Jim McElwain’s future is still squarely in doubt as Florida’s coach following the lopsided loss to Georgia on Saturday in Jacksonville.

But that hasn’t stopped chatter from developing about possible replacements for the third-year Florida coach.

Attorney Darren Heitner, who on Saturday morning reported that McElwain’s agent and Florida administrators were working on a buyout, tweeted later in the day that Memphis coach Mike Norvell would be a lead candidate to replace McElwain.

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Norvell is in his second year at Memphis after taking over for Justin Fuente, who went to Virginia Tech as head coach. Memphis is 7-1 on the season, after a blowout win over Tulane on Friday. Norvell’s lone loss on the season was to Central Florida.

Memphis was 8-5 last season.