Florida Gators football coach Dan Mullen announces on Twitter he has COVID-19

Jonathan Tully
Gator Sports

Florida Gators head football coach Dan Mullen announced Saturday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19, he said in a statement on Twitter.

Florida head coach Dan Mullen calls to his offense before a snap against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Mullen, whose team's game against LSU this week was postponed Tuesday after an outbreak shut down the Gators' practice facility, made the statement at 5:43 p.m. Saturday.

The Gators and Tigers were rescheduled for Dec. 12. In addition, Florida's game against Missouri in Columbia, Mo., originally scheduled for Dec. 24, will now be played Dec. 31.

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