Florida football: Dan Mullen makes more changes in first week

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Florida has its defensive coordinator

New Florida coach Dan Mullen continued to make moves on Wednesday. The biggest of them was reportedly bringing defensive coordinator Todd Grantham from Mississippi State to Gainesville. Grantham helped improve the Bulldogs’ defense from 110th nationally to 10th at the end of the regular season. It’s just the latest example that emphasizes Grantham’s reputation for immediate success.

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Making Florida football fun again

Mullen knows what it’s like to see Florida football have a successful offense. In fact, he was the last Gators offensive coordinator to have sustained success. He plans to return Florida to its glory days.

“That’s the challenge for me. I love challenges. I absolutely love it,” Mullen said. “And I have as high of expectations as anybody in this room for what this program is going to be like. You know, when people ask for timetables: I have high expectations for next season, I do.”

Recruiting roundup

In other Florida football news

Volleyball begins NCAA Tournament

The No. 2 seed Florida volleyball team opens play in the 2017 NCAA Tournament against Alabama State on Thursday. The Gators also host Miami and College of Charleston for the first two rounds. The winners of the two Thursday matches will play on Friday for a spot in the Round of 16.

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What they’re saying on Twitter

Linebacker Vosean Joseph:

Defensive lineman Jachai Polite:

Defensive back Chauncey Gardner:

Former defensive backs coach Corey Bell:

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