Haden Times Two

The Florida Gators have gotten more than they could have ever hoped for out of talented cornerback Joe Haden. Now, Haden's younger brother Jordan Haden has become the newest Gator. Jordan Haden went public today, becoming Florida's 11th commitment from the class of 2010.

"I have been down here since Thursday and I love it down here," Jordan Haden said. "My brother and Ahmad Black told me a lot of stuff that made me want to be a Gator. If Ahmad can do it at his size then I can do it as long as I work hard and that's what I will do as well. Today, I sat down with Coach Meyer and I came out and told him that I was going to be a Gator."

Haden is a 6-2, 200-pound safety from Ft. Washington (MD) Friendly High School. As a junior, he had 62 tackles and three interceptions. He holds offers from 28 different schools, including Florida, Georgia, LSU, North Carolina and more.

"Coach Meyer is a real person," Haden said. "He is not just looking for athletes, but for good people and that's what I want to be around. When I told him, he said it was awesome and he is happy to have me. I am even more a part of the family then I was before. Everyone that I talk to tells me that this is the place to be. When I come in there will be other players that are at Florida that will push me to make me better that's what competition is all about."

Haden will be the third member of the Haden family to play college football. Josh Haden just wrapped up his freshman season at Boston College.

"I tell you we are blessed beyond believe and as parents you want the best for your kids and to have the options like we have had is a blessing," Joe Haden, Sr. said. "This commitment is just as big as Joe's and Josh's and it never gets old. To have three sons and another on the way it's truly a blessing and it's exciting as the younger ones learn from the older ones."


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