Florida Signs 5 JUCO Standouts

The University of Florida signed five Junior College prospects todays getting so much needed help in the trenches.

The University of Florida football team has received National Letter of Intents from five junior college players, head coach Ron Zook announced Wednesday afternoon. Offensive Lineman Tavarus Washington (6-3, 295, Mississippi Delta Junior College), Anthony Guerrero (6-3, 305, Cerritos Junior College, California), Bill Griffin (6-4, 290, Ventura Junior College, California) along with tight end David Kenner (6-4, 255, Lackawana Junior College, Pennsylvania) and defensive tackle Eric Holcombe (6-3, 280, Northeast Mississippi Community College) will enroll at Florida in the spring semester.

"We are very excited about this group coming into the Gator program," said Zook. "They are quality players as well as quality people. Like the rest of our players, they are excited to be in the Gator family. Our staff did a tremendous job recruiting these players and we are looking forward to working with them."

Both Washington and Guerrero were named First-Team Junior College All-Americans after their respective positions. Washington attended high school at South Delta in Rolling Fork, Miss., while Guerrero went to Downey High School in California before embarking on their junior college careers. Griffin attended Ventura High School before attending his local junior college. Kenner was named Junior College Honorable Mention All-American at Tight End after his high school career at Frankford in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, while Holcombe was third-team All-American after attending W.P. Davidson High School in Mobile, Ala.

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