Florida Football Recruiting: Four Gators Commits In Updated Rivals100

Florida only has four commitments in the Rivals100, but there are plenty of uncommitted prospects with high interest in the Gators. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Four of Florida's 16 commitments made the updated Rivals100, released yesterday afternoon.

Linebacker Daniel McMillian, ranked No. 66, is Florida's highest-rated commitment. He's closely followed by wide receiver Ahmad Fulwood, ranked No. 69. Running back Kelvin Taylor checks in at No. 92, and safety Nick Washington barely made the cut at No. 99.

Experts can't seem to agree on Taylor, who holds the state's high school rushing record. Taylor enters the Rivals100 for the first time, while 247Sports has him ranked as the top running back in the country and the 13th-ranked prospect overall. Some question the level of competition he has faced and whether he's been run down too much, starring as Glades Day's feature back since his freshman season.

With 16 commitments on board so early, the concern has been holding onto all of them. McMillian will be the cause of some worry for Florida. The Jacksonville product plans on visiting Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Florida State and South Carolina over the summer.

Fulwood's commitment was predicted to be one of the more shaky ones when he gave Florida his pledge at the Orange and Blue Debut. But he, along with his close friend Nick Washington, has been one of the most committed prospects in the Gators' Class of 2013.

Despite only having four commitments in the updated Rivals100, Florida remains in the hunt for plenty ot top talent.

The Gators are in the mix for five-stars Laremy Tunsil and Vernon Hargreaves III, ranked No. 7 and 9, respectively. Tunsil, a fixture in every ranking service's top 10, will be a Georgia-Florida battle. Hargreaves will likely play for his father at South Florida, assuming he's still coaching there come Signing Day, but don't count out Florida, Florida State and USC.

Other Florida targets are scattered throughout the Rivals100. Leon McQuay III checks in at No. 33. Ohio State de-commit Alex Anzalone made the biggest jump of all the UF targets, climbing from outside of the Rivals250 all the way up to No. 49.

Florida-legacy Marcell Harris is ranked No. 54, giving him a pretty consistent ranking from all the recruiting sites. The trash-talking MacKensie Alexander, who some people seem to prefer over Hargreaves, comes in at No. 65. Alexander has drawn comparisons to Janoris Jenkins for his physical style of play.

Jordan Sherit dropped slightly to No. 94. The Tampa prospect will likely visit Florida State and Georgia in the next two weeks, but Florida has a great shot at landing the talented defensive end.

Florida had five other commits make the updated Rivals250, released earlier today: Caleb Brantley, No. 109; James Hearns, No. 174; Quinton Powell, No. 225; Rodney Adams, No. 242; Keanu Neal, No. 250.

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