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  • ESPN analyst Je se Palmer knows what it takes to win an SEC championship.The former quarterback helped Florida win a title in 2000 on an offense that averaged 37.3 points per game. Palmer said first-year coach Jim McElwain and offensive coordinator Doug Nu smeier are the right combination to get the Gators' offense back on that track.MORE: | | "They can do Ian Happ Jersey it," Palmer told Sporting News on Wednesday. "They're both extremely good offensive minds. I think it's going to take Kerry Wood Jersey time. I don't think there is going to be a ma sive jump this year."The Gators still are settling on a quarterback between Treon Harris and Will Grier. Palmer said the glaring question mark is an offensive line heavy on undercla smen. Trip Thurman and Mason Halter are the only seniors on the roster. Palmer also pointed out a tough schedule that features cro sover games against Ole Mi s and LSU.That said, Palmer said McElwain can get the Gators' offense going in time."Having watched a lot of Colorado State Justin Grimm Jersey and seeing what Jim McElwain was doing there," Palmer said. "It's very creative andvery explosive. ...He must do a better job of recruiting skill players to get this back to what Florida fans remember from the Urban Meyer and Steve Spurrier era."To that point, Palmer worked with NFL players such as running back Earnest Graham and receiversJabar Gaffney and Reche Caldwell during his time with the Gators. In the last five NFL Drafts, only four skill-position players from Florida have been drafted. That includes Chris Rainey (fifth round, 2012), Mike Gillislee (fifth round, 2013), Matt Jones (third round, Albert Almora Jr Jersey 2015) and Andre Debose (seventh round, 2015).Palmer is helping promote the , which has a record 197 nominees this season. Palmer said he's looking forward to the Sept. 15 announcement, which will unveil the list of 22 recipients. "I'm really honored and proud to be working to help honor an unbelievable Drew Smyly Jersey list of student athletes," Palmer said. "People familiar with the award know it's easily considered one of the most prestigious awards in college football."

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