Photo: Wesley McGriff; Credit: Zach Goodall With the Florida Gators set to create a new environment within the football program by way of bringing in a new head coach to replace Dan Mullen, there are plenty of questions that remain to be answered.
Photo: Greg Knox: Credit: Alex Shepherd It took until the 24-21 victory in their regular-season finale against Florida State hit the record books before the Florida Gators earned bowl eligibility for their 2021 season.
All smiles after a victory over a rival in the regular-season finale Saturday, Florida interim coach Greg Knox helped the Gators secure bowl eligibility after an unexpected and disappointing season in which the program fired Dan Mullen with one game left.
It appears that redshirt freshman QB Anthony Richardson is here to stay with the Florida Gators, at least for now as the young QB met with the media following the team's 24-21 victory over the Florida State Seminoles.
Entering today's contest against the Florida State Seminoles (5-6), the Florida Gators (5-6) are doing so without a permanent head coach. Dan Mullen was fired last week, just a day after the program's 24-23 OT loss to the Missouri Tigers.
Robert Griffin III believes that former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow should become the program's next head football coach. There is a current vacancy for the permanent head coaching position with the Gators football program.
Discipline and desire are key to driving winning — and Florida might have let both slip at a crucial moment. As Florida began its downhill skid this season, it almost became a meme to say that the trouble all started with a little shoe throw.
It's the regular-season finale in The Swamp, featuring Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles teams that are both on the prowl for bowl game contention. On one end, the Gators appear unstable but motivated, having just fired their head coach on Sunday and hoping to end the year positively after significant turbulence.
The clock ticks under 10 seconds with the score tied at 68. Myreon Jones fights for a long rebound on the far sideline. Corralling the loose ball, he advances the ball up the court to guard Tyree Appleby, who’s been struggling shooting the ball at just 1-9 on the night.
Photo Credit: Alex Shepherd According to a report from The Gainesville Sun's Zach Abolverdi, the Florida Gators are expected to start redshirt freshman Anthony Richardson against the Florida State Seminoles .
The Dan Mullen debacle at the University of Florida came to its abrupt end Sunday. Just one year removed from an SEC Championship berth that got the Gators over the hump, the program he rebuilt came crumbling down in 2021.