James back from the game

The Florida Gators are in dire need of an infusion of talent and they had a bevy of talented prospects on hand Saturday in The Swamp as the Gators took on Florida State. Not many expected Florida to win the game or maybe even be competitive. The gators have had all kinds of issues especially on offense. Speed is a necessity and that is why a prospect like Tony James was invited to watch Saturday.

Tony James is an electric running back from Gainesville High School and he has speed to burn. In the Gators back yard, James has already publicly committed to Oregon, a spread offense that really can utilize his speed in many different ways.

A local prospect, James knows all about the Gators and after witnessing the 37-7 loss on Saturday he thought the losing team fought hard and just couldn't garner the win.

"I think they had a pretty good game," James said. "It was well fought and played. The odds just didn't fall in their favor.

When asked if he thought Florida needs speed like he possesses, James eluded a little bit to the troubles the team has had all season.

"It was just a down season for them," he said.

Florida running back coach Brian White spoke briefly with James following the game and he says the gators are still in constant contact.

"They understand I am still committed," he said. "But they still call and send me letters.

He's being recruited as a running back and slot receiver for Oregon and says he is just ready to slide his skills into the Duck game plan.

"I just want to play in that style of offense," he said.

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