Four-star defensive back Kamar Wilcoxson has committed to the Florida Gators, spurning Tennessee, which he had been committed to since April 27. The commitment on Friday marks the third time the Class of 2021 standout has offered his pledge to the Gators.
Wilcoxson initially committed to coach Dan Mullen's program on Nov. 3, 2018, when he was a freshman in high school. He decommitted on April 27, 2019, only to recommit three months later. He decommitted again on March 26, 2020 before committing to Tennessee one day later.
Wilcoxson is ranked No. 275 overall in the 247Sports Composite rankings and the No. 16 safety in his recruiting class. The 6-foot-1, 183-pounder from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, had 73 tackles and three interceptions as a junior in 2019.
Greg Biggins, national recruiting analyst for 247Sports, provided this scouting report on the newest Gator commitment.
"Versatile defensive back who could end up at corner or safety in college," Biggins wrote. "Has a safety frame, shows a lot of range and does a nice job making plays sideline to sideline. Shows good ball skills, is a willing hitter and plays with a nice edge to his game. He has the athletic traits to play corner as well and shows both short area quickness, change of direction and long speed. His size and toughness is tailer made for press coverage and he plays with the kind of confidence and swagger you like to see in a corner. Where he ends up positionally will likely be determined by how much size he puts on but you love his versatility, skill set and ability to matchup with the big receivers in college football."
Florida now boasts the No. 7 overall class during this recruiting cycle and the second-ranked class in the SEC behind -- ironically enough in this case -- Tennessee, which currently ranks No. 3 in the nation. Wilcoxson is the 11th four-star commitment in Florida's current class.