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I've removed the video because it was set to auto-play. Here's the transcript of Florida coach Will Muschamp's postgame rant...

"I am gonna address something. Uh, y'all know, we had four players that were suspended for today. And we had one player, that you know, very inaccurate information in The Gainesville Sun, the Palm Beach Post and GatorsCountry.

That was very irresponsible journalism, okay?

You guys can write whatever you want to say about me. You can say I’m a bad football coach. You can say I’m a bad dad, I’m a bad husband, I’m a bad person. You really can say anything you want to say. That’s your opinion. You can talk about our offense, our defense, our special teams. You can talk about our coaching staff, you can talk about our administration. That’s your opinion. And you’re entitled to that, and that’s fair. But when you take a shot at a kid and it’s inaccurate, and it’s written inaccurately: I got a problem. So I can be accused of a lot of things, of being overprotective of our players for accurate information.

I am really pissed off, and it’s wrong.

And I dealt with it last night with a parent, and I had to deal with it this morning with another parent. All right, because it was inaccurate, and it was wrong, and it was totally irresponsible. Again, your opinion is fine. Take shots at me all day. Jeremy [Foley] pays me enough.

I’ll take [shots] all day. All right?

But to take a shot at a freshman that’s done everything we’ve asked him to do since he’s been here. He is a great young man. He should’ve played today if we’d have gotten into some situations to play him. He’s done everything we’ve asked him to do. He’s a great teammate. He’s great in that locker room. And to take that shot is wrong.

It’s damn wrong.

And I can’t tell you, our trust is done. I can assure you that. And you know exactly who I’m talking to. I don’t know where the Gator Country guys are,  I’m going to tell you right now, we’re done. And that was completely wrong. You need to apologize to his parents, and you need to apologize to that kid. Because you won’t put your name behind something? Why don’t you tell me who your source was? That’s what I'd like to know. Who was your source? Church mice in here.

You know, if you wanna write something, stand up and stand behind it. That’s what I’m going to tell you. You took a shot at a kid and a family that’s done nothing wrong. And it's, it’s really bad. I’m going to meet with Mr. Foley to see if y’all are even going to be allowed to come back in here again. I’ll be honest with you it's a low blow, for me. To deal with our opening ball game at the University of Florida and I’m dealing with this. Bad journalism. But you know, 'sources said.'"

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