Florida AD Scott Stricklin issues official statement on Jim McElwain buyout rumors

Florida AD Scott Stricklin issues official statement on Jim McElwain buyout rumors”

The buyout rumors come just days after McElwain told reporters that he had received death threats. During his Monday press conference, McElwain went off on a tangent about how his players, coaches and family has been treated amid the program's 3-3 start.

Heitner also tweeted Saturday that boosters have been called to pool money in anticipation that the Gators will soon hire a new football coach and that Stricklin has a statement drafted "no matter the outcome of the UGA game".

Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin was forced to address the rumors after Heitner's tweets on Saturday morning. Included in it was the mention of death threats.

"Well, I think one of the things for those who know me and people that kind of realize I'm a real passionate guy", he said. "There's a lot of hate in this world and a lot of anger". There's a lot of angry people, and in this business, we're the ones you take the shots at.

"The University Athletic Association takes the safety of our student-athletes, coaches, staff and families very seriously", spokesman Steve McClain said in a release. His comments were vague and without specifics, and Florida issued an eye-raising statement saying McElwain "offered no additional details". "Our administration met with coach McElwain this afternoon and he offered no additional details", the statement said.

Jim McElwain won 19 games and two SEC East titles in his first two seasons at Florida, but grumblings in Gainesville have never really been far from the surface.

Under the terms of his contract, Florida would have to pay McElwain $12.5 million - $2.5 million for each year remaining on his deal - if it fires him this season.

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