, the nation's No. 12 recruit
and No. 2 offensive lineman, committed to Florida this evening.
He chose the Gators over a host of other offers, including Tennessee and Auburn. The Gators' recruiting class jumps to No. 3, just edging in-state rival Florida State.
Humphries was an integral part of Mallard Creek's (Charlotte, N.C.)
offense last season, creating time and space for quarterback Marquise WIlliams who accounted for more than 4,000 yards of total offense.
Mallard Creek finished 13-1 last season, losing in the playoffs to Butler (Matthews, N.C.)
. The two teams enter the season as the state's two best squads and will meet in a season-opening affair on August 19.
The 6-foot-6, 275-pound Humphries is surprisingly nimble on his feet and possesses tremendous athleticism.
He has the frame to add further size and should be a dominant tackle at the next level.Black chooses Alabama
MaxPreps Top 100 defensive back Chris Black
chose Alabama over Florida State this afternoon.
The First Coast (Jacksonville, Fla.)
star is the No. 62 player in the country in the class of 2012.
He joins a talented recruiting class for the Crimson Tide that already features linebackers Reggie Ragland
and Dillon Lee
as well as fellow defensive back Eddie Williams