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Gators 2018 class receives pledge from highly touted RB Dameon Pierce

Florida’s 2018 class landed a commitment Sunday from a four-star running back out of Bainbridge (Ga.). Dameon Pierce, a 5-foot-11, 205-pound prospect out of Bainbridge High, verbally committed to the Gators over offers from Auburn, Alabama, Florida State and Georgia. Comitted #AllBite18 pic.twitter.com/ya6PoIGgzG — Dameon Pierce (@IRep229) August 6, 2017 UF coach Jim McElwain confirmed Pierce’s commitment via his Twitter account. #CHOMPCHOMP!!!!!!! #AllBite18 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) August 6, 2017 Pierce, the No. 9-ranked running back prospect in the 2018… Read More »

2017 WR signee James Robinson cleared by NCAA, practices with Gators

Gators signee James Robinson arrived at Florida for practice Friday. Robinson’s arrival indicates he has been cleared by the NCAA to enroll in classes at UF. #85 @_StunnaJayy_ is here. All is good. #Swamp17 Class is Complete ✅💯 pic.twitter.com/qS9YSzNne4 — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) August 4, 2017 Robinson, a four-star wide receiver prospect out of Lakeland, did not enroll in Summer B with the rest of Florida’s 2017 class as he awaited clearance by the NCAA.

Gators 2018 class lands No. 9-ranked WR Jacob Copeland

The University of Florida landed a verbal commitment Wednesday night from one of the top wide receiver prospects in the 2018 class. Jacob Copeland, a 6-foot, 190-pounder from Escambia High in Pensacola, committed to Florida over offers from Florida State and Alabama. Copeland took an unofficial visit July 21 to Gainesville during Friday Night Lights, Florida’s annual recruiting showcase, where he had an opportunity to visit the facilities while spending time with the coaching staff. His commitment gives the Gators… Read More »

Gators send official written offers to 2018 prospects

The Gators took another step Tuesday to signing a top-five recruiting class. Aug. 1 marked the first day colleges could send official written scholarship offers to prospects in the 2018 class, and UF’s coaching staff wasted little time. Several UF commits and highly regarded recruits posted the electronically delivered offers on their Twitter account. Blessed to receive my official scholarship from University of Florida 🐊 Now counting down for signing day #AllBite18 Dec 20📍📝🙏🏾 Nj✈️FL 609 pic.twitter.com/VuYbmoaDzA — Iverson Clement🇭🇹… Read More »

Rising OLB/DE David Reese commits to Florida’s 2018 class

Florida’s 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Saturday from a highly regarded OLB/DE prospect out of Vero Beach High. David Reese, the No. 31-ranked outside linebacker prospect in the 2018 class by 247Sports, announced his commitment to the Gators and coach Jim McElwain via his Twitter account. C O M M I T T E D…🐊🔷🔶 pic.twitter.com/pMT2QIGUBa — Dade 2️⃣™🏴… (@iAmDR2) July 29, 2017 McElwain confirmed Reese’s commitment on Twitter. #CHOMPCHOMP!!!!!!! #AllBite18 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) July 29, 2017 A… Read More »

Gators land pledge from rising 2019 ATH Ja’markis Weston

Florida’s 2019 class landed a commitment Friday night from a 6-foot-3 prospect out of Clewiston (Fl.). Ja’markis Weston announced his verbal commitment to to the Gators and coach Jim McElwain over scholarship offers from Tennessee and UMass. Committed #AllBite’19 🔥🐊 pic.twitter.com/LQnYuFXLef — Ja’markis Weston (@MarkisJa) July 29, 2017 McElwain later confirmed Weston’s commitment on his Twitter account. #CHOMPCHOMP!!!!! #GATA19 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) July 29, 2017 With Weston’s pledge, which is non-binding until he signs a letter of intent, the… Read More »

Gators 2018 class lands commitment from rising in-state WR Tyquan Thornton

Florida’s 2018 class landed a commitment Monday from a highly regarded in-state wide receiver. Tyquan Thornton, a 6-foot-3, 165-pounder out of Booker T. Washington High in Miami, verbally committed to the Gators and coach Jim McElwain. McElwain confirmed Thornton’s commitment via his Twitter account. 🙏🏾 #AllBite18 pic.twitter.com/Mz3fbIhE1o — T.Thornton4️⃣ (@Humble_Ty19) July 24, 2017 #CHOMPCHOMP!!!!!! #AllBite18 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) July 24, 2017 The No. 69-ranked wide receiver prospect in the 2018 class by 247Sports, Thornton committed to the Gators over… Read More »

Friday Night Lights provides significant boost to Gators 2018 class

Friday Night Lights changed the trajectory of Florida’s 2018 recruiting class. The Gators landed eight verbal commitments in a week, including an elite quarterback, the No. 6 wide receiver in the 2018, two highly regarded tight ends, a rising in-state defensive back and one of the nation’s top offensive lineman. Florida’s 2018 class shot up the 247Sports rankings, rising more than 30 spots all the way up to No. 12 in the nation. To call that an impressive week –… Read More »

Gators land commitment from 4* 2018 WR Ja’Marr Chase

Florida landed a verbal commitment Sunday from a four-star wide receiver out of Metairie, Louisiana. Ja’Marr Chase, the No. 21-ranked wide receiver in the 2018 class by 247Sports composite, verbally committed to the Gators and coach Jim McElwain over offers from LSU and TCU. Blessing Blessing ‼️ COMMITTED #Allbite18🐊 pic.twitter.com/I8eadW542J — Ja'Marr Chase (@10jayy__) July 23, 2017 The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder spent the weekend in Gainesville for Friday Night Lights, Florida’s annual recruiting showcase, and at the time said he didn’t… Read More »

5* QB Matt Corral commits to Gators 2018 class following unofficial visit

Florida landed a verbal commitment Saturday from the No. 2 ranked pro-style quarterback in the 2018 class who spent the weekend in Gainesville. Matt Corral, the No. 23 overall player in the 2018 class by 247Sports composite, verbally committed to the Gators and coach Jim McElwain. This is just the beginning…#AllBite18 pic.twitter.com/g9VnM3fQ46 — M A T T Y I C E™ (@corral_matt) July 22, 2017 A five-star prospect, Corral de-committed from the University of Southern California June 17 and soon… Read More »