Important April 1st University of Florida Announcement

April 1, 2017
President W. Kent Fuchs
Drain the Swamp

An important message from President W. Kent Fuchs.



Head Ball Coach Steve Spurrier reacts to announcement.


UPDATE 10:30 AM:

Go… Florida Clams? New mascots proposed amid furor over “fake news".


UPDATE 11:30 AM:

President Fuchs makes an emotional concession to the Gator Nation.



Previous April 1st Announcements:


Chancellor Marshall Criser III discusses combining FSU and UF

President Fuchs and President Thrasher discuss the FSU, UF merger

City of Perry selected as site for new FSU + UF campus

Chomp-chop or chop-chomp?

The reveal


Effective immediately, Coach Jim McElwain will be taking over as University of Florida President and Dr. W. Kent Fuchs is now the Gator Football head coach.

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