GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP/WVLT) -- Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley says he's not going to panic after the program's first losing season since 1979.
Foley held an impromptu news conference before the Gators' season finale against No. 2 Florida State on Saturday, reiterating "total confidence" in coach Will Muschamp and adding that "we've got to fix some things" on the offensive side of the ball.
The Gators lost to the Seminoles 37-7, giving Muschamp a 22-16 record in three seasons in Gainesville. Florida entered the game coming off its worst lost in school history -- a 26-20 debacle against lower-division Georgia Southern last Saturday.
Probably the only thing that has saved Muschamp this season is last year's 11-2 record that included a trip to the Sugar Bowl.
The Gators (4-8) have lost seven consecutive games -- their longest losing streak in 34 years.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.