DB Roberson ends up in Florida orange and blue

By Adam Silverstein
February 2, 2011

It didn’t take long for Florida Gators fans to breathe at least a mini sigh of relief on Wednesday as four-star defensive back Marcus Roberson announced that he has committed to the school and sent in his National Letter of Intent.

A former commitment to Texas Tech, Roberson decided to change his pledge to Auburn on Monday before completely pulling out of that commitment on Tuesday. Florida, which had been in the mix for a beginning, ends up the recipient of his services.

Roberson is the Gators 18th commitment for the 2011 cycle and the team’s fourth defensive back. He is listed as the No. 2 cornerback (No. 37 overall player) available by Rivals and No. 9 safety (No. 112 overall player) in the nation by ESPNU.

His commitment was first reported by 247Sports.

OGGOA will update this story as the day goes on.

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19 Comments

  1. Avatar TonyM1449 says:

    Awesome!!! Welcome to Gator nation! Hopefully we keep it rolling!

  2. Avatar G8TRKYLE says:

    Way to start the day! Great sign…

  3. Avatar ncgator says:

    I love this guy. Great start to the day.

  4. Avatar npgator says:

    Nice pick up for sure and welcome to the Gator Nation!

  5. Avatar DGLgatorfan says:

    nice pick up

  6. Avatar ulysses1221 says:

    Wow , this is a great sign. Welcome marcus. Great start. I expect alot of great surprises today.

  7. Avatar Luke says:

    What a roller coaster for this guy! Three schools in a few days… Welcome to Gator Nation. Next stop, day one of the NFL draft in three years.

  8. Avatar Gatorbuc15 says:

    Fantastic! Welcome Roberson!

  9. Avatar npgator says:

    If he plays like Cody Riggs played last year he will be in for a lot of playing time early.

  10. Avatar Joe says:

    Now that’s a snatch and grab job for Muschamp and our staff!!! Add Grant and Rasco, and we end up with an amazing signing class.

  11. Avatar npgator says:

    I love the kids we got I only wished we could have landed a few more but great quality!

  12. Avatar John S says:

    Good deal, crazy last week but the secondary is filling out pretty well, glad we have the letter in hand.

  13. Avatar Ken says:

    At 6’0 and 170, he is gonna have to do some beefing up fast!

  14. Avatar npgator says:

    I know that it is a stretch but any word on either Grant or Jenkins?

  15. Avatar Drew 4 Orange & Blue says:

    We didn’t get Grant….OSU

  16. grant went to ohio state

  17. Avatar Swampbabe says:

    About what I expected when all was said and done, which isn’t a good thing. Oh well, always next year. Least I won’t be eating any crow tonight. 🙁

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