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Jim McElwain and Mike White attend SEC spring meetings as second-year coaches: The pair appeared more comfortable this time around, with both having a year at Florida under their belts. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Alex Martin Smith, SEC Country)
ICYMI - @AlabamaFTBL HC Nick Saban & @GatorsFB HC @CoachMcElwain joined me on set for a dual interview— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) June 1, 2016
SEC spring meeting topics: Issues discussed included satellite camps, men's basketball, and student athlete time management. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Chris Low, ESPN)
And of course new South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp was asked about returning to Florida this season:
Will Muschamp asked about being on the opponent's sideline when USC visits UF: "Some Gator fans wanted me over there when I was there"— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) May 31, 2016
SEC considering excluding transfers with a history of violence: Last year the SEC approved a rule prohibiting its members from accepting transfers who had been disciplined at their previous school for "serious misconduct." The conference is now looking at expanding that language to cover a majority of offenses and having a standardized set of questions that must be answered before accepting transfers. (Matt Hayes, New York Times)
Jim McElwain speaks about recruiting: McElwain notes that in-state recruiting is the first and foremost priority for the Gators, and discusses the different areas in Florida that UF has targeted. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
Florida volleyball will play 2016 season at Lemerand Athletic Center: The volleyball team will play their matches at the on-campus center while the O'Connell Center continues renovations. (Kelly Sobers, Florida Gators)
Amanda Lorenz named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Freshman of the Year: Lorenz had a team-high .403 batting average in her freshman season. She was also named SEC Freshman of the Year. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)
@GatorsSB's Amanda Lorenz named 2016 @schuttsports NFCA D1 National Frosh of the Year https://t.co/fifFpkDcx6 pic.twitter.com/9JZxLCtrAC— NFCA (@NFCAorg) June 1, 2016
Florida golfer Sam Horsfield named First-Team All-American: Horsfield was also named SEC Freshman of the Year and First Team All-SEC. (Emily Padgett, Florida Gators)
Congrats to @hr59sam for being named a PING First-Team All-American! He's the only freshman among the 10 honorees. pic.twitter.com/wLMeeRcC8m— Gators Golf (@GatorsGolf) May 31, 2016
Verne Lundquist leaving 'SEC on CBS' after 2016 season: Goodbye Uncle Verne. (Chip Patterson, CBS Sports; Andy Hutchins, SB Nation; Spencer Hall, Every Day Should Be Saturday)
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