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Florida set to host 11 prospects on official visits

The second-to-last weekend before National Signing Day tends to be one of the biggest and most important, and the Gators have seemingly pulled out all the stops. Coach Jim McElwain and his coaching staff are scheduled to host 11 highly ranked prospects on campus for official visits. Three-star quarterback Jake Allen (Fort Lauderdale, Fl.) has been committed to the Gators for more than 18 months and he’s seemingly seen everything UF has to offer. But Allen will be just one of seven… Read More »

Gators coaching staff visiting several top DT prospects

On Jan. 3, Florida’s 2017 class added three-star defensive tackle Kyree Campbell as a mid-year enrollee. But with just two weeks until National Signing Day, Campbell remains the lone defensive tackle prospect from the 2017 class committed to the Gators. However, coach Jim McElwain and his staff are making a late push for a pair of talented defensive linemen. McElwain, defensive backs coach Torrian Gray and defensive line coach Chris Rumph are in Norfolk, Virginia, to see twins Breyon and… Read More »

Gators set to host eight official visitors

The dead period has come and gone, meaning Florida’s coaches can once again host official visitors on campus. With three weeks unitl National Signing Day, the upcoming weekends could make or break Florida’s class. The Gators are scheduled to host eight official visitors over the weekend, highlighted by a pair of UF commits – defensive back Elijah Blades (Pasadena, Calif.) and linebacker Ventrell Miller (Kathleen). PEEP THE LOCATION pic.twitter.com/7rlE233Bqw — ELIJAH – BLADES™ (@savageszniv) January 13, 2017 Blades has been… Read More »

Gators land commitment from 2018 ATH Jalynn Williams

Florida’s 2018 class added its first member Friday with the commitment from a three-star in-state prospect. Jalynn Williams, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound athlete from St. Petersburg, announced on his Twitter account that he was giving the Gators his verbal commitment. I am BLESSED👏🏾 to say that I commit to my DREAM SCHOOL, THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA pic.twitter.com/R6uS8nXv4Y — Jalynn Williams (@jalynn_will5) January 13, 2017 Soon after, UF coach Jim McElwain confirmed Williams’ commitment on his own account. #ChompChomp!!!!!! #AllBite18 — Jim… Read More »

Gators on the road in full force following dead period

With the dead period come and gone, the Gators hit the road in full force Thursday to see more than 30 prospects left on their board. Coach Jim McElwain and defensive line coach Chris Rumph are in the Tampa area visiting a pair of Gators commits, wide receiver Daquon Green and running back Malik Davis. The pair will also see a pair of offensive tackles in Nicholas Petit-Frere and Richard Gouraige. Rumph will also see Gators defensive end commit Zachary… Read More »

Gators DB commit Shawn Davis no longer a mid-year enrollee

The Gators had hoped to sign a half-dozen mid-year enrollees, but their plans have taken a hit at the last minute. According to multiple sources, three-star defensive back Shawn Davis (Miami Southridge) is a credit short of meeting Florida’s eligibility requirements and must make up a class in the Spring semester. From @LukeStampini, @RyanBartow and myself: #Gators early enrollee delayed, won’t make it in for spring – https://t.co/IolL3Z3dxX (VIP) pic.twitter.com/ecY6ZJLrA9 — Thomas Goldkamp (@ThomasGoldkamp) January 11, 2017 Confirmed #Gators DB… Read More »

Predicting Florida’s 2017 class

With National Signing Day nearly three weeks away, Gators coach Jim McElwain and his staff are looking to solidify the 2017 class. The Gators currently have 15 commitments in the 2017 class, including a half-dozen mid-year enrollees who arrived on campus last week. When all is said and done, Florida will sign between 23 and 25 prospects by Feb. 1.   Excited to officially welcome @CampbellKyree13 to our football family! #GoGators #Swamp17 pic.twitter.com/MRM98rd5V6 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) January 4, 2017… Read More »

UF’s 2017 class adds six mid-year enrollees

With less than four weeks until National Signing Day, Florida’s 2017 class continues to take shape. The Spring semester is underway and classes are back in session, meaning Florida’s six mid-year enrollees have arrived in Gainesville. Florida began welcoming the newest freshmen on Wednesday, starting with 6-foot-4 defensive tackle Kyree Campbell and ATH/QB Kadarius Toney. Excited to officially welcome @CampbellKyree13 to our football family! #GoGators #Swamp17 pic.twitter.com/MRM98rd5V6 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) January 4, 2017 Excited to officially welcome @kadariustoney to… Read More »

4* WR James Robinson sets official visits, talks Gators and Oklahoma

  ORLANDO — James Robinson’s recruitment has become less fuzzy heading into the home stretch. Speaking at the Under Armour All-American Media Day, the four-star wide receiver from Lakeland has his final three official visits set up for January before he announces his decision on National Signing Day. “I got Florida first on the 13th to the 15th,” Robinson said. “Alabama on the 20th to the 22nd and then Ole Miss on (Jan. 27 to 29th.)” Robinson’s visit to Gainesville… Read More »

Gators unveil apparel with ‘Jumpman’ logo, but is it a permanent switch?

Florida’s football team arrived in Tampa on Tuesday for the Outback Bowl. But the biggest news to emerge from the team’s arrival is the appearance of new Gators gear. Hereeeee come the #Gators! #FootballinParadise #OutbackBowl pic.twitter.com/2U2KWYaMOi — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) December 27, 2016 Multiple UF players posted pictures to Snapchat of new Gators warm-ups featuring Nike’s ‘Jumpman’ logo. #Gators football team arrived to hotel with Jumpman-branded apparel. Could this be a permanent change? pic.twitter.com/B3JNUc4dVi — Graham Hall (@GrahamHall_) December 27,… Read More »