Recruits react to Florida Gators loss to LSU

The Florida Gators lost a tough battle on Saturday night against LSU in front of a sold out crowd and prospects were watching closely.

Not only were recruits watching closely on T.V. but the Swamp was packed with top-notch prospects on Saturday night and the atmosphere impressed them and they gave Gator Country their reaction to the loss.

We will have a lot more coverage of this weekend’s visitors but here’s the recruiting reaction to the LSU loss on Saturday.

 

2015 recruits

Cornerback Jeremy McDuffie-“It was a great hard fought game they were just a play away from a victory.”

Florida tight end Kalif Jackson-“Tough loss but proud of the team.”

Cornerback Darius Slayton-“Great game and it easily could’ve gone Florida’s way.”

Receiver K.J. Hill-“It was a great game, just a lot of missed opportunities.”

Tight end Devonaire Clarington-“The refs are horrible.”

Cornerback DaVante Davis-“This game is live,” Davis said via Twitter

 

2016 recruits

Receiver T.J Chase-“The quarterback has to lead the team it starts with him but the atmosphere was on point.”

Defensive tackle Nyles Pickney-“It was a surprising loss and heart wrenching.”

Florida cornerback commit Chauncey Gardner-“Hard loss that’s it really.”

Florida cornerback commit Tre Jackson-“Those guys fought hard and had to fight the refs too. Gotta keep working.”

Running back Tony Jones Jr.-“Shocked!!!! They were doing good for the most part of the game but you win some and you lose some.”

Receiver Dredrick Snelson-“They played very well but there is a winner and a loser to every game so I’m not disappointed at all.”

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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.