Florida’s 2021 class picked up its second commitment of the day when the nation’s top long-snapper committed to the program.
Jonathan Rocco Underwood, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound long-snapper and tight end from Lake Mary, committed to the Gators via his Twitter account.
— Jonathan Rocco Underwood (@rocco_4015) July 24, 2020
Dan Mullen retweeted Underwood’s message soon after. The three-star prospect is also cousins with former Gators punters Johnny and Tommy Townsend.
#GatorNation welcome your newest FLORIDA GATOR!!!! @rocco_4015 Another family member to carry on the tradition of GREAT SPECIAL TEAMS at UF!!! 🐊 @CoachDanMullen you got yourself a stud! pic.twitter.com/4tNhvsgFTC
— Johnny Townsend (@johnnytownsend1) July 24, 2020
Ranked the No. 77 tight end prospect in 247Sports’ composite ranking despite intending to play special teams collegiately, Underwood also holds offers from Alabama and Arkansas.
With Underwood’s pledge, the Gators hold commitments from 23 prospects in the 2021 class.