FNL Stars Ready to Shine

As the Florida Gators are set for another Friday Night Lights extravaganza, we take a look at some of the prospects that will be in attendance as well as ones that are not scheduled to visit.

It has been a daunting task over the last few days tracking down players from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Virginia, Florida, California, New Jersey and Georgia. If you are able to attend FNL next Friday, July 23, these are a few of the players you might want to keep an eye on but certainly not all of them. Over the last 72 hours, I have personal confirmation from all of the players listed below. However, this does not mean the list is subject to change moving forward. As of today, here is what the list look likes.

WR Davonte Allen 6'0 180 Belle Glade (FL) Glades Day High School
LB Stephone Anthony 6'3 220 Wadesboro (NC) Anson High School
WR Quenton Bundrage 6'2 170 Bradenton (FL) Manatee
TE Carlos Carvajal 6'6 210 Hialeah (FL)
CB Ahmad Christian 5'10 190 Jacksonville (FL) Trinity Christian
TE/OL Cameron Clear 6'7 270 Memphis (TN) Central
TE Brandon Fulse 6'5 240 Fort Meade (FL)
WR Patrick Harris ('12) 6'0 160 Groveland (FL) Southlake
Ath Tysean Holloway ('12) 6'0 185 Ashville (NC)
OL Marcus Jackson 6'4 318 Vero Beach (FL)
S Chris Johnson 5'10 203 Ocala (FL) Trinity Catholic
DE Curt Maggitt 6'3 210 Palm Beach Gardens (FL) William T. Dwyer
LB/SS Jordan Montgomery 6'1 200 Groveland (FL) Southlake
RB Jarius Pace 6'1 200 Orlando (FL) Olympia
WR Latroy Pittman ('12) 6'1 185 Citra (FL) North Marion
QB Cord Sandberg ('13) 6'2 170 Bradenton (FL) Manatee
QB Kevin Sousa 6'4 235 Orlando (FL) Lake Nona
WR David Thomas 5'8 170 Ocala (FL) Trinity Catholic
LB Kent Turene 6'3 230 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Boyd Anderson
Ath Eddie Williams 6'3 210 Panama City (FL) J.R. Arnold
CB Alex Dixon 6'1 180 Clearwater (FL) Countryside
QB Teddy Bridgewater 6'3 185 Miami (FL) Northwestern
DE Giorgio Newberry 6'5 250 Fort Pierce (FL)
DE Giovani Francois 6'2 230 Bradenton (FL) Bradenton Southeast
DT Dalvon Stuckey ('12) 6'3 300 Walton (FL)
CB Ra'Chard Pippens 6'1 180 McDonough (GA) Ola
DL Aaron Lynch 6'6 250 Cape Coral (FL) Island Coast
LB Gionni Paul 6'1 215 Lakeland (FL) Kathleen Senior
QB Clay Chastain ('12) 6'3 200 Kennesaw (GA) Harrison
DL Quayvon Hicks ('12) 6'2 260 Blackshear (GA) Pierce County
RB Mike Blakely 5'9 195 Bradenton (FL) Manatee
WR T.J. Worthy 6'2 185 Gadsden City (AL)
DE Javon Williams ('12) 6'2.5 205 Panama City (FL) J.R. Arnold
DE Anthony Rabasa 6'3 235 Miami (FL) Miami Columbus
WR Damiere Byrd 5'9 165 Erial (NJ) Timber Creek
S Jamie Byrd 6'0 180 Dade City (FL) Pasco
OT Trip Thurman 6'6 300 Dover (DE)
CB Loucheiz Purifoy 6'0 185 Pensacola (FL) Pine Forest
DE Jordan Jenkins ('12) 6'3 230 Hamilton (GA) Harris County
CB Marcus Roberson 6'0 175 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) St. Thomas Aquinas
WR Devin Clarke 5'11 170 Seabring (FL)
CB Nick Waisome 5'10 170 Groveland (FL) Southlake

A.C. Leonard, Hunter Joyer, Javares McRoy, Jeoffrey Pagan, Ja'Juan Story, Pop Saunders and Ryan Shazier will also be in attendance. It is unclear at this time if offensive linemen Tommy Jordan or quarterback Jeff Driskel will be able to attend and kicker Kyle Christy will not be able to attend.

James Wilder told me last night that he is unsure if he will attend or not and the same can be said for both Tim Jernigan and Kelvin Benjamin. However, I do expect to see them in Gainesville on the July 23.

There are a number of players with a variety of reasons that will not be able to attend next week's Friday Night Lights and some of them include:

Rodney Coe, Lamar Dawson, Curtis Grant, Rashad Greene, Corian Hamilton, Chris Jones, Dontae Levingston, Josue Matias, Charone Peake, Jameel Poteat, Calvin Pryor, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Valdez Showers, Tom Smith, Damian Swann, Landon Turner, Xzavier Ward, Ray Drew, Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix, Jack Tabb, Tre Mason, Sean Duggan, D'Angelo Roberts, Jabari Gorman, Sammy Watkins, Jay Rome, Pat Martin, Savon Huggins and Miles Shuler.

Some of these players will be at camp in Orlando and will try and make the drive over like Gerald Christian, Matt Elam and Jonathan Dowling.

Tre Mason will be attending his grandfathers funeral in New York and might not be back in time. Clay Chastain will be with his entire family. Anthony Rabasa is bringing his mother, father and defensive coordinator. Trip Thurman will be with his mother and father and Purifoy is coming with his mother and two sisters. Jordan Jenkins will be with his mother, father and sister.

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