May 1, 2013

Muschamp hopes to build excitement with speaking tour

When Will Muschamp is asked questions about Florida's fan base, he reverts his memory back to 2012 home games against LSU and South Carolina. Those games, he says, were played in front of the best college football atmospheres he has ever seen.

Those two games weren't the normal for Florida last season. A mixture of noon kickoffs, lesser opponents and a down economy led to dwindling attendance and patches of open bleacher seats glaring under the Gainesville midday sun. Over the next few weeks, Muschamp and UF assistants will travel the state - and Atlanta - speaking to fans as part of Gator Club gatherings.

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