Report: Jim McElwain agrees to be Florida's head coach
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Report: Jim McElwain agrees to be Florida's head coach
Thursday December 4th, 2014

Colorado State players are finding out that coach Jim McElwain is leaving for the Florida Gators job at the same time as the rest of the world, and they are letting their feelings be known on social media.

J.J. Watt laughs at players trying to block him


With news traveling faster than ever, it has become nearly impossible for coaches to get information about their status to their players before the news breaks on various social media.

McElwain was able to gather the player's later in the morning for a proper goodbye after the he had been announced as the next coach fo the Florida Gators.

Earlier this week, fired Nebraska coach Bo Pelini gathered his players for a farewell meeting at a local high school after being let go on Sunday.


Brendan Maloy

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