Flipping Out: Florida flip candidates

Jul 11, 2022 | 2 comments

In any given year not all of the names you see on a program’s commitment list over the summer are going to actually end up signing with said program come the fall. For Florida, in a normal cycle, you will see a handful of prospects flip their commitment to or from the Gators.

UF has already flipped two prospects in the last month, four-star defensive end Isaiah Nixon from Central Florida and three-star quarterback Marcus Stokes from Penn State.
There’s surely more to come.

Inside the Gators takes a look at which current UF commits might jump ship and those who seem to be the most solid. We’re also taking a look at potential candidates that Florida may flip from other programs.


This is recruiting, anything can and will happen, but it would take something completely out of the ordinary for one of these five current pledges to switch up.

Sharif Denson His high school coach told Inside the Gators two years ago that he had a cornerback coming up that would be the best defensive back on a team that included current Gator Tre’Vez Johnson and that he (Denson) was a huge UF fan.

Bryce Lovett Other than perhaps Derrick LeBlanc, he has been on campus more over the last few months than anyone else, including coming back in late June just to personally work with his future position coaches. He said other programs are still in contact, but he is as solid as a rock.

Marcus Stokes – If we are being honest here, he is a Florida fan, so his commitment likely had very little to do with the actual coaches. When he received an offer, he was going to commit to the Gators without regard to who was at the helm. He has already hit the pavement running, contacting multiple prospects on Florida’s behalf.

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