Gainesville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Florida Gators head football coach Will
Muschamp announced the hiring of former Duke assistant Kurt Roper as the
team's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Roper had spent the last six years as the Blue Devils' offensive coordinator
and helped guide Duke to a school-record 10 wins and a berth in the Chick-fil-
A Bowl this past season.
"I'm excited to have Coach Roper join our staff," Muschamp said. "He has a
diverse, up-tempo background on offense and does a good job of adapting to
what the players do best. The most important thing though is he has always
Roper was one of five finalists this season for the Broyles Award, given
annually to the nation's top assistant coach.
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