TFW you’re already mailing it in on the recruiting trail

Sorry, Gators, the Portal Master™ has no more fucks to give.

Either you do this because you really want out of Gainesville and recruiting, or you’ve seen how successful Todd Grantham’s agent is every year whipping up pseudo-hiring rumors and are taking a page out of his book, but in any event, it is hard not to imagine how much hay is going to be made about this on the recruiting trail by competing programs.

Not that Mullen cares, apparently.


UPDATE:  Interesting note from Matt Hayes here

Understand this: For the second straight year, Mullen hasn’t yet received a contract extension despite a 29-9 record and 3 straight New Year’s 6 Bowl appearances.


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37 responses to “TFW you’re already mailing it in on the recruiting trail

  1. ApalachDawg aux Bruxelles

    say it ain’t so?
    agent muschamp back to uf?


  2. KornDawg

    I’ve been seeing these rumors since yesterday morning, not a peep from Mullen. At the very least he should give the canned “I’m committed to this team and these players” response.
    And honestly, I can’t see why an NFL team would want him. But I haven’t been in the arena….

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  3. J.R. Clark

    I think he’s only interested in the Falcons job. That way he can live at Lake Oconee year round.

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    • KornDawg

      That might be the thing to finally push me over the edge. I was almost ready to give up on them after the onside kick debacle vs Dallas. Hiring Mullen might be the motivation I need to kick the nasty Falcons habit I’ve developed.

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    • Ran A

      Falcons are on thin ice with me as it is (I know they don’t care); hire Mullen and I’m completely done with them.

      Liked by 1 person

      • MudCat's Mechanic

        I’ve been done with them since the Glanville days…

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        • Scotty King

          Glanville = Trump as a football coach.

          The same person? Twins separated at birth?

          UGA’s own Marion Campbell was one of the worst NFL head coaches ever, so Goff hires him to be our DC. WF?

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        • RC

          Same here. Specifically, when Glanville elected to draft repeat drug offender Steve Broussard over Rodney Hampton. There’s over-thinking and then there’s just plain stupid. And as the saying goes- you can’t fix stupid.


    • Doesn’t Mullet practically live there year round now? Taking the Jets job would require he spend less time in Greensboro. I just don’t see it unless he just wants out of Hogtown.


  4. Hiring Dan Mullen as an NFL coach would be such a monumentally stupid move that I’m convinced the Jets are going to do it. That franchise makes South Carolina’s program look like a well-oiled machine.

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  5. MudCat's Mechanic

    My bet is he bolts, they hire Herman to replace him in a panic. Grantham follows Mullen to the NFL.


  6. Ran A

    Well Jax wants Urban right? Go play OC for a couple of years and prove your complete worth to the NFL and then get the job you crave. Let the head coach be in the spot like and do what you do best. Design up and call plays. Reset…

    Gainesville is an hour away – depending on where he lives – he could commute and keep a place in Jax and go home for weekends, etc.

    Wait… With that ego…. It will never happen.


  7. Hogbody Spradlin

    Just like Corch, Crabby Dan lacks the emotional maturity to be a successful pro coach.
    Speaking of my favorite person, I saw Corch to Jacksonville Jaguars rumors yesterday on Twitter.

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    • Hogbody Spradlin

      Ya know who else hails from Jacksonville: Corch’s #1 player, Tim Tebow, and his #1 fan, Corrine Brown. Though Corrine is “away” for 2 to 5.

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    • Down Island Way

      Some peeps are meant for one level of sport or the other, the FU hc would be a check collector, one guy who i thought would have success at the next level was the old ball sack, i understand the thought/philosophy/concept difference between college sports of the nfl/nba/nhl etc. should the FU dc been all that, he would have bolted during his stay at UGA ($$$)…#FTMF


  8. armydawg

    Mullett would not last even one season in the NFL. Owners expect results for their money and would never put up with the bullshit that comes out of his mouth.

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  9. sniffer

    BullGator-19. Bad virus. Debilitating pressure gives infected host sense of impending doom creating a need to escape to safety.

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  10. dawgman3000

    This is somewhat concerning to me in that UF could actually stumble upon making a competent coaching hire if that comes to fruition. A coach like Matt Campbell, Luke Fickell, or Mario Cristobal in Gainesville is certainly nothing to sneer at IMO.

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  11. charlottedawg

    Honestly this just pisses me off more because we should have never lost to that clown in gainesville, ever, much less let them set a fucking record for points scored in a first half this year.

    That shit needs to be fixed, emphatically, next year in jacksonville.

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  12. Russ

    Man, they wouldn’t let Mullen leave after the greatest 8-4 season ever, would they?

    Liked by 5 people

  13. originaluglydawg

    “Florida’s in trouble”….from a Florida HS coach this weekend.

    Liked by 1 person

  14. munsonlarryfkajim

    I just read an article (SDS maybe?) about the lack of contract extension, flirtation with NFL, more than one bizarre press conference this year (“pack the swamp”, darth Vader/fight at Missou, “scout team”) + 3 losses – 2 of them embarrassing – to end the season and he may be done as the gators coach. That would be something wouldn’t it?

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  15. mg4life0331

    Does Mullen not have Sexton as his agent? Is that why he doesn’t have an extension?


  16. Munsoning

    We’re supposed to “expect a thorough and lengthy search” for a coach better than Adam Gase? Why not just pick names out of a hat?


  17. akascuba

    It would be tragic if Mullen and 3rd and Grantham left that swamp. The chances of them hiring a worse recruiter are slim. The chance that Kirby allows his won/lost record to get worse against side show Dan is even slimmer.


  18. Look at Dan’s breakthrough year:

    said they needed to have a full stadium during a pandemic, bc the few thousand at College Station cost them the game. I personally lol at the later and dont care about the former.

    Then he got the Rona.

    Dressed up like Darth Vader in what would have been the weirdest thing of the year, but its 2020.

    Got in the middle of a brawl and basically kept it going inciting fans no less.

    He lost a game because his player threw a shoe.

    He lost a championship game.

    Got bitch smacked in his bowl.

    basically the end of his season looked like the wheels just plain jumped off the bus.

    Said Grantham was the greatest ever (paraphrased), got called out about DC and calls for firing.

    *insert all the weird pressers and statements aforementioned in this thread and others.

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