clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Chomping at Bits: So far, Jim McElwain hire is paying off for the Florida Gators

Midway through the season, Florida seems to have made one of the better hires of the year with Jim McElwain. McElwain's Gators have an opportunity to win their division for the first time since 2009.

Ed Zurga/Getty Images

Chomping at Bits comes stocked with the best Florida Gators links and news we can find. Got a link we should check out? Email us at, subject line CAB, or find us on Twitter at @AlligatorArmy or on Facebook at

Jim McElwain hire is paying off for the Gators: Early returns have been positive under Coach McElwain and the Gators have the opportunity to win their division (and maybe more) in his first year. (Jesse Simonton, Miami Herald)

Joey Ivie shares special connection with grieving Louisiana family: Ivie, who lost his sister in a car accident earlier this year, bonded with a family that lost their young son. (Scott Carter, GatorZone)

Jonathan Bullard is the nation's leading run stopper: Bullard is having a spectacular senior year. (Chris Kirschner, SEC Country)

OG Brandon Autry decommits from Gators: 3-star Coffeyville Community College lineman Autry decommitted Thursday night. He is the number one rated offensive guard in junior college. (Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post)

Florida QB recruit Jake Allen is recruiting top WRs: Allen is working on convincing his teammate Sam Bruce, a Miami commit, and four star receiver Nate Craig-Myers to join him in playing for the Gators. (Chuck Kingsbury, SEC Country)

Gators baseball looks to build on last season's success: Florida won 50 games and an SEC title in 2015, and also made the College World Series. (Jordan McPherson, Independent Florida Alligator)

City of Jacksonville, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, have work to do to keep Florida Georgia game: The contract for the annual Florida Georgia game ends after 2016. There are some questions about the renovations being made to EverBank Field and how they would affect stadium capacity and the game experience. (Gene Frenette, Florida Times Union)

Florida Football Trivia:
Which Gators quarterback holds the record for the most consecutive passes attempted without an interception? And how many passes was it?
B) Which Gators quarterback has the most 300-yard passing games in a season? And how many 300-yard games did he have in what season?
C) Which Gators quarterback is the career interception leader at UF? How many interceptions did he throw in his career?

Put your guess in the comments and I'll confirm the right answer for each (or closest as far as the number answers go) around 5:00 p.m. today (so that there is plenty of opportunity to guess). Much like most trivia, this will be much more fun if you try to answer without looking it up first.

The comments are yours.