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Florida coaching changes: Kurt Roper hired to replace Brent Pease

Florida's following a 4-8 campaign in 2013 with staff changes, and Kurt Roper is the Gators' new offensive coordinator.

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Florida hires Mike Summers as OL coach

After being linked to Lane Kiffin and Clay Helton, Florida finally pulls a coach from USC in Mike Summers.

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Searels to be hired as Florida OL coach?

At the very least, Stacy Searels has to be considered the front-runner to be Florida's next offensive line coach.

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Almost aced: Evaluating Roper's final exam at Duke

Thousands of Florida fans who were not otherwise getting inebriated tuned into the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl to see the Duke offense coordinated by Kurt Roper, hired the week prior to the same position at Florida. They got a show.

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Roped in: Muschamp tabs Duke's Roper as Gators' OC

Florida has its man — and is bringing its first coach to the Gators football program from Duke since Steve Spurrier.

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Slow down: UF not hiring OC until '14, per reports

Rejoice! You will be able to whine about the unknown instead of the known with your family this holiday season!

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OC search: On Clay Helton, and being "the guy"

Everything about Florida's offensive coordinator search pointed to USC offensive coordinator Clay Helton as the Gators' primary target as of Friday. On Saturday, that all changed.

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Choate resigns; UF hires Hutzler, Hughes

Florida is dealing with one unexpected departure, but has finally filled one open position, and already has the departure's replacement.

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Updating Florida's OC candidates list

Florida's still got a bunch of possibilities for its vacant offensive coordinator position, but a week of speculation has produced what feels like a lead pack of front-runners.

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OC search likely to extend past bowl season

If the Gators aren't planning on hiring a coordinator before the end of the month, does that mean they're hiring someone who will be coaching a team in a bowl?

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Florida's OC candidates: A detailed guide

There are a lot of potential candidates for Florida's open offensive coordinator position. Here's a detailed rundown of many of those candidates.

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Is Florida opening up its offense?

Few concrete details are out there about Florida's pursuit of a new offensive coordinator. But the smoke suggests that a move back to spread and up-tempo concepts would be likely.

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Florida announces firings of Pease, Davis

Will Muschamp, in announcing the firings of Brent Pease and Tim Davis, praises "good football coaches and even better people."

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Line out: Davis fired as OL coach, per report

Florida's also firing the man responsible for lines that left the Gators hamstrung on offense in 2012 and 2013, per a report.

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Pease out: Florida fires OC, per reports

The first move most expected Florida to make in shuffling its coaching staff is now being reported: Brent Pease is out as the Gators' offensive coordinator.

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