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Recruiting Wire: Florida to see new quarterback on Monday

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:51 p.m.     

FLORIDA TO CHECK OUT NEW QUARTERBACK ON MONDAY

With Florida's quarterback board currently consisting of two prospects who are committed elsewhere, the Gators will visit with Norton (Ks.) three-star Jace Ruder on Monday.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound dual-threat quarterback was committed to Tulsa, but has reopened his process. He has offers from Georgia, Florida State and North Carolina among others.

ALLEY: Discuss Florida's new quarterback target

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 9:05 p.m.        

DEFENSIVE END HAS AN ALL SEC FINAL FIVE

This evening Lithonia (Ga.) Miller Grove three-star defensive end Caleb Tannor released his top five schools via Twitter.

Inside the Gators will attempt to get him for an update this week.

ALLEY: Discuss Tannor with fellow Florida fans

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 8:42 p.m.        

2019 WATKINS SAYS TWO STANDING OUT

Nashville (Tn.) Magnet 2019 athlete Jashon Watkins has been committed to Florida once, and on the verge of committing another time, but is still on the market.

He plans on taking a visit to Notre Dame this summer and says that two programs currently stand out to him.

LINK: Watkins to visit Notre Dame, but has two standouts

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 6:12 p.m.      

SPRING GAME HIGHLIGHTS OF TWO FLORIDA TARGETS

Below are the spring game highlights of Florida targets Jashaun Corbin and George Takacs.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 3:33 p.m.      

FLORIDA STATE COMMIT OFFERED

Florida has extended an offer to Florida State commit Patrick Joyner - a 6-foot-2, 205-pound defensive end out of Homestead (Fla.).

ALLEY: Discuss this latest Florida offer with Florid fans

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:31 p.m.     

TAKE A DEFENSIVE TACKLE OFF THE BOARD

Raleigh (N.C.) Sanderson three-star defensive tackle Alim McNeill had good things to say about Florida after visiting the Gators last month.

RELATED: Fast rising defensive tackle talks Florida visit

However, that didn't keep Florida from being eliminated when he released his top 10 on Thursday evening.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 7:09 p.m.       

FOUR-STAR BACK PIERCE BACK ON THE MARKET

For the second time this week a four-star running back that Florida is recruiting has come back on the market by decommitting from his current choice.

This time it is Bainbridge (Ga.) Rivals250 back Dameon Pierce - who has decommitted from Alabama.

Two links below, one to an article on ITG when Florida visited him this spring and then our discussion on the Alley about this big development.

LINK: Florida attempting the unthinkable, flipping an Alabama commit

ALLEY: Talk about Pierce's decision

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:11 p.m.     

TOP FLORIDA TARGET ONE TO WATCH IN 2020

This week in a five-part series Rivals is taking an early look at 20 of the top prospects in the Class of 2020.

Today, in part-three, top Florida quarterback target Harrison Bailey is featured.

LINK: 20 top 2020 prospects

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:41 p.m.   

FLORIDA OFFERS TWO 2018 PROSPECTS

Snellville (Ga.) South Gwinnet cornerback Terrell Smith is currently committed to Minnesota, but after speaking with Florida assistant coach Corey Bell today, he received an offer from the Gators.

Could this offer cause him to rethink things? Chad Simmons has the latest in the Alley.

LINK: Latest after Florida offers Smith

The Gators also extended an offer to Buford (Ga.) 2018 running back Anthony Grant Jr.


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:31 a.m.   

TIGHT END TARGET AMONG FASTEST RISING PROSPECTS

On Tuesday Inside the Gators ran an update on Florida tight end target Kyle Pitts (Fast rising tight end talks upcoming Florida visit)- referring to him as a rising prospect.

On Wednesday Rivals analysts called him one of the prospects from the Mid-Atlantic whose stock is rising.

LINK: Five prospects whose stock is improving includes UF target Pitts

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:12 a.m.    

