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2014 National Signing Day: Predictions for Florida Gators' targets

Who's picking the Gators, and who's likely to leave the Florida hat on the table? We predict where the nine big names considering Florida today will end up.

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CB/WR J.C. Jackson

Jackson was a Florida State commit, and flirted heavily with both the 'Noles and Miami of late after flipping to Florida early last year, but a surprise unofficial visit to Gainesville last weekend has confidence for keeping Jackson in the fold strong.

WR/ATH/KR/PR Isaiah McKenzie

McKenzie's recruitment blew up in January, with his former Notre Dame commitment long forgotten in the wake of interest from SEC schools and Virginia Tech, his "dream school." But McKenzie playing the field after officially visiting Florida is a sign he won't end up in Gainesville, and I think Virginia Tech or Georgia lands the electric return man.

QB/ATH Treon Harris

Harris had his recruitment heat up in January after mutual interest between him and Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper, and it appears that Florida will flip one of FSU's two QB commits on Signing Day.

WR C.J. Worton

Worton decommitted from Florida State shortly after officially visiting Florida — amid speculation that FSU coaches pulled his offer, partially over a tweet — and though West Virginia made a run at him, the Gators are my favorite. One caveat: If McKenzie opts for Florida prior to Worton's commitment, Worton's likely Morgantown-bound.

OT Damian Prince

Florida tipped its hand on Prince already, with reports leaking that he was likely to stay with Maryland late Monday and reports of renewed Florida interest in Derrick Kelly and a flip of Arizona tackle Andrew Mike on Tuesday. He'll be a Terp.

CB Chris Lammons

Lammons is "considering" Florida in name only, and looks likely to pick the team that finished second for him just prior to the 2013 season's beginning: South Carolina.

CB/ATH Adoree' Jackson

Jackson's played his cards like Johnny Chan, but Florida has been a constant since Jackson became a national prospect, and provides both world-class track coaching and an SEC platform. And the USC pipeline of Jackson's high school, Junípero Serra, has less pull on him — an Illinois native — than most. So I'm going with the Gators, though I think it's by a hair or two.

DE Lorenzo Carter

Florida has been out of the race for Georgia's top prospect for a while, and Georgia looks like a lock for him.