GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Just hours after telling GatorBait.net that Florida had pulled even with Clemson, the school he was committed to, five-star running back Dalvin Cook went ahead and pulled the trigger on a flip to Florida.
The Miami Central star gave Will Muschamp his commitment after meeting up with him following the spring game.
"It was me and my family, we talked about what Florida offers," Cook said. "I just felt like it was the right time to do it. I just felt that everything about it, the game, everything was great."
Cook got a good first-hand look at what Florida's offense could look like with him toting the rock.
The Gators featured a run-heavy scrimmage that put the ball into the running backs' hands throughout the day, including a healthy workload for true freshman running back Kelvin Taylor.
It wasn't lost on Cook.
"They get the running backs the ball, obviously," he said. "They get the running backs the ball in their hands, that's the most important part."
Florida can credit defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson with helping land the star South Florida running back.
"Coach T-Rob, he was my recruiting coach, and our bond is unbelievable," Cook said. "We talk and talk on a daily basis. We've got a great relationship."
With a flip, many might wonder how solid Cook is to his new commitment. He isn't budging at all, saying he's not even planning on taking visits at this point.
His recruitment shut down, Cook had just one parting message as the sun set over the Swamp.
"I'm a Gator," he said. "That's it. I'm a Gator."
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