Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
Weight: 235 pounds
GC composite ranking: 187
Recruiting by: Derek Lewis
Notable: Committed to Florida on July 28, 2012. Made official visit to UF on Dec. 7, 2012. Had 21 tackles, six sacks and a fumble recovery in limited action this season. Was a U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection, but couldn’t play due to a knee injury. Invited to The Opening. Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds and has a vertical leap of 37 inches. Ranked as the No. 9 weakside defensive end in the country by Rivals, which rates him as a four-star prospect.
Quotable: “(Former UF defensive coordinator Dan Quinn) told me he likes me a lot at the Buck position. He said they like my speed coming off of the edge and versatility a lot. Coach Quinn also said for me not to worry about gaining weight — just to work on my speed. (Quinn) told me I remind him of Jason Taylor a lot .He said that Jason wasn’t that big either and that I just reminded him of Taylor.” — Sherit told GatorCountry.com.