Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators have surprised many and have landed one of the top wide receivers in the country. Four-star All-American wide receiver Xzavier Henderson has verbally committed to the University of Florida. Henderson committed to the Gators during the All-American Bowl which he’s playing in. This is a huge pick up for Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators offense. Xzavier Henderson is the younger brother of former Gators cornerback C.J. Henderson. With his commitment, the Florida Gators have the seventh ranked recruiting class passing the Auburn Tigers. Henderson is the 24th commit in the Florida Gators 2020 recruiting class. He’s the tenth offensive commit in the Florida Gators recruiting class. He’s also the third wide receiver in the country with Jaquavion Fraziars and Leonard Manuel.
Who is Xzavier Henderson?
Xzavier Henderson is a four-star wide receiver out of Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida. The newest Florida commit has been recruited by some of the top programs in the country. During his recruitment, Henderson has received 25 offers. He has offers from schools like Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon and Virginia. Henderson is also one of the top ranked recruits in the 2020 recruiting cycle. On 247 Sports, Henderson is the 54th ranked recruit and the tenth ranked wide receiver in the country. On ESPN, Henderson is the 76th ranked recruit and the tenth ranked recruiting class in the country. Florida’s wide receiver Billy Gonzales was the primary recruiter for Xzavier Henderson.
Xzavier Henderson is a 6’4” 180 pound wide receiver. He has great speed especially for a big body receiver. Henderson is a strong receiver with still a lot of room to fill in his tall, slender frame. He’s a solid route runner with good hands and a pretty large catch radius. This is a great pick up for Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators. If Florida wants to take the next step into becoming a national championship contender, they’ll need to continue to win recruiting battles like this.