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Gators improve in national recruiting rankings (Edgar Thompson's Recap)

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by gatorjjh, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Irvine, Fl
    College Football
    Gators improve to No. 11 in national recruiting rankings

    Los Angeles 5-star DB Steel highlights Mullen’s latest haul

    By Edgar Thompson Orlando Sentinel
    GAINESVILLE — The future of Dan Mullen’s Florida Gators looks even brighter following the past two days.
    A week after a dominating win in the Peach Bowl, the Gators rose six spots to No. 11 in the 247Sports national recruiting rankings and also received word some key players would return for their senior seasons.

    Tailback Lamical Perine, the team’s leading rusher, wideout Van Jefferson, the team’s leading receiver, and defensive end Jabari Zuniga, who had 6.5 sacks in 2018, announced their return Saturday on Twitter.
    The biggest news of the day, though, was UF signing five-star defensive back Chris Steel of Los Angeles.

    Originally committed to USC, Steele re-opened the recruiting process in October before deciding to come across the country to Gainesville.
    The 6-foot-1, 184-pound Steele recorded 32 total tackles, two blocked field goals and one interception to lead St. John Bosco to the state-title game.
    On Thursday, four-star receiver Arjei Henderson spurned Florida State to commit to Florida during the Under Armour All-American game in Orlando.

    Gators improve to No. 11 in national recruiting rankings
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  2. upstategator

    upstategator Senior

    Nov 1, 2017
    Is Steele a 5 star?
  3. tommyvee

    tommyvee GC Hall of Fame

    May 16, 2007
    5 star on Rivals
    4 star on 247 and ESPN
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  4. Gatorhead5

    Gatorhead5 All American

    Apr 10, 2007
    Being lost in our class is that we basically add a 5* DB with Marco returning. If you factor him in it's basically a Top 5 class as it stands now relative to last year's roster.
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  5. shelbygt350

    shelbygt350 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    If we get Stewart Reese the starting MSU RT and bro of our David Reese 2.0 then that is a 5star plus addition.

    He has graduated and has 2 yr left. 6-5 340 and 2nd team All SEC
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  6. TrueGator

    TrueGator GC Legend

    Nov 11, 2014
    At this rate, we'll end up with more Reeses than a bag of peanut butter cups... and that's a good thing.
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  7. thekentuckygator

    thekentuckygator GC Hall of Fame

    Oct 8, 2018
    I watched some film on him. He is a man beast.
  8. Gatorrick22

    Gatorrick22 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Yeah, I saw him "playing" with the receive in some drill a making look like a rag-doll in the process. That dude is strong...
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