Now that the College Football Playoff Committee has released its first poll we can move on to the bigger story, who’s going to head perennial powers—Michigan and Florida?
There are four jobs in college football where anything less than a 9-win season should be considered borderline disaster. At Miami, Texas, Southern Cal and UCLA there is simply no excuse for a bad season, not with the amount of talent within a three-hour drive of their campuses.
The hits just keep coming at Florida for Will Muschamp. He’s the only coach in the past 10 years to lose a game when allowing 120 yards or fewer. And he’s done it twice.
From 1993-2001 the defining moment in the SEC season was always the Florida-Tennessee game, usually the third or fourth week of the season in September. Whoever won that game went on to win the SEC East and then turned whoever won the West into a sacrificial lamb.
There haven’t been very many defining moments in the series since then, a series dominated by Florida, which has won the last 10 games.
Urban Meyer just can’t help himself. It’s like he’s told a tale so long that he believes it himself. The problem is, a lot of football fans still think he’s a shady used car salesman.
Barring an unforeseen disaster, Will Muschamp will be the head football coach at the University of Florida in 2015.
Here’s what you need to know and what’s really important after two weeks of college football.