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.
Special thank you to Head Coach @CoachDanMullen and LB coach @crob45 of @GatorsFB for flying their helicopter by @Carrollton_High this morning ! #GoGators @GatorsFBRecruit @InsideTheGators @GatorsTerritory @Justin_ITG @BobRedman_247 @LukeStampini @ThomasGoldkamp @ZachAbolverdi pic.twitter.com/I4t6LMivXC
— Sean Calhoun (@CoachHoon) January 22, 2019
In a dramatic entrance, Mullen’s helicopter landed directly on the school’s football field.
— McEachernFBallLive (@indianationFB) January 22, 2019
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.
Dan Mullen has landed. pic.twitter.com/oQHNpJ3A15
— McEachern Football (@McEachernFtball) January 22, 2019
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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