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Jenkins Felt Comfortable with the Gators

Jelani Jenkins

Five-star linebacker Jelani Jenkins decided to give his pledge to the Florida Gators and head coach Urban Meyer today in front of a national television audience. The 6-1, 205-pound superstar from Wheaton (MD) Our Lady of Good Counsel took time out during a post signing day celebration to talk about his decision.

It's hard sometimes when you so desperately want to get this kind of news out in the open, today he did. "A lot of weight came off my shoulders today when I told everyone that I was going to be a Florida Gator," Jelani Jenkins said. In today's world of recruiting it says something when families handle the recruiting process the way it should be handled. Jenkins and his father Maurice Jenkins... Recommended Stories

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