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Recapping Florida’s early signing day: The Gators signed all 11 commits that they expected to sign this week, added two new four-stars to the mix, and signed a transfer wide receiver from Ole Miss. (Florida Gators; Ryan Young, SEC Country)
The Gators signees included Chris Bleich (OT), Dameon Pierce (RB), John Huggins (S), Amari Burney (S), Iverson Clement (RB), Kyle Pitts (TE), Noah Banks (OT), Evan McPherson (K), Dante Lang (TE), Randy Russell (S), Emory Jones (QB), David Reese (LB), Trey Dean (S), and Ole Miss transfer wide receiver Van Jefferson, who was also announced yesterday.
RT to help us welcome @CoachDanMullen's initial #NSD18 class!— Gators Football (@GatorsFB) December 21, 2017
Complete #AllBite18 Info:https://t.co/5LVP2iF5K5#BuildingTheFoundation pic.twitter.com/iAkjHBDg0v
Welcome to the Florida Family @VanJefferson12 #AllBite18 pic.twitter.com/IsAuk3nZnv— Dan Mullen (@CoachDanMullen) December 20, 2017
UF football news: On Dan Mullen working on finalizing his staff, Malik Davis and Brett Heggie undergoing knee surgery, and the Gators having eight early enrollees. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)
Mullen on Emory Jones: The Gators’ newest QB addition reconnected with Mullen when he came to Florida. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun; Ryan Young, SEC Country)
Emory Jones on committing to Florida: Brian Johnson’s addition to Florida’s staff helped. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
"I know [Dan Mullen] will develop me and get me to where I want to be." -- @eXjones6 on what tipped the scales towards signing with the #Gators. pic.twitter.com/HETBKUE3qr— Justin Felder (@Justin_FOX5) December 20, 2017
@eXjones6 great choice my dude. #GoGators— Luke Del Rio (@Ldelrio12) December 20, 2017
Winners and losers of the first day of the early signing period: Florida is pegged as one of the winners. (Paul Myerberg, USA Today)
Gators finish well enough for win: Chris Chiozza led the team with 19 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and three steals in last night’s win over James Madison. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators; Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun)
Florida women’s basketball edged by Chattanooga: The Mocs outscored the Gators 10-3 in the final 2:08 of the game and that run proved to be the difference. (Kathy Cafazzo, Florida Gators)
Jordan Sherit announces retirement from football: Sherit reluctantly made the decision after consulting with doctors regarding his hip injury. (Thomas Goldkamp, 247Sports)
Today, I am reluctantly retiring from the game of football. After receiving final feedback this… https://t.co/z99XxKFc14— Jordan Sherit (@JSherit17) December 20, 2017
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