Florida Gators signee profile: Tight end Keon Zipperer

Keon Zipperer

School: Lakeland

Hometown: Lakeland, FL.

Height: 6-3

Weight: 215

Position: tight end

Rivals Ranking: 4-star

Recruited by:  Larry Scott

Enrollment date: Summer of 2019

Notable: Zipperer has long been a fan of the Florida Gators and liked Dan Mullen and his coaching staff. Zipperer is a big fan of how Mullen wants to use him in his offense.

Quotable: “They give them ball,” Zipperer said on what he likes about the tight end position. “That’s all I really want. I feel like I fit in well, I can help them a whole bunch.”

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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.