Dan Mullen Comments On Rumors Surrounding Key Florida Starter

first_imgDan Mullen speaking to the media at a Florida Gators press conference.GAINESVILLE, FL – NOVEMBER 27: Florida Gators head football coach Dan Mullen speaks during an introductory press conference at the Bill Heavener football complex on November 27, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)The Florida Gators have a real shot at the SEC Championship Game if they can get a win over No. 7 Georgia this weekend. In the face of rumors which, if true, would make that big “if” even bigger, HC Dan Mullen set fans minds at ease.Asked about a potential suspension to starting safety Brad Stewart in the wake of internet rumors, Mullen would hear none of it.“Why wouldn’t he [play]?” Mullen said, when asked if Stewart would play on Saturday.When the reporter responded that he had heard rumors, Mullen replied, “I make those decisions, not the Internet.”Q: Do you expect Brad Stewart to play Saturday?Mullen: “Why wouldn’t he?”Q: “The Internet, man.”Mullen: “Well I make those decisions, not the Internet.”— Nick de la Torre (@NickdelaTorreGC) October 24, 2018Stewart leads the Gators with two interceptions, along with 29 tackles, two pass breakups, two QB hurries and a forced fumble.At 6-1 and with a 4-1 conference record, Florida could win the SEC East if they win out and if Kentucky lose one more game.Saturday’s game against Georgia will be played at a neutral venue – TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.last_img read more

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

Starbucks is expanding its delivery service and aims to offer it at nearly one-fourth of its U.S. company-operated coffee shops.The company said it is launching the service Tuesday in San Francisco and will expand to some stores in New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles in coming weeks. It tested the idea in 200 Miami stores last fall.Starbucks says 95 per cent of its core menu will be available for order using the Uber Eats mobile app. There will be a $2.49 booking fee.In December, company executives laid out plans to expand deliveries in the U.S. and China this year.Executives say delivery works best in dense urban areas where Uber Eats’ delivery fees are lower because of high demand, and customers spend more than they do in stores.The Associated Press read more