Myles Graham and Aaron Chiles shine at UA All-American Game

The two incoming linebackers as part of the class of 2024 did not disappoint in Wedneday's showcase game

Buchholz Bobcats middle linebacker Myles Graham (2) gestures after a defensive stop during the first
Buchholz Bobcats middle linebacker Myles Graham (2) gestures after a defensive stop during the first / Matt Pendleton/Gainesville Sun / USA

Early National Signing Day was a bit of a disappointment for Florida football. The Gators saw multiple players flip away from the program and the class of 2024 that was once ranked 3rd in the country tumbled down to 16th by the end of the day.

But area of strength for the Gators were the two linebackers they signed and at Wednesday's Under Armour All American Game they showcased why they are among the best in the country for the class of 2024.

Florida Football: Prove it on the field

As a reminder, Myles Graham and Aaron Chiles are both top 100 overall linebackers that signed with Florida last month. Graham is the son of former Gator legend Earnest Graham and played this past season for Buchholz High in Gainesville while Chiles was voted the Maryland player of the year.

Playing on Team Fire alongside fellow future Gator DJ Lagway, their squad fell to Team Ice 39-9, but it seemed like Graham and Chiles were one of the few Team Fire players that had a pulse during the game.

Graham finished the game with five tackles, one tackle for loss, and one sack. He showcased a solid read for the game and given the limited reps for everyone so that everyone could play, he finished the game as the leading tackler.

Chiles meanwhile had three tackles but also showed he isn't afraid to get his nose dirty in a scrum. He recovered two fumbles, the second of which he returned for a "touchdown."

On the return, Graham helped lead the way when he stiff armed Georgia commit Michael Uini. We say "touchdown" because Chiles more than likely dropped the ball short of the goalline. With no replay in this game to play stood, and Chiles said when interviewed on ESPN "I mean, we got six points."

Lagway was 5 for 10 passing in the game for 46 yards and ran for 15 more. He left the game early though with what has been diagnosed as an ankle sprain, which shouldn't hinder him for too long as he prepares to move on campus in Gainesville.