Florida’s recruiting struggles in contemporary years had been properly-documented, and for some time, it looked worship the 2022 class could perchance furthermore stumble on the most disappointing finish since coach Dan Mullen used to be employed. However the last month has viewed no longer lower than a runt bit of a turnaround.
The commitment of linebacker E.J. Lightsey and offensive tackle David Conner, both three-extensive title recruits, seen Florida upward thrust from No. 22 to No. 16 in the 247Sports activities Composite, and in the no longer too long in the past released update to the Sports activities Illustrated All-American recruiting rankings, the Gators are furthermore moving up.
Beforehand No. 25, the Gators now hideous 20th after the 2 additions in August.
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Florida added EJ Lightsey, the Peach Verbalize linebacker who introduced his determination with SI All-American. It furthermore picked up in-yelp offensive lineman David Conner, helping to toughen a fundamental situation of need for Dan Mullen up front.
Quiet, finishing ranked 20th is far from ultimate for the Gators. Their class ranks sixth amongst SEC squads, behind even South Carolina, and after missing out on the conclude three for prime recruit Walter Nolen, Florida could perchance furthermore need anyone worship five-extensive title receiver Evan Stewart to salvage a first-rate-10 class.