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Students kick for Jim McElwain, who has history with walk-on booters: McElwain used a walk-on kicker — whom he called "Kicker" — while at Colorado State. Granted, Florida does have Austin Hardin, which should prevent a walk-on from playing for the Gators, but Hardin's own injuries (?) and Jorge Powell being "done" obviously necessitate having a second kicker suiting up. (Chris Harry, GatorZone | Luis Torres, The Independent Florida Alligator)
Highlights from open tryouts: You have no idea what's really going on here, and neither do I, but you'll enjoy McElwain's dry explanation of his kicker's duties.
Auburn's imagined rivalry trophies: You'll giggle at the one that our friends at College and Magnolia have for Florida. (PlainsmanParkingLot, College and Magnolia)
AmeriLeague run by con man? This story is wild. (Jeff Goodman and Paula Lavigne, Outside the Lines)
Cal has a player nicknamed "Honey Mustard": Honey Thunder > Honey Mustard. (Shannon Carroll, Campus Rush)
How laziness and stupidity created the furor over Back to the Future's date, as told by the guy behind it all, who now has a job at BuzzFeed: Ah, the Internet. (Daniel Dalton, BuzzFeed)
The Twitter choose-your-own-adventure game: This is brilliant.
Thursday Theory: 75 percent of complaints about college football teams source from analysis done on television, with another 20 percent coming from Twitter. (Spoiler: I'm going to be using this space for some totally unsubstantiated thinking I don't want to turn into full-fledged posts. Feel free to argue with me in the comments.)
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