Not every prospect wants to finish off the recruiting process before his senior season begins but that is the case for five-star 2018 quarterback Matt Corral. Rivals ranks the 6’2, 185-pound pro-style quarterback as the No. 7 overall prospect in the country and with that distinction comes the No. 2 overall perch among quarterbacks.
Still, Corral doesn’t seem overly interested in drawing things out according to a report from Tom Loy of 247Sports and he also has a new leader in the clubhouse: Florida. Loy brings word from Corral, who indicated that the Florida Gators have “pulled ahead” in pursuit of his commitment. Corral recently visited Gainesville and described the trip in this way.
“This first time was a great experience. Coach Nussmeier and coach McElwain left no questions in my mind about what a great fit Florida would be for me. I can 100-percent see myself playing in the swamp in the blue and orange.”
Corral does hail from Long Beach (Calif.) but, considering he is also reportedly considering the Georgia Bulldogs, that type of long distance from home doesn’t appear to be part of the consideration. It is worth noting that Corral was actually committed to USC until mid-June but, since then, the Trojans have seemingly fallen off and there is seemingly a new sheriff in town when it comes to his recruitment.