Florida gives Mullen 3-year extension, $1.5M raise annually

Florida football coach Dan Mullen received a three-year contract extension worth an additional $1.5 million annually following a disappointing season that closed with a three-game losing streak and included several public relations missteps and NCAA sanctions. The Gators released Mullen’s contract Tuesday in response to a public records request. He signed the amendment in early […]

Short-handed Florida outlasts Virginia Tech in NCAA opener

Florida overcame playing short-handed most of the season after preseason SEC player of the year Keyontae Johnson was lost because of a scary medical episode. The Gators did it again, getting through to the second round for an eighth straight NCAA Tournament appearance — and doing it without two key contributors. “This team just continues […]

Questions rise about Dan Mullen’s coaching future at Florida

Florida coach Dan Mullen could be on the verge of opting out. One week after insisting he hadn’t even thought about the NFL, there are reports that Mullen might walk away from the Gators, telling NFL teams he’s interested in making the jump to the pros. It was a tumultuous season for Mullen. He landed […]

Florida wins 1st game since Keyontae Johnson’s collapse

Colin Castleton scored a career-high 23 points and Florida opened the SEC season on Wednesday night with a 91-72 win over Vanderbilt in the Gators’ first game since Keyontae Johnson’s collapse. Johnson, who entered the season as the SEC Preseason Player of the Year, collapsed early in an 83-71 loss to then-No. 20 Florida State […]

No. 10 Florida will be without top 4 pass catchers in Cotton

No. 10 Florida will be without its top four pass catchers in the Cotton Bowl against eighth-ranked Oklahoma. Receivers Trevon Grimes and Kadarius Toney announced Monday they are skipping the game in Arlington, Texas, to prepare for their NFL futures. Fellow receiver Jacob Copeland announced he won’t make the trip after testing positive for COVID-19. […]

Heisman finalists: UF’s Trask joins Tide teammates, Clemson’s Lawrence

Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman will be awarded Jan. 5 during a virtual ceremony. The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the usual trip to New York for the trophy presentation that comes with […]

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Florida star Keyontae Johnson to be released from hospital following scary collapse on court

After collapsing on the court in a game earlier this month, Florida star Keyontae Johnson is being released from the hospital Tuesday, his family announced in a statement via the Gators athletic department. Johnson had been hospitalized since Dec. 12 after the scary incident during Florida’s road game against Florida State. “Today is a great day! Keyontae is being released from the […]

No. 1 Alabama escapes No. 11 Florida 52-46

In a season of blowouts, Alabama finally got tested. Against a team that just wouldn’t quit, the Crimson Tide required every last point. Nick Saban needed his offensive stars to shine as bright as they have all season. Boy, did they ever. Najee Harris rushed for 178 yards and scored five touchdowns. Mac Jones threw […]

Florida’s Johnson remains in critical, stable condition

Florida forward Keyontae Johnson remained in critical but stable condition at a hospital, the team reported Sunday, one day after he collapsed on the court during a game at Florida State. There was no change in Johnson’s condition from Saturday, when he was also critical but stable at Tallahassee Memorial. No details have been released […]