There’s good news and there’s bad news for the Gators.
ESPN released its first list of the top 300 football prospects in the Class of 2017 on Wednesday. That’s not the good news or the bad news.
The good news is that all four of Florida’s 2017 commits are ranked in the ESPN 300 list.
The bad news is that none of them are ranked in the top 75. Meanwhile, Alabama and Florida State each have two commits in the top 75, while Miami has one of its commits in the top 75.
Four-star Tampa Bay Tech wide receiver Daquon Green is the highest ranked 2017 Gators commit at No. 79. Green committed to Florida on July 24 and caught 31 passes for 734 yards and 10 touchdowns as a high school junior last season.
Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas quarterback Jake Allen is next at No. 147 on the ESPN 300 list. The four-star prospect threw for 1,691 yards and 18 touchdowns to eight interceptions as a high school junior last season.
Miami-Southridge tight end Kemore Gamble, who recently committed to the Gators on April 8, comes in at No. 237 on the list. Miami-Washington offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort rounds out the list for Florida commits, as he’s listed at No. 258.
The Gators’ 2017 class is currently ranked 42nd nationally by 247Sports. But it’s still very early to start worrying about the group …