Top 50 Florida Prospects

Top 50 Florida Prospects


Top 50 Florida Prospects


Derek Tyson of Infusion Sports and Gator Country breaks down the Top 50 2012 prospects from the sunshine state.

1. Matt Jones, RB, (6-3/215, Seffner/ Armwood) Top running back in the state; After his visit to Florida for Junior Day, the Gators seem to have taken the lead from Georgia. Other offers include Oregon, Miami, USC, UF, Alabama, Auburn among others

2. Nelson Agholor, S, (6-1/185, Tampa/ Berkley Prep) – Holds several offers, including UF, Georgia, Notre Dame, South Florida, Tennessee and USC

3. John Theus, OL, (6-6/290, Jacksonville/ Bolles) Theus’ brother, Nathan, signed with Georgia as a long-snapper, several early offers including UF, FSU, Georgia, Auburn, South Carolina, Arkansas, Clemson, Miami

4. Avery Johnson, (6-3/180, Pompano Beach/ Ely) – Committed to LSU; older brother Patrick Peterson is expected to be a top NFL draft pick in April

5. Chris Black, WR, (5-11/Jacksonville/ First Coast) – Early offers include UF, FSU, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina; FSU is early leader

6. Travis Blanks, ATH, (6-1/180, Tallahassee/ North Florida Christian) – Several early offers including Alabama, Auburn, UF, FSU, Georgia, Clemson, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Plans to visit UF in the Spring

7. Jelani Hamilton, DT, (6-3/245, Ft. Lauderdale/ St. Thomas Aquinas) – Early offers from UF, FSU, Miami, UNC, and Rutgers among others

8. Dante Fowler, DE, (6-3/220, St. Petersburg/ Lakewood) – Committed to FSU

9.  Eddie Williams, S, (6-4/197, Panama City/ Arnold) – Committed to Alabama

10. Angelo Jean-Louis, WR, (6-0/185, Palm Beach/ Central) UF, FSU, Miami, Ohio State, Tennessee among early leaders

11. Avery Young, OL, (6-6/285, Palm Beach/ Palm Beach Gardens) – Holds early offers from UF, FSU, Georgia, Miami, and UNC

12. Abraham Garcia, OL, (6-6/339, Ft. Lauderdale/ University School) – LSU, UF, South Florida among early offers

13. Dante Phillips, OT, (6-6/270, Venice/ Venice) – Committed to UF; recruited to play three technique for the Gators

14. Mario Pender, RB, (6-0/190, Cape Coral/ Island Coast) – Committed to FSU

15. Latroy Pittman, WR, (6-1/190, Citra/ North Marion) – Committed to UF

16. Ty Darlington, OL, (6-3/265, Apopka/ Apopka HS) – Early offers from Oklahoma, Auburn, FSU, Utah, Virginia Tech among several others. Mother was a cheerleader at Oklahoma

17. T.J. Davis, CB, (6-0/175, Tallahassee/ Godby) – Early offers from FSU, Louisville, Ole Miss, Clemson, Ohio State, and South Carolina

18. Jessamen Dunker, OL, (6-6/315, Boynton Beach/ Community HS) – Holds early offers from FSU, UF, South Carolina, UCF, and East Carolina

19. Tyriq McCord, DE, (6-3/210, Tampa/ Jefferson) – Early offers from UF, Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Oregon, South Carolina among others

20. Earl Moore, DT, (6-2/250, Tampa/ Hillsborough) – Offers from UF, FSU, USC, South Carolina, Texas Tech, and USF

21. Marcus Maye, ATH, (6-2/190, Melbourne/ Holy Trinity) – Early offers from Miami and FSU. Receiving interest from West Virginia, Alabama, UF, and Ole Miss

22. Sean Price, TE, (6-4/210, Citra/ North Marion) – Offers from UF, Alabama, FSU, Oregon, Notre Dame, South Carolina among other offers; teammate of current UF commit Latroy Pittman

23. Evan Goodman, OL, (6-4/285, Lakeland/ Lakeland) – Early offers from UF, FSU, Ohio State, Arizona State, and Auburn among others.

