Florida Gators Coaching Job Still Viewed Favorably Despite Pressure, Will Muschamp Departure

This Florida football news update is here to pose a question - just how attractive is the Florida Gators head coaching position in the wake of Will Muschamp's resignation?

"If those elite jobs are a 10, Florida is a 9.5," one anonymous college football insider said, via Dan Wolken and Paul Myerberg of USA Today Sports.

Myerberg and Wolken contend that there may be underlying issues within Florida's administration that place the job at a slightly lower level than that of Texas, Alabama, and Ohio State.

There's also the intense pressure to win championships (that's championships plural) that comes with wearing the headset in Gainesville

"Spurrier was asked what went wrong at the end of a 10-2 season and he lost his (expletive) and left," one person told USA Today. "Now it's become a place where competing and winning isn't enough, you have to be playing for championships, so there's a lot of pressure."

Regardless, athletic director Jeremy Foley and the entire University of Florida still have a top reputation when it comes to putting in the financial resources necessary to field a consistent winner - an attractive quality for any prospective head coach.

"They have the money to do what they need to do and they're not hesitant to do it," one person stated. "Jeremy's operating principle is tell me what you need to win, you'll get it."

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