When Miami lost five-star cornerback Cormani McClain, Florida's Big Three hit a historic low in landing elite in-state talent.
The Gators, Seminoles and Hurricanes landed the fewest number of elite, in-state recruits of the modern era by one count.
Analyst Mel Kiper has the former Florida quarterback going to an NFC South team as an early first-round pick.
We asked a handful of name, image and likeness experts how to fix a system that helped create the Rashada saga. Here are their ideas.
His departure after a $13 million name, image and likeness dispute means Florida has lost five scholarship quarterbacks in 10 months.


  1. When Miami lost five-star cornerback Cormani McClain, Florida's Big Three hit a historic low in landing elite in-state talent.
  2. Former Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson is a top-10 pick in ESPN analyst Mel Kiper's mock draft.
  3. Jaden Rashada signed with the Florida Gators as a blue-chip quarterback recruit before a multimillion-dollar dispute over a name, image and likeness deal.
  4. Blue-chip quarterback Jaden Rashada can look for a new college football destination after Florida released him from his letter of intent.
  5. Florida defensive back Tre'Vez Johnson is among the 23 Gators who entered the transfer portal this cycle.
  6. Florida Gators coach Billy Napier and his program will have to navigate the fallout of the high-profile departure of Jaden Rashada.
  7. Blue-chip quarterback Jaden Rashada was the Florida Gators' top signee but has asked for his formal release.
  8. Florida Rep. Chip LaMarca is leading a push to amend Florida's name, image and likeness law.
  9. Billy Napier's first season with the Florida Gators went a little worse than we expected.
  10. Quarterback Jaden Rashada has signed with Florida, but his future with the Gators is unclear.
  11. Georgia head coach Kirby Smart kisses the College Football Playoff title trophy after the national championship win over TCU on Monday night.
  12. Jan. 10• Florida State Seminoles
    Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) celebrates victory over TCU after the national championship game Monday in Inglewood, Calif. Georgia won 65-7.
  13. Florida State's breakthrough 10-win season put the Seminoles in the mix for a top-10 finish.
  14. Florida Gators legend Tim Tebow will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame later this year.
  15. TCU safety Mark Perry (3) s one of many transfer portal additions who have become significant players for the Horned Frogs.
  16. Polk County native Arian Smith scored a pivotal touchdown for Georgia in the Bulldogs' semifinal win over Ohio State.
  17. Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers runs with a "Mike" flag in honor of former coach Mike Leach after beating Illinois in the ReliaQuest Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.
  18. Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman throws beads to his teammates after being named Most Valuable Player of the Gasparilla Bowl Friday at Raymond James Stadium.
  19. Illinois running back Chase Brown takes off against Wisconsin during a game on Oct. 1.
  20. Tampa's Levy Recognition makes trophies for five bowl games, including the Gasparilla Bowl.
  21. Lloyd Summerall officially joined USF as a transfer from Florida on Wednesday, the early signing day.
  22. Quarterback Graham Mertz is set to transfer from Wisconsin to Florida, according to a report Wednesday by The Athletic.
  23. Billy Napier is trying to lead the Florida Gators back to glory, starting with recruiting success.
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