Four-star speedy WR Anthony Schwartz high on UF after visit

Adding speed is always a big deal in recruiting and the Florida Gators hosted a number of fast prospects on campus Saturday. One big time speed merchant hails from a very familiar program to the Gators. Ft. Lauderdale American Heritage receiver Anthony Schwartz visited Saturday and left very fond of the experience.

The Gators signed three out of American Heritage in the 2017 cycle. The program has become a training ground for some of the best potential college talent in all of America. Anthony Schwartz already has 15 offers including one from the Gators and on his visit Saturday to Gainesville, he felt like talking to the people in the program was what stood out the most.

The visit was great and (I most enjoyed) talking to the coaches and how they all knew me was really great,” Schwartz said late Saturday night after the trip.”

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He got to meet and greet with a lot of the staff who made sure to let him know exactly why they would like to have him in orange and blue.

“I talked to Coach Dixon, Coach Shannon, Coach Rumph, and Coach Mac, they (told me they) loved my speed).

He got a good feel for Gators’ receiver coach Kerry Dixon.

“He's very chill and he seems like a great coach,” Schwartz said of Dixon.

While on campus, he was able to watch film of the offense and see exactly how he would fit in it when things are going the right way.

“They showed me how they run their offense similar to NFL teams and they said that they want to use me as a game changer,” he said.

The Gators signed three of his teammates from last season and cornerback Marco Wilson was the one that kept urging him to check out Gainesville and the Florida program. He was glad he did with the impression he got from the trip.

Yea, Marco was pushing me to go visit Florida,” he said. “I love the school and the program is great. Florida is one of my top schools.

He lists Miami, Auburn, and Wisconsin as other favorites right now and the two-sport star who also runs track and wants to in college says he is starting to get a feel when he might make a final decision and what that decision will be about.

“I might decide in August,” the 100 meter and 200 meter track star said. “(The decision will be about) which offense fits me the most and if I can do both football and track.”


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