What’s next for Florida football on recruiting front?
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Florida’s next recruiting steps
The Florida Gators made a strong impression on the first day of the early signing period. Now, the focus shifts to the final six weeks before National Signing Day on Feb. 7. Coach Dan Mullen has some big position needs to shore up on the recruiting front and will work to continue bringing in top-notch talent from the state of Florida.
More recruiting news
- Offensive players will flock to Florida to play with quarterback Emory Jones, who has a chance to be the Day 1 starter.
- Jones explained his decision to choose the Gators over Alabama.
In other Florida football news
- NFL-bound kicker Eddy Piñeiro thanks Gator Nation in a tribute video.
- Mullen indicated that the Gators’ switch to a 3-4 defense under Todd Grantham will be flexible and implemented over time.
Basketball prepares for final tune-up
After a strong defensive effort late to defeat James Madison on Wednesday, the Gators men’s basketball team plays Incarnate Word on Friday in its final tune-up game before SEC play begins. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.
Women’s basketball closes strong in win
The Gators women’s basketball team defeated Saint Joseph’s 71-51 on Thursday to improve to 7-5 on the season. All five of Florida’s starters scored at least 10 points, with graduate transfer Paulina Hersler scoring a team-high 19 points and senior Haley Lorenzen posting her sixth double-double of the year (12 points, 10 rebounds). The Gators close out their nonconference schedule on Wednesday against Delaware State.
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What they’re saying on Twitter
Defensive lineman Jachai Polite:
Lord knows that I’m not Perfect but I’m Trying.
— Jachai Polite. (@RetireMoms) December 21, 2017
Running back signee Dameon Pierce:
Why y’all playing , The SEC Lit💯 let’s argue
— 3 FED 💰‼️ (@IRep229) December 21, 2017
Running back Lamical Perine:
Trying to find paradise …
— LP (@LP_deucedeuce) December 21, 2017
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