24. Dalvon Stuckey, DT, (6-3/295, DeFuniak Springs/ Walton Senior) – Committed to FSU

25. Amos Leggett, CB, (6-0/170, Miami/ Gulliver Prep) – Committed to Miami

26. Tracey Howard, CB, (6-0/170, Miramar/ Miramar) – Early offers from UF, FSU, Miami, West Virginia, and Marshall among others

27. P.J. Williams, ATH, (6-1/170, Ocala/ Vanguard) – Committed to FSU

28. Deon Bush, DB, (6-1/175, Miami/ Columbus) – Early offers from FSU, UF, Miami, and Louisville

29. Randy Johnson, RB, (5-9/170, Miami/ Norland) – Committed to Miami

30. Kelvin Rainey, TE, (6-3/210, Yulee/ Yulee HS) – UF, FSU, South Carolina, USF, and USC among offers. South Carolina is the early leader

31. Brian Poole, CB, (5-11/187, Bradenton/ Southeast) – Early offers from South Carolina, USF, Texas Tech among others. Receiving interest from UF, Georgia, Miami, Notre Dame, and Ohio State

32. D’Vario Montgomery, WR, (6-1/190, Winter Park/ Winter Park) – Offers from UF, Georga, and LSU among others

33. Gray Crow, QB, (6-3/220, Clearwater/ Countryside) – Committed to Miami

34. Patrick Miller, OL, (6-7/270, Palm Beach/ Dwyer) – Early offers from UF, FSU, Miami, Ole Miss, USF and Wisconsin. Was teammate with current Gator signee Jacoby Brissett

35. James Burgess Jr., LB, (6-1/215, Homestead/ Homestead HS) – Holds offers from UF, LSU, Miami, and USF among others

36. Cody Waldrop, OL, (6-4/315, Seffner/ Armwood) – Offers from FSU, Auburn, Georgia, Alabama. Auburn is early leader

37. Ricardo Louis, ATH, (6-2/190, Miami/ Miami Beach) – Miami, Tennessee, USF, UCF; interest from UF

38. Marvin Bracy, WR, (5-9/162, Orlando/ Boone) – FSU, Miami, USF, Texas A&M, UF

39. Kent Taylor, TE, (6-5/215, Land O’Lakes/ Land O’Lakes HS) – Offers FSU, Miami, and UF

40. Bennie Coney, QB, (6-2/205, Plant City/ Plant City HS) – Auburn, FSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Virginia Tech among early recruiters, missed five games for disciplinary reasons

41. Alton Howard, WR, (5-9/170, Orlando/ Edgewater) – Early offers from Ohio State, Cincinnati, UCF, East Carolina

42. Tyler Cameron, QB, (6-3/210, Jupiter/ Jupiter HS) – Offers from BC, USF, Illinois, Rutgers, Louisville; receiving interest from UF, FSU, Notre Dame, USC

43. Jamie Wilson, WR, (6-0/186, Belle Glade/ Glades Central) – Receiving interest FSU, Miami, Florida, and Marshall

44. Jordan Diggs, S, (6-0/185, Ft. Myers/ Bishop Verot) – offers from South Carolina, Maryland; interests from UF, FSU, Miami, Ohio State, USF

45. Leonard Williams, DE, (6-5/250, Daytona Beach/ Mainland) – Early offers from UF, Alabama, Miami

46. Duaron Williams, OL, (6-3/292, Orlando/ Jones) – Early offers from Ole Miss; interests from UF, FSU, Alabama, Miami. Miami is early leader

47. Danny Dillard, RB, (6-2/205, Venice/Venice) – Early offers from Purdue and Western Kentucky. Receiving interest from UF

48. JoJo Brooks, ATH, (6-0/180, Ponte Vedra/ Nease) – Early offers from Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee, USF

49. Colby Watson, OL, (6-6/320, Pensacola/ Pine Forest) – Offers from Alabama, receiving interest from FSU, UF, USF, UCF. Former teammate of Florida signee Loucheiz Purifoy

50. Jamie Gilmore, RB, (5-7/160, Citra/ North Marion) – Marshall, Maryland, Duke, Troy, Rutgers, and USF; receiving interest from FSU, UF, Miami. Teammate of current UF commit Latroy Pittman



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