2013 Running Back Likes Florida

2013 Running Back Likes Florida

Adam Lane hasn't been able to play football almost all season. The 5-foot-7, 200-pound running back from Winter Haven, Florida broke his fibula and dislocated his ankle at practice in mid-August, and has been working on his rehab since then.

The Florida prospect says his injury is pretty much behind him.

"I'm perfectly fine now, I've been doing therapy three times a week, it's coming along strong," Adam Lane said.

Lane said the support of his teammates really helped him make it through this rough time when he was unable to get on the football field. Now, he's gearing up for track season, which he says is a big help with his running game.

The 2013 running back already has offers from Florida, FSU, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, USF, and is getting a lot of interest from Louisville and UCF. He said he talks to Florida coaches Will Muschamp and Brian White almost weekly.

"They're crazy guys. When we talk on the phone, majority of the time us talking about football, it's just talking about life in general and the things that are going on, and just building a really good relationship with each other," Lane said.

"I love them, they're great guys."

He also talks to Alabama, South Carolina, and USF often.

Lane was planning on coming to Florida's last home game against FSU and couldn't make it, but watched the game on television.

"Right now, Florida has the defense right now," he said. "I feel like those guys that played last year that played in the spread, having to play now in the new offense, I feel like they haven't gotten the hang of it yet, but I feel like that comes with time, running a whole new offense like that."

"It's a great team," he said. "I have no doubt in them, I feel like it's a rebuilding year."

Lane has awhile before he needs to make his college decision, and he plans to take his time.

"I really don't want to push it, I want to make sure that the school I choose is the perfect fit for me. I don't ever want to regret the choice I made, so I'm going to take however long it takes for me to choose the school that I love the best," he said.

He doesn't yet know where that will be, but he knows what he's looking for.

"First academics, second, I would say how well the team get's together, how close they are. Third I would say the coaching staff, a coaching staff that will help me surpass the level at I'm at now, not only just in football but life in general. Also just a great football program that lots of potential in the future."

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