Brendan Maloy
Tuesday December 24th, 2013

Florida let go of several members of its coaching staff after a disappointing 2013 season. (John Sommers II/Getty Images) Florida let go of several members of its coaching staff after a disappointing 2013 season. (John Sommers II/Getty Images)

The Florida Gators will hire Duke's Kurt Roper as their new offensive coordinator, according to ESPN's Edward Aschoff and Chris Low.

Roper has held the offensive coordinator's position for the Blue Devils' football team since 2008, and has previously worked at Tennessee, Ole Miss, and Kentucky. This season, Duke made it to the ACC championship game and was ranked 68th in the country in total offense.

SI WIRE: Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner likely to miss bowl game The Gators' kept head coach Will Muschamp but fired coordinator Brent Pease at the end of a disappointing 2013 season that saw the 4-8 team ranked 114th in points per game.

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