Florida TE target decommits from Penn State
A Jacksonville, Florida tight end has decided to back off his pledge to the Penn State Nittany Lions. Experts are already predicting he’ll be a Gator.
Episcopal School of Jacksonville TE Nick Elksnis committed to PSU back on July 31, 2019. On Sunday, he announced his decommitted from James Franklin’s team.
“After much thought, prayer, and conversation with my family, I have decided to decommit from Penn State and will be reopening my recruiting,” Elksnis wrote on Twitter.
Three 247Sports recruiting analysts, including Penn State insider Sean Fitz and Florida insider Blake Alderman, submitted Crystal Ball predictions on Sunday that Elksnis will commit to Florida. Elksnis is being recruited by Tim Brewster, who recently took over as the Gators’ tight ends coach after the departure of Larry Scott. On Friday, Brewster celebrated the Gators landing a commitment from 4-star TE Gage Wilcox and hinted that another one of his recruits could join UF’s 2021 recruiting class in the near future.
“There’s another guy out there I’m hoping to hear from soon….😎 ” Brewster tweeted.
Elksnis is listed at 6-6, 220 pounds and rated 3-stars, the No. 15 tight end, No. 60 Florida product and No. 379 prospect overall nationally on the 247Sports Composite. In addition to Penn State and Florida, he holds 21 other scholarship offers, including Florida State, Miami, Michigan, Mississippi State, Ohio State, South Carolina and Tennessee. His highlights can be viewed below.