Prized Linebacker Adonis Thomas Commits to Florida

Looks like Will Muschamp just snatched another one- this time at the expense of his old boss, Nick Saban and Alabama.

Highly touted linebacker Adonis Thomas (Lawrenceville, GA/Central Gwinnett HS) committed to Florida last night. He only had two hats on the table, Florida and Alabama, and had been considered a long time Gator lean (at least to me). But however surprised or not surprised you may be, it’s a huge pickup for Florida.

Thomas joins Jerome Baker to form the¬†nation’s top linebacker tandem in the class of 2015.¬†With seniors Neiron Ball and Michael Taylor leaving after the 2014 season, two slots open up. Thomas and Baker will have a lot of competition for those two slots (from Matt Rolin, Daniel McMillian and Jarrad Davis), but that’s never a bad thing- all of these guys are extremely talented, and whoever wins those two jobs will have earned it. This defense is getting to be like Nick Saban’s- whenever somebody leaves, the hole simply gets plugged with the next guy.

Now, if only the offense can get there, this program can really get going.

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