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Chomping at Bits: Florida AD Jeremy Foley gives press conference on his impending retirement

Foley felt the timing was right to step aside "because things are going so well."

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Jeremy Foley bids farewell at retirement press conference: Foley "never wants a clean break from the Gators" and felt the time was right for him to transition out of the AD position "because things are going so well." Florida won the SEC All-Sports Trophy in 24 of Foley's 25 years as AD, and has won 27 national championships during that time. (Matt Baker, Tampa Bay TimesZach Abolverdi, SEC CountryGarry Smits, Florida Times Union)

Foley plans busy final months: Foley will be traveling to Omaha for the College World Series and will be focused on planning and funding facilities upgrades when he returns. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Billy Donovan says Jeremy Foley "changed his life": Donovan expresses his gratitude to Foley for taking a chance on him when he was just a 30-year old with two years of head coaching experience at Marshall. (Matt Baker, Tampa Bay Times)

Why Greg McGarity won't be UF's next AD: McGarity, the current Georgia Athletic Director, worked under Foley for 18 years at Florida. (MaconDawg, Dawg Sports)

Brandone Francis-Ramirez transferring to Texas Tech: After announcing his intent to transfer in May, the redshirt freshman has found a new home with the Red Raiders. (William McFadden, SEC Country)

A plan for doing away with divisions in the SEC: A plan in which every SEC team would play every other SEC team within every two years. (Jason Kirk and Bill Connelly, SB Nation)

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