Dowling with a big Spring Game

Four-star safety Jonathan Dowling is the No. 5 ranked best safety in the nation according to Scout.com. One look at the 6-4, 190-pounder with 4.4-speed from Bradenton (FL) Southeast High School and you will quickly learn why he is one of the nation's best.

In his team's recent spring game, Jonathan Dowling took a kickoff back 100 yards to the house and had another reception this time receiving. In fact, Dowling has such good hands he could play wideout for any team in the nation.

"Spring has been going real good so far and our team picked things up right where we left off last season," Patton said. "I have played free safety, corner and wide receiver. Offensively, we look better than last year and on the defensive side we are even better than last year's team."

Florida, Florida State, Miami, Georgia, South Florida, Michigan, FAU, FIU, Wake Forest, Arkansas, Alabama, Auburn and many more have visited this spring to watch Dowling work.

"Everyone looks up to me now and expects me to make the right decision with everything we do and to make the big play."

The only camp plans that Dowling has at this time is to visit Florida. The big games this year for Southeast according to Dowling will be weak one against Palmetto, Manatee week three and then the showdown with Venice and Trey Burton in week four.


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