Scout Spotlight: Gator prospect Tim Irvin

Time is running out for Miami Westminster Christian safety Tim Irvin. He will be committing to the school of his choice in early January and enrolling early for college. For Florida, Miami, Texas, and West Virginia the heat is on to try and get Irvin in the fold. Here is a closer look at Irvin as a player and a person.

Electric would be a great word to describe Tim Irvin and the way he plays the game. I showed up in Jacksonville at a game in September and Irvin returned the opening kickoff and the first punt of the game for touchdowns. He plays receiver, running back, corner, and safety for Westminster and is just an all around monster on the field wherever he lines up.

The Gators see Irvin as a Matt Elam clone and a guy that can make plays all over the defensive backfield as a safety.Florida joins the other schools in hot pursuit of Irvin and they all know he will be showing up on campus somewhere in early January, ready to compete in spring.

"Irvin's family tree is littered with terrific football players and he appears to be next in line," Scout.com national analyst Jamie Newberg said of the young man. "A threat on both sides of the football, most have Irvin pegged for the defensive backfield. He possesses all the athletic traits you would want and his instincts have him always around the ball. Irvin has been one of the most productive players in the state."

Check out the Scout Spotlight below to find out more about this 4-star defensive back.


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