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Chomping at Bits: Can Will Muschamp be Saban 2.0?

Florida's Will Muschamp comes from the Saban tree. Could his oak rival his teacher's someday?


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Could Will Muschamp be the next Nick Saban? He's part of a group that one writer thinks might be able to do it. (CBS Sports)

Marcus Maye taking over at safety: Good thing, and not just for #321Represent reasons. I think Maye's the most physically gifted of Florida's options at safety, and if he's got the nuts and bolts of the position down, he could make hay back there. (Scott Carter, Carter's Corner | GatorZone)

Who could score a Gators fat guy touchdown? Here are five candidates. (Richard Johnson, Gator Country)

Recruiting mailbag: Not a lot that the plugged-in don't know here, but a good point about walk-on scholarships having little meaning to recruiting. (Zach Abolverdi, Gator Prospectus | The Gainesville Sun)

Scottie Wilbekin getting back in good graces, Chris Walker still not enrolled: In other words: No news. (Kevin Brockway, The Gainesville Sun)

Florida soccer begins season tonight: Expect a transition year after the departures of seniors Erika Tymrak, Kat Williamson, and Holly King. (Chris Harry, GatorZone)

The plague of "underbutt": This is a very stupid article, and a dumb trend. (Lauren Adamson, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Urban Meyer urged to drop "circle drill": You may remember it as the "circle of life" drill that Tim Tebow won repeatedly while at Florida. (Bill Livingston, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer)

Mike Miller among people defrauded by scammer: You're surprised, surely. (Kathy Lynn Gray, The Columbus Dispatch)

THE JUMBALAYATHAN: I would eat this. (Billy Gomilla, And The Valley Shook)

Zach Mettenberger is banned from Valdosta: This is a) a reminder that Mettenberger did some pretty shady stuff a while back and b) an excuse to link to a story with a picture of those bangs. (WSB-TV 2)

Your Gators moment of zen:

Caption: "Thowin it back to last weekend. Fan day! #TBT"

Would you take Saban 2.0 if you knew that's what Muschamp could be? Are you okay with Marcus Maye getting a starting spot, or did you have another horse in the race? Do you think Throwback Thursday is dumb? The comments are yours.


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