Florida signs its share of ESPN 150 prospects, but the Gators also show they can turn top recruits into top college players.
Florida coach Will Muschamp managed to address his team's biggest areas of need in the 2013 signing class.
The Gators need several freshmen to make instant impacts in 2013, but Florida's recent history shows that it's rare for even three freshmen to do so.
To understand why Florida's on-field production has declined since it's national-title season in 2008, one need look only at its performance in recruiting.
Florida's known for winning big and winning with flair under Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer -- but in his second year, Will Muschamp isn't worried if the victories are ugly.
Florida coach Will Muschamp's second recruiting class was a major upgrade over his first. He's just following the pattern set by predecessors Steve Spurrier, Ron Zook and Urban Meyer.
There weren't many, but these five Gators played much better than last season or they exceeded expectations.
In Mike DiRocco's Sunday Night Quarterback he looks at coach Will Muschamp's attemps to avoid a losing season in his first year as Florida's coach.
Redshirt sophomore receiver's 80-yard TD sparked the Gators after they fell behind by 15 points in first quarter.