Tight end breakdown

The Florida coaching staff is out talking to a ton of prospects around the country this spring.

Over the next two weeks, GatorCountry.com is going to break down each position and talk about the prospects that the Gators have offered or guys that are close to an offer.

We will not talk about the quarterback position since the Gators already have their man in Will Grier.

First up was the running back position, where Florida is looking to take two running backs and possibly a fullback.

Second was the receiver position, where the Gators want to add three to four players. Today we have the tight end position, where the staff would like to add two prospects for 2014.

Charlotte (N.C.) Christian tight end Jeb Blazevich

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Blazevich never showed any interest in Florida despite his offer. Blazevich just recently committed to Georgia where he is considered a solid commitment.

Bamberg (S.C.) Bamberg-Ehrhardt tight end KC Crosby- Crosby is making a decision in June and the Gators didn’t make his final cut. The 6-foot, 239-pound Crosby has Alabama, Clemson and South Carolina in his final 3 but most expect him to commit to South Carolina.

Derby (KS.)High tight end Deandre Goolsby

The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Goolsby picked up an offer from Florida this spring. For Goolsby. he has talked about potentially visiting Florida this summer and if he does, Florida could get in the mix. For right now, Oklahoma looks to be the team to beat for Goolsby.

La Mirada (Ca.) High tight end Tyler Luatua

Luatua has a brother at Alabama but the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Luatua says he is open. Florida visited Luatua this spring and he says he will visit Florida possibly this summer for an official visit. Right now, Notre Dame and Alabama are the top two teams for him.

Opelika (Al.) High tight end Jakell Mitchell

The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Mitchell visited Florida for junior day in February and came away with a Gator offer. Mitchell just recently picked up an Alabama offer and says he wants to visit a few schools this summer, including Florida, before making a decision. Auburn will be tough to beat for Mitchell.

South Jordan (UT.) Bingham tight end Dalton Schultz

Schultz is another prospect that picked up an offer from Florida this spring after the Gators visited him during the evaluation period. The 6-foot-6, 233-pound Schultz says he may visit Florida this summer but nothing is set in stone. Notre Dame, Stanford and Utah are all schools to watch for Schultz.

Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson tight end Montez Sweat

The 6-foot-6, 220-pound Sweat just committed to Vanderbilt at his spring game but had Florida as his leader up until that point. Florida wants Sweat to camp this summer and if he does, the Gators coaching staff make a run for him. Look for Sweat to possibly make the switch to Florida.

While the Gators coaching staff has only offered seven prospects, several are on the coaches radar and will be watched this summer.

Here is a prospect to watch this summer, as he will camp at Florida looking for an offer.

Perry (Fla.) Taylor County tight end/receiver Moral Stephens

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Stephens really likes Florida but has been asked to camp by the coaching staff. If Florida offers Stephens, the Gators will be at or near the top for him.

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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.