Chief Borders signing day profile: Florida Gators recruiting

Chief Borders

School: Heard County

Hometown: Franklin, GA.

Height: 6-5

Weight: 242

Position: linebacker

247 Ranking: 4-star

Recruited by: Christian Robinson

Enrollment date: January of 2021

Notable: Borders is a finalist for the Butkus Award and set a Heard County record for most tackles in a season with 160. Borders who was accepted into Stanford choose to stay with the Gators instead of attending his dream school Stanford.

Quotable: “Probably everywhere, outside linebacker and the JACK position,” he said on where Florida sees him playing. “I know Coach [Todd] Grantham is probably going to fight over me at the BUCK position and then also on offense, coach is going to put in a few packages for me.”

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.