Has Will Muschamp stopped talking yet? Muschamp’s energy and excitement from taking over Florida’s football program was evident from the start of his introductory press conference Tuesday night.
Muschamp is big on first impressions, and based on the commentary from around the state and country, Muschamp made a favorable one in his debut as Gators coach.
Here is a sampling of what they are saying about Muschamp’s debut:
--New Florida football coach Will Muschamp is introduced to Gator Nation; click here to read story from the Gainesville Sun.
--Opportunity arrives for Muschamp – that’s the headline on a column by the Gainesville Sun’s Pat Dooley. Click here to read Dooley’s take on Muschamp’s introduction.
--If Will Muschamp can win football games the way he works a room, you can count on the Florida Gators being a championship program again writes Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union. Click here to read Frenette’s column.
--Florida makes room for ‘Coach Blood and Boom’ writes Martin Fennelly of The Tampa Tribune. Click here to read his column.
--Muschamp sounds good; now he has to back it up – that’s the headline on a column by the St. Petersburg Times’ Gary Shelton. Click here to read his column.
--Coach Boom won’t be a bust at Florida writes Birmingham News columnist Kevin Scarbinsky. Click here to read Scarbinsky’s column.
--Muschamp embracing pressure, expectations of Florida’s fan base writes SI.com columnist Andy Staples. Click here to read his column.
--Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi writes that Will Muschamp may be Florida’s version of Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops one day. Click here to read Bianchi’s column.
--The Palm Beach Post’s Dave George writes about Muschamp’s rapid-fire delivery and passion at his intro to Gator Nation. Click here to read George’s column.
--Will the Thrill: New Gators coach puts players at ease with no ego writes David Jones of Florida Today. Click here to read his story.