Taken from a transcript graciously given by the University of Florida Sports Communication Office.
"I know there will be a lot of wasted ink on the fact that I played at Georgia and now I’m coaching at Florida, but this is not the first time that I have coached against Georgia. I’m looking forward to the opportunity, and taking the Gators to Jacksonville."
"Wherever I played has no bearing on this game at all. Every game is important, they’re all important games. It’s a SEC East opponent, it’s a big rival, it’s important to the University of Florida so it’s important to me."
"This profession is different than a lot of professions. You do your job for the school that you’re working for. It’s my job to do a great job for the University of Florida, and that’s what I’m trying to do. Again, I talked about it earlier, I don’t mean disrespect to anybody, but I’m loyal to people, not places. I work for Jeremy Foley and Dr. Bernie Machen, and those are the people I need to do a good job for and this football team and staff. That’s how I view things. I’ve worked at Auburn, LSU and Texas – I’ve worked a lot of different places, and this isn’t the first time I’ve played against Georgia."
Me thinks the coach does not realize the fan base and the desire to HATE his team so much. We don't care that you have coached against UGA before, now you lead our most HATED rivals onto the field of battle. He seems to have forgotten that loyalty is born inside a person in these parts. How does that saying go, You can leave Georgia, but Georgia never leaves you. Yes, Mr. Muschamp, it does matter where you played, it does matter that you donned the Silver Britches and it will always matter that you are now leading the Hated Gators into the game against us. It may not matter to you, but it damn well matters to us. Thank you for giving us one more reason to HATE.
If you want to read the rest of his banter you can catch it here, he does address the fact that Brantley is expected to be back (translated that UGA should prepare for the Freshman backups since we cannot believe a word spewed by this prodigy of Saban) and a few other things, but does not mention a suspension of his starting Corner for violating the law this week