Florida visit up in the air for Clark

Florida already has five receivers in the Class of 2013 but with the lack of playmakers on the team the Gators are still trying to add one more.

The receiver getting the most attention from Florida is New Smyrna Beach (Fla.) High’s James Clark, who took an official visit to Clemson this past weekend.

The 5-foot-11, 170-pound Clark is scheduled to visit Florida next weekend for his fifth and final official, but that may not happen now.

“I haven’t officially cancelled it yet,” Clark said. “But I’m kind of need a break I guess all of the visits are tiring.”

Clark did unofficially Florida on Jan. 6, so not visiting Florida doesn’t eliminate the Gators from contention.

“Not at all does it eliminate them,” Clark said. “I love Florida. I’ve just been to Gainesville probably five times already, so it’s not a big deal.”

GatorCountry.com has been told by sources close to the team that the Gators would still like to have Clark officially visit, either next weekend or the weekend before signing day.

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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.