Five Florida Football players who will probably be rated too low in NCAA 25

If it's in the game, it's in the game. Maybe.

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2023 wasn't a great year for Florida Football. The Gators went 5-7, so anyone hoping to boot up NCAA 25 this summer and win a national title with Florida is going to have some work to do in their dynasty.

By that same token, it doesn't mean Florida is void of talent. But given the nature of how EA Sports tends to rate and rank players for their Madden series, the following five players are guys that we anticipate will be undervalued once NCAA 25 finally comes out.

Florida Football Undervalued Players

Graham Mertz

Many of the attributes that made Graham Mertz an effective QB for the Gators in 2023 are things that don't necessarily get highlighted in a video game. Vision, leadership, and general accuracy are things that get overshadowed in video games in favor of arm strength and speed.

So even though based on QB rating Mertz is arguably a top five QB in the SEC, we could see the creators at EA get blinded by other shiny objects to rank ahead of him for the purpose of their game.

Montrell Johnson

Given that Montrell Johnson was 9th in the SEC in rushing yards last year with 817 yards, it's not like he will be an unknown entity for EA Sports. He also had the 6th most average yards after contact among running backs in the SEC, so his broken tackle rate should also be high.

But like Mertz, the biggest strength for Johnson is his patience and his vision in a zone running scheme. And like Mertz those strengths are not something that tend to show up in video games.

Combined with his pass blocking, which is a mechanic that will probably be broken when the game comes out, and we could see Johnson being undervalued once the game comes out.