Florida football: Gators' signee Jadan Baugh put together a stupid senior season

Florida has an incredibly versatile athlete coming in in the class of 2024 in Baugh, who is a do it all guy on both sides of the ball

Florida Gators head coach Billy Napier runs out of the tunnel at the start of the Florida Georgia
Florida Gators head coach Billy Napier runs out of the tunnel at the start of the Florida Georgia / Doug Engle/Gainesville Sun / USA TODAY
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Florida football saw its 2024 class lose some of its prized commits leading up to and during the Early Signing Period, bringing it down outside of the top ten.

Despite not being able to hold on to a class that was as high as No. 2 in the country, Billy Napier and the Gators are bringing in several difference-makers in the '24 cycle.

One of those guys is Jadan Baugh, who the Gators flipped from Arkansas at the end of his recruitment.

Baugh is a 4-star RB out of Decatur, Georgia, but his video game-like senior season makes Gator fans think that they're getting one of the best playmakers in the country.

Florida football: Mr. Do it All

Baugh was recruited as a running back, and that's where he'll be in Florida's offense. But he's a jack of all trades, and there isn't much that he can't do on the field if he's asked.

As a running back, he carried the ball 113 times this season for 1,583 yards (14 YPC) and 19 touchdowns. He's also a threat in the passing game, catching 28 balls for 531 yards (18.9 yards per catch) and six more touchdowns.

And just because he could, he was also a major factor on the defensive side of the ball. He racked up 54 tackles, six interceptions, and seven pass breakups.

Having that level of impact on both sides of the ball isn't something that you see every day from normal high school players. You don't see it from many guys in the top 300 either.

Jadan showcased his versatility and his ability to do whatever he wants on the field during his senior season. Napier and the Gators are hoping he can do more of the same now that he's in Gainesville.