Florida lands Kelvin Taylor, top recruits after 2013 Junior Day
On the heels of finishing with the
Here's what's most impressive: All 10 future Gators hail from the Sunshine State, a potential indicator of Will Muschamp's growing in-state reputation. A season ago, 12 of his 23 signees came from within state borders. He has already nearly matched that total, and, more importantly, addressed several pressing needs.
First, at running back. The Gators signed Belle Glade, Fla., talent
Muschamp also made strides at receiver. After missing on five-stars
Florida's next four commitments came on the defensive side of the ball.
The Gators added four linebackers --
They also added a pair of defensive backs,
The Gators' other defensive commitment, who gave his verbal in late January after the team's first Junior Day, is four-star defensive tackle
Finally, though he didn't commit, five-star Lake City, Fla., offensive lineman
It's immensely early, but Florida is off to an excellent start and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. While it landed six commitments on Saturday, Florida will likely have to wait to see the lasting effects -- and rewards -- of an unmistakably successful Junior Day.