Gators' Will Muschamp says no truth to hiring rumors
Florida coach Will Muschamp said Tuesday reports that he has hired a strength and conditioning coach are untrue. Muschamp reiterated that he has no intention of hiring for that position or the vacant offensive coordinator's position until after the Gators' Jan. 2 Gator Bowl game.
"I haven’t hired anybody,'' he said. "I’ve talked to a lot of people at the strength position and the offensive coordinator’s position and when I make the hire everybody will know. No one has been hired, no one’s been offered a job, yet. So that’s it.''
Muschamp said he's still in the process of interviewing for offensive coordinator's job.
"I still have people I want to talk to,'' he said. "I’ve talked to probably six, seven, eight people so far, and again some people over Christmas and there’s some people this week I plan on talking to. And then after the bowl. I’ve never put a timetable on it because it’s the right fit for Florida, it’s going to be the best decision for Florida and it’s going to be an important hire, obviously, both of them are. And I’ve talked to multiple people on both situations.''
Muschamp declined to give names of any potential candidates.
"We’re not going to have a public search,'' he said. "I’ve talked to people and their privacy is important to me, too.''