Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators coaching staff have signed a very solid offensive lineman in the class. Three-star JUCO offensive tackle Noah Banks will sign his NLI to the University of Florida. This is a nice signing for the Gators as Banks is a strong offensive lineman who was committed to Arkansas. Florida offensive line coach John Hevesy is excited to add an offensive tackle like Banks who can add some depth. Banks is the 13th recruit to commit to the Gators 2018 recruiting class. He is the 8th offensive recruit to commit to Florida with Dante Lang, Iverson Clement, Richard Gouraige, Dameon Pierce, Corey Gammage, Kyle Pitts and Chris Bleich. He is also the third offensive lineman to commit to the Gators with Chris Bleich and Richard Gouraige.
Who is Noah Banks?
Noah Banks is a three-star JUCO OT out of Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Florida native committed to Dan Mullen and the Gators after he took an official weekend to the University of Florida last weekend. Banks was an Arkansas commit before flipping and signing with the Gators. Banks also had offers from Auburn, Missouri and Texas. On the 247 Sports Rankings, Banks is the 28th ranked JUCO recruit and the sixth ranked JUCO offensive tackle in the country. On ESPN, Bleich is the second ranked JUCO recruit in Florida and the 9th ranked JUCO offensive tackle in the country.
Noah Banks is a 6’7” 305 offense tackle. He is a big, physical offensive tackle. Banks is a really solid offensive lineman with a lot of size and athletic ability. He is a tough blocker which could also play guard if the Gators need him to. Banks is a very nice addition to the class as he will enroll in January and compete for a starting job next season. This is a really solid pickup for the Gators as Banks could compete for one of the tackle positions or right guard.