Gators slowly moving up in the national rankings, soon to explode


The Gators have added two more commitments in the past month–including their top prospect so far in defensive back Marcus Lewis–who is tight with current freshman Jalen Tabor.

The real story with Florida is more about what is coming than what is already on board. We’ll repeat it here. Five-star recruits like DE CeCe Jefferson, OL Martez Ivey and WR George Campbell could end up being the backbone of this recruiting class if all goes to plan. Four-star prospects like LB Jeffery Holland and LB Adonis Thomas are also big targets. It could be a monster class if all come on board.

Most recent commitment Jalen Julius–who joined the class about two weeks ago–told Saturday Down South he’s glad to be a part of it.

“I love that the Gators are a big family,” Julius told Saturday Down South after announcing his commitment. “I think we are going to win at least 10 games this year.”

Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the composite rankings for high school prospects.

Here’s a look at the seven commitments the Gators have on board so far this year

113 Marcus Lewis Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.) 4 ATH 6’1” 190
322 Tristan Payton First Coast (Jacksonville, FL) 3 WR 6’0″ 170
382 Tyler Jordan Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville, FL) 3 OL 6’4″ 280
399 Deontai Williams Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville, FL) 3 S 6’0” 175
464 Jalen Julius West Orange (Winter Garden, FL) 3 DB 5’11” 170
864 Deondre Farrier Lake Nona (Orlando, FL) 3 WR 6’2″ 190
738 Camrin Knight Lincoln (Tallahassee, FL) 3 TE 6’4″ 225


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