Florida will host Tennessee in the SEC on CBS’ marquee game this weekend and will reportedly have an important recruit in attendance.
Five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr., the top-ranked cornerback for the 2018 national recruiting cycle, is expected to visit UF this weekend. His father, former Pro Bowler Patrick Surtain Sr., confirmed to Andrew Spivey of GatorCountry.com.
Surtain currently ranks as the No. 3 overall prospect and the top recruit from the state of Florida according to Scout. The Gators remain an option for the five-star cornerback, although he currently has Florida State and LSU listed as his favorites, according to 247Sports.
Several other notable prospects will be in attendance at The Swamp for Saturday’s game against the Vols. The Gators will host eight undeclared targets including Surtain, as well as offensive linemen William Barnes, Ed Montilus and Trey Hill, wide receiver Anthony Schwartz, defensive end Andrew Chatfield, linebacker Richard Jibunor and athlete Jamien Sherwood, as well as Oregon defensive end commit Malcolm Lamar.
Florida will also host 12 underclassmen including nine prospects from the 2019 recruiting cycle and three from 2020.
Florida will also have several of its current commits in attendance including defensive backs Randy Russell and Divaad Wilson, athlete Amari Burney, wide receiver Tyquan Thornton, linebacker David Reese, running back Dameon Pierce and defensive end Taylor Upshaw — will be visiting, as well as