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Class of 2018 quarterback Matt Corral flipped from Florida to Ole Miss on Thursday.

Florida recruiting class takes big hit with Matt Corral de-commitment

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Matt Corral flips commitment

The focal point of Florida’s recruiting class is no longer there. Four-star quarterback Matt Corral announced Thursday that he has flipped his commitment from the Gators to Ole Miss. Corral was scheduled to visit Florida this weekend, but the Rebels had an in-home visit with him Thursday and landed his pledge.

In other Florida football news

Volleyball playing for a national title

The No. 2 seed Gators volleyball team defeated Stanford 3-2 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on Thursday in Kansas City, Mo., and advanced to its second finals in program history and first since 2003. Florida will play fifth-seeded Nebraska on Saturday, with first serve set for 9 p.m. ET. Should the Gators win, coach Mary Wise would become the first female coach to win the NCAA Division I volleyball championship.

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