Recapping Florida football’s successful early signing period
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Florida makes splashes in early signing period
The first day of the three-day early signing period has come and gone, and Florida football found itself in arguably the best spot it could be in. Not only did all 11 of the Gators’ commitments who were expected to sign do so, but Florida managed to get two extra commitments in 4-star dual threat quarterback Emory Jones and 4-star defensive back Trey Dean. Those two moves helped the Gators jump to No. 14 in the 247Sports Composite team rankings.
More signing day news and analysis
- Jones explains his decision to sign with Florida.
- Coach Dan Mullen got his first major win at Florida by signing Jones.
- Now that Jones is on board, the real work can begin.
- Mullen expects Jones to be the first of many high-profile recruiting wins for the Gators.
- Mullen reflected on how Florida’s recruiting class took shape in a short time period after taking the job.
- The Gators continue building depth at running back with the additions of Dameon Pierce and Iverson Clement.
In other Florida football news
- For the time being, Mullen said the coaching staff situation will remain fluid.
- Defensive end Jordan Sherit announced his retirement from football.
Basketball narrowly edges James Madison
It wasn’t the prettiest of wins, but it was a win nonetheless for Florida basketball. The Gators, unranked for the first time this season after losing four of their past five games, defeated James Madison, 72-63.
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What they’re saying on Twitter
Running back signee Dameon Pierce:
— 3 FED 💰‼️ (@IRep229) December 21, 2017
Kicker Eddy Pineiro:
— Eddy Piñeiro (@eddypineiro1) December 20, 2017
Quarterback Luke Del Rio:
— Luke Del Rio (@Ldelrio12) December 20, 2017
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