Receivers shine at camp on Saturday

The Gators are still in need of a talent influx at receiver and Saturday they got an eye full of that talent at the practice fields in Gainesville. Day one of the Will Muschamp camp had a variety of talented players at different positions and some offers went out afterward. Time will tell if some of the top receivers will get an offer, regardless, it won't take away from how they played.

In a camp setting it is tough to get to know everyone and there were probably about six guys that performed very well, but four really stood out. It's hard to pick from the four because they all had their different strengths on the field, but they continually stood out.

We'll start locally with the guy that has the best physique of the group and used that to his advantage on Saturday. Kenric Young of Gainesville HS stands all of 6-2 and is probably closer to 6-3. He has some explosion in his legs and plays the game with a physicality that would work well in the SEC. He didn't win every battle on the field, but when the ball was in the air he constantly came down with the ball.

The best route runner of the group was Winter Garden (FL) West Orange Garrett Johnson. At 5-11 and about 175 pounds, he isn't intimidating at all, but he his cuts are crisp on the field and unless his defender has a hold of him he finds a way to get open. He has excellent speed and quickness.

Dr. Phillips Roderick Proctor was a lot like Johnson. Probably 5-10 and 170, Proctor was really quick with his game as well. He likes playing into the defender and then explodes past them.

The last prospect on the list is the only non 2014 prospect in the bunch. 2015 athlete T.J. Ramming will be one of the hottest names in Georgia in the 2015 class, but made his way down from Powder Springs to perform at Florida's camp on Saturday. A dazzling running back as a sophomore, Ramming spent his time on Saturday as a receiver. He uses his speed to make noise on the football field. It took all of about six steps of the first play I saw of Ramming to know he was the real deal. He blew off the line at a quick angle and in two steps was even with his defender by the sixth step it was lights out straight down the field.

Florida has been pursuing bigger receivers over much of the last two cycles, but this cycle look to take a couple of real speed guys and a third one with size. Of course if they have the speed, quickness to play in the slot and have some size, all-the-better. What we saw Saturday is at least four receiver prospects to keep an eye on.

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