Daniel Mullen is currently the head football coach at the University of Florida. He was previously the head coach at Mississippi State University. Mullen has tutored several notable players, including quarterbacks Alex Smith, Heisman Trophy-winner Tim Tebow, Dak Prescott, and Kyle Trask. He is part of the so-called “New Hampshire mafia”
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Daniel Mullen is currently the head football coach at the University of Florida. He was previously the head coach at Mississippi State University. Mullen has tutored several notable players, including quarterbacks Alex Smith, Heisman Trophy-winner Tim Tebow, Dak Prescott, and Kyle Trask. Mullen, along with former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly, and former Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive coordinator Gary Crowton, are part of the so-called \”New Hampshire mafia\” Mullen attended Trinity High School of Manchester, New Hampshire, where he helped lead the Pioneers to the state championship in 1988. He lettered for two years playing tight end and was a first-team All-Centennial Conference selection his senior year. He graduated in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in Education. He went on to Wagner College where he coached wide receivers and earned a master’sdegree in Education in 1996.
After serving as a graduate assistant at Syracuse and Notre Dame, Mullen was hired by Urban Meyer to coach QBs at Bowling Green from 2001 to 2002. He would stay in the same position with Meyer at Utah where they both stayed for the 2003 and 2004 seasons. He also recruited and briefly coached Brian Johnson, a quarterback who led Utah to 13–0 and a Sugar Bowl victory in 2009. In his first season as head coach of Mississippi State in 2009, his team went 5–7 against the toughest schedule in the nation. In 2012, Mississippi State opened with a 7–0 record, and a number 13 ranking, entering a game vs number 1, undefeated Alabama. In 2014, he led the Bulldogs to one of the greatest seasons in school history, claiming his first win at Top 10.
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