It started out as a joke, something Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp uttered on Nov. 19 during his weekly Monday press conference.
After Florida beat Jacksonville State 23-0, a marginal score for a game against a FCS opponent, Muschamp quipped that a win is a win whether or not fans believe it is done in an impressive, or sexy, manner.
“My wife told me I was sexy after the game. She said, ‘We don’t win sexy, but you’re sexy.’ That’s a positive. There’s something good in that, I guess. She was kidding,” he said.
After the Gators trounced the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday in Tallahassee, FL, scoring 24-straight points in the fourth quarter to get back a lost lead, Muschamp had every reason in the world to boast. He did so by calling back his statement from just under one week earlier.
“I think it was a really sexy win. I was going to come in with my shirt off, but my wife…I don’t know if that would have worked. The players did not want me to do that,” he said with a wide smile.
Muschamp’s feelings of sexiness aside, what Florida has accomplished this season is undoubtedly attractive.
After taking down FSU on Saturday, UF is now 4-1 against teams currenty ranked in the BCS top 12 with its sole loss coming to the No. 3 team in the nation in Georgia. The Gators won two of those games on the road and beat the other two by a combined score of 58-17 in Gainesville, FL.
“Guys, our resume speaks for itself,” Muschamp said to the media in attendance at his post-game press conference. “I mean, come on, you know, you guys have covered the southeast. You’ve covered the SEC. You’ve seen where we’ve played, who we’ve played and the quality of football teams we’ve beaten. We’ll play anyone, anywhere…whatever that slogan is.”
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