The Importance Of Expruiting Factors In College Football

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The Florida Gators 2019 recruiting class has gotten off to a scorching hot start, already reeling in 12 commitments from players around the country. According to multiple national recruiting sites, Coach McElwain and the Gators currently hold one of the top classes in college football. Three-star prospect Andrew Coker, a massive offensive lineman that bolsters a frame of 6'6 and 335 pounds, is one piece of this class and he talks about his decision, potential recruits joining him, plus more here. The Decision During the first weekend of June, Coker was visiting the Florida campus on an unofficial visit, just a few weeks after he received an offer. However, the following Monday, Coker had seen and heard enough. He knew the…show more content…
"Lucas is another offensive lineman that could join this family. I feel like he can be a real threat with us," Coker said. Lucas is a Miami lean at the moment, but with signing day still over a year away, Coker has plenty of time to pitch his message. The message Coker relays to these prospects is the same pitch the coaching staff gave him. "I tell them it is a family down here and at one point, you have to realize that every school has the flashy gear, the fancy stuff, and it's going to look good, but you have to be comfortable with the people around you," Coker said. When Will Coker Visit This Fall? Originally, Coker had planned on visiting this weekend for the LSU homecoming game. But, with his game being late on Friday night, he is doubtful he will be in attendance. He isn't sure which game he will be attending now, but he sees Florida State as a likely visit. Whenever it may be, Coker is excited to head back to his second home and reunite with his future coaches and teammates. Junior Season Update So far, during the first three games of the season, his team sits with a 1-2 record. A third of the season is through, but Coker sees a different result for his team the next 6 games. "Unfortunately, we couldn't be on top in two of those games. We played some good matchups in our first three games. We are looking to move forward and finish the season 6-0," he said. Coker is currently working on a few skillsets to elevate his game, and
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