Wilson walks on the sideline during Florida's Friday Night Lights at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on July 26. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun)

Florida’s five-game losing streak has not shaken the solidity of Quincy Wilson‘s pledge to the Gators.

The Under Armour All-American cornerback from Fort Lauderdale University School has been one of UF’s strongest commits since his August decision to attend UF.

“Florida’s just having a down year,” Wilson said. “It’s about stepping up to the challenge, and we have to come back next year. The 2014 class needs to be strong and ready to play.”

Although his focus is on the future, watching UF struggle this season upsets Wilson, whose high school team won the Class 3A state championship in 2012.

“I don’t come from a losing team,” he said, “so it hurts me when they lose from week to week. I’m ready to help them win games again.”

Three of Wilson’s close friends are Florida verbals in Miami Central running back Dalvin Cook, Homestead receiver Ermon Lane and Plantation athlete Chris Lammons.

They have repeatedly put the status of their commitments at 100 percent, but there is concern about them potentially wavering due to their desire to visit other schools.

Based on his relationships and conversations with all three, Wilson isn’t worried about Florida losing them.

“I feel like they’re going to stick 100 percent,” Wilson said. “They see the opportunity to come in and change the program from day one. It’s really encouraging. We’re going to keep the class together because all of us can make an impact.”

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