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Swamp Things: A podcast about the Florida Gators

Dec 14, 2022

Mike Leach’s death at age 61 cast a dark cloud over college football, stirring tributes and memories of the innovative, eccentric coach nicknamed “The Pirate.” Leach leaves behind a legion of fans, including many in the media, a lasting impact on the passing game and an unmatched legacy due to his outsized personality. But the games will go on, including Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl pitting Florida and No. 14 Oregon State. The Gators aim to avoid a second straight losing season with first-time starting QB Jack Miller III, but take on the surging Beavers without a full roster. During the latest episode, Edgar and Mark discuss Leach’s tragic passing, Miller Time for Florida and weigh in on two basketball programs going in opposite directions.

  • Sad day for college football (1:05)
  • What can Billy Napier gain from game? (10:16)
  • Starting QB Jack Miller (12:10)
  • What team will show up in Las Vegas? (16:13)
  • Oregon State will be a challenge (22:00)
  • Best duo in college football (26:54)
  • Win prevents negative recruiting (28:34)
  • Napier on roster building (30:17)
  • Men’s basketball (38:15)
  • Jeremy Foley’s Corner: Women’s basketball (52:21)
  • Emory Jones enters transfer portal… again (56:47)
  • Pick Six Bowl Games (59:41)