The SEC is about to turn into the football equivalent of World War I. Everyone is stupid-armed, hostile, sketching out back-room deals aplenty, and desperately wants to make the first (or one of the first) moves so as not to be left in a strategically-vulnerable position. As many as seven or eight jobs could be vacant or shuffled over the next 60 days.
The first domino in this circular firing squad of derp just fell.
Florida tends to be proactive about these things, and they did what Tennessee should have done a month ago, announcing themselves to future suitors.
Jim McElwain is out, per Football Scoop (link embedded below.)
Jim McElwain has been fired as Florida's head coach, sources tell @FootballScoop https://t.co/0lpOPGHhzN— Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) October 29, 2017
The question turns to “who’s next?” Does Dan Mullen get the call-up for that A-league job he’s earned? Does a hot young guy like Scott Frost or Matt Campbell get the gig? Should Florida have even done this to begin with?