DAY 3: Video interview with Jon Demps

True sophomore strong side linebacker John Demps is in a battle with senior Brian Crum for a starting position. The Pensacola native comes in as one of the prize recruits from Urban Meyer's first recruiting class at Florida. A knee injury sidelined him for most of the season last year, but Demps is almost 100% at fighting for the spot.
August 8, 2006

Signing Day Flashback - Recruiting Jon Demps

At 2 a.m. on National Signing Day, all the lights were burning in the Demps household in Pensacola. No, Jon Demps wasn't studying for a test nor was he simply too excited to sleep. He was on the phone with Charlie Strong, Florida's co-defensive coordinator, and both of Strong and Demps were getting the re-assurances that they needed. An internet report was posted that the four-star (by Scout.com) linebacker from Pensacola Washington had given his commitment to Florida State.
June 30, 2005

Millicent Demps: Every Day Is Mother's Day

There will be no empty nest syndrome for Millicent Demps in a few more weeks when she sends her baby, whom she calls "Jon Jon", off to the University of Florida where he will be attending on a football scholarship. You only have to spend a few minutes around Millicent to know that she's been preparing for this day for years.
May 7, 2005

RECRUITING: Coach Heater talks about signees

Coach Heater, somewhat bleary eyed from a very long signing day process, spent a few minutes to talk with the media about the Class of 2004 Florida Gator Signees. Here's a few of his quotes:
February 2, 2005

RECRUITING: Visit to UF family reunion for Demps

When Pensacola Washington's four-star (by Scout.com) linebacker Jon Demps visited the University of Florida this past weekend, little did he know that it would be a mini-family reunion.
February 1, 2005

Where Does Demps Stand?

Former University of Miami offensive lineman Ty Wise is now an assistant coach at his alma-mater, Washington High School in Pensacola. That also happens to be the home of standout linebacker Jon Demps. The two have developed a good relationship.
January 31, 2005

Gators or Noles?

Florida State has been in hot pursuit of one the state's top linebackers prospects. This weekend he visited Florida and the Gators got their opportunity to make the last impression.
January 30, 2005