Florida presently has no receivers in its 2022 class. It beforehand had a blue-chip prospect dedicated in Jayden Gibson, but it surely couldn’t keep Gibson’s dedication by way of the teaching change because the West Orange product finally signed with Oklahoma, as a substitute. The place has been a precedence for the brand new workers although.
It has been going onerous after Texas receiver Caleb Douglas, a three-star who is about to go to Gainesville this weekend. However one other prospect the Gators are eying is four-star Gladewater, Texas, receiver D.J. Allen. Florida receivers coach Keary Colbert, who additionally recruited Allen when he was at USC, went to go to Allen on Friday. Allen mentioned his relationship with Colbert with 247Sports.
“He cares about what you do outdoors of soccer and he cares about who you might be,” Allen stated earlier this week. “He’s going to push you to be one of the best you may be. It’s good to have him there since I do know him. I don’t know easy methods to actually describe it, however I really feel like we already know one another good, so that’s good. We have now a very good bond. He’s been telling me a lot about Florida however we speak on an off. I speak with Coach Napier too and Coach Hamilton too. Coach Napier tells me how he plans on altering this system round and the way a lot I can assist. Coach Hamilton is from Texas, so it’s good having somebody from Texas at Florida. I’ve talked to him a bit of bit, however not a ton.”
The No. 184 participant within the nation, per the 247Sports Composite, Allen was as soon as dedicated to TCU. The 5-foot-11-inch, 190-pound speedster pledged to the Horned Frogs in August however he backed off that call on Nov. 11. The Gators supplied him on the finish of December, and they’ll look to get him on campus.
Allen stated that he’ll go to Gainesville both subsequent weekend or the weekend after. Although he hasn’t determined but, he stated that his journey to Florida shall be his final official go to. The Gators will hope to shut with him and add a blue-chip pass-catcher to the category.
Florida set to host 11 prospects in essential 2022 recruiting weekend
Comply with us @GatorsWire on Twitter and like our web page on Fb to comply with ongoing protection of Florida Gators information, notes and opinions.