Baker Looks Forward to Florida Visit

Recruitment has really blown up lately for cornerback Adrian Baker. The Chaminade Madonna (Hollywood, FL) junior is visiting Florida this weekend for the spring game. The Gators are just one of the growing list of schools that have offered Baker. Get the latest on his recruitment here.

Adrian Baker has offers from Florida, Florida State, Boston College, Louisville, Purdue, West Virginia, and NC State. He says he's also getting a lot of interest from LSU, Ohio State, and Miami.

Baker says he's looking forward to visiting the Gators and he likes what head coach Will Muschamp is doing with the program.

"They run a lot of zone, I like that, I can get a chance to be aggressive and try to read the quarterbacks' intentions. They like a lot of speed guys, and I think I fit that bill, so that gives them a plus." he said.

"I like the direction the program is going with Coach Muschamp, they should be in the running for the SEC championship if not the National Championship with the things they're doing and the guys they're getting to commit."

The 6-foot-1, 165-pound corner also plans on visiting Florida State soon.

"I love FSU, went up there for their junior day, formed a great relationship with my recruiting coach, Coach (Eddie) Gran and the defensive backs coach, Coach (Mark) Stoops. It's just a great tradition, a great program," he said.

"I like it a lot because they play different schemes, they don't just sit in the zone or your just man to man, they try to mix it up, and as a defensive back I think I could move, I have the ability to man up against other teams but I also like to play zone so I could try to read quarterbacks' intentions and try to jump on the ball."

Baker is also keeping his eye on Boston College.

"They were the first to offer me, so I'll never forget that, that keeps them in the top three. They have a rich history of football."

The talented corner has no timeline for a decision right now, he's keeping an open mind and seeing where the recruiting process takes him.

"(I want) somewhere that I feel at home, somewhere I can transition into a man, making me a better person as well as on the field, somewhere where the football team is like a family and the coach has your best interest at heart, not just in football, but as a person."

Baker and his grandmother will be in Gainesville Friday night through Sunday and he's looking forward to getting a closer look at the Florida program.


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