Florida’s 2019 class, ranked No. 1 nationally by 247Sports, picked up a verbal commitment Wednesday from a defensive back out of Orlando.
Marcus Tillman Jr., a 6-foot, 195-pound safety out of Jones high, verbally committed to Gators coach Jim McElwain over offers from Ohio State and Ole Miss.
Born a Gator, Raised a Gator, going to be a Florida Gator ‼️Committed 🐊🔶🔷 #GoGators #GATA19 pic.twitter.com/3RXPJuIbWF
— Marcus Tillman Jr. (@MarcusTillman4) June 14, 2017
McElwain confirmed Tillman’s commitment on his Twitter account.
— Jim McElwain (@CoachMcElwain) June 14, 2017
With Tillman’s commitment, which is non-binding until he signs a letter of intent, the Gators have nine commits in the 2019 class.