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Monday, August 19, 2013
#AskLoogs: Impact of UF's latest trio?

By Tom Luginbill

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#AskLoogs do you think that by adding the SoFla trio the gators lose out on a’doree&what impact does lane bring to the gators @TomLuginbill

— Frank Solorzano (@fricose28) August 14, 2013


As far as Adoree’ Jackson is concerned, I think the question is whether or not he cares about anyone’s depth chart. Knowing his personality and having seen him compete, I would wager that Jackson knows he’s the real deal and isn’t concerned about who else is playing his position. Also, I would be willing to bet the lure of the SEC is playing a big role, too. Florida is still looking to build more depth in the secondary, and we feel Quincy Wilson is going to end up as a safety or boundary corner. Jackson is an entirely different player than Wilson and is more like Vernon Hargreaves in that he is more of an island player. Before long, Loucheiz Purifoy will be gone as well, so if Jackson is looking at the big picture, I don’t think Florida’s recent commits scare him off at all. As far as Ermon Lane is concerned, this is perhaps the biggest pickup in Florida’s class. If the Gators have lacked anything recently, it’s been consistent playmakers with size and speed. With Demarcus Robinson likely starting as a true freshman, the need for someone opposite of him with similar ability really enhances their receiving corps.