Several commits were in town for Florida’s Friday Night Lights camp this weekend, and recently flipped quarterback Marcus Stokes had a chance to show off his arm.
Stokes served as the quarterback for some of the 1-on-1 drills being run by camp attendees. He connected with five-star wide receiver Jeremiah Smith, who’s ranked No. 11 on the 247Sports composite for 2024, for a big play and the video quickly made the rounds on social media.
The Gators flipped Stokes on July 7 from Penn State, and it’s easy to see why Billy Napier wanted him so badly. The rising senior launched a ball from the logo around the 50-yard line into the end zone, hitting Smith in stride.
All Gators‘ Zach Goodall had a great view of the pass and shared it on Twitter on Saturday.
— Zach Goodall (@zach_goodall) July 30, 2022
Here’s another look at it from a sideline perspective, courtesy of 247Sports’ Andrew Ivins.
— Andrew Ivins (@Andrew_Ivins) July 30, 2022
There was a point when it seemed Florida might have to pass on a quarterback in the 2023 class. Then, Napier flipped Stokes and he has impressed since, both on the field and on the recruiting trail. His senior year will be one to monitor, but it’s good to see him making big plays in the Swamp already.
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