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Florida offers Rome Who Returns the Interest

The Florida Gators signed one defensive end in the class of 2009 and are looking to add some beef up front for 2010. The offers are going out, but none of them are for a lineman like Chase Rome. The 6-3, 281 pound Rome is a beast off the edge for his Columbia (MO) Rockbridge HS defense. Rome has a history in Florida and the Gators are definitely high on his list at the moment.

As recent as five years ago Chase Rome was living in South Florida and competing on the football field. A bad year of weather in 2004 that Floridians are all familiar with caused the Romes to pack up and move away, landing Chase and his football career in the heart of Missouri Tiger country. "I lived in Florida till I was about 14 years old," Rome said earlier this week. "My dad owned a tele...

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