menu-toggle Created with Sketch.
Live

Jim McElwain Has Contentious Post-Game Exchange With Reporter After FSU Loss

Embed
<iframe src="https://campusinsiders.com/videos/BwaDR2NzE6w19SQNVz9HMhTQ23oM7SgS/?video-embed=1" width="640" height="360" style="border:0"></iframe>

Jim McElwain had a heated post-game exchange with a reporter following Florida’s 31-13 loss to FSU on Saturday night.


The Florida Gators, plagued by an anemic offense and what appeared to be little, if any, in-game adjustments, were outmanned and outclassed by rival Florida State in Tallahassee on Saturday night. The Seminoles took their fourth straight over the Gators, cruising to an easy 31-13 victory.

The loss proved yet again how far the gap is between the two programs.

During the post-game press conference, McElwain was questioned whether his team would be prepared for the SEC Championship Game.

“I don’t know whether they’ll come back or not, it’s gonna be a heck of a test,” McElwain said.

“Does that concern you, though,” a reporter followed in regards to McElwain not knowing if his team would bounce back and be ready for the conference title game. The question was targeted at the coaching staff and its seeming lack of preparation for the Florida State game. McElwain, however, took the dialogue as his players being questioned.

“Well, don’t you think it would? I would say it would. Yeah, I’m concerned. These guys have been through a ton now, and they played their tales off today and it hurts. But you know as a competitor, you tear off the rearview mirror and go forward.”

“Our team will be ready,” he continued, aggravated and shaking his head at the reporter. “And I have no idea what kind of question that was, but to question that locker room right there and those players.

McElwain and the Gators have a tall task this weekend with Alabama in the Georgia Dome. The Crimson Tide opened as 21-point favorites, the largest spread in the SEC Championship Game since 1995, showing just how little faith there is in this Florida football team.

It’s going to take a near-perfect game plan and execution if Florida hopes to knock off Alabama. Anything but that and McElwain will likely be answering a similar line of questions this time next week.

MORE: Alabama vs. Florida Prediction, SEC Championship Game Preview

Related Posts

Featured

Live Events

All times are Eastern Time Zone.

Live Schedule

All times are Eastern Time Zone.
Clear Filters
Monday, December 5, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
12:00 pm Mountain West Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
10:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
10:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
7:00 am Ice Hockey (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm
Bryant at Navy
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
7:30 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
9:00 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
9:00 pm Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
9:30 pm
Utah at Nevada
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
11:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
11:15 pm Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm
Goucher at Navy
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
7:30 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
9:00 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
10:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
11:15 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
Thursday, December 8, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
7:00 pm
Towson at Colgate
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm
Rider at Lehigh
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
9:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
10:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
Friday, December 9, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
3:00 pm Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
5:00 pm Patriot League Network
7:00 pm
Columbia at Navy
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Ice Hockey (W) Patriot League Network
7:00 pm Wrestling Patriot League Network
8:30 pm
Idaho at Wyoming
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
Saturday, December 10, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
12:00 pm
Denver at Air Force
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
1:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
2:00 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
2:00 pm
Albany at Colgate
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Ice Hockey (W) Patriot League Network
4:00 pm Basketball (W) Patriot League Network
4:00 pm Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
5:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
5:00 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
5:00 pm
Nevada at San Diego
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) TheW.TV
6:00 pm
Montana at Wyoming
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
7:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
7:15 pm Basketball (M) Mountain West Network
8:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
8:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
10:30 pm
Rider at Pacific
Basketball (M)
Basketball (M) TheW.TV
Sunday, December 11, 2016
TimeET Title Category Network
1:05 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
2:00 pm Wrestling Patriot League Network
2:00 pm Basketball (M) Patriot League Network
3:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
4:00 pm
UTEP at New Mexico
Basketball (W)
Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
5:00 pm Basketball (W) TheW.TV
6:15 pm Basketball (W) Mountain West Network
8:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV
8:00 pm Basketball (M) TheW.TV

Popular Posts

  • College Football
  • December 4, 2016
  • Rich Cirminiello

Heisman Watch: Top 10 Players Of 2016 Regular Season

A Heisman watch looking at the top 10 players at the conclusion of college football’s regular season. Clemson QB Deshaun Watson narrowed the gap on Louisville’s Lamar Jackson by accounting for five scores in the ACC Championship Game.