The Florida Gators didn’t finish the season the way they wanted to on Saturday night as they lost to Alabama and suffered their second straight loss, but overall the Gators finish with a 10-3 record.
Following the game Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain said that his staff would hit the road recruiting on Sunday and he’s excited for the future of this program.
“The future’s bright. Got a lot of good recruiting to do, a lot of good players are coming and going to want to come,” McElwain said. “I’m excited about it. And as we get out tomorrow, there’s a lot to celebrate. There’s a lot of momentum.”
Those recruits around the country watched the Florida Gators game on Saturday night and they gave GatorCountry.com their reaction to this season for the Gators.
Offensive lineman John Simpson-“For this being Coach McElwain’s first year they did amazing and they got a lot ahead of them.”
Florida Gators running back commit Lamical Perine-“ This was a good start to Coach Mac’s era. Every year it should get better.”
Tight end Nick Eubanks-“Great season but they didn’t look good.”
Florida Gators JUCO athlete commit Dre Massey-“We’ll be back next year.”
Florida Gators defensive end commit Jachai Polite-“great bounce back season they can only up from here.”
Offensive lineman Marcus Tatum-“great season!!!! They’re up an up and coming team and they sky is the limit.”
Florida Gators linebacker commit Vosean Joseph-“Don’t worry Gator Nation we going all the way next year. Promise.”
Florida Gators receiver commit Freddie Swain-“The Florida will be the truth next year believe that.”
2017 Florida Gators quarterback commit Jake Allen-“What a season for the Florida Gators.”
Linebacker target Mack Wilson-“They’re still my number 1.”
Gator Country will more reactions as well where the coaching staff will be this week as they visit prospects.