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USF Bulls miss out on Florida Gators transfer Mike Blakely

Just days after making an official campus visit to USF, former Florida Gators running back Mike Blakely has made a decision about where he'll go to school -- all I know initially is that it isn't the USF Bulls.

Joe Kinnan, his coach at Bradenton Manatee, said Wednesday morning that Blakely has enrolled in classes at an out-of-state four-year school. "It happened quickly," said Kinnan, who had expected Blakely to be making an official visit to Southern Cal this coming weekend.

USF already picked up one Florida transfer in receiver Chris Dunkley, and Blakely would have been a talented addition to a deep Bulls backfield. We should have news shortly on where Blakely will wind up -- much of the speculation on Twitter is surrounding Auburn, though it would be interesting to see how a direct transfer from one SEC school to another is handled by the league.

USF Bulls miss out on Florida Gators transfer Mike Blakely 05/25/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 11:48am]
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