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Gators Land World Class Speed

Jeff Demps

It is worth repeating, head coach Urban Meyer wants to field the fastest team in America. With players like Louis Murphy, Percy Harvin and Chris Rainey all running sub-4.4, he might have it now. Jeff Demps has world-class speed and as a defender, you can do nothing about it but accept it.

Demps, from Groveland (Fla.) South Lake High School is a 5-10, 182-pound three-star running back that can beat you in a variety of ways. A lot of players talk about how fast they are, but Demps shows you how fast he is. At a track meet this past year in Knoxville, Demps ran a blistering 10.25 100m and is currently ranked third in the nation. "I thought long and hard about the whole recruiting...

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