Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has an intriguing opening on his staff. How will he fill it?
One of Napier’s first hires left for the NFL, creating one of the most intriguing openings in memory.
The early advanced metrics are out, and they’re another sign of UF’s brutal schedule.
The new titles include executive head coach, chief of staff and a new senior analyst.
Carr also was a three-year football starter for the Gators and Steve Spurrier’s roommate as a senior.


  1. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has an intriguing opening on his staff. How will he fill it?
  2. Billy Napier's Florida Gators aren't in the top 25 of ESPN's SP+ advanced metrics projections.
  3. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier has changed his staff after back-to-back losing seasons.
  4. Bill Carr, former University of Florida football player and Gators athletic director, is pictured outside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on the UF campus July 13, 2022.
  5. The Florida Gators' Damieon George started 11 games last season after transferring from Alabama.
  6. Florida Gators football coach Billy Napier has added a blue-chip recruit from Tampa (by way of Alabama).
  7. The Florida Gators football program is under an NCAA investigation.
  8. Florida Gators receiver Eugene Wilson III was a freshman All-American in 2023 under Billy Napier.
  9. Ronald Powell was the top-rated recruit in Florida Gators football history.
  10. The 2023 Florida Gators underachieved, while FSU football lived up to our expectations. So what about 2024?
  11. Nick Saban has retired from Alabama after making an enormous impact on the sport, including in Florida.
  12. Michael Penix Jr. signed with Indiana after recruiting pushes by Florida State and USF when he was at Tampa Bay Tech. Penix has led Washington to the national championship game.
  13. Florida State's Orange Bowl debacle has led to renewed questions about college football's bowl season.
  14. Quarterback Jalen Kitna says he is in “good standing” with Florida and received offers to play for other schools as well, describing UAB as “a perfect fit for me.”
  15. Miami Hurricanes coach Mario Cristobal and the Florida Gators' Billy Napier are entering their pivotal third seasons.
  16. Trevor Etienne plans to transfer from the Florida Gators to the Georgia football team.
  17. Stanford head coach David Shaw holds up the trophy after the team's 45-16 win against Iowa in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif.
  18. Carrollwood Day four-star receiver Izaiah Williams started national signing day committed to the Florida Gators but flipped to Texas A&M.
  19. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas football players, from left, Ryan Mack, Chance Robinson, Romanas Frederique and Jordan Lyle announce they are signing with Miami during a signing ceremony Wednesday at the high school.
  20. Jeremiah Smith is the nation's No. 1 recruit and has been pursued by the Florida Gators, Florida State and Miami. He's an Ohio State commit.
  21. Florida Gators star Trevor Etienne was a recruiting win in Billy Napier's first class. But Etienne is now in the transfer portal.
  22. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier will try to keep UF's top-five recruiting class.
  23. NCAA president Charlie Baker said Florida State's exclusion from the College Football Playoff must have been "staggering" to the Seminoles.
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