Defensive end Tyreak Sapp has caught the attention of elite college football programs for years. He is ranked as one of the best strong-side defensive ends in the 2021 recruiting class and is a physical specimen.
Tyreak Sapp Commits to University of Florida
How did each team in the SEC fare during the Early Signing Period? @ChadSimmons_ hands out his grades and gives Florida an A for landing a class that includes four-star DL Tyreak Sapp.https://t.co/hZAefYJEG8 pic.twitter.com/0C94d9Kg8w
— Rivals (@Rivals) December 25, 2020
Sapp had to weigh offers from other top programs as well, including Alabama, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, and Texas.
The possibility of the Hurricanes flipping Sapp on Signing Day was so strong that 247Sports recruiting analysts called it a "lock."
Ultimately, their predictions fell short, and head coach Dan Mullen locked up another solid prospect during the Early Signing Period. Perhaps if Miami had put together a stronger 2020 campaign, they would have had a better chance at landing the lineman.
Tyreak Sapp Highlights
The St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders have produced some excellent recruits, and Sapp is no exception. His highlight video backs up his glowing scouting report; Sapp can anchor a defensive line and make his way to the quarterback without any issues.
Another one from STA
— All-American Bowl (@AABonNBC) October 6, 2020
Defensive lineman Tyreak Sapp has a high floor, and if he can succeed with Florida, there is a great chance he will play in the NFL.
The SEC is never a walk in the park with teams like Alabama and LSU lurking, but the Gators are trying to build up a program to bring them back to their championship-winning ways.
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