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The early signing period begins on Wednesday and the Florida Gators are trying to make one more push on the recruiting front.

Florida football: Recruiting the top priority as early signing inches closer

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Early signing day is almost here

The big day is almost here. The national recruiting early signing period begins on Wednesday and the Gators are unsurprisingly trying to make some big moves in the final days. Here are some highlights:

In other Florida football news

Men’s basketball loses once again

The No. 22 Florida men’s basketball team has now dropped four of its past five games after a 71-69 loss to Clemson on Saturday at the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Fla. The Gators led for most of the game before missing 9 of their final 10 shots and allowing the Tigers to stay competitive throughout the second half.

Volleyball comes up short in national championship

The No. 2 Gators volleyball team’s magical season came to a stunning end in the national championship on Saturday, falling to No. 5 Nebraska 3-1. Florida uncharacteristically committed 22 attacking errors in the loss.

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What they’re saying on Twitter

Wide receiver Antonio Callaway:

Defensive lineman CeCe Jefferson:

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