Gators grab commit from RB Jones for 2012

Published: Monday, February 14, 2011 at 9:40 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, February 14, 2011 at 9:40 p.m.

Will Muschamp received a special Valentine's Day gift Monday night.

After hosting a slew of junior prospects for Florida's first Junior Day of the year Saturday, Muschamp and his staff grabbed their first commit of the 2012 recruiting class — and Florida's third — when Seffner Armwood running back Matt Jones gave his verbal pledge to UF Monday night.

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Jones claims nearly 20 verbal offers and rushed for 1,447 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior.

Jones is a part of the Rivals250 watch list and is a four-star prospect by

Calls and texts to Jones weren't immediately returned Monday night.

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