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With redshirt freshman quarterback Jake Allen announcing his transfer this week, their arrival holds even more significance for the future of the position and how it will evolve under Mullen.
In the latest edition of Chomp Chat, we hear from Jalon Jones himself as he discusses his decision, his top three targets and why he’s shutting down his recruitment to play for Mullen.
“Not at all,” Jones said when asked if he’s going to visit any other schools. “My main focus right now is helping Coach Mullen get the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation.”
With the likes of Dak Prescott and Tim Tebow on his résumé, Jones said Mullen’s track record with quarterbacks is “music to my ears.”
“I know what he can bring to my game and how well he develops his quarterbacks,” Jones said. “Just being able to say that I’m going to be in that fraternity pretty soon, I’m real excited about that.”
Here are the other topics on today’s show:
- Given the way the Gators closed in the last cycle and the amount of top-100 prospects they’ve had on campus in the 2019 class, Mullen and his staff could have Florida recruiting at an elite level soon.
- We break down where the Gators stand with their top visitors at the spring game, including 5-star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., 5-star defensive end Nolan Smith II and 4-star safety Brendan Gant.
- IMG Academy teammates Trey Sanders and Noah Cain discuss their interest in Florida. They are ranked the nation’s No. 1 and No. 2 running backs, respectively, in the 247Sports composite.
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