GAINESVILLE -- Florida’s recruiting showcase Friday Night Lights -- now a three-day event -- wraps up Saturday with a camp strictly for offensive and defensive linemen, and UF hopes Friday's momentum continues into the weekend.
First-year coach Jim McElwain nabbed three commitments (or more??) Friday, including a pair of pledges before the event even got started.
Four-star defensive back Qunicy Lenton was the first to commit to UF. Lenton, who hails from Meridian, Mississippi, was originally committed to Mississippi State when Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins was still on the Bulldogs’ staff.
Later, UF landed its fourth commitment for the 2017 cycle, as standout wideout Daquon Green tweeted his announcement.
Green (Tampa Bay Tech) is a 6-1 burner who shredded defenses as a sophomore. The playmaking wideout considered one of the top receivers in the 2017 class and could be a potential five-star talent.
Hours later, three-star center Brett Heggie verbally committed to Florida. According to 247Sports, Heggie is the sixth-best center in the 2016 class.
McElwain tweeted out his famous #ChompChomp bat signal later in the evening -- only the tweet contained four chomps.
Many recruiting analysts predict Hoover, Ala. linebacker Jeremiah Moon is the secret pledge, but he told The Gainesville Sun he had not committed... yet.
Perhaps the mystery recruit will be revealed later today.
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Moon it is. The four-star outside linebacker becomes the 17th commitment in Florida's 2016 class.
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