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Florida Gators 2014 fall practice: Will Muschamp's first press conference

What updates will Will Muschamp have for media and fans as Florida's fall practice opens?

Florida won't begin fall practice until Monday, and though we're under 24 hours from that true commencement of the 2014 Florida football season, the time between now and then will be mostly spent on pins and needles, as the first bit of Footballmas takes seemingly forever to arrive.

Fortunately, we have a terrible substitute for actual football today: Talking about it!

At 2 p.m. or thereabouts, the video link above will be live, and you can follow along with Will Muschamp's opening fall practice press conference as I jot down some notes in this space. I'm not expecting too much new news from Muschamp, who spoke to the media just three weeks ago at SEC Media Days, and hasn't had anything meaningful happen with his team between now and then other than the recruiting stuff he can't discuss. But there's always the chance of bad injury news, and my ears are open for that and other tidbits.

While we wait for Muschamp, though, enjoy this video from Florida — featuring interviews with Jeff Driskel, Ahmad Fulwood, Max Garcia, Vernon Hargreaves III, Michael Taylor, and Muschamp — about how excited everyone is for the beginning of fall practice.

Live Updates

2:03 p.m.:

Alabama just held split-squad practices on Saturday.

Those are stats from the Muschamp Era, obviously.

2:05 p.m.:

Jackson had offseason shoulder surgery and was always likely to miss some of fall camp. Just 10 days wouldn't be too long a stretch for him to miss.

2:07 p.m.:

2:08 p.m.:

2:09 p.m.:

A great line, there.

2:10 p.m.:

2:12 p.m.:

The players in question are probably Jay-nard Bostwick, Caleb Brantley, and Joey Ivie.

2:14 p.m.:

Muschamp's not saying anything new here. Look for a lot of zone read elements and some off-tackle running from this offense.

2:16 p.m.:

Not being buried was key to Florida's 2012. Having an offense that can stack points on its own might help considerably in that respect.

2:18 p.m.:

Don't sleep on how important "knows protections" is to the set of running back skills.

2:22 p.m.:

2:25 p.m.:

Florida's starting offensive and defensive lines are probably both in the top five in the SEC, and may just be even better than that. But the inexperience behind those starters is obvious cause for concern.

2:27 p.m.:

2:29 p.m.:

And I'll bet lunch that none of the practices open to the public feature those scrimmages.

2:30 p.m.:

Fields aren't so wet in the morning.

2:33 p.m.:

Holy hell.

2:35 p.m.:

Is this a polite way of saying players didn't like Brent Pease? Perhaps.

2:43 p.m.: I did a little research.