GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here’s SEC Country’s weekly update on the Florida Gators recruiting Class of 2017.
Where Florida’s 2017 recruiting class is ranked
Florida’s 2017 recruiting class is 23rd nationally and 9th in the SEC.
Who are Florida’s top 2017 commitments?
- 4-star (.9382) DE Zachary Carter (Tampa, Fla.)
- 4-star (.9351) CB Elijah Blades (Pasadena, Calif.)
- 4-star (.9193) CB Marco Wilson (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
- 4-star (.9095) OT Kadeem Telfort (Miami)
- 4-star (.9082) WR Daquon Green (Tampa, Fla.)
Who left or joined Florida’s class this week?
Smith, a 3-star LB from Orlando, Fla., de-committed from N.C. State on Wednesday and was one of 11 official visitors for the Gators this weekend. UF is expected to land Smith and two other visitors, 4-star cornerback C.J. Henderson and 4-star defensive tackle Tedarrell “T.J.” Slaton.
Henderson has a top 3 of Alabama, Florida and Miami (Fla.), while Slaton lists the Gators as his top team.
Who are Florida’s top targets?
Henderson and Slaton are both top-5 targets for the Gators. UF coaches spent Thursday visiting two more priority prospects, 4-star wide receiver James Robinson (Lakeland, Fla.) and 4-star cornerback Brad Stewart (New Orleans).
— Zach Abolverdi (@ZachAbolverdi) January 20, 2017
Florida defensive line coach Chris Rumph headed for Alabama to see 5-star DE LaBryan Ray, who will officially visit the Gators next weekend along with Stewart.
QB: 1 of 1
RB: 1 of 2
WR: 1 of 2
TE: 2 of 2
OL: 2 of 3
DL: 2 of 4
LB: 2 of 3
DB: 3 of 6
ATH: 1 of 1
The geography of Florida’s 2017 recruiting class
California (1): CB Elijah Blades
North Carolina (1): T.J. Moore
Virginia (1): DT Kyree Campbell
Unless otherwise indicated, ratings or rankings come from the 247Sports composite.