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Florida offensive coordinator Brian Johnson leaving for the NFL

According to multiple reports today, Florida offensive coordinator Brian Johnson has informed the Gators that he is leaving for the NFL.

That NFL opportunity is reportedly with the Eagles, where he is expected to become the quarterbacks coach.

Ian Rapoport and Pete Thamel were among the first to share the news, and sources have told the same to FootballScoop.

Under Dan Mullen, Johnson's offense at Florida was one of the best in college football in 2020.

The Gators finished the season with the top passing offense in college football at nearly 380 yards per game, and ranked in the top 10 in completion percentage and a number of other categories as well.

Johnson rejoined Dan Mullen at Florida after serving as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Houston for a season. Before that he was on Mullen's staff at Mississippi State working with the quarterbacks, most notable of which being current Cowboys star quarterback Dak Prescott.

Before his time with Mullen in Starkville, Johnson was the youngest offensive coordinator in the country at Utah, where he was named to the post at just 24 years old, fresh off a three-year run as the starter for the Utes. As the lead signal caller on the field, Johnson led Utah to a school-record 26 wins, including a win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl in 2008 to cap a perfect 13-0 season.

Earlier this week we announced Johnson as a finalist for the FootballScoop Offensive Coordinator of the Year award.

Stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.