When Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen left Gainesville for his current position following the 2008 season, the Gator Nation expected to not miss a beat.
Florida still had the ultimate offensive mastermind in national championship-winning coach Urban Meyer, and if Meyer believed in newly-promoted offensive line coach Steve Addazio, then that was enough.
However, ever since he became the offensive coordinator, Addazio has seen the number of his supporters dwindle for good reason.
From questionable playcalling and offensive strategy to underachieving with a Tim Tebow-led offense in 2009, Addazio hasn't exactly given the Florida faithful a body of work to fall in love with.
And to the dismay of many disgruntled fans who make Florida football a part of their regular Saturday routine, Addazio will not receive a demotion or pink slip of any kind. Here are the reasons why that's the case.