Vernon Hargreaves commits to Florida

The Florida football team picked up its 18th verbal commitment on Thursday when Tampa (Fla.) Wharton cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III pledged to the Gators. He announced it on his Twitter account.

The 5-foot-11, 185-pound Hargreaves picked Florida over USC, South Florida and Michigan, among others. He made an unofficial visit to the Univeristy of Florida campus on Thursday.

“I can officially say I am committed to THE UNVIERSITY OF FLORIDA,” Hargreaves tweeted. “#GO GATORS CHOMP CHOMP.”

Hargreaves joins Tre Bell as the other cornerback in this 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, 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.