Jim McElwain is feeling pretty good about his Gators squad. That much evident during a pep rally with University of Florida students on Sunday.
The football program used Periscope to broadcast the event, which included a short address from McElwain to the student body. And the Gators coach didn’t disappoint.
After giving a spirited speech about how The Swamp was the premier college football venue in the country, McElwain delivered this closing line to the Gators fans he had worked into a tizzy:
“I love the energy. Can’t wait to see you,” McElwain said. “And you know what? We’re heading to Dallas here in a couple weeks to go beat the heck out of Michigan and then come back to you guys.”
Florida opens the season against Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan squad at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 2.
The last time McElwain’s Gators took on Michigan, it didn’t end so well. The Wolverines won 41-7 at the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, 2016.
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