GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s rarely quiet the week of a Florida-LSU football game.
While 2020 has been different in so many ways, nothing has changed in this rivalry. There’s always something to talk about and Gators head coach Dan Mullen provided the fodder after Saturday’s 41-38 loss at Texas A&M when he urged the UF administration to consider implementing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ authorization that permits sporting venues to operate at full capacity.
Mullen’s comments were made in the aftermath of an emotional loss in front of a COVID-reduced yet rabid Aggies crowd.
Gators quarterback Kyle Trask rolls out in Saturday’s game at Texas A&M. (Photo: Courtney Culbreath/UAA Communications)
UF President Kent Fuchs reiterated on Sunday that the school plans to continue to operate under safety protocols in place since the campus re-opened during the coronavirus pandemic.
“UF remains fully and firmly committed to following CDC guidelines (cdc.gov/coronavirus/20) for every part of our campus from classrooms to athletic venues as well as the guidance (coronavirus.ufhealth.org/screen-test-pr) of our own experts at @UFHealth and local and state health officials,” Fuchs posted via Twitter on Sunday. “This includes