Florida in Godchaux’s top 5

The Gators are looking to add to their already talented defensive line by adding several top defensive linemen this year.

On Tuesday the Gators offered Plaquemine (La.) High defensive end Davon Godchaux, who has quite the offer list already.

“Coach Brad Lawing, the defensive line coach, offered me,” Godchaux said. “He told me that he wants me to become a Gator and he is going to recruit the heck out of me starting now. He said that they want to sign five defensive linemen and he wants me to be one of them and he wants me to come down for a camp this summer.”

The 6-foot-4, 270-pound Godchaux is still learning about the program but he does know a couples things about the Gators.

“They are a heck of a program I know that,” Godchaux said. “They had a good year last year with a new quarterback and they always have a good defensive line with pass rushers. I watched them play when they beat LSU last year.”

Brad Lawing has coached some top defensive linemen during his coaching days and that is something that stands out to Godchaux.

“I know he coached Clowney and helped him a lot,” Godchaux said. “He has coached a lot of defensive lineman and helped them get to the NFL. I also know that coach Bryant Young is a good coach with a lot of experience coaching and as a player.”

Right now Godchaux says he is in the process of lining visits up but he already has a top five with no leader, yet.

“My top 5 are Florida, LSU, Alabama, Texas A&M and USC but I don’t have a leader,” Godchaux said. “I plan to visit Ole Miss on the 5th and Alabama the 11-13th. I’ll also visit LSU sometimes too and I plan to visit Florida for a camp this summer and then take an official visit.”

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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.