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Things Mullen must do

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by TJtheGator, Oct 30, 2021.

  1. Gary_S

    Gary_S GC Legend

    Dec 11, 2010
    He can make sure Megan has a dependable vehicle because she is going to be driving to Orlando area Publix stores again to grocery shop.
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  2. tilly

    tilly Superhero Mod. Fast witted. Bulletproof posts. Moderator VIP Member

    This is bullcrap. Show me proof that he "turns them away". Saban is a jerk and kids line up for him.
    The problem is staff. Period. Dan has to hit some homeruns in the hiring dept.
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  3. steveGator52

    steveGator52 GC Hall of Fame

    May 3, 2016
    DC Metro area
    If EJ were playing, then he would have been the one making those mistakes instead of AR. EJ had 2-3 throws during his quarter of play that went through the hands of UGA defenders. Didn’t matter which QB was playing, the UGA defense is a monster.
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  4. orangebluegator

    orangebluegator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Yes. Do you honestly think the result (W or L) is different with EJ? EJ nearly threw a pick on the same type of 10-15 yarder between the LB and Safety because that's a hard throw to squeeze in, and about the only thing open if you're not scheming up something brilliant. Obviously dan wasn't brilliant by any measure.

    Maybe it's a closer game, but EJ has been just as turnover prone. It's not like he's a game manager and protects the ball.
  5. gatorsforevr

    gatorsforevr GC Legend

    Apr 3, 2007
    You want proof? Look at the recruiting standings! We've had good recruiters here that have come and gone and the results are always in the same range. We've seen former players speak out about his personality. There has been rumblings since he was hired that he's a different cat when it comes to his personality.

    You can continue to keep your head in the sand and accept the lackluster recruiting by blaming the dudes under him. He's not a recruiter and the people under him can only do so much.
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  6. gatorsforevr

    gatorsforevr GC Legend

    Apr 3, 2007
    Sal Sunseri came in and people talked about his exceptional recruiting at former schools, didn't make a dent in our standings. Tim Brewster came in as a recruiting ace and recruiting sure looks the same to me. Can't wait for the offseason hires who also don't make any difference.
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  7. DomiGator

    DomiGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    First, we wouldn't win today even if we went into half time 0-3. Please admit that.
    Second, after the 1st TO, we should've tried to run out of the clock, instead of trying to score. This wasn't the LSU D.
    Third, after the 2nd TO, we absolutely must choose run of the clock. So it's on AR, but more on Dan
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  8. Joaqui

    Joaqui Premium Member

    Jul 17, 2016
    I have never said this but after today i am ready. I was embarrassed in the usf, kentucky, lsu, and uga game with our performances.

    I’m ready to let go of Mullen. #FireDanMullen
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  9. gatorsforevr

    gatorsforevr GC Legend

    Apr 3, 2007
    Florida’s Dan Mullen situation shows difficulty projecting success. So how do schools do it? - al.com

    "Mullen will never be as proficient a recruiter as either Smart or Nick Saban. He doesn’t obsess about recruiting the way those two coaches do and doesn’t possess the natural recruiting ability, either. When he first got to Mississippi State, Mullen struggled in recruiting as high school coaches and others didn’t exactly gravitate to his style. He figured it out over time -- hiring Tony Hughes to open doors for him was a smart move -- but if you paid attention to his recruiting at Mississippi State as Florida AD Scott Stricklin surely did, his recruiting issues at Florida shouldn’t come as a surprise."

    How Dan Mullen is closing the recruiting gap between Florida, Georgia (247sports.com)

    "Mullen's personality is a double-edged sword. He can be prickly, even on the recruiting trail, where most coaches are bubbly and sell their program with gusto. Mullen believes in his system and his sweet-and-sour relationship with players. The plan works when those players arrive on campus, but the issue is that most blue-chip players want to be wined and dined rather than pushed and challenged during their recruitment."