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Austin Probably Better Fit

Teryl Austin

The George Edwards' hire was a home run for Urban Meyer and the Gators, but there was always something that didn't seem to add up. With Edwards on staff as the defensive coordinator, there were two linebacker coaches and only one defensive backs coach. The numbers at those positions didn't really add up and now with Teryl Austin, it seems a much better fit on the staff.

Teryl Austin brings six years of NFL experience to the Gators as a defensive backs coach and certainly will have his ideas on the defensive philosophy as we move forward. Still, don't expect that philosophy to change much as Urban Meyer is quite happy about finishing in the top six nationally in total defense in three of the last four years. Defensive line coach Dan McCarney and defensive backs...

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