14 prospects to watch for 2014 - defense 

August, 10, 2012
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With Florida's 2013 class starting to wind down, it's time to start spotlighting the 2014 recruiting class. In the second of a two-part series, GatorNation gives you a list of 14 players, seven on offense and seven on defense to keep an eye on for next year. Yesterday we did the offensive side of the ball. Today it's on to the defensive side of the all where the Gators have already handed out multiple offers and have one commitment from defensive tackle Travonte Valentine (Palm Bay, Fla./Bayside).

Gerald Willis III, DT, (New Orleans, La./Edna Karr)
Willis, the brother of Alabama freshman safety Landon Collins, camped at Florida in June and came away very impressed with the Gators. In fact, Willis called it the best visit he had been on. Florida tight ends coach, Derek Lewis, is a New Orleans native and the primary recruiter for Willis. The Gators will have their work cut out to beat out Alabama and LSU, but they have certainly laid the groundwork to do so.

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