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Chart: A totally serious comparison of Will Muschamp and Ron Zook at Florida

Ron Zook and Will Muschamp are both alike and different, like every other set of two humans in history.

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If you have been on Twitter today, you have probably seen this Bruce Feldman tweet comparing Ron Zook and Will Muschamp.

Here is a table comparing Ron Zook and Will Muschamp in many other categories:

Ron Zook Will Muschamp
First-year record 8-5 7-6
First-year best win Georgia (13-1) Ohio State (6-7)
First-year worst loss Mississippi (7-5) Auburn (8-5)
First-year primary QB Rex Grossman John Brantley
First-year challenge "Empty cupboard" "Broken program"
First-year SEC West rotating opponents Auburn, Mississippi Alabama, Auburn
Second-year record 8-5 11-2
Second-year best win LSU (13-1) Florida State (12-2)
Second-year worst loss Mississippi (10-2) Louisville (11-2)
Second-year SEC West opponents Mississippi, Arkansas, LSU Texas A&M, LSU
Second-year bowl Outback Sugar
Third-year record 7-5 4-3
Third-year worst loss Mississippi State (3-8) LSU (5-2)
Record vs. Georgia 2-1 0-2
Record vs. Florida State 1-2 1-1
Record vs. Tennessee 1-2 3-0
Record vs. Miami 0-2 0-1
Record vs. 10-win teams 3-9 4-6
Record at home 13-6 14-2
Record on road 8-5 5-6
Burton brothers playing for Florida Zero Two
Full games with healthy starting QB 37 20
Frat-house brouhahas quelled One Zero
Notable contributions to Internet Many, many GIFs

I don't know about you, but I think that cherry-picked list of facts says just as much about how similar and/or different Zook and Muschamp are as a listing of their records that has no additional context!


Andy Hutchins is Alligator Army's managing editor. Follow Alligator Army on Twitter and Facebook.