Here is Jim McElwain flying up to his ESPN "car wash" with Steve Spurrier this Tuesday. In news that will surprise you only if you have been living under a rock, he's not wearing socks.
Scott Carter (@GatorZoneScott) July 21, 2015
Here is McElwain wearing no socks with his dress shoes last week at SEC Media Days.
Here's McElwain not wearing socks while posing as Florida's president for an April Fools' Day gag:
Here is McElwain not wearing socks with dress shoes in March, while speaking with the SEC Network's Booger McFarland.
Florida coach Jim McElwain took his loafers with no socks game to a new level on the SEC Network on Thursday night. pic.twitter.com/NhL6YhthlQ— Brandon Zimmerman (@BZSEC) March 27, 2015
Here is McElwain cosigning a Wall Street Journal trend piece partly about men wearing loafers with no socks.
Here are two more mentions of McElwain not wearing socks as Florida's head coach.
And now Gators football coach Jim McElwain is at midcourt. Of course, no socks and loafers— Mark Long (@APMarkLong) January 31, 2015
Jim McElwain has already ticked off Gator media and arrived wearing a blazer with no socks. Give the man his jorts and Crocs already.— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) December 5, 2014
Here's McElwain not wearing socks while speaking with media at Colorado State.
McElwain's no-socks look was rolled out at every Gator Club stop this spring, apparently, too. Longtime Alabama scribe Cecil Hurt notes that McElwain's sock-free approach dates back to at least his days at Alabama.
Clearly, Jim McElwain hates socks (with dress shoes) as much as he likes dogs.
And, well: I wear sandals about 350 days of the year. I feel you, Coach.