MORE TUESDAY OFFERS

Later on Tuesday evening more Florida offers extended throughout the day came to light. Here is a look at two of them.

* 2019 Loganville (Ga.) Grayson wide receiver Kenyon Jackson.

* 2020 Carrollton (Ga.) outside linebacker Kevin Swint.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:56 p.m.    

THREE MORE OFFERS

A few more afternoon offers handed out by Florida:

* Buford (Ga.) 2019 running back Derrian Brown.

* Powder Springs (Ga.) Hillgrove 2019 four-star cornerback Jaylen McCollough

* 6-foot-4, 310-pound offensive guard Harry Miller is the third offensive lineman from his high school offered by Florida today.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:36 p.m.    

FLORIDA STILL RECRUITING FOUR-STAR COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN

From Chad Simmons: Florida is one of several schools in the southeast who is still recruiting four-star linebacker Otis Reese. Despite the fact that he remains committed to Michigan, the Leesburg (Fa.) Lee County standout is still listening to others.

LINK: Florida still recruiting committed four-star

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:51 a.m.     

FLORIDA OFFERS TOP JUCO DEFENSIVE END

I posted some JUCO rankings last week in the Alley that showed defensive end Dorian Gerald as the #3 JUCO in the nation and commenting that he was picking up offer after offer.

Well, today Florida joined in the action.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:00 a.m.   

TOP BACK, BACK ON THE MARKET

Florida was thought to be one of the teams in the running when out of nowhere Melbourne (Fla.) Holy Trinity four-star running back Jashaun Corbin committed to Tennessee.

Not long after that commitment, Florida stopped by his high school to check in on him this spring.

Today, Corbin decided to re-open his recruiting process by decommitting from the Volunteers.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:49 a.m.       

FIVE UP - TWO DOWN

Rivals southeast analysts Woody Wommack and Chad Simmons take a closer look at five prospects who are seeing their stock soar and two who are going in the opposite direction.

Two Florida targets are among those whose stock is rising.

LINK: Two Gators targets will see ranking improve

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:32 a.m.     

TWO PEACH STATE LINEMEN OFFERED

Florida has offered a pair of 2019 teammates from the Peach State so far this morning:

* 6-foot-5, 295-pound Buford (Ga.) offensive tackle Carter Colquitt.

* 6-foot-4, 290-pound Buford (Ga.) offensive guard Riley Simonds.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:29 a.m.       

2019 STAR TALKS RECRUITING

After releasing his top 10 over the weekend, 2019 Peach State athlete Owen Pappoe goes a bit more in-depth about his recruiting process in this video interview with Chad Simmons.

LINK: Pappoe talks recruiting

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Monday, May 15, 2017 10:42 a.m.      

WILLIAMS GOING BACK TO KENTUCKY

For the second time in two weeks Florida's quarterback board took a bit of a hit with a top target deciding to go elsewhere. This time it is Lawrenceville (Ga.) Central Gwinnett three-star Jarren Williams coming off the board with his decision to recommit to the Kentucky Wildcats.

Williams first decommitted from Kentucky after he visited Florida back in April. The Gators have been by his high school twice this spring, but in the end, he turned down Florida, Georgia and Florida State to remain with the Wildcats.

LINK: Williams back on board with Kentucky

ALLEY: Discuss Williams decision with other Florida fans

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Monday, May 15, 2017 10:21 a.m.        

UPDATES ON THREE UNDERCLASSMEN

* Rob Cassidy reports that Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas 2019 quarterback Curt Casteel grew up a fan of the Gators and is waiting and wanting a Florida offer.

LINK: Casteel talks recruiting

* Chad Simmons has an update on Phenix City (Ala.) Central 2019 defensive back Ray Thornton. With family in the Jacksonville area, he says he grew up a fan of the Gators.

LINK: Thornton has an offer and a dream school

* Simmons also spoke with Lanett (Ala.) 2019 safety Trikweze Bridges - who has early offers from Florida and Alabama.

LINK: New offers and visits for 2019 star