Previewing the Gators targets playing in the Army All-American game

While fans of the Florida Gators will be paying a lot of attention to the Under Armour All-American game next week, the Army All-American game will also be taking place in Texas.

The Gators will have a lot of commits and targets in Orlando but in Texas the Gators will have just a handful of guys to pay attention to.

GatorCountry gives you a preview of who to watch in Texas as the game takes place on January 6th.

All of Florida’s targets will be playing on the East team for the Army All-American game.



One of Florida’s biggest targets in the game is offensive lineman William Barnes who has been favoring Florida and North Carolina since the summer. Barnes is close to offensive line coach John Hevesy and will visit Florida in January.

One of the biggest needs for the Gators in this class is a pure cornerback and two of Florida’s top targets will be in Texas next week. Cornerbacks Tyson Campbell and Patrick Surtain will be covering the competition together one more time on team East.

Surtain is the guy that Florida has the best chance with heading into signing day but the Gators still have a lot of work to do. LSU and Miami are both ahead of Florida as the Gators try to land an official visit.

Campbell on the other hand hasn’t really talked about Florida much and the Gators seem like a long shot to land a visit from the talented cornerback. Miami, Ohio State and Alabama are all in the mix for him at this time.

The other big target for the Gators in Texas next week is Miami defensive tackle commit Nesta Silvera who Florida is trying to get an official visit from in January. Silvera has long been talking to Florida but hasn’t visited Gainesville since the summer time.

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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.