Semper Fi Preview: Florida Players

Seven Florida players will be competing in the Semper Fi All-American Game on Friday so lets take a closer look at them.

RB Alex Collins -- The state's top running back prospect, Collins is making a push to be rated as the nation's top running back. At 5-foot-11 and 205 pounds, the South Plantation standout seems to have all the tools to be very successful in college. A long-time Miami commitment, Collins opened things back up recently and took visits to Florida State, Wisconsin, and Florida. He plans to see the Canes and Arkansas later this month before making a final choice.

WR Kermit Whitfield -- Widely considered the fastest player in the whole state this year, Whitfield had a strong senior season at Jones High in Orlando. He was recruited nationally but the 5-foot-8, 155-pounder will play football and run track at Florida State for the next few years.

TE Tyler Provo -- At 6-foot-2 and 235 pounds, Provo is a talented pass-catching tight end prospect who played at one of the state's premier small school programs. Like his older brother Nick, Tyler will play his college football at Syracuse.

LB Jermaine Grace -- One of the fastest and most athletic linebacker prospects in the state this year, this Miramar High standout took a December visit to Miami -- his current favorite. He plans to see Florida, Louisville, and Tennessee in January before making a final decision.

S Ahmad Thomas -- One of the best players on a team that won a state championship, Thomas is a very good safety prospect. At 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, he could even grow into a speed, athletic outside linebacker in college. He chose Oklahoma over a host of others and is set to enroll later this month in Norman.

S Austin Logan -- At 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds, Logan is a standout defensive back at Florida High in Tallahassee. He spent time at both corner and safety, and collected over 20 offers. He projects as a safety at Purdue, the school he committed to earlier in the process.

S Ray Lewis -- This Lake Mary Prep standout played on both sides of the ball in high school. He ran for over 1,000 yards on offense while leading his team to the state quarterfinals. The son of NFL great Ray Lewis, this kid has been committed to Miami for a long time now.

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