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Chomping at Bits: Florida hosts official visitors for final recruiting weekend

The Gators tried to persuade several prospects on campus this weekend.

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Updates from the Gators’ weekend hosting official visitors: Florida hosted the following recruits for the final recruiting weekend:
5-star DE LaBryan Ray (More on Ray’s visit)
5-star DE K’Lavon Chaisson
4-star CB Brad Stewart (who committed to Florida)
4-star CB Tre Brown (Oklahoma commit)
4-star WR Charleston Rambo (Oklahoma commit)
4-star DT Breyon Gaddy (Maryland commit) (More on the Gaddy brothers’ visit)
3-star DT Brandon Gaddy (Maryland commit)
3-star DT Devonte Wyatt (Georgia commit)
3-star RB Adarius Lemons (former Florida commit)
3-star CB Brian Edwards (More on Edwards’ visit)
3-star DB Donovan Stiner (flipped to Florida from Houston)
2-star LB Lacedrick Brunson
Unrated DE Abule Abadi.
(Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Gators have recruiting struggles, but it’s too early to panic: Florida had some bad news last week but landed three commitments this weekend - LB Nick Smith, DB Brad Stewart, and safety Donovan Stiner. (Chris Hays, Orlando Sentinel)

New Florida commit Brad Stewart:

Florida reportedly still recruiting James Robinson: The 4-star WR was cited for marijuana possession while in Columbus, Ohio last weekend for an official visit to Ohio State. SEC Country reports that Florida did not rescind their offer to Robinson and that Jim McElwain met with him on Friday. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Thoughts on Florida’s 84-52 win over Oklahoma: On the Gators’ improved defense, rebounding, Kasey Hill, and Canyon Barry’s return. Florida men’s basketball has only had ten road wins of 30 or more points in its 102 year history, and three of them occurred this season. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Florida playing better away than at home: Of late, anyway. The Gators’ last two road games were back-to-back 30+ point wins over LSU and Oklahoma. Florida’s last two home games were a 68-66 loss to Vanderbilt and an overtime win over Georgia. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)

Gator gymnastics defeats Auburn with season-best 197.70: Kennedy Baker scored a perfect 10.0 on floor exercise. (Mary Howard, Florida Gators)

Florida women’s basketball picks up second SEC win of the season: The Gators defeated Vanderbilt on the road, 93-73. Ronni Williams scored a career-high 43 points in the win. (Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

Swimming and diving split Senior Day meet with Tennessee: The men’s team bested the Vols and extended their win streak over Tennessee to nine-straight years. The women’s team was narrowly edged by the Volunteers on the last relay, which gave Tennessee the win. (Layne Weitzel, Florida Gators; Gainesville Sun)

Gators post six national top-ten times at Razorback Invitational: Florida logged six times and marks ranked in the top ten of NCAA Division I, including a national lead from jumper KeAndre Bates. (Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

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