Demarkcus Bowman transfers to Florida from Clemson

The Florida Gators received big news on Saturday when they picked up yet another five star from the transfer portal.

Running back Demarkcus Bowman (5-10, 190, Lakeland, FL. High) announced he’s transferring to Florida after leaving the Clemson program last Thursday.

“It’s confirmed, I’m going to Florida,” Bowman said.

Bowman left the Clemson after playing in the first two games of the year as a true freshman and he gained 32 yards on nine attempts.

Several of Bowman’s former teammates at Lakeland and even some current Gators from the 2020 class were quick to tweet at and reach out to Bowman once the news broke about the running back transferring from Clemson.

The Lakeland running back was considered as one of the top backs in the country in the 2020 class and was a five star by most recruiting services and joins Lorenzo Lingard as five star running backs to transfer to Florida this year.

Bowman visited Gainesville several times during his recruitment and considered Florida all the way down to signing day despite being committed to Clemson since February of his junior year.

Now that Bowman has transferred to Florida, he fills a void for the Gators as Florida didn’t sign a running back in the 2020 class and wasn’t expected to sign one in the 2021 class.

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.