All-Americans ‘R' Us

Will Muschamp and the Florida football staff is in the process of putting together the finishing touches on a big time recruiting class. With the various national all-star games and practices getting under way, here is a look at the various commitments and prospects that are in these big time games and that are considering or already committed to Florida.

December 30th is the date of the Offense-Defense All-American game and the gators have a bit of interest in that one. Florida center commitment Cam Dillard is rated the 3rd best center prospect in the country by Scout.com and is out in Pasadena (TX) for the game. Joining him there is fellow Gator commitment, linebacker James Hearns. Hearns is a big and hard hitting linebacker that the Gators have coveted for quite some time. With the two commits is fullback / defensive end Kennard Swanson who will be officially visiting Florida in the near future.

The Walt Disney World Wide World of Sports complex will be home all week to the Under Armour All Americans, of which the gators are well represented. The gators need to beef up their skill talnt on offense and two of the very best headed to Gainesville will also be in the land of the mouse this week. Running back Kelvin Taylor and receiver Alvin Bailey will represent the orange and blue for the offense in the UA game.

The defense has it's punch as well with defensive tackle Caleb Brantley, linebacker Matt Rolin, cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, and safeties Keanu Neal and Marcell Harris joining the fracas.

Florida is also on the recruiting trail big time with attendees of the UA Game. Florida needs more star power at the skill positions on offense and running back Ryan Green with receivers Laquon Treadwell and Stacy Coley getting lots of looks from the Florida staff.

The defensive line will also be a focus as the gators move to finish the 2013 class and three big names the gators are still after will be playing in the UA game. BUCK Elijah Daniel, defensive end Demarcus Walker, and defensive tackle Martavious Adams are super talents that would look good in orange and blue. While linebacker Trey Johnson and cornerback Shaq Wiggins are two guys we should still watch out for as well.

San Antonio, Texas has been the home of the Army All-American Bowl for quite some time and the Gators again are going to be represented well in the Lone Star state.

Receiver Ahmad Fulwood is the only current offensive commitment for Florida in the game. Defensively BUCK Jordan Sherit made the roster and linebacker Daniel McMillan and safety Nick Washington are looking to represent in a big time manner as well.

The Gators are still after a pair of receivers playing in the Army Bowl led by standouts Demarcus Robinson and Marquez North. Laremy Tunsil is probably the line offensive lineman on the board to recruit for Florida.

Defensively a pair of stalwarts are being looked at by Florida. Defensive end Jason Hatcher and cornerback Jalen Ramsey are two guys the Gators would love to see sign on the dotted line in February.

There are more names to unfold as the week passes and we find out more about what prospects are opening up to the Gators. Nonetheless, Florida is certainly stockpiling talent according to the experts that fill the rosters for these games.


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