May 6, 2010

Florida drops in on top lineman

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Over the past four recruiting cycles the Florida Gators have signed three players from the state of Connecticut (Aaron Hernandez, Tyler Murphy, and Jordan Reed).

Offensive coordinator Steve Addazio is responsible for that success.

Born and raised in Connecticut, Addazio's background has enabled him to relate with recruits from his home state; and this year is no exception.

UF has targeted Ridgefield lineman Tommy Jordan, and Addazio has already developed a strong bond with the talented offensive tackle.

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