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  1. Gators land second 2016 commit

    Derek Tyson

    The Florida Gators picked up their third commitment in as many days on Friday afternoon, as 2016 cornerback prospect Tre Jackson (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab) gave his pledge to Florida head coach Will Muschamp. Jackson is the son of former Flori...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  2. Hargreaves, Taylor jump up in ESPN 150

    Derek Tyson

    With 20 verbal commitments, the Florida Gators continue to have one of the top recruiting classes in the country. In the updated ESPN 150/300 rankings, Florida has an impressive 13 players listed, including nine in the top 150. Cornerback Vernon H...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  3. UGA commit Shaq Wiggins visits UF

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- ESPN 150 cornerback and Georgia verbal commit Shaq Wiggins (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek) visited Gainesville on Saturday to watch Florida take on Bowling Green. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound Under Armour All-American said he enjoyed his v...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  4. 2014 DB Brown high on the Gators

    Derek Tyson

    CITRA, Fla. -- Cornerback Dominique Brown (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic) will be one of the top defensive back prospects in the state of Florida next season. The 5-foot-11, 183-pound prospect has already garnered offers from South Carolina and FIU...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  5. What's next for Florida? More spots in 2013

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida lost two four-star commitments this weekend, as cornerback Tre' Bell (Jersey City, N.J./St. Peters Prep) and offensive lineman Rod Johnson (Delray Beach, Fla./American Heritage) decided to part ways with the Gators. Wh...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  6. Gators move to No. 2 in class rankings

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With the help of five commitments in five days, the Florida Gators were able to move up to the No. 2 spot in the ESPN class rankings Thursday. Five-star cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III started the onslaught of commitments las...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Florida's defensive backs class 'special'

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The commitment of five-star cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Wharton) last Thursday, solidified Florida's incoming defensive back's class as one of the top groups in the country. Joining Hargreaves, the No. 1-rank...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  8. DB Vernon Hargreaves III confident in UF

    Derek Tyson

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- When five-star cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Wharton) made his pledge to Florida on Thursday afternoon, he knew it was for good. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound athlete recently visited several school including O...

    Blog | July 28, 2012
  9. CB Hargreaves III closing in on decision

    Derek Tyson

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Five-star defensive back Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Hillborough), who named a top five list of schools on Friday via Twitter, said on Saturday his list of top schools is in order. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound cornerback tweeted:...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  10. Hargreaves wins MVP, talks favorites

    Derek Tyson

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Five-star cornerback prospect Vernon Hargreaves III (Tampa, Fla./Wharton) won defensive MVP of the IMG Madden 7-on-7 National Championship tournament on Sunday after Team Tampa beat Max Ex Blue 28-17 to win the tournament. The 5...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  11. 2014 DB Dawson picks up two big offers

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- 2014 defensive back prospect Duke Dawson (Cross City, Fla./Dixie County) was a relatively unknown prospect heading in this week, but after a strong camp performance at Florida and Florida State, the talented cornerback has picked...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  12. Florida picks up N.J. defensive back

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida picked up its third commitment of the day when cornerback prospect Tre' Bell verbally committed to the Gators after their spring game on Saturday. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound athlete, who also had offers from Michigan, No...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  13. Gators recruiting breakdown: Cornerback

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators signed one of the top cornerback prospects in the country last year in Brian Poole (Bradenton, Fla./Southeast) but also lost out on Tracy Howard (Miramar, Fla./Miramar), another top corner prospect. With Poo...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  14. Florida selective with cornerback targets

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With depth and talent at the cornerback position, the Florida Gators will be selective with their targets for the 2013 recruiting class. The Gators landed two cornerback prospects, Brian Poole and Willie Bailey, in their 2012 ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  15. Florida Gators target Tracy Howard Jr. eschews Twitter

    Derek Tyson

    Tracy Howard is the nation's No. 1 cornerback prospect. Unlike most high-profile recruits, he doesn't have a Twitter account. But his mother does.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  16. Florida four-star CB set to visit USC

    Derek Tyson

    Four-star cornerback Tracy Howard (Miramar, Fla./Miramar) will visit USC this weekend, according to his mother, Shaiy Howard. Howard, who is ranked in the ESPNU 150 as the No. 1 corner and the No. 18 player in the country, was also planning to vis...

    Blog | January 09, 2012