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Bostic is a Huge Bonus for 2009

This was supposed to be a spring of maturation and building depth for the national champion Florida Gators. But, just like every spring, there was likely going to be a surprise or two along the way. The Gators return their best depth at linebacker in the last 25 years or more, yet it was a true freshman linebacker that probably surprised everybody except those that recruited him.

When the Gators set out to recruit linebackers for the class of 2009, they really were not pursuing many. All three starters were returning, and all of their backups for the deepest linebacker corps the Gators may have ever had. Still, there was this one linebacker they targeted in South Florida from the very beginning. Jon Bostic played football at Palm Beach Central. The son of a former NFL...

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