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Florida looks for defensive turnaround amid disappointment

Florida’s season opened with so much hype and even more hope. The Gators had a top-10 ranking, the most coveted graduate transfer in the country, the best recruiting class of …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Source: Florida coach urged transfer quarterback Feleipe Franks to consider Washington State

According to a Spokesman-Review source, Florida coach Dan Mullen recommended that former Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks take a serious look at the Cougars and consider spending his final collegiate season …


Florida to name basketball court after former coach Billy Donovan

Billy Donovan is returning to Florida for good.


No. 8 Florida hoping to end decade-old home skid to FSU

Florida coach Dan Mullen is unbeaten against Florida State. Most of his players can’t say the same.


Shooting woes leave Florida unranked, searching for answers

Florida coach Mike White insists his team can shoot. The stats say otherwise.


Florida standout Jon Greenard returns for 1st ‘Cocktail Party’

Florida linebacker Jon Greenard cleared up any questions about his status for Saturday’s game against No. 8 Georgia with two words: “I’m playing,” he said emphatically.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

No. 9 Florida begins decisive SEC stretch at South Carolina

Florida handled its last loss to a top-10 team poorly. The Gators followed a 19-point setback to then-No. 7 Georgia last year with a 21-point drubbing against Missouri. It was …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: South Carolina stuns No. 3 Georgia

Israel Mukuamu returned the first of his three interceptions 53 yards for a touchdown and South Carolina took advantage of Jake Fromm’s four turnovers to beat No. 3 Georgia 20-17 …


No. 7 Florida embraces underdog role against 5th-ranked LSU

Florida has never been this significant of an underdog during Dan Mullen’s tenure. Not in his four years as the team’s offensive coordinator (2005-08) and not in his two years …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: No. 10 Florida drops Auburn, stays unbeaten

Lamical Perine ran 88 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, and No. 10 Florida beat seventh-ranked Auburn 24-13 in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday.


Top 10 showdown: QBs gear up for Auburn-Florida matchup

Kyle Trask was a backup quarterback with four collegiate passes this time last year. That’s still four more than Bo Nix, who was in high school. Now, Trask is the …


Florida’s Dan Mullen provides no clarity on absent DB John Huggins

Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has “great clarity” regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins. Not many others do. Huggins has missed every practice during fall camp because of what …


Florida opens fall camp amid highest expectations in decade

Dan Mullen opened his second season at Florida amid the program’s highest expectations in nearly a decade. The Gators made a six-win jump in Mullen’s inaugural campaign and believe a …


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019

Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard returning for sophomore season

Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year. His decision should have a positive impact on the Gators next season. Nembhard had one final workout …


Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida’s recent legal troubles

Florida coach Dan Mullen’s personal beliefs about violence toward women haven’t resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member …


Anthony Duruji lands at Florida; Ques Glover, Jason Jitoboh join signing class

Former Louisiana Tech forward Anthony Duruji is transferring to Florida. The Gators also landed guard Ques Glover and center Jason Jitoboh. Both high school recruits signed national letters of intent. …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019

NIC officials refuse to explain reasons for firing wrestling coach

North Idaho College officials won’t explain why late in the season they would fire a three-time national champion coach of a wrestling team that is currently ranked No. 4 in …


Florida routs Michigan 41-15 in Peach bowl to cap comeback year

After finishing 4-7 in 2017, Florida enjoyed a dramatic turnaround in Dan Mullen’s debut season as coach.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018

No. 15 Florida rides Feleipe Franks’ arm to rout Idaho 63-10

Feleipe Franks passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns – all in the first half – and No. 13 Florida ran up 600 total yards to rout overmatched Idaho 63-10. …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018

Idaho Vandals go into contest against No. 15 Florida with bowl-game mentality

The Idaho Vandals are playing out the final game in a 4-6 season. But instead of finding themselves in a Big Sky Conference outpost in early winter, the Vandals on …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

Idaho’s Ed Hall brings technical precision to everything he does

In his senior year at the University of Idaho, where four years of a disciplined approach to the classroom and the football field should have paid off in a sunset …


Florida’s Jachai Polite, UGA’s D’Andre Walker could sack ‘Cocktail Party’

Game-wrecking pass-rushers could turn the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” into a steady stream of sack celebrations. Florida’s Jachai Polite and Georgia’s D’Andre Walker are two of the most disruptive …


Trap game? No. 14 Florida trying to avoid letdown vs Vanderbilt

Florida coach Dan Mullen opened his first team meeting this week talking about handling success. He’ll find out Saturday if anyone was paying attention. Coming off the football program’s most …


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018

Keenan Evans, Texas Tech to Sweet 16 with win over Florida

Evans, who treats every game like senior night and doesn’t want to be done, scored 22 points and hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2


Florida ends St. Bonaventure’s tourney run

Egor Koulechov scored 20 points and Florida eased past St. Bonaventure 77-62 on Thursday night, ending the Bonnies’ postseason run two days after their first NCAA Tournament victory in 48 …


UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018

Heading into Selection Sunday, six games that shaped Gonzaga’s 2018 season

Gonzaga is back where it seemingly always is at this time of year. The Zags are WCC regular-season and tournament champions for the sixth straight season. They’re ranked No. 6 …


Rivals Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier enter College Hall of Fame together

After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading …


Top 25 capsules: FSU knocks off No. 5 Florida 83-66

Terance Mann scored 25 points, CJ Walker added 17 and Florida State upset No. 5 Florida 83-66 on Monday night in Gainesville, Florida, to remain undefeated.


AP source: New Florida football coach Dan Mullen cleans house

Florida football coach Dan Mullen’s first official day on the job included numerous staff changes.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

Florida strikes, hires Dan Mullen away from Mississippi State

Florida has hired Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen as its next football coach, bringing back the guy who helped turned Tim Tebow into a star.