Johnson’s assignment: Help fix UF’s quarterback issue

It’s pretty unusual for a coach to give up a coordinator’s job at one school to become a position coach at another. But in the case of Brian Johnson, it made perfect sense. Going from offensive coordinator at Houston to...

UF’s Warren: Discipline, accountability priority for Mullen’s staff

Discipline and accountability seemed to be lacking on the Florida football team last season. It was evident with the multiple player suspensions. It was apparent in what has been described as a lax weight room. It was obvious...

Gators open several spring football practices to public

Florida football fans will have a chance to witness the official launch of the Dan Mullen era with the start of spring practice next month. Mullen announced Monday that the first two practices (March 16-17) are going to be open...

Andreu’s Analysis: Who’s this McDowell guy?

On a national signing day that saw five four-star studs fall Florida’s way, the early addition of a three-star offensive lineman from Georgia went almost unnoticed by those following recruiting in Gator Nation. It’s a natural thing, really. When your...

Andreu’s Analysis: Mac wanted out?

Intriguing and thought-provoking theories certainly never get old, and I’ve come up with one of my own. Like many, mine is not based on cold, hard, irrefutable facts or on information gleaned from unnamed and unseen sources. Mine...

Andreu’s Analysis: Don’t write off Franks

Based on conversations I’ve had with fans and friends, and after listening to talk radio the past few weeks, the consensus out there seems to be that Feleipe Franks has little or no chance of being Florida’s starting...

Andreu’s Analysis: Welcome to Dante’s world

The Florida Gators willingly, and without apparent trepidation, marched straight into hell Tuesday morning with the start of Nick Savage’s much-anticipated strength and conditioning offseason program. No one should have been shocked by anything they saw or went through,...
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Swampcast: Florida Football Recruiting

Robbie Andreu, Sun Sports Writer, and Graham Hall, Sun Recruiting Correspondent, talk about the open contact period and the future of Florida football in recruiting.

Mullen hires English to complete his first UF staff

  New Florida coach Dan Mullen completed his coaching staff Thursday with the hiring of veteran assistant Ron English, who was on Mullen’s staff at Mississippi State last season. Mullen also announced the assignments for his 10 assistants. English,...

Chances of playing time for UF’s early enrollees

By the time high school graduation rolls around in late May or early June, more than half of Florida’s early football signing class will have already been through a semester of college, participated in the offseason strength and conditioning...

Mullen’s UF staff long on SEC experience

Dan Mullen still has one hire to make before his Florida coaching staff is complete, and so far he’s only announced the responsibility for one assistant, Todd Grantham, who is the Gators’ defensive coordinator. But this is a staff that...

Andreu’s Analysis: Let the Gator grind begin

Now that Sal Sunseri, the former linebackers coach for the Oakland Raiders, and Greg Knox, Mississippi State’s interim head coach for the bowl game, are officially part of Dan Mullen’s coaching staff, Florida’s new coach is close to...

Andreu’s Analysis: Three-star recruiter?

For those who were around when Dan Mullen was Urban Meyer’s offensive coordinator at Florida, there is one nagging concern about Mullen being the Gators’ new head coach. What kind of a recruiter is he going to be? ...

Gators counting on Mullen to continue to develop successful quarterbacks

It started with Josh Harris at Bowling Green. Then it was Alex Smith at Utah. Then Chris Leak and Tim Tebow at Florida. Then Dak Prescott and Nick Fitzgerald at Mississippi State.

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...

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...

Gators want to send senior teammates out with win over Seminoles

“BP, how many times have you beaten FSU?,” Shannon asked. Powell simply shook his head. He hasn’t, just like every other player in that Florida locker room.

Gators have fun in gaining much-needed win

It was a feel-good day/night for the Gators, and it was badly needed.

Andreu’s Answers: Solid way to end losing streak

It was a good crowd, considering, and it was an energized one that the players seemed to feed off of. The crowd produced a typical Swamp atmosphere — and that was something that was seriously in doubt heading into this game.