Benjamin: The Swamp was Rocking

Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, from Belle Glade (FL) Glades Central, said The Swamp was "rocking last night" despite Florida's loss to LSU. Benjamin said he was very impressed with the atmosphere in Gainesville but a conversation after the game stuck out to him the most.

"I talked with Coach Azzanni and Coach Meyer after the game," Benjamin said. "They really showed me that they need big receivers because they said that was one of the reasons they couldn't win against LSU. They were telling me they need me to win and I thought that was pretty cool. I really like Florida and I liked what they showed me. Even though it was a loss, they showed how I could help."

At 6-6, 210-pounds, Kelvin Benjamin truly is a big target on the field. Some schools have looked at him as a tight end but Benjamin said he appreciates Florida talking about how they would use him at receiver.

"I want to play as a wide receiver so I like how Florida tells me what they would use me for. I could see that working out. I'm going to come back to Gainesville for the South Carolina game so it will be good to see that."

Benjamin also took time to chat with some Florida players and continued to further his relationship with Gator wide receiver Deonte Thompson.

"I really like DT. We chilled last night and talked a lot about Florida's offense. He really wants me to come here."

FSU and Miami are still very much in the mix for Benjamin, however. He did not get to see FSU's victory over Miami but he said he will watch it soon.

"I had someone record that for me. I think that's great for FSU because I didn't think they would beat Miami. It's hard to decide between the schools in Florida because they all have good offenses that would fit me well. Their quarterbacks all pass the ball a lot so I feel like I could have a good chance of getting the ball at all of these schools. I'm going to visit FSU when they play Clemson and also when they play Florida. I'll be watching Florida a lot this season."
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