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C.J. Worton commits to Florida

Four-star wide receiver C.J. Worton has committed to Florida and will sign a national letter of intent (NLI) with the Gators after choosing them over West Virginia on National Signing Day.

"For the next four years of my life, I will be attending the University of Florida," Worton said.

Worton, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound receiver from South Dade High School in Homestead, Fla., initially committed to Florida State before decommitting from the Seminoles on Jan. 28.

Florida became highly involved in his recruiting, along with West Virginia, with Will Muschamp winning out in the end.

"This journey for me, especially, has been crazy," Worton said. "I woke up this morning and I finally decided what school I'm going to. You can just imagine all the emotions for me and my family."

Worton will help bolster a Florida class at receiver that includes Lake Nona star Ryan Sousa.

The versatile receiver officially visited Florida on Jan. 24, his final of two official visits, including a trip to West Virginia the week before.

The 247Composite ranking, an industry-generated ranking, rates Worton as the No. 424 player in the nation. It also rates him as the No. 57 wide receiver in the nation and the No. 58 player in the state of Florida.

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