Chat Recap: New Commitment Jeoffrey Pagan

Fresh off his commitment to the University of Florida, Scout.com National Top 100 defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan joined FightinGators.com along with his coach Monday night in chat to answer your questions. Here is a brief summary on what they had to say.



Coach Mike Zboyovski:

JP is excited about all of his teammates @ UF - I know allot of people are shying away from committing to UF after the DL signee's of 2010, but JP saw it as an opportunity to go contribute and be a part of history

Coach MZ:

Can't comment on negative recruiting...I have allot of kids playing @ other programs....

Coach MZ:

I'm not the head coach....just an assistant....maybe a head coach one day! It's a pleasure to coach all my guys....JP makes all involved look good...so it's fun to have a kid of that caliber

Coach MZ:

JP told coach Meyer on Friday that he wasn't going to visit anymore schools....

Coach MZ:

OK GUYS....JP is going to jump on here....Thanks for the questions and I appreciate the warm response from Gator Nation

Jeoffrey Pagan:

I am planning on taking part in FNL in July I'm content with my decision to be a Gator. I have visited a bunch of schools. I am originally from Miami so Florida feels like home

JP:

I will be wearing #2 @ UF. I am trying to enroll early so I can be ready to go to war with my teammates in fall of 2011. I spoke with Powell, Floyd and Easley on Saturday. I am excited about getting down there and going to work with them. I have never been to an official game....YET! I'll be down in the fall

JP:

Coach Meyer told me I have to be real fast to wear that #2......but there is no way I am as fast as Demps and no way I can fit into that jersey! Only football....I have played AAU basketball for a while...but football now

JP:

I can't comment on who I'm trying to get @ UF.....

JP:

56 sacks....that's allot....but I'll try just for you! lol. Powell, Floyd and Easley are good guys and once we all get on the same page. I promise you were going to turn it up on some opposing SEC offense's

JP:

I don't have a favorite game I want to see in the swamp....I'm just ready to get there and play for you guys

JP:

I met Percy and Tebow....both are great guys... No favorites right now....loved Tebow while he was there...everything he stood for.

JP:

I don't really know who I would compare myself too. My favorite DE in the NFL is Jared Allen...I love his motor...so I want to train myself to have that type of motor

JP:

Crushing a QB....fires me up!

JP:

Coach Meyer is down to earth and is just another normal human being....that happens to be a great football coach and recruiter!

JP:

HAHAHA....coach Z is my boy....no way I'm going to put what he ran in the 40 on the web....plus he's kind of old....he's like 31..LOL... 31 is a personal joke....I know that's not old....I just tell him he's old all the time b/c he loves being young!

JP:

Chemistry seems really good between the new 2010 DL signee's

JP:

I love the defensive side of the ball...but have played receiver...you never know maybe they'll throw it to me one game?

JP:

I have wanted to be a gator for a while...but wanted to see all the schools before making a decision.

JP:

Coaches are just like other people....each are different some might say arrogant....but the majority of them are confident...you have to be

JP:

My favorite non-football activity is my Xbox with my teammates

JP:

LOL - I was allowed to touch the gator head

JP:

I think the talent on the UF campus is awesome....some people don't like to play against the best day in and day out, but if you want to be the best why would you go anywhere else?

JP:

I loved the recruiting process....nothing irritating besides Higdon....lol

JP:

Don't know about how many times I'll do the Gator chomp this season.....but I hope it will be plenty! Guys thanks for all the love. Coach Z sends all his best and I'm excited to play for you guys. Thanks Again! Goodnight


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