GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- With just two short weeks left until national signing day, the Florida Gators have 18 verbal commitments. Florida's recruiting class is expected to exceed 25 players. Here is a look at the top five uncommitted prospects still on the Gators' recruiting board.
1. Stefon Diggs (Olney, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel)
Florida has lacked elite playmakers at the wideout position over the last two years and Diggs is electric with the ball in his hands. The Florida offensive coaches visited Diggs at his home on Monday night. It was Diggs' first chance to meet new Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease. Diggs' mom is expected to accompany him on his official visit to Florida this weekend. The Gators have positioned themselves nicely to land the talented receiver.
2. Josh Harvey-Clemons (Valdosta, Ga./Lowndes)
The multi-talented athlete could play a number of positions on the next level, but the Gators are recruiting Harvey-Clemons to play outside linebacker. At 6-foot-4, 210 pounds, Harvey-Clemons will need to add weight to start on the next level, but with his speed and athleticism it's almost certain he will see the field early and often. This will be a two-team race between Florida and Georgia for the services of Harvey-Clemons. He will make his final decision on signing day.
3. Tracy Howard (Miramar, Fla./Miramar)
Howard is the top-ranked corner in the country according to ESPNU. The Gators already have defensive back commitments from Willie Bailey (Hallandale, Fla./Hallandale), Marcus Maye (Melbourne, Fla./Holy Trinity), Brian Poole (Bradenton, Fla./Southeast) and Rhaheim Ledbetter (Shelby, N.C./Crest). The addition of Howard would be icing on the cake for the Gators. Howard will visit Florida this weekend and his last official visit will be to LSU. The Tigers and Gators are his two favorites. Howard's final decision will come on signing day.
4. Nelson Agholor (Tampa, Fla./Berkeley Prep)
Like Diggs, Agholor is a home-run threat with the ball in his hands. Agholor played primarily running back and safety his senior year, but Florida is recruiting him as a wide receiver. He is still raw as a receiver, but his athletic ability is off the charts. Whether on special teams or as a receiver, Agholor will make an impact early in his career. This battle will come down to Florida and USC, but most think the Gators have the slight advantage because of distance.
5. Avery Young (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens)
The Gators have five-star offensive tackle D.J. Humphries (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek) and four-star guard Jessamen Dunker (Boynton Beach, Fla./Boynton Beach) already on campus, but Florida would like to add at least one more lineman for their 2012 class. Young has a top three of Florida, Auburn and Georgia. He will make his final decision on signing day.
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