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2013 Florida Gators signing day outlook

Florida

Key losses: LB Jon Bostic, S Matt Elam, S Josh Evans, DT Sharrif Floyd, RB Mike Gillislee, WR Frankie Hammond Jr., WR Omarius Hines, DT Omar Hunter, LB Jelani Jenkins, LB Lerentee McCray, OL Xavier Nixon, TE Jordan Reed, PK Caleb Sturgis, OL James Wilson

Oral commitments (18)

Alvin Bailey, WR, 5-11/170, Armwood

Caleb Brantley, DT, 6-3/304, Crescent City

Jarrad Davis, LB, 6-3/215, Kingsland (Ga.) Camden County

Careron Dillard, OL, 6-3/285, Canton (Mich.) High

Ahmad Fulwood, WR, 6-4/189, Jacksonville Bishop Kenny

Vernon Hargreaves III, DB, 5-44/185, Wharton

Marcell Harris, DB, 6-1/207, Orlando Dr. Phillips

Marqui Hawkins, WR, 6-2/190, Columbus (Ga.) Carver

James Hearns, LB, 6-3/230, Tallahassee Lincoln

Octavious Jackson, OL, 6-4/285, Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County

Roderick Johnson, OL, 6-6/315, Delray Beach American Heritage

Adam Lane, RB, 5-8/216, Winter Haven

Keanu Neal, DB, 6-1/203, Bushnell South Sumter

Antonio Riles, DE, 6-4/262, Lawrenceville (Ga.) Archer

Jordan Sherit, DE, 6-5/234, Hillsborough

Max Staver, QB, 6-5/235, Brentwood (Tenn.) Acad.

Chris Thompson, WR, 6-0/170, Gainesville

Nick Washington, DB, 6-0/183, Jacksonville Trinity Christian Acad.

Early enrollees (8)

Alex Anzalone, LB, 6-3/232, Reading (Pa.) Wyomissing

Darious Cummings, DT, 6-3/305, East Mississippi CC *

Joey Ivie, DE, 6-4/270, Pasco

Daniel McMillian, LB, 6-3/220, Jacksonville First Coast

Tyler Moore, OL, 6-6/305, Countryside/Nebraska *

Demarcus Robinson, WR, 6-2/200, Fort Valley (Ga.) Peach County

Matt Rolin, LB, 6-4/209, Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods

Kelvin Taylor, RB, 5-11/216, Belle Glade Glades Day

* Transfer

Hot prospects: The Gators remain in contention for Loganville, Ga., DE Robert Nkemdiche, the consensus No. 1 player in the nation, who has decommitted from Clemson. However, some analysts consider the Gators a long shot. With a desperate need at receiver, the UF staff is making a late run at Levonte Whitfield, an oral commitment for Florida State, and James Clark. The Gators have a top-three national class, the major recruiting services say. So at this point, it's a matter of them closing strong.

Antonya English, Times staff writer

2013 Florida Gators signing day outlook 01/26/13 [Last modified: Saturday, January 26, 2013 7:11pm]
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