The Florida Gators' 2016 recruiting class got a late addition on Sunday night, as big man Gorjok Gak of Victory Rock Prep in Bradenton tweeted that he had committed to the Gators.
Thankyou Jesus! pic.twitter.com/veD7JQPxNH— Gorjok Gak (@Gorjok12) April 25, 2016
Gak, a center, is rated as a three-star player and the nation's No. 190 prospect by the 247Sports Composite, and is a four-star player at Scout and a three-star player per 247Sports and ESPN. At 6'10" or 6'11", but only around 210 pounds, Gak is the sort of rangy, athletic big man — he called himself a "stretch four" in one interview in 2015, but he's probably as likely to play center at Florida — who could be an asset running up and down the floor in Mike White's up-tempo system.
He's also a former Oklahoma State commit who dropped the Cowboys after Travis Ford's firing, and picked Florida over Arizona State, where he visited earlier this month. And he's an Australian of Sudanese heritage, so he's certainly one of the most cosmopolitan players Florida's reeled in in recent years.
On tape, he looks every bit like the limited offensive player whose defense is ahead of his finishing that one might expect from a tall, quick player who hasn't had a lot of high-level coaching.
But he can definitely dunk.
Gak is Florida's third commitment for the 2016 recruiting cycle, joining Eric Hester and Dontay Bassett of Oldsmar Christian. The 247Sports Composite rates Florida's class No. 58 nationally.
Florida confirmed the addition of Gak on Tuesday, indicating that he has sent in a National Letter of Intent and had it confirmed. Notably, the school mentions his 7'4" wingspan in its announcement.
I'm excited to officially welcome @Gorjok12 to the #Gators!— Michael White (@MikeWhiteUF) April 26, 2016