Tre’Vez Johnson commits to the Florida Gators

The Florida Gators picked up their 15th commitment on Saturday from a prospect that took an unofficial visit to Gainesville on Saturday.

Defensive back Tre’Vez Johnson (5-11, 175, Jacksonville, FL. Bartram Trail) committed to the Gators over offers from North Carolina and Virginia Tech among others.

“I’m committing to the University of Florida,” Johnson tweeted.

Johnson picked up an offer from the Gators last weekend after he camp with Florida and it was a big offer for the defensive back.

“I’m very excited about the offer, it was my first SEC offer,” Johnson said of the offer. “I like that Florida is closer to home.”

The Gators like Johnson’s ability to move all around the defensive backfield, plus the speed he possesses.

“They like my speed and that I can come down and tackle,” he said. “They say I can play safety, nickel and corner because I’m a versatile guy.”

Johnson is now the third defensive back commit in the 2020 class joining Avery Helm and safety Rashad Torrence as the Gators are looking to reload the depth in the secondary.

Out of the 15 commitments the Gators have in the class, 10 of them hail from the sunshine state as Dan Mullen has emphasized wanting to get back to recruiting the state of Florida hard.

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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.