UA Preview: Jonathan Dowling

The Florida Gators are blessed with one of the top recruiting classes in the country in large part to players like Jonathan Dowling. A 6-4 and 185-pound safety that projects at wide receiver with the Gators next season and is currently a four-star safety according to

From Bradenton (FL) Southeast High School, Jonathan Dowling's athletic ability is what separates him from other players his size.

He will get first crack at wide receiver with the Gators but will find himself on the defensive side of the ball this week in Orlando. It will be tough to get a good read on Dowling this week playing a position other than wideout. He will thrive in this setting throughout the week and I expect to see him making plays all over the field at the safety position. However, Dowling does want to play on the offensive side of the ball moving forward.

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