With the 2012 Under Armour and Army All- American games behind us, the recruiting picture is coming into clearer focus. We’ve got a firm grasp on who the top recruits in the country are, so we’ve updated our GatorCountry.com composite rankings.
Wednesday we unveiled Part III of our 385-man ranking and Thursday we unveiled Part II. Today we show you the recruits who ranked in the nation’s Top 100 players in the country’s four biggest recruiting services in Part I of our composite ranking.
Of the 385 prospects in our composite rankings, the Florida Gators had 14 verbal commitments.
Today, offensive lineman D.J. Humphries checks in at No. 3, defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard checks in at No. 13, cornerback Brian Poole Jr. checks in at No. 58, offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker checks in at No. 59 and tight end Kent Taylor checks in at No. 81.
On Thursday, safety Marcus Maye checked in at No. 113, tight end Colin Thompson checked in at No. 140, running back Matt Jones checked in at No. 159, defensive lineman Dante Phillips checked in at No. 166 and linebacker Jeremi Powell checked in at No. 217.
On Wednesday, safety Rhaheim Ledbetter checked in at No. 278, linebacker Antonio Morrison checked in at No. 320, defensive lineman Quinteze Williams checked in at No. 328 and wide receiver Latroy Pittman checked in at No. 335.
Florida was one of 19 schools with at least eight verbal commitments in the GatorCountry.com composite rankings. Alabama leads the SEC in our composite ranking with 15 commitments, while Florida trailed with 14.
With 14 commitments in the GatorCountry.com composite rankings, the Gators ranked tied for fourth in the nation with Michigan, behind only Texas with 18 and Alabama with 15.
Only 46 of the 385 prospects in the GatorCountry.com composite rankings are currently uncommitted. The 339 pledged prospects were committed to 62 different schools, including every SEC school but Kentucky.
Of the 46 uncommitted prospects, 22 rank in the Top 100. Florida is still in the running with numerous prospects in the Top 100, including No. 8 Stefon Diggs, No. 20 Josh Harvey-Clemons, No. 22 Tracy Howard, No. 23 Darius Hamilton, No. 31 Nelson Agholor, No. 51 Leonard Williams and No. 86 Avery Young.
Forty-five prospects in the GatorCountry.com composite rankings were from the state of Florida. All but four of them are currently committed.
Florida has the most commitments from the state of Florida in the GatorCountry.com composite rankings, with eight. Miami trails with seven, while Florida State currently has six. Alabama and Tennessee were the only other SEC schools with multiple commitments from the state of Florida ranked in the composite rankings with three and two, respectively.
Below you can view the entire GatorCountry.com composite rankings. The rankings are sortable by column. You can also view tables about the composite rankings below.
Note – If you follow the link below to the rankings and the table doesn’t start with No. 1, you may need to hit refresh on your page or clear your browser’s cache to see the updated version.
|Players from Florida in GC Composite Rankings|
|36||DL||Dante Fowler Jr.||Florida State|
|37||RB||Mario Pender||Florida State|
|58||DB||Brian Poole Jr.||Florida|
|122||DB||P.J. Williams||Florida State|
|143||WR||Ricardo Louis||Florida State|
|144||TE||Sean Price||South Florida|
|156||WR||Marvin Bracy||Florida State|
|178||WR||D’Vario Montgomery||South Florida|
|255||OL||Evan Goodman||Arizona State|
|260||WR||Justin Ferguson||Notre Dame|
|281||DB||Donaldven Manning||Virginia Tech|
|290||DB||Lucas Thompson||East Carolina|
|336||DL||Dalvon Stuckey||Florida State|
|Most commits in GC Composite Rankings|