Florida, always in search of terrific athletes to play every spot on the field usually gets a lot of their picks when it comes to the secondary come signing day. Jordan Miner was offered early in the process and has been to campus numerous times. He said the visit Saturday was a good one and he knows what the staff likes about him.
“The visit went well I got to talk to all the coaches and went on another tour of the campus,” he said. “They like big physical corners that can make plays in the open field. I’m a lengthy corner that has great ball skills and can make plays on offense, defense, and special teams.”
Florida head coach Jim McElwain and the staff decided to invite several juniors to visit over the weekend with a bunch of official visitors from the 2017 class as well. Despite the need to spend time with official visitors, McElwain and defensive back coach Torrian Gray were able to get some quality time with Miner as well.
“I've already seen everything so I was pretty much just trying to get more comfortable with the coaches,” Miner said. “I talked to coach Mac and Coach Gray and they were just saying they want me to be a Gator.”
Still early in the process, Miner says that he has a group of schools that have offered that are standing out right now. Penn State, Maryland, Kentucky, Florida, Toledo, and UCF are schools that he is sharing his time in the process with the most right now.
Only 13 years old when he started playing Varsity football, Miner says he will be 17 years old when he enrolls in college. A future Marketing or Sports Marketing major the former quarterback is a big fan of Cam Newton and Michael Vick. He says he knows what he is looking for in a school and plans to commit, “either before my senior year or right after.”
“I want a school that has a good program for my major and a place where I can feel at home and compete.”