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Lakeland Florida has become a Gator hot bed for recruiting thus far this off season. So far, the following players from Lakeland have given their thumbs up to signing on with the Florida Gators for next season:
1. RB Chris Rainey
2. DB Ahmad Black
3. OL Maurkice Pouncey
4. OL Michael Pouncey

In this case, we beat out our buddies from Bowdenville, Florida. Feburary is a long ways off, but you can feel like this Meyer buzz is continuing to flow.

Speaking of baseball, Bryan Ball and David Cash were drafted yesterday, and a we got a committment on the same day. As expected, Meyer lost a 2006 fooutbal recruit Robinson to KC Royals

From the Hoops scene of 2006, the Gators say How Sweet It Is. Though, with the Huertas decision yesterday to transfer, it makes two players who have left the squad from last year. But who could blame him for wanting more PT. Plus, with the kids all returning and significant extra help on the way:

He might have played even less considering coach Billy Donovan has guards Brandon Powell and Doneal Mack and forward Jonathan Mitchell coming in as freshmen. Florida also has verbal commitments for 2007 from forward Adam Allen and guards Gary Clark and Nick Calathes, who was named the state's "Mr. Basketball" last season