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Gators Grab Third Commitment

Jon Halapio

Things haven't been good at St. Petersburg (FL) Catholic. They were slapped with a three-year postseason ban by the FHSAA for recruiting violations in 2006, which resulted in a coaching change. But on Friday, there was a glimmer of joy after offensive guard Jon Halapio verbally committed to the Florida Gators.

With Florida graduating three starting offensive linemen after this upcoming season, it's no surprise that they are going after linemen. This is their first O-line commitment from the class of '09. "I smile all day and all night," Jon Halapio said. "That's how happy I am to be a Gator." It's been a tough road for Halapio in recent years, adjusting to the postseason bans and a new coach. But he's...

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