Saturday, May 18, 2013
Week in review: Rankings, decommitment
By Michael DiRocco
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A quick look back at the week that was at GatorNation:
Last week was Rankings Week, and GatorNation ranked UF's 2013 schedule, the top offensive and defensive players the Gators will face in 2013, the top 10 freshman contributors, and the top recruiting needs for 2014.
NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. put Gators QB Jeff Driskel on his list of quarterbacks he's watching in terms of the 2014 draft.
SEC blogger Edward Aschoff writes that RB Matt Jones is ready for the spotlight.
Big 12 blogger David Ubben gave us the Big 12-SEC matchups he'd like to see.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said being called the devil by Florida offensive line coach Tim Davis during a booster club speaking engagement was "terribly disappointing."
On the recruiting trail ...
The biggest news of the week was the decommitment of ESPN 150 OLB Christian Miller (Columbia, S.C./Spring Valley).
GatorNation's Derek Tyson answered your questions in his weekly mailbag.
Tyson also wrote some tidbits, updates and news about the Gators' recruiting in the weekly Tales from the Road and met up with signee Jordan Sherit for a Q&A.
Safety Trey Marshall (Lake City, Fla./Columbia) grew up a Florida fan but there's another school on top of his list right now.
The Florida basketball team picked up a commitment from PG Chris Chiozza (Memphis, Tenn./White Station).