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Chomping at Bits: Jim McElwain on "swag": "It's not a disease, is it?"

Florida's head coach can deadpan with the best of them.

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Jim McElwain asked about "swag": "I hope it's a good thing," he deadpanned, adding "It's not a disease, is it?" If you think McElwain, who has worked with college football players daily for more than two decades, doesn't know what "swag" is, you are a fool. But McElwain says what he wants for the purpose of making quips happen. (The exchange happens on the second question.)

David Sharpe now questionable for FAU: Per McElwain, he "re-hurt" his foot. (Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun)

McElwain's sandwiches now meme-worthy: And who doesn't love sandwiches? (Graham Hall, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Florida basketball already better than predicted? This is almost exactly how to overreact to a small sample size. (Ian Cohen, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Projecting an SEC-Big Ten Challenge: I have seen a couple of Outback Bowls in my day, so I would prefer it if Florida would never ever play Iowa again. (Matt Brown, SB Nation)

Previewing the Hall of Fame Tip-Off: This is from SB Nation's Purdue blog. The Gators could meet the Boilermakers on Saturday. (Travis Miller, Hammer & Rails)

Nick Saban gets fired up about Georgia Southern: Save for Alabama, y'know, winning its game against Georgia Southern, there are a whole lot of similarities between how the Eagles played against Georgia and Alabama and Florida and so on. And Saban reminded me of Muschamp throughout this rant. (Zach Barnett, Football Scoop)

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