Gators welcome impressive visitor list for Friday Night Lights

Tonight is arguably the Gators’ biggest recruiting event of the year: Friday Night Lights. It’s an event that brings in dozens of the nation’s top prospects, and this year is no exception. In fact, this could be the most talent that’s been on hand in several years. Among the visitors/participants (commitment status in parentheses following their name and high school):

Rising Seniors (Class of 2017)

4 star QB Jake Allen, St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)

4 star DE Zachary Carter, Hillsborough High School (Florida)

4 star S Tray Bishop, 6-3, 195, Dawson (GA) High School (uncommitted)

4 star DB Latavious Brini, Mater Day Christian (Georgia)

3 star DB Shawn Davis, Miami Southridge (uncommitted)

4 star OT Kadeem Telfort, Booker T. Washington High (Florida)

4 star TE Kemore Gamble, Miami Southridge (Florida)

4 star RB Christopher Henderson, Christopher Columbus High School (Miami)

4 star WR Daquon Green, Tampa Bay Tech (Florida)

5 star OT Alex Leatherwood, Washington (FL) High School (Alabama)

4 star WR Jerry Jeudy, Deerfield Beach High School (Florida)

4 star S Hamsah Nasirildeen, Concord High School (uncommitted)

4 star DL Jordon Scott, Pinellas Park High (Florida)

3 star LB Ventrell Miller, Kathleen High School (Florida)

4 star DE LaBryan Ray, 6-4, 275, James Clemens (AL) High School (uncommitted)

4 star RB Adarius Lemons, Clearwater High School (North Carolina)

4 star DE Jarez Parks, Sebastian River (uncommitted)

Rising Juniors (Class of 2018)

WR Jacob Copeland, Pine Forest (FL) (uncommitted)

DB Al Blades, St. Thomas Aquinas (uncommitted)

DB Demetrius Ivey, South Dade (Miami)

DB Josh Jobe, Christopher Columbus (FL) (Miami)

WR Mark Pope, Miami Southridge (uncommitted)

RB James Cook, Miami Central (FSU)

RB Ricky Slade, C.D. Hylton (VA) (uncommitted)

ATH Justin Watkins, North Marion (FSU)

WR Amari Burney, Clearwater Central Catholic (uncommitted)

ATH Xavier Williams, Chaminade-Madonna Prep (FL) (uncommitted)

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