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Dan Mullen - NFL?

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by 62gator, Jan 3, 2021.

  1. gatorich

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    Mullen apologists?
    Forget the bowl game, that was a throw away game if there ever was one. We were 12 points away from being undefeated in an all SEC schedule year. He definitely needs to address the defense, which was a big reason why we weren’t undefeated, but that was one heck of a year. If the changes that need to happen don’t, and we get a repeat of this year’s defense then he will need to have answers, but not this year.
     
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  2. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Dan Mullen is not prepared for the NY Media circus and Jet fan base reaction to each loss. Perhaps another market, but NY is brutal from a psychological perspective
     
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  3. Nicho

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    You lost me with your first sentence. There's no such thing as a throw away game. How about the fans who schlepped to Dallas? Did they spend throw away money?

    That's why the term Mullen apologists was coined in the first place: for folks trying to erase a game from his loss column.

    The definition of the Gator Standard does not include throw away games.
     
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  4. beachgator23

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    With the currently fluidity of players and recruits, posturing for more money each year is irresponsible and destabilizes Florida football. I like Coach Mullen and hope he stays but enough is enough.
     
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  5. Nostradamus

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    Why shouldn’t he answer for the defense this year since, as you said, it’s the reason we didn’t make the CFP? Another year of Grantham won’t change anything.
     
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  6. Pasco08

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    I mean Freeze would come in a heartbeat also Herman is available I wouldn't say upgrade but on the same level? Definitely
     
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  7. Nicho

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    No, that was fake news. They took it down.

    He said "open to" not "hoping to." Big difference.
     
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  8. spincycle81

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    He's done it as long as he's been a head coach. I love Mullen as a football coach but he really brings some baggage with him.
     
  9. 4everaGator

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    Cannot fathom people wanting to send Mullen packing! Cut him a bit of slack after turning the program around you pathetic little spoiled brats!
     
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  10. Zepgator

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    Here we go again. What a load of whiny guilt trip crap. You were freaking out when fans were calling for McElwain to fired and look at what a blessing it was. You were flat out wrong. I haven’t seen anyone that wants him fired - just some changes (defense, clock mgmt, recruiting = all valid). So what do you deserve? You are a fan, right? Or are you just above the rest of some that have voiced criticism? Did you deserve Mullen for hoping we didn’t fire Mac? Do you really think it is different at other big time schools or the NFL?
     
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  11. willymayshayes

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    Has it been confirmed that Mullen is just posturing for money here? Or has speculation already turned into fact for some here?
     
  12. beachgator23

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    Who is asking for Mullen to pack his bags - except for possibly Dan himself?
     
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  13. RipCurl

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    The way he’s acted this season and now saying he’s “open” to the NFL should tell every fan that something is up. He could’ve immediately shot down this rumor and didn’t. Don’t be delusional and brush this off like it’s nothing.
     
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  14. Endless Excuses

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    If Mullen goes then Urban can come home and everyone can quit bitching about no landing 5 stars
     
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  15. Nicho

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    It hasn't been confirmed, willy. Must be the mouthbreathers again. ;)
     
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    I'm open to an affair with Jennifer Lawrence. But we'll see if it happens.
     
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  17. beachgator23

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    -because a coach or his agent actually confirm something like that.
     
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  18. ridgetop

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    There is clearly a cult of misery on this board. Whether it is recruiting, the defense, or the head coach... some will never be happy. And they are more than willing to share the gripes and complaints and worry with everyone who reads the board.
     
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  19. 31g8r

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    Just like carnival husksters say “you pay your money you take your chances” who realistically didn’t think we would have opt outs? What were the schleppers expectations to see a live game? Did they think we were gonna post a similar effort to the SECCG? Perhaps bowl season spectators should have considered past efforts of other teams who lost in conference CGs before shelling out big bucks in a Covid compounded year. If you are one of the aggrieved having spent funds perhaps you should file a class action against the UA for breech of contract to put a competitive product on the field. Or better another quote “a fool and his money are soon parted”.

    “Throw away game” might be semantics for many here. It simply mean that the results aren’t indicative of the season as whole or program in general, We played with a depleted roster or a variety of reasons. 2020 is in the rear view mirror time to move forward.

    This year really boils down to the fans aren’t happy with big 12 games at UF. I asked in the past how we would react to losing games 48-45, guess what the bitching continues just like when we won or lost 21-18 games. We dont suffer loses well especially the nouveau riche raised on gator football 1990-2009 . Yes, DM needs to address the defensive side of the ball in a meaningful way.
     
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  20. willymayshayes

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    Exactly. So you don't know.