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Gators new OC Kurt Roper believes team has potential



Kurt Roper gave up a lot when he chose to leave Duke last month to become the Gators' new offensive coordinator. He walked away from his longtime mentor David Cutcliffe. He left behind a brother who is a member of the Duke coaching staff and the comfort of having their children grow up together. All to join a 4-8 team with a coach on the hotseat.

But when Roper met with the media for the first time Monday afternoon, he insisted his big gamble isn’t necessarily one afterall.

Hear Roper talk about why he chose to join the Gators and more about his offensive philosophy:

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 6:15pm]


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