No. 5 Florida exploded for a school record 642 yards of total offense en route to a 51-35 win over Ole Miss. Kyle Trask threw for 6 touchdowns, and Kyle Pits recorded 8 receptions and 4 touchdowns.

  • Mullen said it was a great road win, he did not know what to expect, but there are lots of things to clean up.
  • Mullen said that the players that were unavailable today will hopefully be available for next week's game.
  • Mullen said they ran a base offense, and Kyle Trask did a good job of managing the offense, making adjustments and finding mismatches.
  • When asked about the tackling issues, Mullen said that they have only tackled twice since the Orange Bowl, and they should expect that to improve.
  • When, Mullen found out about breaking the single game offensive yardage record, Mullen said, "I should have a nice bottle of wine for breaking the record."
  • Mullen said that Pitts is a matchup problem, is physical in the run game, and is a complete tight end.
  • Kadarius Toney has "developed into a playmaker, and is becoming a playmaker. Whatever matchup you give us, we're gonna take advantage of it," Mullen said.
  • Florida ran for 196 yards on 20 rushes, and Mullen said the offensive line held their own, and credited them for the yards gained on the ground.
  • Mullen said they want a balanced offensive attack, but will be happy every game if they run for over 200 yards.
  • When, asked about the defense, Mullen said that they try to simulate game speed in practice but they can't. He added that the defensive leaders will step up and fix things on defense.
  • When, asked about the passing yards that the defense allowed, Mullen said that they need to be cleaner in the back, and he also credited Matt Corral for making plays, and that it is difficult to play an up-tempo offense in the first game.
  • Mullen said that Brenton Cox Jr. made his presence with some big plays, but he also missed some big play opportunities on defense.
  • He also added that Ventrell Miler is a defensive leader, and he will help correct the mistakes on defense in the coming weeks.
Reed Green