Dan Mullen has a taken a few shots at Georgia in his short time at the University of Florida. And it appears that he may have taken another one on Monday while discussing transfers.
Mullen was speaking to reporters on the subject of transfers when he seemed to take a clear swipe at Georgia regarding how it seemed to handle the transfer situation of quarterback Justin Fields. Fields famously transferred from Georgia after just one season.
As for some past instances of Mullen throwing shade at Georgia, the Florida head coach compared Georgia winning the SEC East in 2017 to a blind squirrel finding an acorn.
“Listen, making it to one SEC Championship Game doesn’t make you a dominant program, you know what I’m saying?” Mullen said. “I mean, two out of the last three years we’ve still been to the SEC Championship Game. So even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while.”
Kirby Smart hasn’t commented on the Fields since he officially transferred from the program. Smart and the Bulldogs did beat Mullen and the Gators 36-17 last year in Jacksonville, Fla., The two teams meet again this year on Nov. 2. Both teams will likely enter the season as top-10 teams, with many pegging the Bulldogs to begin the year in the top 5.
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Georgia has won the last two games against Florida, as the Bulldogs crushed the Gators 42-7 back in 2017. In his first year at Florida, the Gators went 10-3, with a win over Michigan in the Peach Bowl.
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