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MEYER TOUR: Coach Graves Endorses Urban Meyer

MEYER TOUR: Coach Graves Endorses Urban Meyer

ST. PETERSBURG --- When the old coach made his way to the desk where Urban Meyer was just beginning to sign autographs Tuesday night at the Pinellas County Gator Club meeting, the new Florida football coach put down his Sharpie and stopped what he was doing. There was an embrace and a few moments in which the exchange was warm and friendly. For a coach who embraces the history of Florida football, it couldn't get much better than this.

And, for a coach whose ten years at the helm of Gator football are really the beginning of the modern era for Florida, the chance to talk to Urban Meyer was something very special. "This is a wonderful young man who is going to take Florida football to the top again," said Coach Ray Graves with a smile. "I am so excited for Coach Meyer and for the university. All the boys who played for me tell...

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