Alabama RB Familiar with UF Offense

Daphne (Ala.) running back Reggie Hunt is 5-10 and 185-pounds with 4.4 speed. He currently holds offers from Florida, Alabama, Auburn, Oklahoma, West Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and Purdue.

Reggie Hunt is coming off an impressive couple of spring game performances. He scored on a 90-yard run against Davidson High School, and against Williamson High School, he scored on a 40-yard reception.

"At Florida I am talking to Coach Strong and Coach Meyer," Hunt said. "I stay in contact with Coach Meyer on a regular basis."

Hunt was able to attend junior day at Florida.

"It was real fun," he said. "I watched the practice and it was very intense. I can see myself going to Florida. The reason that they use Percy Harvin at running back is because they want someone who can take it to the house every time they touch the ball. He said if I were to come to Florida that I would be that back. We run the same style of offense that Florida runs so I think it would be a very easy transition for me."

Hunt is taking his time with the recruiting process, especially looking at the players that would be in front of him on the depth chart.

"It feels real good to have the defending national champs recruiting me," he said. "One of the things that I am looking at is the players that they recruited last year at the running back position; you need to know who is ahead of you at your spot."

After a disappointing junior season due to injuries, Hunt is looking forward to getting his senior season underway. Last year, with limited carries, he had 72 rushes for 709 yards and 12 touchdowns. He is extremely strong with a 270-pound bench press and 405-pound squat to go a long with a 30-inch vertical.

My Take:
With Florida in on so many running backs this year, it will definitely come down to who is willing to pull the trigger first. Look for Florida to sign two running backs in this year's class. Darrell Scott, Covaughn Deboskie, Josh Haden, Eric Smith, Burton Scott, Reggie Hunt and Jonas Gray are just a few the Gator coaches will be keeping up with next season.

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