Florida Gators: Kevin Olsen

Hackenberg, Olsen earn UA Game starts

January, 3, 2013
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Black Team offense

Quarterback: Christian Hackenberg (Penn State)

Running back: Alvin Kamara

Receiver: Alvin Bailey (Florida), Robert Foster (Alabama), Damore'ea Stringfellow (Washington)

Tight end: O.J. Howard (Alabama)

Offensive tackle: Darius James (Texas), Denver Kirkland

Offensive guard: Grant Hill (Alabama), Joas Aguilar (Texas A&M)

Center: Hunter Bivin (Notre Dame)

Captains: Kelvin Taylor, Hunter Bivin, Robert Nkemdiche, Ben Boulware

Black Team defense

Defensive end: Robert Nkemdiche, Elijah Daniel

Defensive tackle: Greg Gilgmore (LSU), Kennedy Tulimasealii (Hawaii)

Inside linebacker: Ben Boulware (Clemson)

Outside linebacker: Alex Anzalone (Notre Dame), Matthew Thomas

Safety: Keanu Neal (Florida), Leon McQuay III

Cornerback: Vernon Hargreaves III (Florida), Tarean Folston (Notre Dame)

Black Team special teams

Long snapper: Tyler Kluver (Iowa)

Kicker/punter: Sean Covington (UCLA)

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With pieces of the quarterback puzzle falling into (or out of) place, the Gators are starting to get a clear picture of which signal-caller they would like to sign in their 2013 recruiting class.

Within a matter of days, Florida's top quarterback targets -- Cooper Bateman (Salt Lake City, Utah/Cottonwood), Cody Thomas (Colleyville, Texas/Heritage) and Kevin Olsen (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills) -- committed to Alabama, Oklahoma and Miami, respectively.

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Miller Safrit/ESPN.comTroy Williams (Harbor City, Calif./Narbonne) is one of Florida's top remaining quarterback targets.
So where do the Gators turn now? Florida has offered several quarterbacks recently, including Troy Williams (Harbor City, Calif./Narbonne), Ryan Buchanan (Jackson, Miss./Jackson Prep) and Tim Boyle (Middletown, Conn./Xavier).

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Four-star Under Armour All-American quarterback Kevin Olsen (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills) committed Friday to play for the Hurricanes, multiple sources report.

Auburn, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Stanford, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Notre Dame, Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina, Rutgers, Virginia, Iowa, Purdue, East Carolina and Central Florida also offered the 6-foot-2, 195-pound talent.

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ESPNU Watch List quarterback and Elite 11 hopeful Kevin Olsen (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills) is not your average high school quarterback.

His dad, Chris, is the longtime coach of Wayne Hills and his older brother, Greg, plays tight end for the Carolina Panthers.

Olsen, who holds offers from Florida, Florida State, Georgia and Miami among many other schools, threw for nearly 1,700 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior, completing more than 60 percent of his passes.

Olsen talks more about his experience of growing up in a football family and about the recruiting process in this Elite 11 update by ESPNHS.

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