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Gators commit C.J. Smith discusses commitment, spring game and his recruitment plans

C.J. Smith couldn’t keep his commitment a secret. After going silent with his commitment to UF, the four-star safety out of Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Fl.) announced on March 28 that he was committed to the Gators. And after a front row seat to Friday night’s Orange and Blue Debut, the 2018 prospect revealed just how strong his relationship is with Florida’s coaching staff. “The only way I’m going to flip is the whole coaching staff just gets fired… Read More »

2019 WR John Dunmore commits to Gators: “Florida just felt like home”

John Dunmore appeared ready to commit to Florida after the Orange and Blue Debut game, yet he was adamant he needed to talk to his family and sleep on it first. But when Saturday morning arrived, Dunmore was ready to commit to the Gators. #ChompChompx2!!!!! #GATA19 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) April 8, 2017 Dunmore, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound wide receiver out of American Heritage-Delray (Delray Beach, Fl.), announced his verbal commitment to Florida, giving the Gators their third commitment in the… Read More »

4* ATH Jashon Watkins commits to Gators 2019 class

Florida’s 2019 class picked up its second commitment in a 24-hour span. Jashon Watkins, a 6-foot-4 athlete out of East Nashville Magnet School (Tenn.) gave the Gators his verbal commitment Saturday. Gators coach Jim McElwain confirmed Watkins’ commitment. #ChompChomp!!!!! #GATA19 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) April 8, 2017 A four-star prospect, Watkins primarily plays free safety and cornerback for East Nashville. 🐊🐊🐊 — Jashon Watkins2 (@jashonPerkins) April 8, 2017 With Watkins’ commitment, which in non-binding until he signs a letter of… Read More »

Gators land commitment from 2018 ATH Jalen Goss

Florida picked up its second verbal commitment of the day with the addition of Lowndes (Ga.) prospect Jalen Goss. #allbite18 @LHSvikingsFB @FloridaGators 🐊🐊 pic.twitter.com/aOVXSrKBZh — Jalen Goss (@Almighty__jayy4) April 7, 2017 The 6-foot-5 athlete committed to the Gators at tight end despite playing primarily offensive tackle in high school. Gators coach Jim McElwain confirmed Goss’ commitment with the “AllBite18” hashtag. #ChompChomp!!!!! #AllBite18 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) April 7, 2017 With Goss’ commitment, which is non-binding until he signs a letter… Read More »

Gators expecting full slate of prospects for Orange and Blue Debut game

Football is back in The Swamp. Florida’s spring game, the Orange and Blue Debut Game, will commence at 7:30 p.m. and the event will be televised on SEC Network. How will Feleipe Franks respond after his performance in last spring’s game? Is the quarterback competition, if there even is one anymore, remotely close? While these questions will (possibly) be answered, the game is another opportunity for the coaching staff to give recruits an idea of what it’s like to play… Read More »

4* DB Tyrique Stevenson commits to Gators 2019 class

Florida’s 2019 class added a verbal commitment from four-star defensive back Tyrique Stevenson. Stevenson, a 6-foot, 175-pounder out of South Dade High in Homestead (Fl.), announced his decision on his Twitter account. Florida coach Jim McElwain confirmed Stevenson’s commitment on Twitter with the “GATA19” hashtag. #ChompChomp!!!!!!! #GATA19 — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) April 7, 2017 After picking up a scholarship offer from Florida nearly two weeks ago, Stevenson took unofficial visits last weekend to UCLA and USC. Stevenson is expected to… Read More »

Anthony Schwartz breaks 100m record, discusses his top schools

Anthony Schwartz may be the fastest athlete in the country, and colleges around the country are taking notice. Schwartz, a two-sport athlete out of American Heritage High in Plantation (Fl.), ran the 100m in 10.15 seconds on Friday at the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville. It’s the fastest 100m ever recorded in March and it gave Schwartz the World Youth record in the event. “That’s the fastest I’ve ever run the 100,” Schwartz said. “It felt great, I turned around… Read More »

Gators 2019 class lands in-state WR Frank Ladson Jr.

Florida’s 2019 class picked up a verbal commitment Saturday from a sizable in-state wide receiver Frank Ladson Jr., a 6-foot-4, 170-pounder out of South Dade Senior High, gave UF his verbal commitment after taking an unofficial visit Friday to see Florida’s campus. I'm Officially Commit to the University of Florida🐊🐊 #AllChomp19 pic.twitter.com/mwrSgtJrTh — Frank Ladson Jr.™ (@_FrankLadson) March 25, 2017 Gators coach Jim McElwain confirmed Ladson’s commitment on his Twitter account. #ChompChomp!!!!!!! — Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) March 25, 2017 With… Read More »

Gators expecting several prospects for Junior Day

With Florida’s Junior Day set for Saturday, the Gators coaching staff is expected to host several highly recruited prospects on campus this weekend. The Gators are expecting a pair of running backs today in Jashaun Corbin (Melbourne, Fl.) and Iverson Clement (Mount Holly, N.J.). Corbin, a three-star prospect by 247Sports, received a scholarship offer from the Gators on March 9. Meanwhile, Clement will stop by UF before heading to IMG Academy for the Southeast 7v7 Qualifier Tournament. Gainesville Tomorrow‼️🐊🐊👀#AllBite18 —… Read More »

OT John Campbell breaks down his Junior Day visit, recruitment plans

Florida’s first “Junior Day” for the 2018 class attracted several prospects in the Rivals and 247Sports composite rankings. But despite having 23 scholarship offers, offensive tackle John Campbell remains unranked by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout. The 6-foot-5, 280-pounder out of Dr. Phillips High in Orlando has picked up offers from the likes of Auburn, Georgia and LSU, but the Gators have yet to offer the in-state product. Patience is a virtue ‼️💪🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/8MgM3ni6q6 — John Campbell (@_jcamp74) February 12, 2017… Read More »