January 16, 2007

Griffen sees the Gators

Avondale (Ariz.) Agua Fria five-star defensive end Everson Griffen was scheduled to take his last official visit to UCLA Dec. 1, but when he canceled that trip before committing to USC, the nation's No. 6 prospect still entertained offers to see other schools.

This weekend, Griffen accepted an offer from the Florida Gators to fly east.

Fresh off their 41-14 national championship drubbing of Ohio State, the Florida coaching staff put the limits of momentum to the test. With the campus still buzzing with euphoria, Florida defensive line coach,Greg Mattison, made a call to the 623 area code.

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