Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators have added another playmaker to their 2021 recruiting class. Four-star wide receiver Trevonte Rucker announced on Twitter that he has verbally committed to the University of Florida. This is the second time Rucker has committed to Florida as he originally committed to Florida on November of 2018. Rucker is the eleventh recruit to join Florida’s 2021 recruiting class. Rucker is also the highest ranked commit in Florida’s class according to the 247 Sports Composite Rankings. He’s the sixth offensive recruit to join the class with Carlos Del Rio, George Jackson, Daejon Reynolds, Brashard Smith and Javonte Gardner. He is also the third wide receiver to join the class with Brashard Smith and Daejon Reynolds.
Who is Trevonte Rucker?
Trevonte Rucker is a four-star wide receiver out of Vanguard High School in Ocala, Florida. The newest Florida commit has had a busy recruitment and has been offered by many of the top football programs in the country. During his recruitment, Rucker has received 22 offers. He has offers from schools like Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Oregon and Penn State. Rucker has also been one of the top ranked recruits during the 2021 recruiting cycle. On the 247 Sports Composite Rankings, Rucker is the 125th ranked recruit and the 23rd ranked wide receiver in the country. On ESPN, Rucker is the 172nd ranked recruit and the 38th ranked wide receiver in the country.
Trevonte Rucker is a 5’11” 160 pound wide receiver. Rucker is a terrific athlete that can make people miss with his agility and speed. He’s very explosive with a good burst of speed and vision. Good hands and can play on the outside if necessary. He also has a high football IQ and has experience playing quarterback in high school. At Florida, Rucker fits best to play in the slot so he can use his agility and quickness to create separation running short routes. This is a great get for the Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators offense.