Florida adds to Class of 2019 commitments after weekend event

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Gators pick up commitments after hosting junior day

Florida hosted its junior day event over the weekend, welcoming dozens of recruits to Gainesville.

The Gators subsequently landed commitments from 3-star linebacker Jammal Abrams, from Birmingham, Ala., and 3-star wide receiver Dionte Marks, from Deland, Fla.

That gives Florida five commits for the Class of 2019.

SEC Country’s Zach Abolverdi has more on the significance of the potential additions of Abrams and Marks.

Meanwhile, other recruits gave their impressions of Florida coach Dan Mullen and the new coaching staff.

Read more about the recruiting weekend here.

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In other Florida football news …

Recruiting roundup

On the court

  • The Florida men’s basketball team earned a major boost Saturday night when it beat No. 12 Auburn, 72-66. That snapped a three-game losing streak for the team. Read all about it here.
  • There ended up being a few notable highlights from that game, but it’s hard to top KeVaughn Allen’s 65-foot buzzer-beater to end the first half. Watch the play from multiple angles and see what everybody said about it afterward.
  • Here’s more on how Florida coach Mike White and teammates prodded Allen to bounce back after a scoreless game at Tennessee earlier in the week.
  • CBS has Florida as a No. 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament, while ESPN hasn’t updated its bracketology projections since Feb. 22, when it had the Gators as a No. 7 seed.
  • The Florida women’s basketball team lost 63-43 at No. 19 Georgia on Sunday, falling to 11-18 overall and 3-13 in the SEC this season.

On the diamond

What they’re saying on Twitter

  • Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin pays his respects to softball star Barnhill:

  • White made a point to thank the fans Saturday night:

  • Gators senior tight end C’yontai Lewis with a message about the upcoming season:

  • Florida 4-star WR signee Jacob Copeland looking ahead to his freshman season:

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