- Derek Tyson, RecruitingNation
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Four-star wide receiver Richard Benjamin (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Tech) visited Florida on Saturday to watch the Gators go through their third practice of the spring.
Benjamin said he enjoyed his time in Gainesville so much he considered committing to the Gators.
"I had a great visit, a nice time," Benjamin said. "I really enjoyed watching the practice. I thought about committing, but I'm going to wait until further notice."
The ESPNU 150 Watch List athlete (5-foot-11, 194 pounds) had a chance to sit down with the Florida coaches after the practice and talk about where he stood with the Gators.
"We talked about me coming back and me working harder," he said. "I'll come back for camp this summer."
One thing that jumped out to Benjamin while observing Florida's practice was the lack of depth at the receiver position.
"Actually they told me what I saw at practice today was it," Benjamin said. "If I was to come I would be able to play because the depth chart at receiver is low."
In addition to the limited depth chart, Benjamin said he liked the new Florida offense.
"I like the offense out there," he said. "It's fast-paced and people are constantly moving. People moving to different spots. Small people can go out wide, and big receivers can go to the slot. It's interchangeable. I liked it a lot."
Though Benjamin said he thought about committing, he remains open and says he has no leader at this point.
"I don't have really have any top schools," he said, "but I like Florida, Miami, USF, Vandy, and I like USC. Most likely I'll visit some other schools, but I don't know where yet."
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