Florida football: Dan Mullen is making moves and making them fast

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Dan Mullen making moves early

Dan Mullen has only been in Gainesville for two days, but he is already taking swift action to begin his tenure as the Gators’ football coach on the right note. In summary:

  • Mullen has already made changes to the coaching staff after deciding not to retain Randy Shannon and five other assistants while bringing in two of his own from Mississippi State in co-offensive coordinators Billy Gonzales and John Hevesy.
  • Mullen has also been active on the recruiting trail, highlighted by visiting No. 1 overall recruit and Georgia commit Justin Fields.
  • The Gators are also planning to emphasize a tougher strength and conditioning program.

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Recruiting roundup

Women’s basketball defeats Jacksonville

The Florida women’s basketball team defeated Jacksonville, 79-69, on Tuesday in its first home game in more than a week. Senior Haley Lorenzen posted her third double-double of the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds. The Gators (4-3) will face Oklahoma (3-3) on Sunday as part of the SEC-Big 12 Challenge.

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