With New Year's Day quickly approaching, the official end of Urban Meyer's coaching tenure at the University of Florida has nearly arrived.
And with the departure of Meyer comes the beginning of the Will Muschamp Era in Gainesville.
In his introductory press conference, Muschamp said that the Gators had a chance to make a good first impression by working hard at practice and performing well in the Outback Bowl.
Some Florida players are looking to impress Muschamp while others are weighing NFL options, but either way, there's a lot more on the line for some players than for others.
Here are five Gators who will be looking to take a big step in the right direction.