Gators 2018 class lands JUCO safety Deontai Williams

Florida’s 2018 class and coach Jim McElwain landed a verbal commitment Monday from a junior college prospect who previously committed to the Gators in high school. After spending the weekend watching UF’s mini camp, Deontai Williams, a 6-foot, 178-pound...

3* DE Taylor Upshaw verbally commits to Florida’s 2018 class

Florida’s 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Saturday from a three-star in-state defensive end with more than 20 scholarship offers. Taylor Upshaw, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound prospect out of Braden River High in Bradenton, verbally committed to coach Jim McElwain and...

UF football lands 2018 verbal commitment

Florida's 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Saturday from a three-star in-state defensive end with more than 20 scholarship offers. Taylor Upshaw, a 6-foot-5, 240-pound prospect out of Braden River High in Bradenton, verbally committed to coach Jim McElwain and...

Amari Burney ready to recruit for UF’s 2018 class following commitment

Amari Burney had the date circled on his calendar for months. The No. 40-ranked prospect in the 2018 class by ESPN, Burney chose June 1st to announce his commitment to honor his late grandfather, Eugene Burney, who died during during...

UF football picks up 2019 verbal commitment

By Graham Hall Correspondent Florida's 2019 football recruiting class does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. The Gators and coach Jim McElwain received a verbal commitment Monday from Andrew Coker, a 6-foot-7, 335-pound offensive lineman out of Katy, Texas. Florida became...

Andrew Coker verbally commits to Gators 2019 class

Florida’s 2019 class does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. The Gators and coach Jim McElwain received a verbal commitment Monday from Andrew Coker, a 6-foot-7, 335-pound offensive lineman out of Katy, Texas. See y'all in Gainesville...🔷🔶🐊...

Notre Dame graduate transfer says he’s UF bound

From Gatorsports.com wire reports Quarterback Malik Zaire, who graduated from Notre Dame last month, told multiple media outlets late Saturday night of his plans to transfer to Florida. It was previously reported of mutual interest between Zaire and UF. Bruce Feldman...

Gators football recruiting class of 2019 already up to seven

By Graham Hall Correspondent Coach Jim McElwain and the Gators picked up a verbal commitment, their second in three days, Saturday from a highly recruited in-state wide receiver. Maurice Goolsby, a 6-foot-5, 195-pound prospect out of Dunnellon High, verbally committed to Florida's...

4* WR Maurice Goolsby verbally commits to UF’s 2019 class

Coach Jim McElwain and the Gators picked up a verbal commitment, their second in three days, Saturday from a highly recruited in-state wide receiver. Maurice Goolsby, a 6-foot-5, 195-pound prospect out of Dunnellon High, verbally committed to Florida’s 2019 class...

UF football: 2018 commit list grows to 7

By Graham Hall Correspondent Florida's 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Thursday from one of the nation's top defensive back prospects. Amari Burney, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound safety out of Calvary Christian High in Clearwater, announced his intention to sign with the Gators. A...

SEC coaches unanimously object to NCAA recruiting reforms

By Mark Long AP Sports Writer DESTIN — Southeastern Conference coaches unanimously agree on one topic at the league's spring meetings this week: They disapprove of NCAA recruiting reforms passed in May. "I think it's reckless, really," Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze said. Added...

Gators land highly recruited 2018 safety Amari Burney

Florida’s 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Thursday from one of the nation’s top defensive back prospects. Amari Burney, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound safety out of Calvary Christian High in Clearwater, announced his intention to sign with the Gators. A four-star prospect...

Buchholz athlete Trent Whittemore discusses UF commitment, growing up in Gainesville and basketball future

Trent Whittemore needed less than a week to make a decision that could shape the rest of his life. With his sophomore year at Gainesville’s Buchholz High nearing its conclusion, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound Whittemore verbally committed Monday to coach...

Gators land local 2019 DB Trent Whittemore

Florida’s 2019 class landed a verbal commitment Sunday from a defensive back from Gainesville. Trent Whittemore, a 6-foot-3 safety from Buchholz High School, announced on his Twitter account his verbal commitment to the Gators. pic.twitter.com/OZWuSco3NM— Trent Whittemore (@trentt_whitt) May 28, 2017 Florida...

Gators offer scholarships to trio of 2019 OL prospects from Buford (Ga.)

Florida’s coaching staff is spending the week recruiting and evaluating prospects throughout the Peach State. Tuesday’s itinerary called for a stop in Buford, where the Gators offered three offensive lineman in the 2019 class. Carter Colquitt, a 6-foot-6, 295-pounder,...

2019 ATH Derick Hunter Jr. in no rush to commit despite heavy interest from...

Derick Hunter Jr. says he knows where he’s going to play college football. However, considering there's nearly two years left until he signs on the dotted line, the two-way prospect plans on enjoying every second of his already-frenzied recruitment. Hunter,...

Gators hosting pair of 3* recruits in 2018 class

After hosting a full slate of prospects on campus for the Orange and Blue Debut game last weekend, the Gators coaching staff will host just two recruits on campus today that have yet to receive scholarship offers from Florida. 6-foot-3,...

NCAA adopting new recruiting legislation before 2017 season

Division I football will adopt a new recruiting model to give coaches more access to prospects, while increasing opportunities for recruits to visit college campuses. Effective Aug. 1, the new legislation will create an early signing period in December....

Gators land 4* RB Iverson Clement

Florida’s 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Thursday from New Jersey’s No. 1-ranked running back. Four-star prospect Iverson Clement out of Rancocas Valley High (Mount Holly, N.J.) announced his verbal commitment to coach Jim McElwain and the Gators on...

Gators land commitment from 4* RB Iverson Clement

Florida’s 2018 class landed a verbal commitment Thursday from New Jersey’s No. 1-ranked running back. Four-star prospect Iverson Clement out of Rancocas Valley High (Mount Holly, N.J.) announced his verbal commitment to coach Jim McElwain and the Gators on...