Four-star WR Demarcus Robinson become the fifth wide receiver in Florida's 2013 class.
Florida continued their hot streak on the recruiting trail Wednesday afternoon when Peach County (Fort Valley, Ga.) four-star wide receiver Demarcus Robinson confirmed via text message that he had flipped his commitment from Clemson to the Gators.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Robinson had Florida, as well as Notre Dame, in his top three when he made his initial pledge to Clemson back in July. There were rumors throughout the fall that Robinson would make take an official to Gainesville for a game, but nothing ever came to fruition.
247Sports broke reports Saturday morning of Robinson’s interest in Florida had been ratcheted up in recent days. Sunday night it was reported Florida coaches, including head coach Will Muschamp, would go in-home with the talented receiver Wednesday, then receive an official visit from Robinson this coming weekend.
Robinson is the fifth wide receiver commit in Florida’s 2013 class joining Ahmad Fulwood of Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville, Fla.), Marqui Hawkins of Carver (Columbus, Ga.), Alvin Bailey of Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) and Chris Thompson of Gainesville (Fla.).
247Sports currently ranks Robinson as the nation’s No. 183 prospect overall and the No. 22 wide receiver.