Powell Feels Comfortable In UF Defense

The Florida Spring football game was a big day in recruiting for the Gators as they got three new commitments and another one the following Monday. The Orange and Blue debut was a great opportunity for many of Florida's 2013 commits to get even more of a feel for the system they'd soon be playing in. Linebacker commitment Quinton Powell expects it to be a seamless transition.

As Quinton Powell watched the Florida Spring game, he could see how comfortable he would be in the Gator defense.

"I thought I would fit perfectly, I was looking at my position and I actually see myself doing pretty well," he said.

"It's the same thing we do at the school I'm at now, so a lot of that stuff I already know."

Overall, Powell had a great day in Gainesville and was excited by all the love the Gator fans showed him.

"It was great, I didn't expect people to know me as much as they did and ask for my autograph," Powell said.

The Spring game marked a big day in Florida recruiting for the 2013 class, and Powell says he was especially working on safety prospect Marcell Harris. Powell and Harris play on the same 7on7 team, along with Florida safety commitment Keanu Neal. Powell says he works on Harris every chance he gets.

"Marcell, I talk his ear off all the time, it seems like he thought about it, but I think he's trying to pull it out," Powell said. "I honestly think he'll wait it out until after the All-American game."

At the Spring game, Powell also talked to wide receiver Ahmad Fulwood, who did pull the trigger and commit to Florida that day. Powell says the bond this class is building is quite unique, he hasn't seen anything like it before.

"I have never been with a team that actually hasn't played with each other that seems so happy, just to chill out with my friends was great," Powell said.

"I talked to almost all of them that were there, and we actually got a few commits that day too so we just welcomed them into the family."


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