GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An individual acquainted with the state of affairs tells The Related Press that Florida is parting methods with coach Jim McElwain a day after a 3rd consecutive loss and almost every week after he stated gamers and households had acquired dying threats.
The individual says the events are negotiating McElwain’s $12.5 million buyout. The individual spoke to the AP on the situation of anonymity Sunday as a result of the varsity hasn’t made the transfer official.
Florida (three-four, three-three Southeastern Convention), which continues to be paying former coach Will Muschamp, want to considerably scale back McElwain’s sum and will use his actions during the last week as leverage.
Whatever the consequence, McElwain’s tenure shall be remembered for failing to repair a floundering offense. Three years in the past, McElwain proclaimed he might win together with his canine at quarterback. The Gators at present rank 113th in complete offense, in triple digits nationally for the third time in McElwain’s three seasons.
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