Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators have landed one of their top offensive targets on their board. Three-star tight end Jonathan Odom has announced he has verbally committed to the University of Florida. Jonathan Odom committed to the Florida Gators while he was taking an unofficial visit at Florida. The newest Florida commit is the son of former Florida Gator and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Jason Odom. With his commitment, Florida has risen to the seventh ranked recruiting class passing FSU. Jonathan Odom is the 11th recruit to commit to the Florida Gators 2020 recruiting class. Odom is the sixth offensive commit in the class with Leonard Manuel, Jahiem Bell, Anthony Richardson, Jeremiah Johnson and Jaquavion Fraziars. He’s also the second tight end in the class with Jeremiah Johnson.
Who is Jonathan Odom?
Jonathan Odom is a three-star tight end out of Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida. Odom took an official visit to Florida on April 13th and has been considered to be one of his top schools since. During his recruitment, Jonathan Odom has received 35 offers from some of the best schools in the country. Odom has offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State. On the 247 Sports Composite Rankings, Odom is the 845th ranked recruit and the 32nd ranked tight end in the country. On Rivals, Odom is a three-star recruit and is the 98th ranked recruit in the state of Florida. Larry Scott, Florida’s tight end coach, was the primary recruiter for Jonathan Odom.
Jonathan Odom is a 6’5” 250 pound tight end. The Tampa Jesuit tight end has a terrific frame for a tight end with pretty decent speed. Odom is a good receiving tight end that can put his hand in the dirt and play outside. He has good hands and can run routes pretty well. He is most dangerous over the middle as he can really use his size to his advantage. Odom also does a good job of picking up extra yards after contact and he can block pretty well. This is a good pick for Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators offense.