Keeping an eye on Jody Fuller

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Seeing Jody Fuller go through workouts on Florida's practice fields in June, it was hard to imagine that he still has two more years of high school left. The 2012 Monroe, N.C., Sun Valley wide receiver showed up at Florida's...

Gridiron Kings’ talent-filled roster

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Florida’s Friday Night Lights camp usually signifies the end of summer camps for high school prospects. The late-July camp brings tons of top talent each year, but for the second time in as many years, it won’t be the...

Sanctions may help UF take on USC

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The recruiting rivalry between Florida and USC was supposed to only intensify with former Tennessee coach — and Urban Meyer agitator — Lane Kiffin taking over in Southern California. Not only was Florida beginning to tap directly into USC's...

Willie Snead recruiting update

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Willie Snead Jr. has always been close to Florida's football program. His father, Willie Snead III, was a receiver at Florida during the late '80s and kept his family around the Gators while coaching at Belle Glade Glades Central. Snead...

Linebacker recruit has UF on his sights

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Kent Turene understands the opportunity he could have at the University of Florida. The Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson linebacker has been a hot commodity in the recruiting world, claiming more than 30 offers, but with spots opening up at his...

Recruits trusting Meyer

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At this time a month ago it appeared that on the surface Florida's recruiting efforts had slowed. A team that had 10 commitments entering the month of June last year had just four this time around. Fans prepared to leap...

UF football causing a stir

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As everyone around here knows, there are no lazy, hazy days of summer when it comes to Florida football. Stuff is always happening, some of it even a little bit crazy. So we do have crazy days of summer....

Young QB on Florida’s 2013 horizon?

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Jordan Darling was one of the underclassmen to impress Florida coaches in Gainesville this past week. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound quarterback from West Chester, Ohio, Lakota West didn't look like a rising sophomore during workouts.

Decision will be easy for this recruit

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Latroy Pittman wants to be a Gator For Latroy Pittman, making his college decision won't be hard. Ever since he was three years old there's been only one team the 2012 Citra North Marion wide receiver has thought about playing for. Pittman...

SEC recruiting progress report

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With it being the first days of summer, why not take a look at how the SEC is doing in recruiting? It's been a slow start to the year for some teams, but it's still early and camping time...

Touted middle linebacker visits Florida

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It goes without saying that inside linebacker is a position of need for Florida. The loss of Brandon Spikes last year and Lorenzo Edwards this upcoming season, as well as Brendon Beal's transfer to Minnesota,  signifies the importance of...

Camp notes from Friday

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Arguably the top prospect in the country was on hand for Friday’s morning session, and UF running backs coach Stan Drayton made it loud and clear. “James Wilder is in the house,” Drayton said over his megaphone as he stepped...

Thursday camp notes

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Thursday was the first day of Florida's quarterback camp, and while there were tons of gunslingers of all ages running around the Gators' practice fields, there was one who truly stood out above the rest. Earlier in...

Blakely has new frontrunner

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With the departure of Emmanuel Moody next season and Chris Rainey moving to the slot, running back is a critical position for Florida in the 2011 recruiting cycle. There have been some setbacks for the coaching staff thus far....

Summer camp superlatives

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Urban Meyer's first round of football camp has come to pass and Florida's coaches got to work out a handful of talented guys. And I think talent should be rewarded, so here are my camps superlatives. Enjoy! Most...

Young Willie Snead emerges

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It seems that every year around this time some unknown prospect makes a splash at a summer camp. Last year, Stephen Alli made the biggest noise by traveling all the way down from New Hampshire to Gainesville to work out...

WRs and DBs steal show Monday afternoon

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In the afternoon session of Monday’s camp, many of the big name prospects were either on their way home or heading to Gainesville. Nonetheless, there were still a few campers who impressed at the wide receiver and cornerback...

More skill players on hand for Day 2 of camp

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A few more athletes trickled in for Florida's second day of camp workouts. Florida quarterback commit Jeff Driskel was the star Sunday, but got some rest Monday. He threw a little and talked with UF quarterbacks coach...

Afternoon camp session showcases talent

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The afternoon session of Florida's camps was pretty much like the morning. The big news of the day was supposed to be the arrival of 2012 Pompano Beach Ely wide receiver Avery Johnson, but he never showed....

Top receiver a no-show at UF camp

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The afternoon session of Florida's camps was pretty much like the morning. The big news of the day was supposed to be the arrival of 2012 Pompano Beach Ely wide receiver Avery Johnson, but he never showed. Total bummer. As...