Florida hired former Oregon State offensive coordinator John Garrett as an off-field assistant and Garrett coached Del Rio last season. Del Rio also played at Alabama three years ago where he walked on and was coached by current Gator offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier. So, the familiarity is there.
There is no word yet on whether he will be a scholarship player or not or whether he would be able to play right away which would require an appeals process. But, there are still reasons to take him on.