Florida football: After month-long coaching search, Dan Mullen will be introduced Monday


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Florida has its football coach

The Gators’ month-long search for a new football coach is over. The school announced Sunday that it hired Mississippi State coach and former Florida offensive coordinator Dan Mullen to replace Jim McElwain. Mullen will be introduced at a news conference Monday afternoon.

Some highlights on the hiring:

In other Florida football news

Basketball has positive showing at PK80

The seventh-ranked Gators men’s basketball team went 2-1 at the Phil Knight Invitational in Portland, Ore., defeating Stanford on Thursday and No. 17 Gonzaga in a double-overtime thriller on Friday before falling 87-84 to No. 1 Duke on Sunday.

Volleyball a No. 2 seed

The Florida volleyball team, which clinched a share of its 23rd SEC title Friday, was named the No. 2 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament and will have the chance to host postseason play until the semifinals if it advances far enough. The Gators open play Thursday at 7 p.m. ET against Alabama State.

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