Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Colleges

2013 Florida Gators signing class

Florida

PlayerPos.Ht/WtSchool
Alvin BaileyWR5-11/170Armwood
Jay-nard BostwickDL6-4/291Port St. Lucie West Centennial
Caleb BrantleyDL6-3/304Crescent City
Trenton BrownOL6-8/363Albany (Ga.) Georgia Military Academy
Jarrad DavisLB6-2/225Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County
Careron DillardOL6-3/285Canton (Mich.) High
Ahmad FulwoodWR6-4/200Jacksonville Bishop Kenny
Vernon Hargreaves IIICB5-11/185Wharton
Marcell HarrisDB6-2/220Orlando Dr. Phillips
Marqui HawkinsWR6-2/190Columbus (Ga.) Carver
Octavius JacksonOL6-4/285Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County
Roderick JohnsonOL6-6/316Delray Beach American Heritage
Adam LaneRB5-7/216Winter Haven
Keanu NealDB6-1/203Bushnell South Sumter
Jarran ReedDL6-4/305East Mississippi CC
Antonio RilesDE6-4/262Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer
Jordan SheritDE6-4/230Hillsborough
Max StaverQB6-5/235Nashville Brentwood Acad.
Chris ThompsonWR6-0/170Gainesville
Nick WashingtonDB6-0/183Jacksonville Trinity Christian
Early enrollees
Alex AnzaloneLB6-3/220Reading (Pa.) Wyomissing
Darious CummingsDL6-1/310East Mississippi CC
Joey IvieDL6-5/270Pasco
Daniel McMillianLB6-3/220Jacksonville First Coast
Tyler MooreOL6-5/320Countryside/Nebraska *
Demarcus RobinsonWR6-2/200Fort Valley (Ga.) Peach County
Matt RolinLB6-4/205Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods
Kelvin TaylorRB5-11/216Belle Glade Glades Day
PlayerPos.Ht/WtSchool
Alvin BaileyWR5-11/170Armwood
Jay-nard BostwickDL6-4/291Port St. Lucie West Centennial
Caleb BrantleyDL6-3/304Crescent City
Trenton BrownOL6-8/363Albany (Ga.) Georgia Military Academy
Jarrad DavisLB6-2/225Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County
Careron DillardOL6-3/285Canton (Mich.) High
Ahmad FulwoodWR6-4/200Jacksonville Bishop Kenny
Vernon Hargreaves IIICB5-11/185Wharton
Marcell HarrisDB6-2/220Orlando Dr. Phillips
Marqui HawkinsWR6-2/190Columbus (Ga.) Carver
Octavius JacksonOL6-4/285Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County
Roderick JohnsonOL6-6/316Delray Beach American Heritage
Adam LaneRB5-7/216Winter Haven
Keanu NealDB6-1/203Bushnell South Sumter
Jarran ReedDL6-4/305East Mississippi CC
Antonio RilesDE6-4/262Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer
Jordan SheritDE6-4/230Hillsborough
Max StaverQB6-5/235Nashville Brentwood Acad.
Chris ThompsonWR6-0/170Gainesville
Nick WashingtonDB6-0/183Jacksonville Trinity Christian
Early enrollees
Alex AnzaloneLB6-3/220Reading (Pa.) Wyomissing
Darious CummingsDL6-1/310East Mississippi CC
Joey IvieDL6-5/270Pasco
Daniel McMillianLB6-3/220Jacksonville First Coast
Tyler MooreOL6-5/320Countryside/Nebraska *
Demarcus RobinsonWR6-2/200Fort Valley (Ga.) Peach County
Matt RolinLB6-4/205Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods
Kelvin TaylorRB5-11/216Belle Glade Glades Day

* Transfer

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