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Chomping at Bits: Jim McElwain not ready to name Gators’ starting quarterback

And yet, he doesn’t have to be.

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Jim McElwain is not naming a starter at QB yet: Florida’s head coach noted that “some,” “all of,” or “a couple” of the quarterbacks could play, before later again suggesting they could all play. We’ll just have to wait and see. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Highlights from Jim McElwain’s Wednesday press conference: McElwain had his last media availability before the team shifts focus to Michigan prep. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Martez Ivey dealing with nagging injury: His injury has not been named, but he has missed some practice time due to swelling. McElwain says that the Gators will have to manage Ivey as they did his freshman year, when he had an injured knee. (Gainesville Sun)

Nick Washington has lingering shoulder issue: The senior safety has been limited in practice the last two weeks. Washington is expected to play. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Wednesday practice report: McElwain praised several freshman defenders. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Upgrades at The Swamp: As noted in a previous CAB, new ribbon boards were installed. UF is also updating the wing walls, adding visible down and distance lines to replays on the video boards, and new drink rail counters have been installed in the north and south endzone concourses. (Will Pantages, Florida Gators)

Eleven Gators selected to coaches’ preseason All-SEC team: Martez Ivey and Duke Dawson were named to the first team. (Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)

Pat Dooley tells you what to worry about (or not): Calling himself Dr. Football, Dooley lists some of the concerns you should have, or not have, regarding Florida’s opener against Michigan. (Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

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