Lane Kiffin was roasted for guaranteeing a win over UF (before he really made an ass of himself). Where is the furor here?
Florida coach Will Muschamp was in Atlanta last night speaking to a Gator booster club. When asked by a female Florida fan if he could “guarantee Florida will win” over Georgia this year, the Peach State native and former Bulldog player said, “I certainly can.”
According to Jeff Schultz of The AJC who was in attendance, Muschamp then told the crowd that that quote would no doubt appear in press courtesy of Mr. Schultz.
Many Dawg fans will no doubt view Muschamp as a traitor — as Schultz points out — but in reality, Muschamp wasn’t offered the job at his alma mater… he was offered one of the prime gigs in all of sports and that job just happens to put him in the same division with his alma mater.
“I’m loyal to who signs my checks,” the coach has said. “All of that other stuff, I don’t get into. In our profession you’re loyal to the people you work for. I’ll do the best job I can for the Gator nation.”
Nothing wrong with that. After all, you might remember that legendary Dawg coach Vince Dooley was himself an Auburn man before arriving in Athens.
You’re only a traitor when you leave my team for some other team. If you turn your back on some other bunch in order to join in with my guys? Well, that’s A-OK.