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RECRUITING: Gators get a Big Machine

Friday Night Lights has taken on a new life among recruiting circles. Both fans and prospects are anticipating it more and more in only its second year of existence. There are two reasons for the camp and one is to attract the best talent in America to compete in the Swamp. The other is to sift through prospects that the staff considers on the cusp of an offer and actually see if they are.

(Linval Joseph profile) Friday night was the latter for Linval Joseph of Alachua Santa Fe who was offered and committed to Coach Urban Meyer on Saturday. The monster 6-5,290 pounder could play on either side of the ball, but worked exclusively on the offensive line last night. He showed explosion, power, strength, and agility in constantly punishing defenders. The night was fun and Joseph...