident these days. Those same guys who went 4-7 in 2017 turned things around in 2018, finishing with four straight wins and a final #6 national ranking, Florida’s first top ten finish since … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 11, 2019 PAY RAISES OVERDUE FOR UF FOOTBALL ASSISTANTS This past week, Clemson gave co-offensive coordinators Tony Elliott and Jeff Scott raises, bringing each of their their salaries to the $1 million level. Defensive coordinator Brent Venables already makes $2.2 million a year and he’s got a 5-year deal with … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 8, 2019 THINGS I WOULD LIKE TO SEE HAPPEN On the day after the end of the second of the four seasons of football – 1. The regular season; 2. The recruiting season; 3. Spring football; 4. The dead season between the end of spring football and the beginning of … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: FEBRUARY 7, 2019 If you take away that 5-7 record in his first year as head coach at Mississippi State, Dan Mullen averaged 8-5 for the next eight seasons. Nobody does that at Mississippi State, particularly when you have to scour the boonies for talent that the likes of Alabama and … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; FEBRUARY 6, 2019 WILL THE GATORS CRACK THE RECRUITING TOP TEN? Do you remember the doom and gloom predictions for Florida football recruiting of just a couple of months ago? Well, how does a top ten class sound? That’s entirely possible today as football recruiting is all but wrapped up with … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; FEBRUARY 5, 2019 20 YEARS OF QUARTERBACK RECRUITING AT UF Since 1999, the Florida Gator have recruited 26 quarterbacks. There have been six 5-star, 14 4-star and six 3-star quarterbacks. There has been a Heisman Trophy winner (Tim Tebow) and one who won his Heisman somewhere else (Cam Newton). There has … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; FEBRUARY 4, 2019 TAKE DEEP BREATHS; AVOID SHARP OBJECTS Although the first Wednesday in February is no longer as suspenseful as it used to be before there was such a thing as the early signing period, there are still some big recruiting decisions that have to be made, quite a few … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

THOUGHTS OF THE DAY; FEBRUARY 1, 2019 NCAA HYPOCRISY ON DISPLAY ONCE AGAIN “The NCAA is so mad at Kentucky they’re going to give Cleveland State another year of probation.” – Jerry Tarkanian Today they’re probably having similar thoughts in Columbia, Missouri and wherever folks hoist an adult beverage in honor of the Missouri Tigers. … Continue reading Franz Beard: Thoughts of the Day

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