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NCAA: Florida Gators Give Coach Will Muschamp $250K Raise
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NCAA: Florida Gators Give Coach Will Muschamp $250K Raise

Jul 29 2013, 1:31am CDT | by

The Florida Gators rewarded head football coach Will Muschamp with a $250,000 raise.

Florida Gators head football coach Will Muschamp was given a $250,000 raise by the university. According to the Associated Press via Fox Sports Florida, Muschamp's raise was approved by Florida...

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NCAA: Florida Gators Give Coach Will Muschamp $250K Raise

Jul 29 2013, 1:31am CDT | by

The Florida Gators rewarded head football coach Will Muschamp with a $250,000 raise.

Florida Gators head football coach Will Muschamp was given a $250,000 raise by the university. 

According to the Associated Press via Fox Sports Florida, Muschamp's raise was approved by Florida president Bernie Machen and athletic director Jeremy Foley in light of an 11-win 2012 season and a Sugar Bowl berth. He now ranks seventh among SEC football coaches in the pay scale, earning $2.928 million anually through the 2017 season.

Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide is the top earner in the division with a $5.47 million annual pay. 

Foley said both he and President Machen believe in Muschamp and that the raise would be more appropraite for the head coach's market value. 

"Dr. Machen and I believe very strongly in Coach Muschamp and his leadership and we felt it was appropriate to adjust his salary to be more in line with his market value."

Chip Patterson of CBS Sports notes the Gators' 2012 and 2013 recruiting classes have enjoyed a great deal of success under Muschamp's leadership. They were ranked fourth and third, respectively, in the 247 Sports Composite Ranking.   

The 2012 SEC Coach of the Year has a 10-6 record in the SEC, per Patterson. 


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Florida Ties Up Georgia With Bold Fake Field Goal

Nov 1 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: Deadspin

When you're on the gallows like Will Muschamp, you've got to try anything to stay alive—and maybe that explains how Florida pulled off this perfectly-executed fake field goal to tie up Georgia at the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Pa ...
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SEC Football Q&A: Is Georgia a Legit College Football Playoff Contender?

Oct 28 2014 8:28am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

As we turn the calendar from October to November, it's now the home stretch for many teams in the playoff hunt, players in the Heisman Trophy race and coaches looking to save their jobs. Georgia will play Florida this weekend in a game that could boost the Bulldogs' playoff hopes and simultaneously send Gators head coach Will Muschamp to the unemployment line. Meanwhile, LSU and Alabama have two weeks to prepare for their showdown in Baton Rouge, after both looked fan ...
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Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.


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