December 21st Florida Gators football podcast edition

Randy Shannon has helped the Florida Gators increase their recruiting presence in South Florida. / Gator Country photo by David Bowie Gator Country brings you a new podcast as we discuss the latest on the Florida Gators football coaching search to replace Geoff Collins.

Andrew Spivey and Nick de la Torre debate what should happen with linebackers coach Randy Shannon and how Jim McElwain should use the open coaching spot.

Andrew and Nick also discuss the latest in recruiting for Florida, plus talk about players deciding to skip the bowl games.


Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.