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Will Muschamp: Florida Gators Head Coach?

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There's some discussion over at Burnt Orange Nation about current Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Will Muschamp possibly being linked to the Florida Gators head coaching position. Muschamp has been coined the "head coach in waiting" at the University of Texas for whenever Mack Brown steps down, but if the Florida Gators are truly interested in Muschamp, he'd be a fool not to listen.

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The Gators of course have their head coaching position vacant after the second annual abrupt resignation of Urban Meyer. Meyer will still coach the team in the Outback Bowl against Penn State and wishes to stay with institution to help the Gators recruiting efforts.

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Muschamp is in line to receive a five-year contract as head coach for the Texas Longhorns - but only once Mack Brown resigns. Brown is currently under contract through the 2016 season, so if Brown remains head coach throughout the duration of the contract, Muschamp would not have an opportunity to become head coach of the Longhorns until 2017. Once 2017 rolls around in this bizarre scenario, Muschamp would receive a contract to make him head coach through the 2022 season.

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In other words, Muschamp would be a fool not to listen if Florida came calling. 

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