Scout Spotlight: Gator target Auden Tate

The Florida Gators are in search of a new coach, and that new coach will be in search of some offensive skill talent when he arrives. One premium athlete that will get a good look is 6-foot-4.5, 205 pound receiver Auden Tate of Tampa Wharton.

Auden Tate visited Florida this month for a football game and came away impressed with the atmosphere. The Florida State commitment is a big time play maker at the receiver position and a huge need for the Florida Gators and getting him in the mix at Florida would be a huge coup.

With the Gators needing real play makers at receiver, Tate fits exactly what they are looking for, but will certainly have a lot of work to do to gain ground on the Seminoles and their recruitment of him.

Scott Kennedy who was a former national analyst and Director of Scouting had this to say about Tate.

A big wide receiver with excellent hands and body control, Tate will meet the ball with his hands and body rather than letting the ball come to him," Kennedy said. "He can go high or low for a ball, and he's a natural pass catcher capable of adjusting to the ball in the air and shielding smaller defenders. A long strider, Tate is fast in the open field, but not necessarily quick in tight spaces. His strength helps get him separation."

Check out the Scout Spotlight video for this premium 4-star receiver prospect and huge Gator target.

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