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Florida football recruiting: Three-star 2018 TE/OL Jalen Goss commits to Gators

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Florida gets its second commitment of the day.

NCAA Football: Florida Spring Game Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

Just before the Orange & Blue Debut, Florida picked up its second commitment of the day when 2018 Lowndes, Georgia tight end Jalen Goss verbally committed to the Gators.

Goss, who is in Gainesville for Florida’s Friday festivities, is currently an offensive tackle by trade, but is being recruited by the Gators as a tight end. Florida apparently wants to utilize Goss as an in-line blocker.

Goss announced his decision on Twitter, using the #AllBite18 hashtag of the 2018 class:

And his commitment was confirmed by Jim McElwain’s customary #ChompChomp tweet.

(In inconsistent punctuation news, that’s not quite as many exclamation marks as the first commitment of the day.)

Goss is visiting Gainesville today for the second time this week. He also holds offers from Maryland, USF, Mississippi State, Oklahoma, Oregon, and others. The three-star Georgia native is ranked by 247Sports Composite as the No. 76 overall player in the Peach State for 2018.

You can see the 6’5”, 250-pound Goss’ junior year highlights at Hudl.

Goss gives the Gators four commitments for the 2018 class, so Florida now has a quartet of potential future Gators in both the 2018 and 2019 classes. Goss joins four-star safety C.J. Smith, three-star cornerback Divaad Wilson, and three-star wide receiver Jalynn Williams in the #AllBite18 group, which is presently ranked No. 30 in the overall team rankings by 247 Sports.