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Recruiting Wire: Five-star includes Florida in top five

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:52 p.m.       

FIVE-STAR NAMES TOP FIVE

Phenix City (Al.) Central five-star wide receiver Justyn Ross has released his top five via Twitter.

Florida made the cut, but he is widely seen as an Alabama lean at this time.

ALLEY: Florida included in five-stars top five

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:48 p.m.   

RIVALS250 SAFETY HAS FLORIDA VISIT MONDAY

Chad Simmons spoke with Rivals250 safety Kwantel Raines out at the NFA 7v7 Championships today. He talked about his upcoming visit to Florida, and two SEC programs were the first mentioned.

ALLEY: The latest on four-star Raines

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 11:38 a.m.     

REPORT: ONE OF FLORIDA'S TOP TARGETS ALMOST COMMITTED ELSEWHERE

According to a report on TarHeel Illustarted, Apopka (Fla.) Rivals100 offensive lineman William Barnes came close to committing to North Carolina this weekend and still might.

ALLEY: The latest on Barnes

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 11:21 p.m.    

FOUR-STAR LINEMAN SET TO DECIDE

Less then a week after tweeting out a newly formed top 10, Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips four-star offensive tackle John Campbell tweeted out on Saturday that he will be making his decision in the month of July.

ALLEY: Join the discussion on Campbell

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 2:15 p.m.      

GATORS ELIMINATED FROM RACE

Chad Simmons, who is out at the NFA 7v7, reports that Rivals100 wide out Warren Thompson is down to a final three - and Florida didn't make the cut.

ALLEY: Join the discussion on Thompson

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 1:41 p.m.     

QUARTERBACK BACK ON THE MARKET

five-star quarterback Matt Corral has decommitted from Southern Cal. Twitterverse has Florida as one of his possibilities, but Inside the Gators (or anyone at Rivals) has yet to actually reach him at this point.

More on this development through next week.

ALLEY: More info and discussion on Corral

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Friday, June 16, 2017 4:19 p.m.    

TIGHT END ANNOUNCES DECISION DATE

Warminster (Pa.) Archbishop Wood Catholic four-star tight end Kyle Pitts, likely Florida's top remaining target at the position, will make his commitment a little more then three weeks from today.

ALLEY: Discuss Pitts and Florida's tight end recruiting

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Friday, June 16, 2017 2:26 p.m.      

FOUR-STAR HAS TOP 10

West Chester (Ohio) four-star linebacker Xavier Peters has released his top 10.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:58 p.m.    

FOUR-STAR SAFETY VISITING

Aliquippa (Pa.) four-star safety Kwantel Raines tweeted out that he will be visiting Florida on Monday.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 3:29 p.m.   

TWO MORE UPDATES ON FIVE-STAR FIELDS

Further down the Wire you'll find a handful of links to posts and updates done by Inside the Gators on Kennesaw (Ga.) Harrison five-star quarterback target Justin Fields.

In-case you are interested, here are two more updates.

The first a 15 minute video interview done by the Georgia site while at the Five-Star Challenge.

VIDEO: Fields sets the record straight

The second update comes from the Florida State site after he visited the Seminoles on Wednesday.

LINK: Fields enjoys working with Fisher

If you are interested, you can join yet another discussion on Fields in the Alley.

ALLEY: Yet another discussion on Fields

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:56 p.m.      

FOUR-STAR SAFETY OFFERED

Florida has extended an offer to Bossier City (La.) Parkway 2018 four-star safety Israel Mukuamu.

ALLEY: Join the Mukuamu conversation in the Alley

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:36 p.m.    

GATORS LOSE COMMIT GOSS

On Wednesday night Valdosta (Ga.) Lowndes Jalen Goss tweeted out that he has decommitted from Florida.

Log on to the Alley for the latest on this situation.

ALLEY: Goss decommits discussion

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:44 p.m.  

TIGHT END TARGET TAKACS TO NOTRE DAME

On Wednesday evening Florida four-star tight end target George Takacs made an expected commitment to Notre Dame.

ALLEY: Discuss Takacs as well as the Insider Insight on him from the Challenge

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 8:11 p.m.      

FOUR-STAR LINEMAN RELEASES NEW TOP 10

Fresh off competing at the Rivals Five-Star Challenge Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips four-star offensive lineman John Campbell returned home to release an updated Top 10.

ALLEY: Discuss his list with Florida fans

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:32 p.m.    

FIVE-STAR FIELDS ON ANOTHER VISIT

Over his two day stay in Indianapolis for the Rivals Five-Star Challenge Kennesaw (Ga.) Harrison five-star quarterback Justin Fields went out of his way to make it clear that he isn't a lock, or even leaning to Florida.

Now he is spending the beginning of this week proving it by visiting three schools, two of which are the Gators' biggest rivals.

We have had a ton of Fields updates, interviews, thoughts and more over the last few days:

ALLEY: Fields on his second visit in the last two days

ALLEY: Monday update and Insider thoughts on Fields

LINK: Where Florida stands with Fields

ALLEY: Friday take on Fields after Media Day

LINK: Mike Farrell on Fields

VIDEO: Five-star Fields talks Florida and more

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:41 a.m.  

FOUR-STAR WANTS TO SEE FLORIDA AGAIN

Four-star linebacker Richard Jibunor was one of the more impressive athletes at the Rivals Five-Star Challenge. While he talked some about Florida, even telling one writer that the Gators were in his top two, he ended up naming several combinations (with Auburn as the only common denominator - which normally means something).

Here he talks two favorites and upcoming visits.

LINK: Jibunor has two on top

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Monday, June 12, 2017 1:36 p.m.    

FIVE-STAR CHALLENGE: SOUTHEAST SPOTLIGHT

Chad Simmons and Woody Wommack rundown the top prospects from the Southeast who took part in the Rivals Five-Star Challenge.

Several Florida related tidbits including a 2019 five-star who is committed elsewhere, but still wants to visit the Gators.

LINK: Southeast Spotlight

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Monday, June 12, 2017 11:04 a.m.      

FLORIDA COMMIT RETURNING TO GAINESVILLE AGAIN

After spending this past weekend in Gainesville, Florida four-star running back commit Iverson Clement will return this coming weekend.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 11:01 a.m.        

COMMITTED, BUT OPEN TO OTHERS

After committing to Florida last week, on Sunday Katy (TX) 2019 offensive tackle Andrew Coker tweeted out that he is still open to other programs and that his recruiting process isn't over.