March 15th, 2014 08:41am

Grier presented Maxwell Award

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Will Grier added to his long list of accolades this weekend in Atlantic City. The Florida early enrollee was presented the Maxwell Award for 2013 National High School Player of the Year. The 2013 National High School Player of the Year, Gators freshman QB @willgrier_. MFCgal pic.twitter.com/zxyo3SnAkO — Maxwell Football (@MaxwellFootball) March 14, 2014 Some other recent honors for Grier include Mr. Football USA, Parade Magazine’s All-American Player of the Year, U.S. Army National Player of the Year and North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Grier starts … Read More »
March 14th, 2014 10:30am

2015 position breakdowns: S

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This is the final installment in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the safety position: Returning players: Marcell Harris, Marcus Maye, Keanu Neal Verbal commits: Deontai Williams Top targets: Shawn Burgess-Becker, Hunter Dale, Jaquan Johnson, Rashad Roundtree Others offered: Derwin James, Jamal Peters The skinny: The Gators lose senior … Read More »
March 13th, 2014 10:30am

2015 position breakdowns: CB

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This is the ninth in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the cornerback position: Returning players: Duke Dawson, Vernon Hargreaves III, J.C. Jackson, Brian Poole, Deiondre Porter, Jalen Tabor, Nick Washington, Quincy Wilson Verbal commits: None Top targets: Tyrek Cole, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Ronnie Harrison, Marcus Lewis, … Read More »
March 12th, 2014 02:42pm

Tampa athletes visiting Florida Thursday

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Florida is set to host a pair of Rivals250 members Thursday. Tampa Sickles athlete Ray-Ray McCloud III told the Sun he and Tampa Bay Tech athlete Deon Cain will visit UF together. Rivals ranks them as the nation’s No. 10 and No. 14 athletes, respectively. The 5-foot-10, 172-pound McCloud is being recruited by Florida as a running back, while Cain (6-1, 190) will likely end up at receiver over defensive back. Both prospects spoke with The Sun at the Under Armour combine in … Read More »
March 12th, 2014 11:25am

2015 position breakdowns: LB

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This is the eighth in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the linebacker position: Returning players: Alex Anzalone, Jarrad Davis, Daniel McMillian, Antonio Morrison, Jeremi Powell, Matt Rolin Verbal commits: None Top targets: Tevon Coney, Jeff Holland, Austin Smith, Roquan Smith, Adonis Thomas Others offered: Ricky DeBerry, Justin … Read More »
March 11th, 2014 10:00am

2015 position breakdowns: DT

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This is the seventh in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the defensive tackle position: Returning players: Jay-nard Bostwick, Caleb Brantley, Khairi Clark, Thomas Holley, Antonio Riles Verbal commits: None Top targets: Andrew Ivie, Kahlil McKenzie, Adam McLean, Trent Thompson, Shy Tuttle Others offered: Rasheem Green, Sterling Johnson, … Read More »
March 10th, 2014 12:30pm

2015 position breakdowns: DE

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This is the sixth in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the defensive end position: Returning players: Jonathan Bullard, Taven Bryan, Bryan Cox Jr., Dante Fowler Jr., Joey Ivie, Alex McCalister, Justus Reed, Jordan Sherit, Gerald Willis Verbal commits: None Top targets: Mekhi Brown, Byron Cowart, … Read More »
March 7th, 2014 10:33am

2015 position breakdowns: OL

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This is the fifth in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the offensive line position: Returning players: Travaris Dorsey, Cameron Dillard, D.J. Humphries, Kavaris Harkless, Roderick Johnson, Nolan Kelleher, Andrew Mike, Tyler Moore, Drew Sarvary, David Sharpe, Trip Thurman Verbal commits: Tyler Jordan Top … Read More »
March 6th, 2014 01:00pm

2015 position breakdowns: TE

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This is the fourth in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the tight end position: Returning players: DeAndre Goolsby, C’yontai Lewis, Moral Stephens, Colin Thompson Verbal commits: Camrin Knight Top targets: Bowman Archibald, Devonaire Clarington, Daniel Imatorbhebhe Others offered: Chris Clark, Jackson Harris, Hale Hentges, Garrett Williams The skinny: Despite signing … Read More »
March 5th, 2014 10:30am

2015 position breakdowns: WR

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This is the third in a 10-part series looking at the positional needs and early targets for Florida football in the 2015 recruiting class. The Gators currently have 19 scholarships available excluding walk-ons. With potential juniors leaving early and inevitable attrition, UF will likely sign 28-30 prospects next year. Here’s a breakdown of the wide receiver position: Returning players: Raph Andrades, Alvin Baily, Ahmad Fulwood, Marqui Hawkins, Latroy Pittman, Demarcus Robinson, Ryan Sousa, Chris Thompson, C.J. Worton Verbal commits: Deondre Farrier, Tristan Payton Top targets: John Burt, Deon … Read More »