University Of Florida

University of Florida president Bernie Machen speaks during an introductory press conference on December 6, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. Jim McElwain has left Colorado State and replaces ex-Florida head coach Will Muschamp who was fired earlier this season.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Machen To Become UF Senior Adviser

University of Florida President Bernie Machen will spend his first half-decade out of office as a well-paid, privately funded adviser to the Gainesville school.

12/15/2014

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Outgoing UF President To Stay On As Adviser

Outgoing University of Florida president Bernie Machen will stay on as a senior adviser to aid incoming president Kent Fuchs and help raise funds.

12/13/2014

GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 15: Treon Harris #3 of the Florida Gators is tackled by Skai Moore #10 of the South Carolina Gamecocks during the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Florida, East Carolina To Play In Birmingham Bowl

Florida will play in the Birmingham Bowl to begin the Jim McElwain era, even if he won’t be leading the team.

12/07/2014

GAINESVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 06: Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain speaks during an introductory press conference on December 6, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. McElwain has left Colorado State and replaces ex-Florida coach Will Muschamp who was fired earlier this season. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Florida Introduces Coach Jim McElwain

Florida coach Jim McElwain took playful shots at his alma mater, Eastern Washington, the NFL’s Oakland Raiders and himself.

12/06/2014

Head coach Jim McElwain of the Colorado State Rams leaves the field after his victory over the New Mexico Lobos on November 22, 2014 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Colorado State defeated New Mexico 58-20.  (Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Florida Hires Colorado State’s McElwain

A person familiar with the search says Florida has hired Colorado State’s Jim McElwain as its next football coach.

12/04/2014

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UF Police Alert Students Of Twitter Shooting Threats

The University of Florida Police Department sent out notifications to students regarding multiple school shooting threats posted on Twitter overnight.

12/03/2014

Head coach Jim McElwain of the Colorado State Rams  leads his team against the Colorado Buffaloes in the Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 29, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Source: Florida AD Sets Meeting With McElwain

Florida has targeted Colorado State’s Jim McElwain to potentially fill its coaching vacancy.

12/02/2014

Eli Carter #1 of the Florida Gators drives against Manu Lecomte #20 of the Miami (Fl) Hurricanes during the game at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on November 17, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

No. 15 Hurricanes Look To Stay Unbeaten As No. 24 Illinois Visits Miami

One of the early surprises in the ACC this year has been the undefeated Miami Hurricanes.

12/02/2014

Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles rushes during a game against the Florida Gators  at Doak Campbell Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Florida State Squeaks By Florida To Stay Undefeated

Top-ranked Florida State was again far from perfect.

11/30/2014

Head coach Jimbo Fisher of the Florida State Seminoles talks with Jameis Winston #5 in the fourth quarter of play against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

‘Noles 1 Win Away From Consecutive Undefeated Regulars Seasons

No. 1 Florida State is 60 minutes from accomplishing a feat that Bobby Bowden and the powerhouse Seminoles of the 1990s never could — putting together back-to-back undefeated regular seasons.

11/28/2014

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