March 8th visitor list

The Florida coaching staff has been pretty quiet this week with the Gators on spring break and the coaches getting a little breather before practice starts but that will all change on Saturday.

Will Muschamp and his coaching staff are taking advantage of Billy Donovan and the basketball team’s big game against Kentucky on Saturday afternoon by bringing in five top football prospects.

Defensive end Byron Cowart (6-3, 248, Seffner, FL Armwood) will make his first trip to Florida since last fall and the Gators are hoping to continue to gain momentum in his recruitment.

Defensive end CeCe Jefferson (6-3, 2 60, Glen ST. Mary, FL Baker County) has become a regular in Gainesville and will make his second trip to Florida in a month after just visiting Florida State this past week.

A first time visitor will be in Gainesville this weekend in Alabama defensive end commit Mekhi Brown (6-4, 230, Columbus, GA Carver) who has been trying to visit Florida since his freshman year but will finally make the trip this Saturday. Brown is good friends with Florida receiver Marqui Hawkins who also attended Carver High School in Georgia.

Brown will have two teammates on the trip with him, brothers, in 2015 safety Khane Pass (6-1, 195, Columbus, GA Carver) and 2016 quarterback Jawon Pass (6-5, 225, Columbus, GA Carver) who are making their first trip to Gainesville.

The younger Pass picked up a Gators offer in January and is one of only 3 quarterback who offensive coordinator Kurt Roper has offered for the Class of 2016 class.

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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.

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