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Chomping at Bits: More on Florida football’s recruiting momentum

The Gators have heated things up on the trail.

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On Florida’s recent success on the recruiting trail: The Gators’ new coaches have helped with recruiting returns, and the addition of five-star QB Matt Corral could signal big things for Florida. (Steve Wiltfong, 247Sports; Andrew Olson, Saturday Down South)

Gators potentially in position to flip West Virginia commit Leddie Brown: The four-star running back was in Gainesville for Friday Night Lights, and has a relationship with current Florida RB coach Ja’Juan Seider from his time with the Mountaineers. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)

Wide receiver and tight end position preview: Jim McElwain named the wideout group as the deepest one on the team. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Florida swimmer Caeleb Dressel emerging as U.S. star: Dressel picked up a gold in the men’s 100m free at the world championships, while posting a new American record. (Paul Newberry, Gainesville Sun; Katie Callahan, Florida Gators)

Marreese Speights signed by Orlando Magic: The former Gator, and St. Petersburg native, is happy to be headed back to the Sunshine State. (Terrance Harris, Gainesville Sun)

Athlon Sports predicts Florida’s season: Four out of five of their predictors have the Gators going 8-4 this season (the other has them at 9-3). (Antwan Staley, Athlon Sports & Life)

Linebacker position preview: The Gators are young but somewhat experienced. (Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)

Profile of Florida LB Kylan Johnson: The former high school quarterback was third in tackles among returning players last year. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators)

Florida-related stories as a result of SB Nation’s 2007 college football season deep dive: Linked on our homepage is this interview with Tim Tebow, that year’s Heisman Trophy winner, and you may have seen Steve Spurrier’s reflections on his lifetime of besting the Georgia Bulldogs posted in the comments of yesterday’s CAB.

Here’s two other additions for you to peruse:
- On Georgia’s field stomping nonsense and Urban Meyer’s response (Richard A.G. Johnson, SB Nation)
- And the LSU-Florida rivalry heating up in 2007 (Morgan Moriarty, SB Nation)

The comments are yours.