Latest Emory Jones News

Battle of Florida: Gators vs. UCF in Gasparilla Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:02 PM EST

UCF (8-4, American Athletic) vs. Florida (6-6, SEC), Dec. 23, 7 p.m. ET LOCATION: Tampa, Florida. TOP PLAYERS UCF: DE Big Kat Bryant, all-AAC first-team selection, team leader with six sacks, 14 tackles for loss and eight...

Florida tops rival FSU 24-21 for 3rd straight in series

Nov. 27, 2021 18:01 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Zach Carter made his way to one corner of the Swamp and found himself celebrating alongside the Florida band. His next move? Directing, of course. “I stayed on beat!" said Carter, one of 27 seniors playing their final game...

Bowl game, bragging rights at stake for rivals FSU, Florida

Nov. 26, 2021 09:47 AM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Running back Malik Davis, one of a dozen Florida players dealing with a second coaching change in their college careers, got a chance to address teammates earlier this week. His message was simple and succinct. “Even...

Florida turns to longtime SEC assistant Knox amid transition

Nov. 22, 2021 17:55 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Greg Knox is stepping in for Dan Mullen for the second time in five years. A 27-year veteran of Southeastern Conference football and a winner in his only game as an interim head coach, Knox knows how to handle a staff. He knows how to handle players. He knows how to...

Missouri beats Florida on 2-point conversion in OT 24-23

Nov. 20, 2021 21:37 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri quarterback Connor Bazelak heard boos from the home fans as he trotted to the sideline after fruitless drives Saturday. It was nothing but cheers after he lofted a 2-point conversion pass to Daniel Parker Jr. to lift the Tigers to a 24-23 overtime victory over...

Gators coach Dan Mullen on hot seat heading to Mizzou

Nov. 18, 2021 19:19 PM EST

Dan Mullen first came to the Southeastern Conference as the offensive coordinator for Urban Meyer at Florida in 2005, and every day of every year since that point Mullen has felt as if he was coaching for his job. Might be more true than ever this week. ...

Florida sticking with QB Jones at Mizzou, moving forward

Nov. 15, 2021 16:37 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen is sticking with quarterback Emory Jones for Saturday’s game at Missouri and probably the rest of the season. Jones is coming off a record-setting performance in a 70-52 victory against lower-division Samford. He...

Florida rallies to beat Samford 70-52 in Swamp shootout

Nov. 13, 2021 17:24 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen celebrated his team's 70-52 victory against lower-division Samford like nothing was wrong. He sang with his team, posed for pictures, shook hands with fans and then made excuses for one of the worst defensive...

Florida looks to regroup, end skid against FCS foe Samford

Nov. 11, 2021 12:42 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It doesn’t really matter what embattled Florida coach Dan Mullen says or does at this point. It’s more important to see how his team responds down the stretch in an otherwise lost season. The Gators (4-5) have three regular-season games...

Florida QB Richardson hurts knee dancing in hotel, sits out

Nov. 08, 2021 15:36 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson, recovering from a concussion, injured a knee dancing in the team hotel the night before losing at South Carolina. Coach Dan Mullen said Monday that Richardson was “gimping around” the football facility...