Primo Prospects Visiting

The best way to turn around the misfortunes of your football program is to sign and play the best prospects available. With that in mind, Florida is hosting a plethora of top talent Saturday when they play Florida State in The Swamp. While the Gators are busy on the field, they hope a large contingent of the prospects on hand will get a positive feel for what it is like to be a Gator.

Maybe the star of the list is the guy that seems to be the leader of the pack on offense in that he is trying to sell other top prospects to come with him to be a Gator. Quarterback Will Grier will be making his official visit to Gainesville and is one of the more anticipated prospects to commit to Florida in a long time. Another talented quarterback that is expected on hand is Wakulla 2016 star Feleipe Franks, a tall, athletic big armed quarterback in the sophomore class.

Florida won't be hosting official visits for any running backs this weekend, but two big names are expected in. Both Tony James of Gainesville high school and Darrell Williams of Louisiana are committed to Pac-12 teams and the gators have their eyes on the two. Top 2015 prospects at running back Jacques Patrick and T.J. Simmons are also expected on campus Saturday.

The Gators need receiver depth and talent on the roster. With that in mind, two big ones are visiting officially for the weekend. FSU commit Ryan Sousa and junior college standout Eric Lauderdale are both guys that Florida really wants. The gators have a couple of 2015 big timers in Deon Cain and Michigan commitment George Campbell expected in as well. In the 2016 class, two super talents that are expected at the game Saturday are Nate Craig and Darnell Salomon.

Florida will host tight end commitment Cyontai Lewis for his official visit Saturday.

The offensive line is always a unit of need and the Gators look to be hosting a stellar group. UF commitment Travaris Dorsey will be here this weekend for an official visit and top offensive tackle prospect David Sharpe is also in town for his official visit. Other 2014 class linemen include Derrick Kelly and Deontae Crumitie. The 2015 class should be represented by a trio of big time players in Tristen Hoge, Martez Ivey, and Mike Horton.

Defensive end commitment Taven Bryan will be taking his official visit for the game. Top 2015 prospect CeCe Jefferson is a big time need at DE and will be here. The 2016 class is also represented at the position as Jordan Woods and Chauncey Manac are expected in.

There is always a need for interior defensive linemen at Florida and three good ones should be visiting. Defensive tackle Thomas Holley is currently on his official visit in Gainesville. Kendrick Norton and Trenton Thompson are two big ones that represent the 2015 class.

The Gators only want one linebacker in the 2014 class and Nyles Morgan would fit the bill there and is on an official visit to Florida. It will be different in 2015 when they will look to sign more and a trio of big time linebackers are coming in the form of Jeffery Holland, De'Amontae Jackson, and Cecil Cherry.

Florida has a history of putting out top defensive back and the Gators will host a quintet of big time 2015 stars in the secondary. Cornerbacks Kevin Toliver, Calvin Ridley, and Antone Webster are big timers. Safeties P.J. Simmons and Shawn Burgess-Becker are play makers themselves.

The coaching staff at Florida has done well to get these prospects to commit to coming on the visit. Now they have to show them something to impress on Saturday.

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