Gators experienced, young talent awaits Mullen

The Florida Gators know what their new coach, Dan Mullen, is going to get when he arrives in Gainesville — a young team with some talent that wants to work, wants to be coached, wants to be successful. “It’s Florida,”...

What they are saying about Florida coach Dan Mullen

The word on the Gators' new head football coach

Gators hire Dan Mullen as football coach

By Robbie Andreu and Pat Dooley, Staff writers In his quest to put the fun back in Florida football, UF athletic director Scott Stricklin has turned to someone he and the school are very familiar with -- Mississippi State’s Dan...

Former UF coach: Mullen ‘awesome’

Urban Meyer took a short break Sunday night from getting ready for the Big Ten Championship Game to give a thumbs-up to Florida’s hiring of Dan Mullen. The former Florida coach brought Mullen from Utah to Gainesville in...

UF’s visiting recruits taking wait-and-see approach

2018 Class takes a couple of hits

Top 100 WR Jacob Copeland de-commits from Gators 2018 class

Florida's 38-22 loss to Florida State Saturday wasn't their only one of the night. Jacob Copeland, the No. 7-ranked wide receiver in the 2018 class by 247Sports, announced via Twitter his de-commitment from the University of Florida. Leave your negative thoughts...

Franks vows improvement after struggling against FSU

Florida redshirt freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks took questions from the media shortly after UF’s 38-22 loss Saturday to rival Florida State at The Swamp. Franks said he took two Ibuprofin before the game to deal with a balky left shoulder....

Gators can’t overcome turnover fest in 38-22 loss to Seminoles

Thankfully, mercifully, it is over. Finally. And what an ending the Florida Gators put on this long, agonizing, losing season, a season that will surely go down as one of the worst in program history in the modern era. They took...

Dooley: Finally, time to put this embarrassment in the rearview

It’s over. Thank goodness, it’s over. It ended with a whimper on a perfect Saturday, as FSU won the race of snails. The sad Seminoles made fewer awful plays than the gloomy Gators and kept their desperate bowl hopes alive. Florida, on...

Notebook: Shannon open to returning to Florida

“I like Florida,” Shannon said. “I like Gainesville. It's a great place, like any other place, but this is a unique, fun place to be at."

Andreu’s Answers: Too many Gators mistakes to overcome

Before every game, veteran college football beat writer Robbie Andreu comes up with five pertinent questions and then answers them after the game. Here’s Week 11: 1.Who wins the battle of young quarterbacks? FSU true freshman James Blackman or UF...

Dooley Grades The Gators: F for finish

Offense F for Feleipe First half: Feleipe Franks reached a new low in that he was not only struggling to produce points, but was handing them to the Seminoles. The drive at the end of the half helped, but did...

Florida State at Florida: Today’s storylines

By staff writer Robbie Andreu and correspondent Graham Hall Who: Florida State (4-6) vs. Florida (4-6) When: 12 p.m. today Where: Florida Field CBS: ESPN Radio: 103.7-FM, AM-850 Line: FSU favored by 5   Senior Day to honor 20 Gators Before Florida takes the field to face FSU...

Five Questions With: UF’s David Reese

Florida sophomore middle linebacker: Q: Randy Shannon has gone against FSU 23 times and has a winning record, 13-10. Has he ever brought that up at all? A: Not really. He doesn't really get into the past like that. But sometimes...

Florida, FSU set for rare matchup as losing teams

This should not feel like a normal Florida-Florida State showdown. Yet, somehow it does. Noon kickoff. Two unranked teams with losing records. One coach gone. Both offenses struggling. One team with no chance to become bowl eligible. All this, of course,...

Dooley: Today’s game still holds meaning

Between all of the flight tracking, speculative guessing, contract language, agent envy and will he-or-won’t he?, we have noticed something else during this Thanksgiving weekend. There’s a football game today. It may be Rivalry Week, but in Gainesville it’s more of...
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Swampcast: FSU game and new coaching possibilities

Pat Dooley and Robbie Andreu talk in their weekly Swampcast about the Gators football team and the upcoming game against FSU;

3* DE Taylor Upshaw de-commits from Florida, commits to Michigan

Sunday night saw Florida’s 2018 class suffer its second de-commitment since the departure of coach Jim McElwain. Taylor Upshaw, a 6-foot-5, defensive end out of Braden River High in Bradenton, announced via his Twitter account he was flipping from...

Andreu’s Analysis: Someone else’s Swamp

For those Florida football players who have been urging their fans to fill up the stadium Saturday, I’ve got news for you. It doesn’t matter. The Swamp isn’t the Gators any more. It belongs to the Seminoles. They...