Kevon Seymour is quickly emerging as one of the top cornerbacks in Southern California and his recruitment took a big step forward Tuesday when Florida offered him.
The 6-foot, 170-pound prospect from Pasadena (Calif.) Muir talked with Florida assistant coach Brian White and on Wednesday is supposed to talk with first-year coach Will Muschamp. Seymour is for sure excited about his newest offer.
"I talked to coach White, it was (Tuesday), and he told me to call back (Wednesday) and I could talk to the head coach so I could get the news from the head coach too and not just from him," Seymour said.
"I'm excited. I'm pumped right now. The Florida Gators? That's real big."
Although Seymour, who played with the back-to-back champion B2G Sports at this past weekend's Badger Sports Elite 7-on-7, doesn't intimately know too much about Florida's program he does know the broad strokes like Tim Tebow played there and the Gators routinely compete for SEC championships.
That's a big deal for Seymour, who said he's looking for a program that not only wins but wins big.
"I really don't know much about them, I just know it's Florida," Seymour said. "Tim Tebow went there and Cam Newton went there for a little bit. I don't know much right now but I want to learn more and I'm going to look at them much more.
"I'm trying to go to a school where I can really win. I want to win big. If they're going to win, that's where I want to go. I'm going to try to find a way to get down there.
"I'm going to have to find a way to save up some money. I'm going to talk with my mom about it, see how I can get down there to check it out."
Florida, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico State, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA and Washington have now offered.