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Florida Gators quarterbacks Emory Jones and Anthony Richardson “know the system” heading into Saturday’s game from No. 1 Alabama, mentor Dan Mullen explained Wednesday.
Richardson has played perfectly as a backup this season, throwing for two touchdowns and hurrying for two a lot more scores, prompting questions as to irrespective of whether he really should start out forward of Jones.
Mullen has brushed off those suggestions, sticking with Jones as the starter irrespective of the truth that he has thrown 4 interceptions — to go with two touchdowns — in wins around Florida Atlantic and South Florida.
Mullen has mentioned all along that both of those quarterbacks will perform and that handling the division of labor among the two is “really simple.”
“They know what we have scheduled going into the video game,” Mullen claimed.
Richardson is nonetheless acquiring therapy for the hamstring personal injury he experienced in the next 50 percent of Saturday’s acquire over USF, but Mullen explained Richardson has been ready to exercise all week and is undertaking high-quality.
Alabama mentor Nick Saban explained Monday that he will not have to put together differently for Richardson or Jones simply because they’re equivalent style quarterbacks — passers who are skilled runners.
“When the quarterback can operate — and they operate quarterback runs — it can be pretty much like playing towards Wildcat, so they’ve bought an additional blocker but they also have the capability to make big plays in the passing sport, which they have made and been rather economical in the passing match,” Saban explained.
“It is far more challenging when you perform in opposition to men and equally fellas are quite productive, helpful passers as properly as runners.”