January 23, 2007

Gators make up ground on five-star Jones

In a weekend visit list full of big names, one of the biggest was Baton Rouge (La.) Southern Lab safety Chad Jones. The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder is rated as the No. 1 athlete in the nation, the No. 14 rated prospect overall on the Rivals100. Coming into the weekend, it looked as if the Gators were little more than an afterthought on his list of finalists.

Where do they currently stand now that he has been to Gainesville?

The trip to Florida was his third of five official visits, he had previously been to Florida State and Southern Cal. According to Jones, the UF visit was the best of the three.

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