Dan Mullen named Emory Jones the starter for the Florida Gators ahead of the 2021 season.

However, after Florida’s 35-14 win over FAU on Saturday night, there are some legitimate questions about who should be QB1 moving forward.

Jones finished with 113 passing yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. He added 74 yards as a rusher. Meanwhile, backup QB Anthony Richardson ran 7 times for 160 yards and a score while also throwing for 40 yards.

But, after the game, coach Dan Mullen said Jones remains the starter moving forward:

Why is Jones the starter still? Mullen pointed to Jones’s ability to run the entire offense:

But, he also had plenty of praise for Richardson, saying he’s going to be a great player for the Gators:

As far as any controversy goes, though, Mullen downplayed that, saying both players are “nice guys”:

Florida gets to tune up next weekend against a USF team that looked overmatched in a shutout loss to NC State in Week 1. We’ll see if the Gators can get the QB situation solidified before Alabama visits in Week 3.