Is it me, or have the Florida Gators fallen from college football grace?
Some will argue that Will Muschamp is rebuilding the program and cleaning up the mess that Urban Meyer left behind, but there seems to be a lack of enthusiasm, excitement or excellence coming out of Gainesville these days.
The post-Urban Meyer era started off like a lead balloon. After a 4-0 start, the oxygen was quickly sucked out of The Swamp when the Alabama Crimson Tide came calling and easily defeated the Gators in front of a sold-out crowd.
Yes, injuries played a big part in the Gators' downfall as well as the inconsistencies of learning a brand-new system, as Florida switched from a spread to a pro-style offensive strategy.
Muschamp tapped Charlie Weis to run the offense, and his tenure was brief, as he was offered and accepted the head coaching job at Kansas.
What else is holding back or dragging down the Gators football program? Let’s take a look.