Florida football: What does Tulane transfer DJ Douglas bring to the Gators' secondary?

Florida added another DB transfer in the portal tonight, this time out of the American Conference
Nov 25, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Tulane Green Wave cornerback DJ Douglas (12) tips the ball
Nov 25, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Tulane Green Wave cornerback DJ Douglas (12) tips the ball / Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Florida football has been on a hot streak in the transfer portal, both landing commitments and getting talented guys from all over to make official visits.

Tonight, Billy Napier and the Gators got more good news as they added another DB to their secondary for new coach Will Harris to work with.

DJ Douglas, a transfer from Tulane, is the latest player to announce his commitment to the Gators out of the transfer portal.

Douglas' experience and production caught the eye of Napier and Harris, and now they add the talented corner to their roster.

Florida football: Familiar territory

Douglas has spent the last three years with Tulane, but originally enrolled at Alabama and was a member of the Crimson Tide out of high school, where he didn't see much action. However, having a year of experience in the SEC will be valuable for him as he adjusts to life in Gainesville.

DJ's role in the Green Wave's secondary has been increasing year by year, and he had his best campaign this fall.

Douglas totaled 54 tackles, two pass deflections, and three interceptions, all of which are career highs for him.

At 6'0''-205, DJ has good size for the SEC and won't be pushed around by opposing wide receivers. He's willing to get physical on the perimeter, and his impressive tackling numbers show that he isn't afraid to lay a hit.

Will Harris has been working overtime ever since he was announced as Florida's DB coach to get that room right and full of the talent that the Gators need.

Adding players like DJ out of the portal is a big step in that direction.