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Chomping at Bits: Gator staff focusing on recruiting

With the dead period officially over, Florida turns its attention back to acquiring future talent. 

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Florida staff out on the recruiting trail, hosting official visitors: UF coaches have been back at it since the end of the NCAA Dead Period on January 10. Staff visited 2020 DE Sav’ell Smalls and others this week. They also hosted athlete Mark-Antony Richards, defensive lineman Charles Moore, and offensive lineman Ira Henry this past weekend. (Andrew Spivey, Gator Country)

Six players visit Gainesville: In addition to those named above, defensive back Kaiir Elam, defensive end Smith Vilbert, and Florida wide receiver commit Arjei Henderson also were on campus. (Alanis Thames, Miami Herald)

2020 Four-star DE Kedrick Bingley-Jones decommits from Gators: Florida still has seven pledges for 2020 - and the currently No. 4 ranked class. (Luke Stampini, 247Sports)

More on Florida’s 71-68 loss to Mississippi State: The Gators have now lost three of their first four conference contests for the first time since the 1996-97 season. (Chris Harry, Florida Gators)

Three Gator commits land in final Rivals 100 rankings: 2019 Florida signees Chris Steele (No. 19), Tyron Hopper (46), and Mohamoud Diabate (No. 94) made the cut. (Corey Bender, Rivals)

Miami is still taking shots at Florida: In their latest attempt, the Hurricanes’ social media account mocked UF’s DBU claim.(Michael Wayne Bratton, Saturday Down South)