Florida signed five receivers in one class twice since 1997. Neither time, however, did anyone make much of an impact as a freshman. And only three developed into playmakers for the Gators.
With so little production from its wide receivers, Florida has no choice but to make the position a high priority in recruiting.
Florida might not have had much success on the field last year, but the Gators debuted at No. 2 in the ESPN recruiting class rankings Thursday.
Kelvin Taylor, ranked No. 21, leads a strong Florida Gators presence in ESPN 300 recruiting rankings.
After landing three commits at first junior day, Tide hopes for similar success with loaded group of players expected on campus.