"It's The Swamp. I love Florida," he said with a smile, then added how much he liked the coaching staff. "They all treat me like I'm one of their players. I really like Florida, especially the stadium."
So should media and fans read into his headgear and excitement about the Gators? Tabor was non-committal.
"Not really," he said. "A little bit. They're going to be in it to the end."
The same could be said for Alabama.
"It was real nice," Tabor said of a recent visit. "They work like they're last in the SEC, but they're really first in the SEC."