Florida coach Will Muschamp is looking to build a tougher team. He's offering early playing time for running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, offensive and defensive linemen and linebackers.
Regardless of their records, the Gators and Seminoles play before dozens of big-name recruits every year.
Several players in Saturday's game between Florida and Florida State came down to picking one over the other in recruiting.
The trials he has faced in life, from dealing with his mother's thyroid cancer to being a father, has made Florida commit Matt Jones stronger.
With its vastly different offensive and defensive schemes, Florida should be able keep Urban Meyer away from its highly ranked recruiting class of 2012.
Florida's class features top prospects in the secondary, but the Gators could use to lock up a couple of pass rushers.