The class of 2020 is behinds us — well, almost.
There’s still a big domino floating out there that will greatly impact the SEC. Five-star running back Zachary Evans was unable to sign with a school on signing day after being signed and released by Georgia during the early period.
That means his recruitment will push into the spring with a handful of SEC teams still trying to land him. Tennessee is in the mix, along with Ole Miss. Both received visits from the elite running back in January. They were thought of as the frontrunners for Evans, but as we’ve seen throughout this process, you should assume nothing.
Evans is now set to use his final official visit on the Florida Gators. Dan Mullen has remained involved here and will now get his chance to impress Evans in Gainesville. The visit will serve as Evans’ first visit to Florida.
The date is set for March 20th.
According to the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Evans is the 16th ranked prospect in the 2020 class. He’s elite on the field, but comes with a bit of baggage off. Evans was suspended twice during his senior season of high school, including his high school state title game. He followed that embarrassing moment up by winning the MVP award at the Under Armor All-American game later that month.
It looks like Evans will be playing in the Southeastern Conference next season, we just don’t know where. Florida, Ole Miss or Tennessee seem like the likely suitors at this point, however — and the Gators will get the final official visit.