Arik Gilbert transferring to Florida as former five-star LSU tight end prospect picks Gators as destination

Florida landed a commitment on Sunday from LSU transfer tight end Arik Gilbert, who was the nation’s No. 1 tight end prospect in the 2020 recruiting class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. Gilbert made 35 catches for 368 yards and two touchdowns in 10 games for the Tigers as a freshman.

“After careful consideration I have decided to commit to the University of Florida,” Gilbert wrote in a message posted to Twitter. “This is the best situation for me and I’m excited to join the family.”

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