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Florida football recruiting: Alabama athlete Kadarius Toney commits to Gators

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Florida continues to mine the Yellowhammer State.

Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

It had been almost a month since Florida's last football commitment. But, late Wednesday, a new one popped: Dual-threat quarterback and athlete Kadarius Toney committed to Florida, as first reported by Gator Country's Andrew Spivey.

Toney gave quotes to Spivey and others, and confirmed the commitment on Twitter with a cheeky retweet of Florida director of player development Drew Hughes.

Toney hails from Mobile, Alabama, a state that the Gators have made inroads into under Jim McElwain, nabbing three players out of the Yellowhammer State in their 2016 recruiting class. He's a three-star prospect per the 247Sports Composite, and doesn't quite fit Florida's plans as a quarterback, the position he's starred at in his school, so he's likely to wear the "athlete" tag that leaves him position-free until he enrolls at a school.

Toney has been lightly recruited, holding offers from Mississippi and South Carolina in addition to Florida, but that doesn't mean he's just a flier — not when he can do this sort of thing on the field.

Toney's full highlight film isn't as impressive as that reel-opening run, but what could be?

Toney is Florida's fifth commit in the 2017 recruiting class, and first from outside the state of Florida.