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Florida coach Dan Mullen and his staff will hold a junior day event on Saturday.

Florida recruiting: Who’s on commitment watch this weekend?

Zach Abolverdi

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Florida coach Dan Mullen and his staff will hold a junior day event on Saturday, with several top targets scheduled to be in attendance. For a preview of visitors, click here.

Two prospects who might commit this weekend are 3-star wide receiver Dionte Marks (DeLand, Fla.) and 3-star linebacker/safety Marcus Tillman Jr. (Orlando, Fla.).

Marks received an offer from the Gators on Tuesday after speaking with Mullen and wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales, who is serving as his primary recruiter. Marks named Florida his No. 1 school shortly afterward and told The Daytona Beach News-Journal’s Chris Boyle that a commitment could happen Saturday if his visit to Gainesville goes well.

According to Boyle, the 6-foot-2, 187-pound Marks posted a 4.39-second 40-yard dash last spring at Florida Atlantic and an 11-foot, 3-inch broad jump at the U.S. Army National Combine in January. UCF and West Virginia also have offered Marks.

It hasn’t taken long for the Gators to put themselves back in the driver’s seat for Tillman. He de-committed from Florida on Jan. 17 but was re-offered by Mullen the following week.

Tillman took an unofficial visit to Gainesville for Florida’s basketball game against Alabama and spent some 1-on-1 time with Mullen in his office. He will return to campus Saturday for the second time in February.

Tillman hopes to decide by the summer and plans to take official visits in the spring. Another trip to Florida could be enticing enough for him to rejoin the class this weekend. Louisville and Ohio State are the other top contenders for Tillman.