WATCH: Dan Mullen takes helicopter for recruiting visit

Dan Mullen Recruiting

It’s safe to say that Dan Mullen has stepped up Florida’s recruiting game, in more ways than one.

Recently, the Gators head coach took to the sky to travel to Georgia. No, he didn’t fly in an ordinary commercial airliner. Instead, Mullen took off stylishly in a UF chartered helicopter.

His destination was McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia.

In a dramatic entrance, Mullen’s helicopter landed directly on the school’s football field.

When Urban Meyer was busy winning championships at UF, he was able to lock down central and north Florida, while establishing a feeder system in the Atlanta and Miami areas. Mullen looks to be following that blueprint for success.

The targets of his visit were four star defensive tackle Jamil Burroughs, a 2020 Georgia commit, and four star wide receiver Dacari Collins, the #72 overall prospect of the 2021 class.

Other rumored stops for Mullen while in Georgia included schools in Marietta, Rome and Cedar Grove High School in Ellenwood, to see 2021 UF commit Kamar Wilcoxson.

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