Published August 24, 2013 - 10:00amNEW: Follow on facebook -
Will Muschamp may have the driest sense of humor in college football, and his press conferences are usually entertaining. Yesterday, he managed to poke fun at Texas A&M and Les Miles in the same press conference, all the while embracing the tough 2014 schedule, via Gatorsports.com.
“At the University of Florida we embrace whoever we play and whatever happens,” he said. “A season ago we were asked to go to College Station and we embraced it and welcomed the Aggies to the SEC.
“We’re asked to kick off at noon Aug. 31, Sept. 1 every year. We embrace it. We’ve been asked to play a cross-division opponent with LSU. We don’t gripe and complain about it, we embrace it. We embrace things at Florida. Whatever our league asks us to do, we’ll certainly do that and look forward to it.
“At the end of the day, no one wants to say it, but it comes down to match-ups. People want to see the Gators play. They want to see Florida and Alabama play. I know that’s not the company line, but that’s the bottom line. We look forward to it.”
Florida will play SEC West powerhouses LSU and Alabama in the same season, along with the yearly East powers and Florida State. Tough slate? Sure, but Florida’s 2013 schedule is brutal, too.
The Gators will have one of the best rosters – player for player – in the SEC for 2014, and Muschamp is setting the program up for a run in the East.
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