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Florida Introduces New AD Scott Stricklin, Who Faces Initial Facility Fundraising Challenge

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 28 / 16

Florida yesterday officially introduced Scott Stricklin as its new AD, and he "laid out his vision for the future of the Florida athletic department," according to Kevin Brockway of the GAINESVILLE SUN. UF President Kent Fuchs said that Stricklin "fit all the criteria that the school was looking for...

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