After numerous rumors regarding open head coaching positions across the nation, Florida head coach Kevin O’Sullivan has made a decision.
— Florida Gators Baseball (@GatorsBB) June 10, 2021
While the statement doesn’t shed light on conversations with other programs or demands from the UF administration (salary implications), he was considered by many as the top candidate for the LSU job.
Florida’s season ended on Saturday after a 19-1 loss to South Alabama in regional play. Despite LSU advancing into Super Regional play, the Tigers are expected to make an announcement sooner than later.
In recent years, Florida’s skipper has been targeted by Texas and South Carolina among others before ultimately receiving a raise and a new ballpark for his program in Gainesville.