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RECRUITING: Painter enjoys G'ville visit

Thursday and Friday the Gators hosted one of the premiere prospects in the Class of 2008 in Norfolk (VA) Maury Vinston Painter, a 6-6/315 lineman. The versatile two-way player enjoyed his two day visit in Gainesville and left early this morning.

(Vinston Painter profile) It has yet to be determined which side of the ball Painter will play in college and his long and lean frame really screams offensive tackle. However, his aggressive play could put him on the defensive side of the ball. Regardless of where he may end up, the Gators showed Painter a lot of interest. "I came in yesterday morning and stayed up here this morning," Painter...

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