Labryan Ray (Photo by Chad Simmons)

FightinGators.com takes a look at Florida's board to see where things are trending.

National Signing Day is just days away and Gator Gauge lets you know where things are trending for Florida's biggest targets left on the board.

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/193186-james-robinson

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Schools: Ohio State, Florida, Ole Miss and Oklahoma

Latest: Nothing new with James Robinson at the moment. This still looks like an Oklahoma vs. Florida battle. The Gators seem to be working on some momentum since his official visit to Gainesville a few weeks back. He is set to have an in-home visit on Friday with UF. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/194334-charleston-rambo

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Schools: Florida and Oklahoma

Latest: Charleston Rambo is visiting Florida this weekend. The Oklahoma pledge is interested in the Gators, however, this visit will help determine if Florida can get in later in the game. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/194556-oliver-martin

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Schools: Ohio State, Florida, Michigan, Michigan State, Auburn and Iowa

Latest: A lot has changed with Oliver Martin. According to Scout Recruiting Analyst, Allen Trieu, Martin is set to visit Michigan this weekend and not Florida has expected a few days ago. However, the four-star wide receiver was also expected to visit the Wolverines last week and then decided on Ohio State but never made it in. So until he lands in Michigan, this one is in the air. 

http://www.scout.com/player/201562-adarius-lemons

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Schools: Florida

Latest: Honestly there are no other schools but Florida for Adarius Lemons. The four-star running back was forced to decommit after some off the field issues, however, has since returned to school and taken his ACT. The staff continue to evaluate the top back-this is the only reason why the arrow is not trending up. He is expected to be in Gainesville this weekend for an official visit. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/182677-tedarrell-slaton

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Schools: Florida, Miami, Clemson, Kentucky and Georgia

Latest: Tedarrell Slaton took his official visit to Florida last weekend and things could not be better for the Gators and the five-star. This looks like a Florida win on signing day. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/210563-devante-wyatt

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Schools: Georgia, South Carolina, Florida 

Latest: Although initially Devante Wyatt was on flip watch for Florida things took a turn. South Carolina seems like the favorite to flip this Georgia pledge. Wyatt is visiting Florida this weekend. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/190160-cam-spence

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Schools: Florida and Maryland

Latest: No change for Cam Spence. He is still considering both Florida and Maryland. The Terps pledge is in Orlando for the USA All-Star game and will return home before making his final decision. Many in Maryland believe he will remain committed to the Terps, although the Gators are giving him plenty to think about considering Maryland has yet to name a new defensive line coach. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/199966-elijah-conliffe

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Schools: Florida, Tennessee, Penn State and Louisville 

Latest: Things are trending up for Florida and Elijah Conliffe. The four-star defensive tackle from Virginia visited Florida last weekend and was bought in. After a few days it seems like his mom joined him. It seemed for a while that Penn State would be his destination, then it was Tennessee, however, now Florida is confident they will land yet another defensive lineman from the state of Virginia. Conliffe is headed to Louisville for an official this weekend. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/192782-breyon-gaddy

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Schools: Florida and Maryland 

Latest: The Gators could very well add two more defensive linemen from the state of Virginia: Breyon Gaddy and Brandon Gaddy. The brothers will be on campus this weekend and the Maryland pledges will certainly be on flip watch. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/187856-tyrone-truesdell

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Schools: Florida, Ole Miss and Louisville

Latest: I think this has more to do with numbers than anything else. Tyrone Truesdell favors Florida, however, the Gators are in with plenty of other defensive linemen. It will depend on how the rest of the class shapes up. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/202196-k-lavon-chaisson

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Schools: Florida, LSU and Texas

Latest: The scenario around K'Lavon Chaisson is interesting. Florida is in the list of schools above because he set a last minute official visit to UF for this weekend. It has long since believed that he is leaning either LSU or Texas. This visit to Gainesville for the five-star will determine if the Gators can play spoiler just days before the finish line. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/199359-labryan-ray

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Schools: Florida, Tennessee and Alabama

Latest According to LaBryan Ray he is still visiting this weekend, which is all that Florida should hope for since the four-star defensive end from Alabama visited the Crimson Tide last weekend and did not commit. The Gators still are the underdog and will need to have a 5-star visit for this to flip their way. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/204342-levi-jones

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Schools: Florida, Florida State, USC and UCLA

Latest: Levi Jones has visited both west coast schools and will visit Florida State this weekend. The four-star linebacker enjoyed his time out west and it seems like USC has jumped out as a contender for Jones. FSU lands the final visit and were the favorites coming into the month. I will add that there are things that could happen the next few days that might change this trend meter. This one will clearer once he returns from his FSU visit. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/204186-nick-smith

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Schools: Florida, Michigan State 

Latest: This is all Florida for Nick Smith. The linebacker took his official visit to the Swamp last weekend and gave his visit a ten. He says he was deciding between LSU or Louisville for a final visit, but as of Thursday no visit has been set. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/202019-christopher-henderson

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Schools: Florida, Alabama and Miami

Latest: After leading the way for months, things seem to be going the wrong direction for Florida and Christopher Henderson. The four-star cornerback looks to be leaning towards hometown Miami as signing day draws near. The Gators will not be giving up on Henderson until he signs the dotted line. 

http://www.scout.com/player/198202-elijah-blades

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Schools: Florida, USC, Nebraska, Oregon and Georgia

Latest: Elijah Blades decommitted from Florida on Wednesday night and it is hard to see a kid decommit so close to signing day and then commit to the same school. At this time Nebraska and USC seem like the more likely options. However, Tim Skipper did visit Blades' family and the four-star cornerback's mom loved the official visit to Gainesville and did not accompany Blades on his Nebraska official. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/200926-brad-stewart

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Schools: Florida, Arkansas, Arizona State

Latest: Things between Florida and Brad Stewart continue to look good. The four-star cornerback is set to visit this weekend and the Gators have been the favorite for months. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/200258-eric-stokes

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Schools: Florida, Ole Miss and Georgia

Latest: Eric Stokes and his family were not shy about discussing their Florida visit. All of them enjoyed their trip and the Gators are in a very good spot with Stokes. He is visited UGA last weekend and is set to visit Ole Miss this weekend. The Rebels are Florida's main competitor. 

http://www.scout.com/college/florida/player/190513-brian-edwards

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Schools: Miami, Louisville, and Florida

Latest: Florida offered Brian Edwards after his performance at its 7-on-7 camp, however, the Gators have started to put on the pressure in the last month. In that time Miami has cemented a good relationship with the South Florida safety. Although Edwards decommitted from the Canes in the fall, things are trending their way. However, Florida is back in the mix and will host Edwards for an official visit which could turn the tide over. 

There are two new names that I have not mentioned in the trend meter: Abule Abadi-Fitzgerald and Donovan Stiner. Those two are new to the board this week and both will visit this weekend. 

Abadi-Fitzgerald is a defensive end from Lakeland who I can see committing to Florida, while Stiner is still an uncertain commodity as to where things stand with him. I will update both of their statuses soon. 


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