Florida's Top 50 prospects for 2012

Published: Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 12:23 a.m.

Name, School/Pos./Ht., Wt./Colleges considering


Jacksonville Bolles offensive lineman John Theus towers over a teammate. (John M. Fletcher/Florida Times-Union)


Commitment breakdown

Florida State - 4
Miami - 3
Florida - 2
Alabama - 1
LSU - 1
Uncommitted - 39

1. John Theus, Jacksonville Bolles/OT/6-6, 295/An early 5-star recruit by Scout, ranked No. 11 nationally; considered top lineman in state, multiple offers including UF, FSU, Georgia, Auburn, South Carolina, Arkansas, Clemson, Miami

2. Nelson Agholor, Tampa Berkeley Prep/S-ATH/6-1, 185/UF, Georgia, Notre Dame, South Florida, Tennessee, USC; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 14 nationally by Scout

3. Avery Johnson, Pompano Beach Ely/WR/6-3, 180/LSU commit, brother of Tigers' CB Patrick Peterson, who is expected to go early in April's NFL Draft

4. Matt Jones, Seffner Armwood/RB/6-4, 210/Consensus top running back in state, multiple offers with Georgia leading, Oregon, USC, UF, Alabama, Auburn among others

5. Chris Black, Jacksonville First Coast/WR/5-11, 160/FSU leads with South Carolina, UF, Alabama, Georgia among multiple offers; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 19 nationally by Scout

6. Travis Blanks, Tallahassee North Florida Christian/ATH/6-1, 180/Multiple offers including UF, Alabama, Auburn, FSU, Georgia, Notre Dame, Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 20 nationally by Scout

7. Dante Fowler, St. Petersburg Lakewood/DE/6-3, 220/FSU commitment; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 37 nationally by Scout

8. Jelani Hamilton, St. Thomas Aquinas/DT/6-2, 245/UF, FSU, Miami, Rutgers; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 41 nationally by Scout

9. Angelo Jean-Louis, Palm Beach Central/WR/6-0, 185/UF, FSU, Miami, Ohio State, Tennessee among leaders; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 47 nationally by Scout

10. Eddie Williams, Panama City Arnold/S-ATH/6-4, 197/Alabama commitment; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 95 nationally by Scout

11. Avery Young, Palm Beach Gardens/OL/6-6, 285/UF, FSU, Georgia, Miami, N.C. State; early 4-star recruit ranked No. 100 nationally by Scout

12. Abraham Garcia/Davie University/OL/6-6, 339/Agile, mammoth lineman that lists LSU, UF, South Florida among early offers

13. Omari Phillips, Venice/OT-DT/6-6, 270/UF commitment

14. Mario Pender, Cape Coral Island Coast/RB/6-0, 190/FSU commitment; 2,261 yards, 31 TDs as junior

15. Latroy Pittman, North Marion/WR, S/6-1, 190/UF's first verbal commitment for 2012

16. Ty Darlington, Apopka/OL/6-3, 265/Auburn, FSU, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia Tech among multiple offers

17. Leonard Williams, Daytona Beach Mainland/DE/6-5, 250/UF, Alabama, Miami

18. Tyriq McCord, Tampa Jefferson/DE/6-3, 210/UF, Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Oregon, South Carolina among multiple offers

19. Earl Moore, Tampa Hillsborough/DT/6-2, 260/FSU, USC, South Carolina, Texas Tech, USF; interest in UF, Iowa State, Michigan

20. Bennie Coney, Plant City/QB/6-2, 205/Auburn, FSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Virginia Tech among early recruiters, missed five games for disciplinary reasons

21. Sean Price, North Marion/TE/6-4, 210/UF, Alabama, FSU, Oregon, Notre Dame, South Carolina among multiple offers

22. P.J. Williams, Ocala Vanguard/ATH/6-1, 170/FSU's first 2012 verbal commitment

23. Dalvon Stuckey, DeFuniak Springs/DT/6-3, 295/FSU commitment

24. Amos Leggett, Miami Gulliver Prep/CB/6-0, 175/Miami commitment

25. Tracey Howard, Miramar/CB/6-0, 175/UF, FSU, Miami, West Virginia, Marshall

26. Donaldven Manning, Miami Edison/CB/5-11, 170/UF, Miami, North Carolina, Cincinnati

28. T.J. Davis, Tallahassee Godby/CB/6-0, 175/Clemson, FSU, Louisville, Ole Miss, Ohio State, South Carolina

29. Randy Johnson/Miami Norland/RB/5-10, 175/Miami commitment; 1,482 yards, 17 TDs as junior

30. Kelvin Rainey, Yulee/TE/6-3, 230/UF, FSU, South Carolina, USF

31. Brian Poole, Bradenton Southeast/CB/5-11, 187/South Carolina, USF, Texas Tech; interests from UF, Georgia, Miami, Notre Dame, Ohio State

32. Shakeel Rashad, Jacksonville Episcopal/LB/6-2, 213/South Carolina, Boston College, North Carolina, UCF; interest from FSU, Notre Dame

33. Colby Watson, Pensacola Pine Forest/OT/6-6, 320/offer from Alabama, interests from FSU, UF, USF, UCF

34. Gray Crow, Clearwater Countryside/QB/6-3, 220/Notre Dame offer, interests from UF, FSU, Georgia, Texas, Texas Tech, USC, Stanford

34. Patrick Miller, West Palm Beach Dwyer/OL/6-7, 275/Interest from UF, FSU, Miami, Ole Miss, USF and Wisconsin

35. LaMarlin Wiggins, Plant City/WR/6-3, 195/Miami, USF, UCLA, Texas Tech

36. Cody Waldrop, Seffner Armwood/OL/6-4, 315/offers from FSU, Auburn; interests from UF, Georgia, Alabama

37. Ricardo Louis, Miami Beach/ATH/6-2, 190/Miami, Tennessee, USF, UCF; interest from UF

38. Marvin Bracy, Boone/WR/5-9, 162/FSU, Miami, USF, Texas A&M

39. James Hamilton, Olympia/OL/6-3, 325/Syracuse, Cincinnati, USF, Purdue, Rutgers among multiple offers

40. Jamie Wilson, Belle Glade Glades Central/WR/5-11, 186/FSU, Miami

41. Alton Howard, Orlando Edgewater/WR/5-9, 170/Ohio State, Cincinnati, UCF, East Carolina

42. Tyler Cameron/Jupiter/QB/6-3, 210/offers from BC, USF, Illinois, Rutgers, Louisville; interest from UF, FSU, Notre Dame, USC

43. JoJo Brooks, St. Augustine Nease/ATH/6-0, 185/Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee, USF

44. Jordan Diggs, Fort Myers Bishop Verot/S/6-1, 185/offers from South Carolina, Maryland; interests from UF, FSU, Miami, Ohio State, USF

45. Jamie Gilmore, North Marion/RB/5-7, 160/North Carolina, Maryland, Duke, Memphis; interests from FSU, UF, Miami, USF

46. Duaron Williams, Orlando Jones/OL/6-2, 292/offer from Ole Miss; interests from UF, FSU, Alabama, Miami

47. Keith Brown, Miami Norland/LB/6-1, 208/Miami commitment

48. Kenneth Bynum, Jacksonville Raines/LB/6-2, 215/interest from UF, FSU, Illinois, LSU, Ole Miss

49. Eric Kinsey/Miami Northwestern/DL/6-3, 220/offer from Vanderbilt; interests from UF, FSU, Alabama, Miami, Tennessee

50. Vegas Harley, Mount Dora/ATH, 6-2, 185/interests from 11 schools, including UF, Alabama and FSU

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