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Florida seniors respect Strong

Florida players loved Strong in Gainesville

Louisville head coach Charlie Strong was always a favorite in Gainesville. Whether it was his players or fellow assistant coaches that raved about him, Strong always had multiple people in his corner during his tenure as Florida's defensive coordinator. The players respected his honesty and openness, and his success at Louisville hasn't been a surprise to the Florida seniors that played under him.

"I said that. Some of the players that played for him, we all agreed on that," Florida senior safety Josh Evans said about Strong being a winner as a head coach. "When he was here, he was winning. We know the way he coaches and the way he get after it with his players that he was going to push them and motivate them to be the best they can be." During his three years at Louisville, that's exactly...

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