Abuse of women

August 10, 2019 - 3:17 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back John Huggins has been dismissed from the football program. A team spokesman declined to say what prompted the sophomore's dismissal. Huggins had missed all of preseason camp while dealing with what the Gators called a "family issue." According to a...
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Florida head coach Dan Mullen walks during an NCAA college football practice in Gainesville, Fla., Friday, July 26, 2019. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 1:17 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has "great clarity" regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins. Not many others do. Huggins has missed every practice during fall camp because of what the Gators say is a "family issue." Mullen declined to elaborate, but said Tuesday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Florida coach Dan Mullen watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. Mullen's strong, personal beliefs about violence toward women haven't resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Although Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member accused of violence toward women in the past month, he acknowledged Wednesday, May 15, 2019, that he'd “be hypocritical if you look at my history to say to that is a 100 percent deal.” Mullen's past experiences explain why safety Brian Edwards and Otis Yelverton, an assistant director of player personnel, remain part of the program. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
May 15, 2019 - 5:34 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen's strong, personal beliefs about violence toward women haven't resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Although Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member accused of violence toward women in the past month, he...
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