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Florida bans "Move Back, You Suck" music: It dawned on fans slowly on Saturday, and only likely registered as a new fact of life in The Swamp because of two late Tennessee penalties: Florida's band did not strike up the tune originally used to back a chant of "You can't do that!" — and now used by fans to jeer "Move back, you suck!" against the Vols. And it was by directive from the school's University Athletic Association.
Jay Watkins, director of Gator Band, said "you can't do that" chant discontinued due to complaints to athletic department from some fans.— WUFT News (@WUFTNews) September 28, 2015
Some fans were upset that student section was chanting something "vulgar and unsportsmanlike." - Jay Watkins— WUFT News (@WUFTNews) September 28, 2015
This fomented a predictable "outrage" on Twitter, with a quasi-popular hashtag and an even less popular account rising to meet the tyranny of a band no longer being allowed to play a tune that cued thousands to tell Florida opponents that they "suck." I'll write some more on this before the end of the day, but: The chant is stupid. Defending it is stupider. (Amanda Brennan and Ali Schmitz, WUFT News | Alexandra Fernandez, The Independent Florida Alligator)
Brandon Powell praised for block: The Gators' littlest offensive player came up big late on Saturday. (Luis Torres, The Independent Florida Alligator)
Gators fighting flu bug: I mean, it probably is actually the flu. (Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun)
Commits, recruits thrilled by comeback: Florida had about every recruit it wanted in The Swamp on Saturday. I think that might eventually pay off. (Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)
Mississippi close to getting Laremy Tunsil back: "Progress" for the big man isn't what Florida wants to hear about, even if it's the right thing by Tunsil. (Jeff Gray, Red Cup Rebellion)
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