DE CeCe Jefferson’s letter of intent not with Florida, possibly due to father or coaching change

Updated at 7:15 p.m.

Though still less than 24 hours after he committed to the Florida Gators live on ESPNU during National Signing Day, five-star defensive end CeCe Jefferson has yet to send his National Letter of Intent into the program, a necessity so he can be cleared by the compliance office and added to the Gators’ Class of 2015.

Though all indications are that Jefferson still plans to join the Florida football team, the letter has not been sent via fax machine or otherwise.

According to Gator Sports Network sideline reporter Brady Ackerman, who reported on the status of Jefferson’s letter during an interview on Thursday with Bill King on 94.9 The Game in Nashville, Tennessee, Jefferson’s father is refusing to sign the letter that will allow his son to officially join the Gators.

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Florida DL coach Terrell Williams leaves for NFL, to be replaced by Chris Rumph of Texas

Updated Friday at 3:30 p.m.

Less than a month after hiring of defensive line coach Terrell Williams, the Florida Gators have already been forced to replace him. According to Sports Illustrated, Williams has departed for a return to the NFL with the Miami Dolphins, and Florida head coach Jim McELwain has already replaced him with Texas defensive line coach Chris Rumph.

Since that initial report, The Gainesville Sun‘s Robbie Andreu noted that while Rumph has been offered the job with the Gators, he has yet to accept it.

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Four-star athlete D’Anfernee McGriff adds to Florida Gators’ big haul on National Signing Day

The Florida Gators closed National Signing Day strong on Wednesday, adding four commitments in a 30-minute stretch, the last of which was four-star athlete D’Anfernee McGriff (Tallahassee, FL).

A talented and versatile prospect, McGriff (6-foot-1, 230 pounds) is rated as the No. 273 overall player in the nation and 21st best running back, according to the 247Sports Composite.

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Florida Gators win big with commitment from five-star DE CeCe Jefferson on National Signing Day

For the second time on National Signing Day, the Florida Gators landed a truly big fish and top target as five-star defensive end CeCe Jefferson (Glen Saint Mary, FL) officially announced his commitment to the program.

The No. 7 overall player and No. 2 defensive end in the Class of 2015, according to the 247Sports Composite, Jefferson (6-foot-2, 275 pounds) could be a monster along the Gators’ defensive line for years to come.

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OT Nick Buchanan picks Florida over Georgia on National Signing Day

The recruiting train rolled on for the Florida Gators on National Signing Day as the program gained a verbal commitment from three-star offensive tackle Nick Buchanan (Atlanta, GA) just a couple days after he decommitted from California.

Buchanan (6-foot-4, 280 pounds) took official visits to Georgia and Florida, respectively, over the last two weekends and quickly decided that he wanted to trade in his Golden Bears pledge for a Gators helmet.

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Four-star RB Jordan Cronkrite extends Florida Gators’ haul on National Signing Day

The Florida Gators added to their recruiting haul and continued their momentum Wednesday afternoon when four-star running back Jordan Cronkrite (Miami, FL) officially committed to the program on National Signing Day.

Cronkrite (5-foot-11, 198 pounds) chose Florida over Miami and West Virginia. A one-time Canes commitment, he was once thought to be heading to play for the Mountaineers…until the Gators entered the picture.

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Three-star defensive end Keivonnis Davis flips to Florida from Oregon State on signing day

Despite noting earlier in the day that he would not be making a commitment on National Signing Day, three-star defensive end Keivonnis Davis (Miami, FL) submitted a National Letter of Intent to the Florida Gators.

Davis, an Oregon State commitment until the moment his letter was faxed into Florida, is a 6-foot-4, 227 pound lineman rated as the 58th best defensive end in the nation by the 247Sports Composite.

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Florida Gators snag top target, five-star OT Martez Ivey, on National Signing Day

The Florida Gators landed their top recruiting target on National Signing Day with five-star offensive tackle Martez Ivey (Apopka, FL) officially announcing his decision to stay in-state and play at Florida over Auburn.

A long-time Florida lean, Ivey (6-foot-6, 275 pounds) is the rated as the No. 2 overall player and No. 1 offensive tackle by the 247Sports Composite.

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