Hourly News Update
Gator national champs honored in rival stadium
By Tom Krynski on October 21st, 2011
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Former Florida Gators football coach Will Muschamp’s “coach effectiveness score” landed him close to the bottom in a comparison with other Southeastern Conference teams and with all four-year coaches in the other five “power conferences.”
Between 1.6 and 3.8 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are diagnosed each year in the United States, most of which are concussions. Football is the leading cause of TBIs according to the CDC. Some area high schools are using technology to help battle brain trauma on the field.
Freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been charged with second-degree misdemeanor for driving without a valid driver’s license.
New University of Florida head football coach Jim McElwain was welcomed at a press conference Saturday morning. UF President Bernie Machen, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley and McElwain spoke.
ESPN reports Jim McElwain has agreed to be the new head football coach at the University of Florida. A press conference is scheduled for Saturday.