Ahead of season ending loss, Ron DeSantis told Iowans the Jaguars are ‘getting their butts kicked right now’
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The Governor offered a football take in Iowa.

Ron DeSantis offered AFC South commentary on the campaign trail as the Jacksonville Jaguars played their last game of the season.

During remarks Sunday in Grimes, Iowa, the 2024 presidential candidate said his son Mason was reluctant to speak to the crowd because Jacksonville’s NFL franchise is struggling against the Tennessee Titans.

“He’s not that happy because the Jaguars seem like they’re getting their butts kicked right now,” DeSantis said around halftime, when the Jags were down 21-13.

Mason’s fandom for the Jaguars is well-known to those who follow the DeSantis family’s happenings.

He was on hand for the first half of the win against Los Angeles and the whole loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs last year.

Unhappily for Jacksonville’s and Mason’s sake, the Jaguars could not turn it around, despite having the ball with less than two minutes to go. And so they will watch the playoffs from their couches next week.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Seber Newsome IIII

    January 7, 2024 at 4:03 pm

    Jaguars lose, I am so happy. hey, Jacksonville taxpayers, you still want to spend $1,000,000,000 for the edifice to Shad the Con’s massive EGO????

  • Dont Say FLA

    January 7, 2024 at 6:17 pm

    Kansas City Chiefs? Is Rhonda a Taylor Swift fan? Say it ain’t so!

    It ain’t so. It most definitely ain’t so.

    Trump likes her music 25% less, therefore Rhonda likes her music 250% less and never even liked it in the first place.

  • Ron Forrest Ron

    January 7, 2024 at 7:30 pm

    Will Ron really end their campaign after their whopping loss in Iowa?

    And what does this have to do with the Jaguars getting their butts kicked?

    I am so confused, but full of hope that Ron truly does end it after his Iowa loss.

  • Joe

    January 9, 2024 at 12:42 pm

    Why does Tiny D feel the need to share his dumb opinions on every sports story that comes up? Is he hoping to get a job on some right-wing alternative to ESPN once he washes out of politics? Nobody cares, short stack!

    • Dont Say FLA

      January 10, 2024 at 4:50 pm

      Rhonda, like Trump, is qualified only to talk about topics he knows, and the only topics they know are the shows they watch on TV. Sports fan = TV fan = Soap opera fan = Trump = Rhonda.

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